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Taking one biaxin (clarithromycin) cause yeast infection?

Taking one biaxin (clarithromycin) cause yeast infection?

Possibly: Any alteration of vaginal or perineal flora (normal population of organisms) can predispose to secondary yeast infection but single dose of biaxin (clarithromycin) would be unusual to do this. ...Read more

Dr. Harinder Gill
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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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Does calcium interfere with amoxycillin and clarithromycin? In addition, I am taking xantax. I have h pylori. I was eating activia greek yogurt to prevent getting a yeast infection while on antibiotics. If it does interefer with antibiotics, what else ca

Does calcium interfere with amoxycillin and clarithromycin? In addition, I am taking xantax. I have h pylori. I was eating activia greek yogurt to prevent getting a yeast infection while on antibiotics. If it does interefer with antibiotics, what else ca

Yes it does: Calcium compounds should be taken 1 hour before or 2 hours after any other medication, since they can complex with the drugs and reduce or delay absorption. If you just take it at the times above, it shouldn't cause you any problems. ...Read more

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Does calcium interfere with amoxycillin and clarithromycin antibiotics. I am also taking xantac along with both meds for h pylori but I also want to prevent yeast infection. I ate activia probiotic yogurt, however it does have calcium. Since I did this at

Does calcium interfere with amoxycillin and clarithromycin antibiotics. I am also taking xantac along with both meds for h pylori but I also want to prevent yeast infection. I ate activia probiotic yogurt, however it does have calcium. Since I did this at

There: There should be no problem taking either of these while also eating yogurt. They should work well and be absorbed well. Some antibiotics are not well absorbed if you take lots of calcium pills at the very same time you take the antibiotics. Keep in mind that although yogurt has calcium in it it is not calcium pills. Take care.

Try not to miss any more pills. And if you are worried eat your yogurt at other times than when you take the pills. It should still be helpful! ...Read more

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What can cause a yeast infection?

What can cause a yeast infection?

Several factors: Several factors can cause a yeast infections-
1. Local balance of normal flora is disrupted, typically from the recent use of antibiotics; 2. Impaired immunity- this may be due to steroid use or having other illnesses such as diabetes or hiv; 3. Misdiagnosis of symptoms in the absence of yeast from testing- adverse drug effects can be mistaken as a yeast infection. ...Read more

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What is yeast infection caused by?

What is yeast infection caused by?

Candida: It is caused by one of several fungi of the genus candida. The most common is candida albicans. There are other types of yeasts that do not cause vaginal infections but do cause infectons elsewhere such as the blood. ...Read more

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What is a yeast infection caused from?

What is a yeast infection caused from?

Immunocom: Immunocompromised patients and patinets on antibiotics, may also result from xerostoma and poorly fitting dentures and partials. ...Read more

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Please tell me what causes you to get a yeast infection?

Please tell me what causes you to get a yeast infection?

Yeast sites vary: Yeast infections usually occur in the oral passages, vagina, foreskin and penis, and in the skin where there are creases (armpits, groin, breasts). Taking antibiotics kills the good bacteria allowing the yeast to grow. High blood sugar and taking cortisone type medications also favor yeast growth. Yeast can be transmitted during sexual actvity as well. Warm moist areas favor yeast growth. ...Read more

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What causes vigan itching when you don't have yeast infection?

What causes vigan itching when you don't have yeast infection?

There are: Many many other reasons for vaginal itching including but not limited to DRYNESS and estrogen deficiency! This needs the attention of your GYN specialist

Hope this is helpful!

Dr Z ...Read more

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Could stress cause yeast infection?

Yes: Severe or chronic stress is known to have a negative effect on the immune system and could plausibly increase the likelihood of getting a yeast infection. Additionally, there have been some studies which support the link between stress and vaginal yeast infections. ...Read more

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Can acyclavair cause yeast infection?

Can acyclavair cause yeast infection?

No: Acyclovir is an antiviral agent. It is very specific to the molecular machinery of some herpes viruses. It does not suppress the immune system nor does it increase the liklihood of a yeast infection. ...Read more

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Can hemrrhoids cause yeast infections?

No, similar symptoms: Hemorrhoids don't cause yeast infections, but some of the symptoms can be similar, with anal irritation and itching. Don't guess at the diagnosis or treatment; better to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can a yeast infection cause you to miscarry?

No: The best documented risk factors for spontaneous abortion are advanced maternal age, maternal smoking, and previous history of spontaneous abortion. Most miscarriages are caused by embryonic chromosomal abnormalities and exposure to teratogens. Certain maternal infections can result in spontaneous abortion. However, vaginal yeast infection (candidiasis) is not one of them. ...Read more

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What causes rid of a yeast infection naturally?

What causes rid of a yeast infection naturally?

