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Untreated candidisis or yeast infection can cause infertility?

Untreated candidisis or yeast infection can cause infertility?

No: This is not related to fertility. You could just go get treated. Yeast medication is available at any pharmacy without a prescription ...Read more

Dr. Ravi Chand
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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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Can male yeast infection affects male infertility?

Can male yeast infection affects male infertility?

Some can: Some can cause infertility but it is typically short term since it typically goes away after it is treated. ...Read more

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Does having a yeast infection every month right before my period can make me infertile ?

Does having a yeast infection every month right before my period can make me infertile ?

No, but: Yeast infections (vaginal candidiasis) do not affect your fertility, but if you get them every month you should see a doctor for help. ...Read more

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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

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Can untreated yeast infections cause infertility or other serious health conditions?

No: An untreated vaginal yeast infection will not cause infertility but why not just get it treated? Yeast creams are available over the counter at any pharmacy. ...Read more

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Can multiple abortions result in infertility? Can yeast infections result in infertility?

Can multiple abortions result in infertility? Can yeast infections result in infertility?

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

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Can chronic yeast infections before period cause infertility?

No: But yeast infections are preventable and treatable. Your partner also needs to be treated concurrently. Check w/your doctor. ...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