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Bad Yeast Infection
Um, no: There is no communication between your genitals and your oral cavity. Bad breath can be caused by so many different factors, including cavities, periodontal disease, diet, sinus infections, and acid reflux (to name but a few), but not a vaginal yeast infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
Very possible: Antibiotics reduce bacterial levels, often allowing for yeast overgrowth. Antibiotics will reduce spread of bacterial infection, but will not cure an infected tooth. You need actual Dental treatment to affect a cure. Please call your Dentist about the tooth infection and your OBGyn about your yeast infection.. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swimming and yeast: Hello Karla, swimming can cause or worsen a yeast infection. A wet environment promotes the growth of yeasts and so if you do not remove wet swimming clothes promptly or don't dry yourself off then you can worsen a yeast infection. So dry off thoroughly and you should be okay. ...Read more
It may.: Yeast infections are due to a fungus called candida which is normally found in the vagina. However, if there is a lack of healthy vaginal bacteria it can lead to overgrowth of yeast. Some causes of overgrowth: antibiotics, ^ estrogen (pregnancy or some birth control pills), malfunctioning immune system, diabetes mellitus as well as friction against vaginal tissues (intercourse) and douching. ...Read more
Probiotics: That's an interesting question. Generally, probiotics can help to replenish or maintain the normal flora, and keep things in balance. However, there is some evidence that probiotics may cause some imbalance, because this extra 'good bacteria' uses up oxygen. This may then affect the normal balance and precipitate yeast overgrowth. However, this is not established, it's just a theory. ...Read more
What organ?: Bacterials infections are more severe and more difficult to treat. ...Read more
Yeast infections: If it’s your 1st possible yeast infection or you aren’t sure if it’s yeast – see your dr. Some tx options include vaginal cream, ointment or suppository for sev. Days (7 to 14 days sometimes). Otc meds include Monistat (miconzole), vagistat-1 (tioconazole), femstat (buoconazole), Gyne-Lotrimin or mycelex( clotrimazole). Otc meds don’t work ? See your dr. S/he may order Diflucan (fluconazole) (oral antifungal). ...Read more
What to do if I have a bad yeast infection and i don't want to use pills or OTC drugs. Please help?
To treat yeast: Without yeast medication. Yeast grow on sugar so avoid sweets, fruit juice, limit fruit to 2 servings per day, avoid alcohol, avoid simple carbs and limit complex carbs. Avoid unneeded antibiotics. Boric acid capsules can treat yeast. You can make your own or use yeast arrest vaginal suppositories. If this doesn't work use over the counter yeast cream - yeast infections can be uncomfortable. ...Read more
Does trichomonas feel like a bad yeast infection ? I've currently been treated for trichomonas 2 days ago & my symptoms are terrible .
Yeast: monistat is over the counterGet a more detailed answer ›
Not usually: There could be a little clinical overlap, but under the microscope they are worlds apart. Generally the symptoms and exam are pretty characteristic of each. ...Read more
Does 100 mg of fluconazole every other day for 10 days seem reasonable for an extremely bad yeast infection?
I had a pretty bad yeast infection. dr prescribed terconazole. 4. but now a a short 2 wks later. im having the same symptoms. So im using the cream ag?
Re-evaluation: You should see your physician for re-evaluation. A different medication may be needed. ...Read more
I had a lil blood in my urine I just got over a bad yeast infection an a uti not sure why I still have blood in my urine?
If I have a really bad yeast infection and bought the Monistat 7 day pill can I take more then one pill a day since it is less concentrated?
Yes, : Monistat can be applied in vagina 3 to 7 days and if you still have the persistent infection as well as itching , get examined by your doctor to make correct diagnosis , if it is yeast infection ; can get oral medication also, if not and there is a bacterial infection; may need different antibiotic /treatment. ...Read more
I just got rid of a bad yeast infection and it's been about 5 days. Now during intercourse it still hurts when he goes deeper.No sign of yeast though?
Important Questions: are 1. are you using a good birth control method? 2. are you using condoms for STD protection 3. You may still be raw from a yeast infection or you may need to re-treat if still itching 4. Deep pain may be caused by many things. Some not serious, others more. Please see your health care provider if pain persists or you develop fever or abdominal pain. ...Read more
Yeast infection: A bad yeast infection can be treated by a medicine called Diflucan (fluconazole) prescribed by your doctor. The current recommendation is to take probiotics daily while taking an antibiotic. The simplest form is that found in yogurt. There are numerous otc preparations also available. ...Read more
Vaginitis: You need to be seen and examined to establish the cause of this outbreak. ...Read more
I was wondering is it herpes a really bad yeast infection or latex allergies, should I be concerned?
Skin eruption: Would need far more information about what sort of lesions you are seeing. Best advice is to let a doctor see these and make a diagnosis. Good luck. ...Read more
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