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Dear doctors, i'm in 3rd month of pregnancy&treating 7days candida cervix without medicine, but nutrition diet. I'm curious what side effects could candida have on fetus/baby now/later. Thank you!?

Dear doctors, 
i'm in 3rd month of pregnancy&treating 7days candida cervix without medicine, but nutrition diet. I'm curious what side effects could candida have on fetus/baby now/later. Thank you!?

See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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What are the causes&precautions of candida discharge from vagina?Dr suggested me canesten vaginal tablets.is it ok?it affects conceiving pregnancy?

What are the causes&precautions of candida discharge from vagina?Dr suggested me canesten vaginal tablets.is it ok?it affects conceiving pregnancy?

Yes: Yes, you can use Canesten Vaginal tablets for yeast infections only if you have been diagnosed by your doctor. If you use during ovulation, it will interfere with the sperm motility and it will make it tougher to get pregnant. Use them after ovulation. It is ok to use it during pregnancy. Prevent these infections by decreasing your sugar intake, keep your vagina dry, eat less bread and pasta. ...Read more

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I'm in 10th week of pregnnacy, have Candida Albicans, and maybe Ureaplasma U, with many problems as a result. Is there any medication I can use now?

I'm in 10th week of pregnnacy, have Candida Albicans, and maybe Ureaplasma U, with many problems as a result. Is there any medication I can use now?

Vaginal infections: Ureaplasma is a normal bacteria in the genital tract, not likely the cause of any symptoms you have. Vaginal yeast infections (Candida) usually are easily treated in both pregnant and nonpregnant women. Discuss with your obstetrician. ...Read more

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Does pregnancy cause yeast infection? What kind of medicine is safe to take during pregnancy to help with yeast infection?

Yeast infection: These are quite common in pregnant women particularly during the second trimester. During pregnancy physicians recommend vaginal creams and suppositories only. The oral medication, Diflucan (fluconazole) (a single-dose medication), has not been proven safe during pregnancy and lactation. ...Read more

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I'm 26 weeks pregnant & have taken 8 diflucan (fluconazole) pills for yeast infections during my pregnancy by my ob. Didn't know it was category c! have i hurt baby?!

I'm 26 weeks pregnant & have taken 8 diflucan (fluconazole) pills for yeast infections during my pregnancy by my ob. Didn't know it was category c! have i hurt baby?!

Diflucan (fluconazole) - pregnancy: It is extremely unlikely that Diflucan (fluconazole) caused any harm to the baby. Most studies have shown the medication to be safe. High doses used less than 10 weeks of gestation are one exception. The overall risk is low, especially if you had a normal anatomy ultrasound at 18-22 weeks. ...Read more

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AZO for yeast safe during pregnancy?

Yeast medications: AZO is safe for use but it is a homeopathic remedy. You can get effective over the counter yeast medication though and it is likely be much more helpful and effective. Vagisil is one common brand but there are many ...Read more

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What can I do for a yeast infection in pregnancy?

What can I do for a yeast infection in pregnancy?

OTC preps and yogurt: Monistat or gynelotrimen are safe. Strongly recommend taking a lot of pro-biotics like yogurt, kefir, kambu-cha, as well. Stay away from sugar and simple carbohydrates. Even fruit in excess is a source for feeding yeast. ...Read more

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Are yeast infections common in early pregnancies?

Yeast infections: Cabies is an itchy, highly contagious skin condition caused by an infestation by the itch mite sarcoptes scabiei. Direct skin-to-skin contact is the mode of transmission. ...Read more

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Could you mistake a yeast infection for early pregnancy?

Could you mistake a yeast infection for early pregnancy?

Two different things: Yeast infections typically present as itching and a white thick discharge. Early pregnancy typically has little or no symptoms, but when symptoms occur they are typically breast tenderness, nausea, vomiting, not sure how they can be confused. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of yeast infection in women in pregnancy?

What are symptoms of yeast infection in women in pregnancy?

Discharge and itchin: The commest symptoms are ithching, discomfort and thich white cheesy discharge from vagina it can also sometimes cause pan or burning during urination or during sex. ...Read more

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Is a yeast infection ALWAYS a sign of pregnancy?

RARELY.: A woman can get a yeast infection from any number of things, she just happens to be slightly at a higher risk of getting one when pregnant. A sign of pregnancy is a positive pregnancy test and if you're worried, get one. If you're trying to avoid pregnancy, definitely consider a birth control consultation. ...Read more

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Im on trivora and I have a yeast infection could that be a sign of pregnancy?

Pregnancy: Although yeast infections can occur during early pregnancy it is not a pregnancy indicator. If you miss your period - then would take a home pregnancy test to know. Increased estrogen from some oral contraceptives can also contribute to growth of yeast. Take care. ...Read more

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Can a yeast infection give any effects during my pregnancy?

Can a yeast infection give any effects during my pregnancy?

Yes. Get it treated: Although this is not something that happens often, it is possible for vaginal yeast to cause intrauterine inflammation and preterm labor. Yeast infections are common in pregnancy. Call your OB today to get a prescription for the yeast. Avoid over the counter treatments until you've discussed them with OB. Clotrimazole for 7 days is considered safe, but there are other creams that OBs prefer. ...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