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Can you treat a yeast infection while being on your period?

Can you treat a yeast infection while being on your period?

YES YOU CAN: Yes you can treat infection while being on your period. ...Read more

Dr. Steven Griggs
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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 you have a yeast infection while on your period?

Can you have a yeast infection while on your period?

Yes: Yes, you definitely can have a yeast infection while in your period. ...Read more

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

I'm having brown clots passing like you would if you were on your period. I've missed my period. I've 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

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Could a yeast infection delay your period?

A yeast infection: Should not delay your period. Take care. ...Read more

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Does having your period help yeast infection?

No, it won't: Help it to resolve. If you are treating a yeast infection - keep treating during your period as well. ...Read more

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Can having a yeast infection cause your period to not come?

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Not directly: Nothing about the yeast infection should make your period not come; that being said, the stress that likely left you more vulnerable to a yeast infection can also cause you to miss a period. This may be normal. ...Read more

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Can having a yeast infection change the heaviness of your period?

Can having a yeast infection change the heaviness of your period?

Still get period: You would still have your period and should continue treatment during that time. ...Read more

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Could a yeast infection cause your ovaries to hurt and your period not to come?

First case: This would be the first case I am becoming aware of where a yeast infection would cause the ovaries to hurt - no, unlikely. ...Read more

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If you have a yeast infection or any STD, would that stop your period?

No: You can still have your period even if you have a yeast infection or a sexually transmitted disease. ...Read more

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Can a yeast infection be cure by itself when you have your period?

No: Having your period will not cure a yeast infection. Effective treatments include vaginal preparations that contain nystatin, miconazole, clotrimazole, butoconazole, terconazole and tioconazole. Most of these are available over the counter without a prescription. ...Read more

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What happens if you start your period during the same time you are fighting a yeast infection?

What happens if you start your period during the same time you are fighting a yeast infection?

Not much.: This is a pretty common occurrence since women are on their period for almost 25% of each month and yeast infections are very common. I would recommend continuing to treat the yeast infection as you normally would w Miconazole or terazole cream or Diflucan (fluconazole) pills. ...Read more

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Can a yeast infection make your period late?

No: A yeast infection does not effect the timing of your period.
You should however treat the yeast infection to prevent worsening symptoms of the infection ...Read more

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Can 2 doses of 150 mg diflucan for a yeast infection affect your period?

Can 2 doses of 150 mg diflucan for a yeast infection affect your period?

Diflucan: Diflucan is poorly absorbed in the gastrointestinal tract, and will not interfere with your hormonal production which controls your periods. ...Read more

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Can a uti and yeast infection delay or stop your period?

Not usually: Any stress may slightly alter your cycle, but it won't usually sto it from coming. ...Read more

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Can a UTI followed by a yeast infection delay your period?

Can a UTI followed by a yeast infection delay your period?

Not typically: While the stress of recurrent infections might potentially have some effect, typically these types of infections will not affect your hormonal cycle. ...Read more

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Can a yeast infection delay your period if you're on the Copper IUD? 5 days late. Neg. Pregnancy test.

Can a yeast infection delay your period if you're on the Copper IUD? 5 days late. Neg. Pregnancy test.

No: May be something else is going on. Delay in your period with negative pregnancy test could be due to stress, exercise or medications. ...Read more

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Might having a yeast infection make your menstrual period late?

No: Normally a yeast infection does not effect the timing of your period. ...Read more

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After every menstrual period I get a yeast infection, why is that? It's like a cottage cheese discharge with a light to strong smell sometimes

PH change: Your vaginal pH changes with the period rolling through the vagina possibly causing the repeat "yeast" infections. Have your MD check first post period with a sample for a wet smear and if yeast is confirmed consider a longer term oral yeast Rx and avoid douching and harsh soaps in that region. ...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


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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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