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Does The Depo Provera Shot Cause Yeast Infections
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
Had unprotected sex 2 weeks ago. Been on Depo-Provera shot for 3 months. Been very gassy, bloating, yeast infection and cramping since then. Am I pregnant?
Depo provera (medroxyprogesterone): If you missed the date for your Depo-Provera shot there is a small chance. In any event, I would see your doctor for an evaluation for your symptoms. There is no way to tell if you are pregnant based on the symptoms you have given. Good luck. ...Read more
I have a yeast infection, is it completely safe to use Monistat 3 while on Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) birth control? Will it cancel out the birth control?
I have had brownish vaginal discharge and some pain during protected sex. I've never had this before I'm on Depo-Provera shot and had yeast/bladder infections?
Could receiving a cortisone shot in my thumb joint for trigger thumb cause me to get a yeast infection?
I have hives. I don't know cause. First diagnosed with skin yeast infection. Took Diflucan (fluconazole) for 7 days. 2 nd steroid shot and Allegra. Itching bad.
Pls c an allergist: With such symptoms and initial therapy you received with limited improvement, you need to see a specialist, kindly check www. Acaai. Org and look for "allergist locator" to spot an allergist in your area, good luck ...Read more
Possible causes: Yeast infections are due to a fungus called candida which is normally found in the vagina. However, if there is a lack of healthy vaginal bacteria it can lead to overgrowth of yeast. Some causes of overgrowth: antibiotics, ^ estrogen (pregnancy or some birth control pills), malfunctioning immune system, diabetes mellitus as well as friction against vaginal tissues (intercourse) and douching. ...Read more
A fungal infection:
Several factors can cause yeast infections-
1. Local balance of normal bacteria and fungi (flora) is disrupted, typically due to antibiotics; 2. Impaired immunity- this may be due to steroid use or having other illnesses such as hiv; 3. Misdiagnosis of symptoms in the absence of yeast from testing- adverse drug effects can be mistaken as a yeast infection. ...Read more
Yeast infection: Yeast infections are due to a fungus called candida which is normally found in the vagina. However, if there is a lack of healthy vaginal bacteria it can lead to overgrowth of yeast. Some causes of overgrowth: antibiotics, ^ estrogen (pregnancy or some birth control pills), malfunctioning immune system, diabetes mellitus as well as friction against vaginal tissues (intercourse) and douching. ...Read more
Cool and Dry: Anything that increases moisture or heat in the vaginal area can increase your risk of yeast. Avoid the bathtub, wear cotton underware or none at all, avoid panty hose, skinny pants and staying in a wet swimsuit. Wear more skirts. Diet can help as well. Eating dairy with active, live cultures can help vaginal, bladder and colon health. Dannon, activia and greek yougurts as well as kefir may help. ...Read more
Some causes are.....: Medications that upset the balance of microorganisms in the mouth and may cause thrush especially corticosteroids and antibiotics, certain medical situations such as uncontrolled diabetes, HIV infection, cancer, hormonal changes, pregnancy, and a dry mouth increase the probability, and even smokers are at a higher risk of developing oral thrush (candidiasis). ...Read more
Bacteria: Cause uti's. In women much more common. Drink plenty if water. And don't hold your urine. Unfortunately treatment is antibiotics. Which in turn can cause yeast infections. So tough cycle. I would see your doctor if having recurrent problems. May be some other issue. Also can be put on certain agents to help prevent ...Read more
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