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Doctor insights on: Can You Treat A Yeast Infection While On Your Period

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Dr. Al Hegab
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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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Im having brown clots passing like you would if you were on your period. I've missed my period. Ive taken medication for BV and a yeast infection. ?

Im having brown clots passing like you would if you were on your period. I've missed my period. Ive taken medication for BV and a yeast infection. ?

Period: This could be the beginning of your period now that the medication has fixed the BV and yeast infection. If it does not turn into a regular period, see your doctor to make sure the infections are gone. ...Read more

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If you have a little yeast infection can you still wear tampons on your period?

Not a good idea: If you have yeast - better to treat it. If you are using suppository to treat yeast - don't use tampon. ...Read more

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If you only a week or few days pregnant on your period starts the week after and you get a yeast infection what to do ?

If you have your: Period - that would mean that you aren't pregnant. Over- the- counter medicines for yeast infections include: micon 7, monistat, vagistat, (tioconazole) gynazole, femcare, gyne-lotrimin; mycelex. ...Read more

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How can you prevent yeast infections while on your period?

How can you prevent yeast infections while on your period?

Prevention tips: 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 soap on genitalia. 6. Rinse genitalia very well after soaping up. 7. Try wearing pants that fit loosely at the crotch. ...Read more

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Could having a yeast infection prevent you from having your period?

Doubtful: But having unprotected sex could lead to a missed period and a positive pregnancy test and a yeast infection, too. Use protection if you don't want to be pregnant. ...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