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Can Chronic Yeast Infections Cause Infertility
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
What kind of infection post abortion causes infertility? Will a yeast infection after abortion cause infertility?
Is it safe to try and get pregnant with recurring yeast infection. Can yeast infection cause infertility. Can any treatment cause infertility.?
Ok but....: Yeast cannot cause infertility, but the medicine may not be sperm friendly. The good news is that vaginal yeast infections are easily treated. If you get them often please see your doctor. Frequent yeast infections can sometimes be a sign of other health issues such as diabetes. ...Read more
I am 20 year old girl. Can untreated candida or candidisis or yeast infection cause infertility? Not sexually active.
Usually not/no: Multiple abortions usually will not result in infertility. If you get a pelvic infection due to an abortion, that could cause scarring and infertility. Also, if you have many abortions, the cervix may become looser and you may be more apt to have a pregnancy loss, but that's different from infertility. Yeast infections don't cause infertility. ...Read more
Bacteria: Cause uti's. In women much more common. Drink plenty if water. And don't hold your urine. Unfortunately treatment is antibiotics. Which in turn can cause yeast infections. So tough cycle. I would see your doctor if having recurrent problems. May be some other issue. Also can be put on certain agents to help prevent ...Read more
Multiple: Chronic, recurrent vaginal yeast infections may indicate overuse of antibiotics, perhaps an immune deficiency or can be seen in persons with an HIV infection; may indicate a pre-diabetic or presence of active diabetes, can occur in dark, moist areas or can indicate inadequate treatment of a previous/current infection. ...Read more
Chronic yeast infections? What can be the causes? Not sure if I should go to the hospital and get tested, I get them almost every month please help
Common: Many women have this problem. Common causes could include diabetes, never fully getting rid of the original infection, reexposure (from partner or sex toy), or allergy to a chemical in the tampons (common with odor control pads or tampons). Oral sex is also a common way to reinfect someone with yeast, ...Read more
After 4 years of dating, my girlfriend has been battling chronic yeast infections. Gyno says its d/t sperm but why my sperm. Are there other causes?
Yeast: It actually seems quite unlikely to me as a urologist that your sperm (or anyone else's for that matter) could cause your partners recurring vaginal candidiasis. It is possible, especially if you're uncircumcised, that you harbor yeast under your foreskin. In that case you may be passing the organism back and forth so to speak. Get checked out by a urologist. ...Read more
Discuss BC with Dr.: Talk with your physician about a change to your birth control pills. In the meantime you can take other preventive measures. 1. Wear underwear that is cotton vice synthetic 2. Avoid wearing underpants when you go to bed at night. 3. Don’t wear tight fitting panties & pantyhose. 4. Use natural tampon/ feminine pads (avoid those which are scented). 5. Avoid douches as well as use of harsh, drying >>. ...Read more
Does a severe/chronic vaginal yeast infection cause high white blood cells to be elevated? Mine is 12.6
Yes: Yes it definitely canGet a more detailed answer ›
Chronic yeast infection for 3 months. No std/diabetes. Are there other causes? Multiple rounds of diflucan. Seen OBGYN 3 times. Frustrated
Yeast infection?: There are many kinds of yeast, and not all are sensitive to diflucan. There are also bacterial and other infections which can cause similar symptoms. If your symptoms are still present, ask your healthcare provider to get cultures to see if other pathogens are present. ...Read more
Yeast infection: Yes, a yeast infection in your intestinal tract can cause all of those symptoms. Yeast loves sugars and carbs and produce gas when they consume them. Any chronic sinus infection is suspect for having yeast or a fungus as a component. See a doctor if you want an evaluation and treatment. In the meantime, cut your carbs drastically to stop feeding the yeast. ...Read more
Does TB neck cervical lymphadenitis affect fertility? Also yeast infection present simultaneously. Does this cause infertility? Pls help
It can contribute: 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
Bacterial imbalance: Most yeast infections are caused by a fungus candia albicans which is normally present in small amount in vagina and is kept under control by haelthy bacteria called hemophulus, when that balance is compromised by antibiotics, hormone replacement, pregnancy, or there is immune problems due to diabetes or HIV than there is overgrowth of the fungus and that causes yeast or candia infection with discharg. ...Read more
Change in bact flora:
Most of the yeast infections are caused by a fungus candida albicans. There are bacteria normally present in healthy vagina with few yeast cells. The normal bacteria is lactobacillus which keeps yeast or candida under control.
When this balance is changed, by antibiotics, estrogen level, pregnancy and hormone replacement therapy and conditions like diabetes or hiv, than there is overgrowth of yeast. ...Read more
When you say yeast infection are you referring to vaginitis? If so, it is very unlikely indeed that it will spread or involve other parts of the body.
Antibiotics, Steroids, Diabetes, these are risk factors. Even severe cases are usually cured by treatment with fluconazole tablets up to two weeks in the most severe cases. ...Read more
Chronic yeast: If you have recurrent (four or more) yeast infections per year or a chronic yeast infection simple treatments may not be adequate. Please see your physician for treatment in that situation. 1. Wear underwear that is cotton vice synthetic 2. Avoid wearing underpants when you go to bed at night. 3. Don’t wear tight fitting panties & pantyhose. 4. Use natural tampon/ feminine pads. ...Read more
Sometimes: A vaginal yeast infection can cause redness with swelling. ...Read more
Discuss with doc: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more
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