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Can taking my vitamins give me a yeast infetion I have thick discharge ?

Can taking my vitamins give me a yeast infetion I have thick discharge ?

NO: I know of no instance where vitamins have been the culprit for a vaginal infection. If you have this kind of dischare, i would recommend you see your pcp/gyn and get a check for the cause and the proper treatment. ...Read more

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Discharge (Definition)

Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more


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I started taking Vitafusion prenatal vitamins gummies 2 weeks ago & now have a yeast infection . I haven't had one in 10 years. Is this the cause?

I started taking Vitafusion prenatal vitamins gummies 2 weeks ago & now have a yeast infection . I haven't had one in 10 years. Is this the cause?

Coincidence likely: Taking vitamins should not cause you to get a yeast infection. It is probably a timing coincidence. Unless those vitamins have something in them besides vitamins, always check the ingredients! If you're pregnant, yeast infections are common in pregnant women since they become more susceptible to them. ...Read more

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I'm taking cipro to treat a UTI but think I am getting symptoms of a yeast infection. What are some vitamins or supplements that I can take?

I'm taking cipro to treat a UTI but think I am getting symptoms of a yeast infection. What are some vitamins or supplements that I can take?

Probiotics: Probiotics are a good, natural supplement to aid your body's immune system during this time. Other "supplements" that have beneficial properties to help avoid yeast infections include yogurt and buttermilk, both of which help to restore healthy bacteria into the body to replace the natural flora killed by cipro. ...Read more

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5 days took keflex ear ache very bad stomach burning urine taking cranberry and vitamin C started take cipro 5 dys yeast infect micro naz very il?

5 days took keflex ear ache very   bad stomach burning urine  taking cranberry and vitamin C started take cipro 5 dys yeast  infect micro naz very il?

Confused: Not certain what you ask. Generally Keflex is effective for otitis. Cipro may also help. Probiotics will help to repopulate your gut with good bacteria that have been destroyed by the antibiotics. That may help the stomach burning. ...Read more

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Red yeast vitamin good for bringing down cholesterol level?

Red yeast vitamin good for bringing down cholesterol level?

Cholesterol: This otc supplement is touted as "good for cholesterol", whatever that means. Unfortunately as a dietary supplement they can make claims that are not regulated by the fda. With the newer guidelines for management of elevated cholesterol you should discuss with your primary care physician. ...Read more

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What is a vitamin I can take to ward off female yeast infections?

What is a vitamin I can take to ward off female yeast infections?

Probiotics: Probiotics found in supplement pills or yogurt can provide healthy bacteria to the anogenital area and reduce the incidence of yeast overgrowth and subsequent yeast infection. ...Read more

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I'm an athlete. Work out 5 days a week, take vitamins, but can't seem to get a flat stomach. I think I have yeast in my intestines?

I'm an athlete. Work out 5 days a week, take vitamins, but can't seem to get a flat stomach. I think I have yeast in my intestines?

So does everyone: Overgrowth of yeast and the symptoms that result are very popular topics of conversation in some circles, but don't have a lot of medical evidence backing them up. If your stomach isn't flat and you're over weight, lose the pounds. If you're not over weight, i wonder if you're comparing yourself to the unrealistic images seen in popular media. Better to think of good health than flat stomach. ...Read more

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Is niacinamide (vitamin b3) good for treating yeast infections?

Is niacinamide (vitamin b3) good for treating yeast infections?

No: The only supplement that might help with yeast infections is the use of probiotics ...Read more

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