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Doctor insights on: Candida Vulvovaginitis Antibiotics

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What are the tests for candida vulvovaginitis?

What are the tests for candida vulvovaginitis?

Microscope exam: Your doctor will take a sample of vaginal fluid with a swab and look at it under the microscope. The yeast organisms are visible under magnification. ...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


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How can you prevent yeast infection when on antibiotics?

Prevention: Natural approaches to yeast infections: 1. Wear underwear that is cotton vice synthetic 2. If you have a 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 >. ...Read more

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How can I prevent a yeast infection while on antibiotics?

How can I prevent a yeast infection while on antibiotics?

Probiotics can do it: Live culture yogourt or lactobacillus acidophilus which you can obtain over the counter at any respectable drug store. ...Read more

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What can the dr. Prescribe for a yeast infection? Can they give you antibiotics?

What can the dr. Prescribe for a yeast infection? Can they give you antibiotics?

Not antibiotics: Antifungal medications are used to tx yeast infections - not antibiotics. The physician can also prescribe oral antifungal medications. ...Read more

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Definitive diagnosis chronic lymes. Hi dose antibiotic, any to keep away yeast infection?

Prevention: Is key. Low carb diet will help both the lyme and risk of getting yeast. There are several herbs and supplements that can be used to prevent and treat yeast, like caprylic acid or oregano oil. There are also medications that are often given along with antibiotics to prevent yeast- like Nystatin or diflucan (fluconazole). Speak to your doctor about the best plan for you and avoid possible interactions. ...Read more

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Should I quit the antibiotics if have a yeast infection or will the Amoxcillin help with it to?

Should I quit the antibiotics if have a yeast infection or will the Amoxcillin help with it to?

Don't stop, call doc: Amoxicillin won't help yeast -- in fact, it might have triggered yeast infection and could make it worse. Separate treatment for yeast may be needed. But don't stop taking amoxicillin unless and until advised to do so by the doctor who prescribed it. You may still need it for whatever reason it was prescribed. Call your doctor's office and follow their advice. ...Read more

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Half truth that antibiotic rarely has side effect. I always get a yeast infection after taking antibiotic ?

Half truth that antibiotic rarely has side effect. I always get a yeast infection after taking antibiotic ?

Side affects: All antibiotics can have side affects. Tell your dr when you start any antibiotics and start an otc yeast cream as soon as you start taking them. You could be pre- diabetic or your genetic makeup may be the reason. ...Read more

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Any home remedies 4 a yeast infection?Just finished antibiotics(strep) and quite positive I have a yeast infection can't get 2 drug store right now.

Any home remedies 4 a yeast infection?Just finished antibiotics(strep) and quite positive I have a yeast infection can't get 2 drug store right now.

Probiotics,yogurt: Whenever you are given antibiotics,make sure to take probiotics,yogurt & kefir. Kefir is a Russian yogurt full of good bacteriae .Antibiotics abolish good & the bad bacteriae ...Read more

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I had a DX ofBV last month and treated with antibiotic gel and then a single pill for Yeast infection as aside effect. the symptoms are returng. Hel?

I had a DX ofBV last  month and  treated with antibiotic gel and then a single pill for Yeast infection as aside effect. the symptoms are returng. Hel?

Yeast and BV: Which symptoms are returning? Both of these conditions are prone to recurrences, particularly if your sexual partner is not treated simultaneously. Although not considered STDs, you can become recolonized with the same organisms that have become resident on the skin of his penis. Sometimes treating you both at the same time is effective. Best wishes. ...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


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Antibiotic (Definition)

An antibiotic is a medicine that slows, stops, or kills germs. The germs are usually bacteria causing an infection in a person, so the person uses antibiotics to help his body get ...Read more