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How can you relieve UTI & yeast infection while preggo?

How can you relieve UTI & yeast infection while preggo?

Doctor a must: You must discuss this with your ob. Having a UTI while pregnant can have serious consequences for you, your pregnancy and the baby.The last thing you would want is a premature delivery and baby with problems their entire life because you didn't get a $20 antibiotic for a uti. The same goes for yeast infections - easily treated, but need to have the doc that knows your specifics prescribe something. ...Read more

Dr. Bradford Patt
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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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Can lactocillibus pills cure any bacterial infection?

Can lactocillibus pills cure any bacterial infection?

Probably not: However, use of lactobacillus may help prevent future bacterial overgrowth. If a bacterial infection is present, usually antibiotic treatment is required to eradicate. ...Read more

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I am prone to yeast infections, will taking tioconazole without being positive its a yeast infection cause harm? Should i take it?

I am prone to yeast infections, will taking tioconazole without being positive its a yeast infection cause harm? Should i take it?

RECURRENT YEAST: Recurrent Yeast infections. You need a follow up exam/labs/vaginal swab and culture. You may want to get a second GYN consult. Especially get screened for Diabetes, which can cause recurrent infections due to elevated glucose. ...Read more

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Could I have oral pills that treat vaginal yeast infection?

Yes: A physician could prescribe Diflucan (fluconazole) which is an oral antifungal medication that is taken once (occasionally needs multiple doses for complicated cases). ...Read more

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Is vagisil good to treat yeast while pregnant.?

Is vagisil good to treat yeast while pregnant.?

No: Vagisil is not an antifungal used to treat a yeast infection. You should speak with your ob. Most likely they will recommend a monistat product, . Creams are usually preferable to suppositories. ...Read more

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Could monistats cure a very sever yeast infection?

Could monistats cure a very sever yeast infection?

Often - yes.: If not responding to an otc cream- a physician may order Diflucan (fluconazole) (oral antifungal) that is taken once (occasionally needs multiple doses for complicated cases). ...Read more

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Can i cure a yeast infection and vaginal bacterial infection with garlic?

Can i cure a yeast infection and vaginal bacterial infection with garlic?

No: No. Garlic will have no beneficial effects against yeasts or bacteria. See a doctor and get proper treatment. ...Read more

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Will taking Azo yeast infection pills while pregnant harm the baby? I take these for utis.

Azo aren't for yeast: Azo are not yeast infection pills. They are used to reduce bladder spasms. They don't treat utis but are used to help with symptoms while antibiotics can kick in. It's best to check in with your OB if you're having bladder trouble. A bladder infection that's untreated during pregnancy can spread to the kidney and possibly cause preterm birth. ...Read more

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Is It Safe To Use Monistat 7(For Yeast Infection) While Pregnant?

Yes: Following vaginal administration, small amounts of Monistat 7 are absorbed into your system. But Problems with the fetus have not been observed. Monistat 7 is a good treatment for yeast during pregnancy. It may weaken latex condoms and diaphragms. ...Read more

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Can Bacterial Vaginosis or yeast Infection make me loose my baby? I am 26 weeks pregnant

Can Bacterial Vaginosis or yeast Infection make me loose my baby? I am 26 weeks pregnant

Yeast, no, BV, yes: If BV goes untreated, the bacteria can find its' way through the cervix and into the uterus where the baby resides. This is rare because the cervical mucous plug is thick and therefore has anti-bacterial properties when present. Untreated yeast infections can cause thrush in a vaginally delivered baby. ...Read more

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I often get yeast infections or BV, i recently taken the Diflucan (fluconazole) pill to cure the yeast but this clumpy cottage cheeselike discharge won't stop.

I often get yeast infections or BV, i recently taken the Diflucan (fluconazole) pill to cure the yeast but this clumpy cottage cheeselike discharge won't stop.

Difficult problem...: With recurrence of both infections, this is too complex to expect a clear answer here, especially with HealthTap's charcter/word limits. Some yeast infections are resitant to all "azole" drugs, including fluconazole (Diflucan®). Boric acid capsues or MetroGel® sometimes help prevent recurrent BV. Suggest you find a gyn who subspecializes in infectious diseases. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can replens help sooth yeast infection? Should i use replens while i have a yeast infection?

Unsure: Replens probably will not have an impact on yeast either way. One in ten women have yeast infections over and over and would benefit from treatment and suppression to prevent the recurrences. ...Read more

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Can a yeast infection stop me from getting pregnant?

No: Yeast infections may create an acidic environment for sperm to survive, but you can still get pregnant. ...Read more

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Dr. Corey Clay
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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