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Could a yeast infection make you tired?

Could a yeast infection make you tired?

Yeast infection: Depending upon the yeast and the site of infection and extent of involvement the answer is definitely yes. If, however, superficial skin infection, not likely. ...Read more

Dr. Bernard Seif
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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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I have a yeast infection and keep feeling nauseous and tired?

I have a yeast infection and keep feeling nauseous and tired?

Tired: Your yeast infection is not making you feel nauseous and tired, but whatever is causing you to be nauseous and tired can make you have a yeast infection. Pregnancy, diabetes, thyroid or some other chronic infection or allergy could cause this. If these symptoms have been for awhile get checked. ...Read more

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Can a vaginal yeast infection make me tired?

Can a vaginal yeast infection make me tired?

Not usually: Symptoms of a yeast infection may include: burning, redness & itching of the vulva; burning with urination & vaginal intercourse & a clumpy, white, vaginal discharge with no odor. Sometimes the discharge isn’t apparent. ...Read more

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I had yeast infection 3 months thought went away now on medication but have horrible period clots, tired can yeast untreated cause serious side effects?

I had yeast infection 3 months thought went away now on medication but have horrible period clots, tired can yeast untreated cause serious side effects?

A different cause: I suspect that there is a different cause for your painful heavy periods with clots (such as fibroids or endometriosis, etc). And you might be anemic from your bleeding. See your doctor and get some testing done. ...Read more

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I'm always sick & having 2 take antibiotics every 1-2 months and I always get yeast infections from them. I'm getting really tired of them, is it normal to get a yeast infection from antibiotics?

Antibiotics: You can your change your vaginal flora when taking antibiotics. You should tell your doctor this so you can take less antibiotics and also use over the counter yeast medications. ...Read more

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Could I be pregnant and have a yeast infection? Red vag, itch, cramps, pinkish red clumpy discharge, nausea, fatigue. Please help!

Could I be pregnant and have a yeast infection? Red vag, itch, cramps, pinkish red clumpy discharge, nausea, fatigue. Please help!

Could be.: Could be pregnancy and yeast infection or something else such as a sexually transmitted disease. Best to be evaluated for this. ...Read more

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Nauseous, no taste, tired, sore breats, mild cramps. 3 days late on period and a possible yeast infection (just discharge). Could I be pregnant?

Nauseous, no taste, tired, sore breats, mild cramps. 3 days late on period and a possible yeast infection (just discharge). Could I be pregnant?

I'mSickReadinAboutIt: Well, if you were, that would be the least of your problems right now! First get a urine pregnancy test. If you're pregnant get to a doctor to take care of the discharge and your nausea, etc. AND if you are not pregnant, get to a doctor to take care of the discharge and your nausea, etc. In the first case, a gynecologist-in the second your doctor of choice. Whatever you have needs to be evaluated ...Read more

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I pee a lot thirsty even if I do drink a lot headaches yeast infection for long time over year always hungry tired all the time blurry vision?

I pee a lot thirsty even if I do drink a lot headaches yeast infection for long time over year always hungry tired all the time blurry vision?

Please see Dr. ASAP: Frequent thirst, drinking a lot of water (polydypsia), constant hunger (polyphagia), urinating frequently (polyuria) and yeast infections sound worrisome for diabetes. This needs to be checked right away. ...Read more

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Can a gut yeast infection cause bubbling abdomen, chronic sinusitis, gas and fatigue?

Can a gut yeast infection cause bubbling abdomen, chronic sinusitis, gas and fatigue?

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

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Have a yeast infection while on my cycle would it cause fatigue and bloating and lower back pain?

Not a vaginal: Yeast infection, would not cause those symptoms but your period can cause all of those symptoms, please see your gyn for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Cold feet purple toes light headed dry mouth thirsty headaches hungry yeast infection (s) tired all the time hazy vision?

Cold feet purple toes light headed dry mouth thirsty headaches hungry yeast infection (s) tired all the time hazy vision?

Multiple symptoms: First and foremost, please make an appointment asap with your family or internal medicine doctor. The symptoms you describe could be signs of diabetes or other metabolic conditions. ...Read more

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Do yeast infections make you tired?

