Top
30
Doctor insights on: Does Drinking Soda Cause Yeast Infection

Share
1

1
Pretty sure I have a yeast infection. I've taken over-the-counter medicine and it's feeling better. Cam I drink soda, or do I wait?

Pretty sure I have a yeast infection. I've taken over-the-counter medicine and it's feeling better. Cam I drink soda, or do I wait?

Yeast infections: It sounds as though you believe drinking soda is related to your yeast infection. These two things are not related so feel free to drink the beverage of your choice. ...Read more

Dr. Harinder Gill
9 Doctors shared insights

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


2

2
Will drinking beer cause a yeast infection?

Will drinking beer cause a yeast infection?

No.: No. I don't know of any reason why consuming beer would cause the fungal infection, candidiasis. ...Read more

3

3
Can drinking lots of juice and no water cause a yeast infection?

Can drinking lots of juice and no water cause a yeast infection?

No: Juice contains a lot of water. And, drinking a lot of either would not result in a yeast infection. ...Read more

5

5
If I drink beer and have sex with my girlfriend the next day can that cause her to get a yeast infection?

If I drink beer and have sex with my girlfriend the next day can that cause her to get a yeast infection?

No: Vaginal yeast infections are common and primarily due to the moist environment, hormonal fluxuations, antibiotic therapy (etc.) your beer drinking is not causative. ...Read more

6

6
If I drink lots of wster would my yeast infection go away?

No: If you truly have a yeast infection, drinking extra water would not have that result. You would need either an oral or intravaginal treatment to effect a cure. Talk to your doctor to discuss treatment and to make sure the diagnosis is correct. ...Read more

7

7
Is it bad to drink and smoke cigarets while curing an yeast infection?

Yes: Smoking by far has more insidious effects to your body in terms of vasculature, as well as your body's immune system, including healing. So I would consider quitting and cutting back on the alcohol. ...Read more

8

8
I have a systemic yeast infection and I was wondering what drinks I can drink? Foods?

What?: What is a systemic yeast infection? Are you talking about those books from the 1970s saying "yeast" was the cause of every symptom imaginable? The majority of well done studies have ruled out that theory of causation. Is there another syndrome you're talking about. ...Read more

10

10
Is it good to drink a lot of water when having a yeast infection?

Hydration: It is good to keep yourself well hydrated anytime you have an infection! However, the hydration will not treat the yeast infection alone. ...Read more

12

12
Is it bad to drink, smoke cigarets & smoke weed bad when you have an yeast infection?

Yes: Whether you have a yeast infection or not, it is not healthy to consume alcohol, smoke cigarettes and illicit drugs all at the same time. Please consult your pcp for a treatment plan. ...Read more

13

13
What is the most effective way to drink fluconzole 150 mg to treat yeast infection. 1 pill 150 mg every other day, or every three days?

What is the most effective way to drink fluconzole 150 mg to treat yeast infection. 1 pill 150 mg every other day, or every three days?

Every day: There is a common treatment for mild or uncomplicated vaginal candidiasis ('yeast infection) that calls for a single (one time) dose of 150 mg of flucanazole. I recommend you follow your doc's rx. If given multiple doses - more benefit if taken every day, but should not take for more than 3 to 5 days. I commonly give 100 mg per day for thrree days in a row and find it effective. ...Read more

14

14
Can I drink sugar free drinks if I have a yeast infection?

Yes: Yeast infections should will not be made worse by diet drinks, in a diabetic poor blood sugar control might be assocciated with a yeast infection, but not always. ...Read more

15

15
Can I drink wine coolers if took a yeast infection pill I took it the day before?

Depending the dose: Most likely you are taking an anti fungal therapy for your yeast infection. I am not sure about the dose, but it is recommended to avoid alcohol is you are taking medications that use the liver to be metabolized. You don't want your liver to be overwork. If this was one single dose, it may be ok to have a little bit of alcohol, but if you can avoid it, then don't drink ...Read more

17

17
Can you drink liquor with a vaginal yeast infection?

Can you drink liquor with a vaginal yeast infection?

Probably: Unless you are taking an oral medication to treat this problem you should be able to have alcohol. ...Read more

18

18
Can you get a yeast infection in the mouth from drinking beer?

Can you get a yeast infection in the mouth from drinking beer?

Doubtful: A yeast infections in the mouth is called thrush. It's generally caused by antibiotics that kill off normal mouth bacteria allowing the yeast to overgrow. Women can also develop vaginal yeast infections in the same way. ...Read more

25

25
How long will it take to get rid of a yeast infection if I keep drinking warm lemon water and eat plain yogurt everyday starting from today?

Unknown: There is no definitive answer that can be given, as depending on the severity of the infection, how your body responds to the overgrowth of yeast causing an infection, and whether you may actually need a medication to assist you getting rid of the infection. ...Read more

26

26
Y when u get ur tong pierced they say u will get Yeast infection in ur mouth if u drink milk, but when u have a cut in mouth and drink milk ur fine?

Y when u get ur tong pierced they say u will get Yeast infection in ur mouth if u drink milk, but when u have a cut in mouth and drink milk ur fine?

Not correct: Yeast infections are more common in people with poor immune function, and have little to do with where or how the cut happens. Preterm babies get oral thrush because of weak immune function ...Read more

27

27
Is it advisable to put pure yogurt on our yeast infection on the vagina? Is it true drink cranberry juice help to cure it faster?

Antifungal cream: I would just use an over-the-counter antifungal cream as directed. There is no data to support intravaginal use of yogurt or cranberry juice to treat yeast infections. ...Read more

28

28
I have a yeast infection and my doctor prescribed me a generic brand of diflucan (fluconazole). Can I drink wine while taking this medication? The wine is 5% alch.

I have a yeast infection and my doctor prescribed me a generic brand of diflucan (fluconazole). Can I drink wine while taking this medication? The wine is 5% alch.

Not a great idea: Wine or alcohol is metabolized through the liver, and fluconazole also depends on the liver for processing. You don't want to over do it, so the professional advice here is to abstain. You want to get better and get this infection over with, rather than cause some other problems like liver damage. Sorry but that's the truth as I see it. Call your doc if you have other major concerns. ...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