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Doctor insights on: Can You Treat A Yeast Infection While Pregnant

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Can trickaminalsis develop from an un treated yeast infection while pregnant?

Can trickaminalsis develop from an un treated yeast infection while pregnant?

NO: Trichomoniasis is caused by a completely different organism from a yeast infection. Trichomoniasis is caused by a protozoa and Yeast infections are caused by fungi typically with the name Candida ...Read more

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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I am 15 weeks pregnant. And I currently have a yeast infection. What could I use that's over-the-counter to treat it?

Talk with OB: You need to see a doctor about your pregnancy if you have not as of yet and you should talk with them about this. Many doctors allow otc remedies but as you are finishing your first trimester you really should have a doc to discuss this with and make sure it is a yeast infection. ...Read more

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It might be a possibility that i'm pregnant, i now got a yeast infection, is it safe to use the vaginal cream to treat it if I am pregnant?

It might be a possibility that i'm pregnant, i now got a yeast infection, is it safe to use the vaginal cream to treat it if I am pregnant?

Yes: Clotrimazole or Miconazole topical creams should be safe and effective in pregnancy. If you are in the first trimester, you should not take oral medications for it. ...Read more

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Can I soak in Epsom salt bath during pregnancy to help treat yeast infection?

Can I soak in Epsom salt bath during pregnancy to help treat yeast infection?

Epsom=Jetsam: Quote: " As an ideal means of relieving stress at the end of a hard day, two cups of Epsom salts in a tub of hot water can help to soothe jangled nerves and restore a sense of well being."-- I suspect the Epsom Salts will be doing the same for the yeast. In other words, when you get out of your relaxing bath, use a medication recommended by your doctor or pharmacist. ...Read more

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Im 39 weeks pregnant with yeast infection. I'm using monistat. What else can I do to make sure this is gone soon? How would my boyfriend be treated?

Doing right: You're definitely doing what's right by using that medication. Make sure to have a good diet, stay super hydrated and get lots of rest. Boyfriend can use monistat externally on penis as well if he is having symptoms. Or, if you're worried he's passing back and forth, then hold off of sex until after the baby is born. ...Read more

Dr. Darrin Cunningham
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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


Yeast (Definition)

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