Not normally.: Symptoms of a yeast infection may include: burning, redness & itching of the vulva; burning with urination & vaginal intercourse & a clumpy, white, vaginal discharge with no odor. Sometimes the discharge isn’t apparent. ...Read more

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I have been having vaginal yeast infections every 2 weeks for the past 1, 5 years and I am tired of it. I went to my doctor and she said there was nothing to do, I just had to live with it. Is there really nothing I can do to ged rid of it?

I have been having vaginal yeast infections every 2 weeks for the past 1, 5 years and I am tired of it. I went to my doctor and she said there was nothing to do, I just had to live with it. Is there really nothing I can do to ged rid of it?

Recurrent yeast: Infection. Evaluation for the possible causes of recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis is indicated. Common causes are Hyperglycemia, frequent use of antibiotics, sexual activity, contraceptive use and immune deficiency. ...Read more

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I have hypothyroidism, chronic yeast infections, dyshydrotic ezcema, fatigue, and thinning hair. I need a derm and endocrine referral. Help.?

I have hypothyroidism, chronic yeast infections, dyshydrotic ezcema, fatigue, and thinning hair. I need a derm and endocrine referral. Help.?

Help: Only a doctor seeing you can give you proper referrals, but you need proper testing and possibly diet changes. Consider looking for an integrative medicine or functional medicine physician or an nd who will treat you as a whole person. ...Read more

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Does diflucan (to treat yeast infections) cause extreme fatigue? If so, when will it subside?

Does diflucan (to treat yeast infections) cause extreme fatigue? If so, when will it subside?

Diflucan & Fatigue: The type of fatigue you describe would be rare with Diflucan alone. However, Diflucan could interact with many drugs that are metabolized by the liver. Therefore, the fatigue you describe may be resulting from an interacting drug that you may be taking. If you are taking no other medications other than Diflucan, extreme fatigue from Diflucan alone would be rare, but not totally impossible. ...Read more

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How do I get a yeast infection?

How do I get a yeast infection?

Easy: We are all colonized with yeast, usually candida albicans. If your immunity is profoundly reduced, or if the acidity and other factors in the vaginal barrel are right you may get it. Babies frequently get thrush which is yeast infection in the mouth, and people may get secondary yeast infections after treatment with antibiotics reduces the bacteria which previously inhibited the yeast growth. ...Read more

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How can I treat yeast infection?

Over the counter med: Vaginal itching and a cottage cheese-like discharge could be signs of a vaginal yeast infection. You can try using over the counter yeast infection medication (like miconazole) if you have these symptoms. If the symptoms persist after this treatment, it should be evaluated by a doctor since it could mean a different diagnosis. ...Read more

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How do I cure a yeast infection?

Yeast: Best treatment for yeast is a pill called fluconazole. If a rash only, try over the counter Miconazole cream. ...Read more

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How do I heal a yeast infection?

Yeast medication: You can try time and your immune system as well as limiting sugar and yeast in your diet, but typically, due to discomfort, patients prefer medication. I assume this is vaginal, but yeast under skin folds can be treated the same way - with an over the counter vaginal yeast medication/cream. If it doesn't respond to this you will need to be eval'd for other infection or resistance. ...Read more

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How do I stop a yeast infection?

See your doctor: Get examined. Depending on what your family doctor finds, you'll be given appropriate therapy. ...Read more

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How do I treat a yeast infection?

Yeast infection: I assume it is vaginal. There are OTC preparations (clotrimazole).Take oral probiotics/ yogurt to prevent. If not vaginal (can have it in mouth or GI tract) will need evaluation. Though vaginal yeast infections are common would check for diabetes. In any case going to an urgent care/doctor may be helpful ...Read more

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How come I have a yeast infection?

Possible reasons: 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

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How can I cure a yeast infection?

How can I cure a yeast infection?

Antifungal: You can either use over the counter creams or a prescription for Diflucan (fluconazole) from your doctor. It's a pill you take once. ...Read more

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What can I do for a yeast infection?

What can I do for a yeast infection?

Yeast tx: Yeast infections may be treated with OTC meds such as: Clotrimazole, Miconazole, Butoconazole & Tioconazole. Sometimes prescription of Diflucan  (Fluconazole)may be indicated. ...Read more

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I think I may have a yeast infection?

OK: Try some Over the counter medications at the pharmacy-ask the pharmacist where to find them. If they do not work, then get an exam to confirm the diagnosis, and get treated. By the Doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

Yeast (Definition)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable of fermenting ...Read more