See below: I assume you refer to yeast vaginitis. 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. There is no way to get rid of yeast vaginitis "naturally". ...Read more

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Could doxycyline hyclate cause a yeast infection?

Could doxycyline hyclate cause a yeast infection?

It can cause it.: Doxycycline in a broad spectrum antibiotic that not only stops bad bacteria, but also the good ones that maintain an environment that is hostile to yeast. Most likely, the antibiotic is likely what contributed to the cause of a yeast infection. I treat my patients with infection with an anti-fungal agent. ...Read more

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What would be some causes for frequent yeast infections?

Frequent yeast infec: There's no easy answer to this question. Partner harboring yeast but not being treated for that is often the case. Co-existence of other infections such as bacterial vaginosis which may not be identified is another issue.
Using tampons and certain hygiene products that may be offensive to the vagina may predispose women to recurrences. ...Read more

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Can yeast infection cause cramps?

Can yeast infection cause cramps?

Rarely: Yeast infections usually only grow on the surface of mucous membranes (mouth, throat, vagina) ; skin. Rarely, they can migrate up the urethra ; cause bladder infection in wh/case you might have cramping. Persons on peritoneal dialysis can get yeast peritonitis ; they would have cramping. A intra-abdominal infection w/yeast (post surgery; bowel spill) may have cramps. Otherwise its uncommon. ...Read more

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Can a yeast infection cause nausea?

Can a yeast infection cause nausea?

Candidal vaginitis: If you are referring to vaginal candidiasis it is not likely to produce nausea. If this persists, go and see a doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can biotin cause yeast infections?

Unlikely: But if you want to be sure, stop taking the biotin and see if the yeast infections don't come as often any more or disappear entirely ...Read more

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Can a yeast infection cause cramps?

Vaginal yeast: Infection does not normally cause cramps. Symptoms of a yeast infection may include: burning, redness & itching of the vulva; burning with urination & vaginal intercourse & a clumpy, white, vaginal discharge with no odor. Sometimes the discharge isn’t apparent. ...Read more

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Can condoms cause a yeast infection?

Can condoms cause a yeast infection?

Highly unlikely: Unless the condom had been open some time & become contaminated, highly unlikely that it could cause a yeast problem. Remote possibility: if condom had spermicidal agent on it, that may have somehow upset the balance between yeast and normal bacteria in the vagina, but have never seen that reported before. ...Read more

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Can yeast infections cause sterility?

No: Candida yeast infections are rather common and generally do not cause serious medical conditions in normal men and women, so such infections would not make a person sterile. ...Read more

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Can Percocet cause a yeast infection?

Not that I know of: While chronic overuse of certain opioids, particularly methadone, has been shown to cause some mild immune system problems in some patients, taking Percocet in usual doses should not cause this problem. Talk to your OB/GYN provider. ...Read more

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Can diet pills cause yeast infection?

Can diet pills cause yeast infection?

Not unless: They elevated your blood sugar. But, they won't help you lose weight either once you stop them (if prescription) or at all (if OTC). Learn to eat less and exercise more. ...Read more

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Can a yeast infection cause bloating?

Can a yeast infection cause bloating?

Yeast infection: Not sure what area of the body is infected, but if you mean vulvovaginitis, the answer is no. You should not have abdominal bloating from this. ...Read more

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Can acidophilus cause yeast infections?

Yeast: Lactobacillus acidophilus is a bacteria that is a normal resident of the vagina in some women. It is not a yeast and does not cause yeast infection. ...Read more

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Can yeast infections cause painful sex?

Can yeast infections cause painful sex?

It can: If your vaginal tissues are raw, the friction from penile penetration may cause discomfort or pain. ...Read more

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What causes yeast infections after sex?

What causes yeast infections after sex?

Yeast: Sex alone would not typically change normal vaginal bacterial flora and cause a yeast infection but lubricants and especially spermacide can. Also condoms diaphragms and toys can affect the floa and caue the infection. ...Read more

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Can intercourse cause a yeast infection?

Yes: A vaginal yeast infection is caused by the fungus candida.Your vagina naturally contains a balanced mix of yeast and bacteria.But disruption of the healthy balance can result in an overgrowth of yeast. A yeast infection can be sexually transmitted, especially through oral-genital sexual contact. However, yeast infection isn't considered a sexually transmitted infection. Hope this helped :]. ...Read more

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Can a yeast infection cause cold sores?

Possibly: Any infection can cause a breakdown of the lining in the mouth, but commonly this is caused by a viral infection. Best to see your otolaryngologist for evaluation and proper treatment. ...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


Dr. Allan Walkey
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Clarithromycin (Definition)

Treats and prevents infections. Also used in combination with other medicines to treat duodenal ulcers caused by h. Pylori. This medicine ...Read more