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Will drinking beer cause a yeast infection?

Will drinking beer cause a yeast infection?

No.: No. I don't know of any reason why consuming beer would cause the fungal infection, candidiasis. ...Read more

Dr. William Singer
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Infection (Definition)

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


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If I drink beer and have sex with my girlfriend the next day can that cause her to get a yeast infection?

If I drink beer and have sex with my girlfriend the next day can that cause her to get a yeast infection?

No: Vaginal yeast infections are common and primarily due to the moist environment, hormonal fluxuations, antibiotic therapy (etc.) your beer drinking is not causative. ...Read more

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Can you get a yeast infection in the mouth from drinking beer?

Can you get a yeast infection in the mouth from drinking beer?

Doubtful: A yeast infections in the mouth is called thrush. It's generally caused by antibiotics that kill off normal mouth bacteria allowing the yeast to overgrow. Women can also develop vaginal yeast infections in the same way. ...Read more

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Can drinking craft beer every week lead to frequent yeast infections of the throat, and other parts of the body? How can I boost my immunity to yeast?

Can drinking craft beer every week lead to frequent yeast infections of the throat, and other parts of the body? How can I boost my immunity to yeast?

It's not the beer: I'm not sure why you're having yeast infections. Usually seen in people with immune deficiency problems OR those who've been on frequent antibiotics. Speak to your doctor, but enjoy your craft beer. Salud. Good luck. ...Read more

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Sorry this will be long I am 25 years old professional athlete 122 pounds 5'4 so basically I was taking diflucan (treats yeast infections) and I was drinking beer with it, not a lot but a few on Christmas Eve I had a really bad pain in my right side that

Sorry this will be long I am 25 years old professional athlete 122 pounds 5'4 so basically I was taking diflucan (treats yeast infections) and I was drinking beer with it, not a lot but a few on Christmas Eve I had a really bad pain in my right side that

Get liver checked: You need to see a doctor and have your liver enzymes checked. Both diflucan (fluconazole) and alcohol are metabolized through the liver and you may have irritated the liver by combining the two things. Please avoid both substances and get to a doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What can cause a yeast infection?

Several factors: Several factors can cause a yeast infections- 1. Local balance of normal flora is disrupted, typically from the recent use of antibiotics; 2. Impaired immunity- this may be due to steroid use or having other illnesses such as diabetes or hiv; 3. Misdiagnosis of symptoms in the absence of yeast from testing- adverse drug effects can be mistaken as a yeast infection. ...Read more

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What is yeast infection caused by?

What is yeast infection caused by?

Candida: It is caused by one of several fungi of the genus candida. The most common is candida albicans. There are other types of yeasts that do not cause vaginal infections but do cause infectons elsewhere such as the blood. ...Read more

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What is a yeast infection caused from?

Immunocom: Immunocompromised patients and patinets on antibiotics, may also result from xerostoma and poorly fitting dentures and partials. ...Read more

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Please tell me what causes you to get a yeast infection?

Please tell me what causes you to get a yeast infection?

Yeast sites vary: Yeast infections usually occur in the oral passages, vagina, foreskin and penis, and in the skin where there are creases( armpits, groin, breasts). Taking antibiotics kills the good bacteria allowing the yeast to grow. High blood sugar and taking cortisone type medications also favor yeast growth. Yeast can be transmitted during sexual actvity as well. Warm moist areas favor yeast growth. ...Read more

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Could stress cause yeast infection ?

Yes: Severe or chronic stress is known to have a negative effect on the immune system and could plausibly increase the likelihood of getting a yeast infection. Additionally, there have been some studies which support the link between stress and vaginal yeast infections. ...Read more

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Yeast (Definition)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable ...Read more


Candida (Definition)

Is a type of fungus which normally lives in small amounts on mucus membranes. An overgrowth of candida in the mouth produces a condition called 'thrush'. This is often triggered ...Read more