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Can U Get A Yeast Infection From Antibiotics
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
Yes indeed: Several antibiotics can trigger yeast infections, especailly vaginal. Some antibiotics are more prone to do it than others. But don't just guess at the diagnosis and best treatment. If you think you have a yeast infection, contact the doctor who prescribed the antibiotic. Good luck! ...Read more
Recurrent yeast...: ...can be prevented. Antibiotics can trigger vaginal yeast infections (and sometimes elsewhere, such as the mouth, anus). It may be posslble to prevent them with vaginal or oral treatment. Oral is easiest, a single dose of fluconazole (Diflucan®) by mouth, either at start of antibiotic treatment, or once a week to prevent recurrent infections. Discuss it with your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more
Half truth that antibiotic rarely has side effect. I always get a yeast infection after taking antibiotic ?
Yes: First consider it might not be yeast as conditions, such as bacterial vaginosis and trichomoniasis, can cause vaginal symptoms similar to those of a yeast infection. However elevated blood sugar, low estrogen , corticosteroid use and speracides among other non antibiotic things can cause a yeast infection. ...Read more
Not Likely: In medicine, we, doctors are always reminded to 'never say never'. The only possible routes of infection are if you had some prolonged intimate and passionate acts with him like kissing or intercourse and he has active infections in his mouth or genitalia, respectively. If you also has diabetes or weak immune system, you can possibly get infected easily. ...Read more
How can I tell if I have a yeast infection from antibiotics? How do I get rid of the severe itch?
Itch and discharge: Yeast infection causes itching and vaginal discharge and sometime pain and burning when passing urine or have sex .Some have thick lumpy white discharge.It is common side effect of antibiotics you can get over the counter vaginal creams to get rid of the infection or prescription anti fungal tablets. ...Read more
Can I get a yeast infection while taking antibiotics for an infection that was in my urine ? -cefalexin
Quickly!: Well, actually it depends upon your individual physiology but some women will develop a yeast infection almost guaranteed after a course of antibiotics for a bladder infection (this is a common scenario). That's because antibiotic indiscriminately kills good bacteria in vagina (in addition to bad bacteria in bladder), thus allowing yeast to get out of control. Anti-yeast drugs are available otc. ...Read more
How fast can you get a yeast infection after an antibiotic? Took 1g Azithromyacin on Thursday. Got mild itching starting on Saturday.
Where can I get a yeast infection? Is it only through sex? Btw im taking antibiotic because of my throat 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Any home remedies 4 a yeast infection?Just finished antibiotics(strep) and quite positive I have a yeast infection can't get 2 drug store right now.
Probiotics,yogurt: Whenever you are given antibiotics,make sure to take probiotics,yogurt & kefir. Kefir is a Russian yogurt full of good bacteriae .Antibiotics abolish good & the bad bacteriae ...Read more
My synthoms of my yeast infection mimic a UTI do I need to wait until my yeast infection clears up before i get an antibiotic?
Candidial vaginitis: Symptoms mimicking UTI may not be uti. Antibiotic should not be taken if it not proven UTI . When you have yeast infection you scratch in the area which abrades the mucosa and causes burning sensations when urine falls on it. So urine analysis should be done to confirm UTI before taking repeated dose of antibiotics. ...Read more
I'm on Doxycyline for acne, I got a yeast infection. Can I completely get rid of the infection with monistat while still taking the antibiotics?
Im on antibiotic but i cant remember what is called and i missed period for 2 days. i supposed get last monday. i have yeast infection too. help?
Missed period: Antibiotics and infections can alter your cycle, but if you are sexually active, it is always a possibility you may be pregnant. Antibiotics also alter the effectiveness of birth control pills. The yeast infection is likely secondary to the antibiotics. Check a pregnancy test and call your doctor about the yeast infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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