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Flagyl And Candida
Diagnosed with bacterial vaginitis and yeast infection 7daysago. Took Diflucan (fluconazole) and intravaginal AB. White clumps continue and itching back. Monistat3?
Return to doctor: Hmmm... something doesn't compute. Bacterial vaginosis is not effectively treated with intravaginal antibiotics; it requires antibiotic by mouth (usually metronidazole). Fluconazole (Diflucan) usually works well for yeast, but miconazole (Monistat) is very similar and might not help if fluconazole did not. Return to be rechecked by the doctor or clinic where you were diagnosed and treated. ...Read more
Safe but not helpful: It wouldn't hurt to take these things together, but it probably won't help either. Azo Yeast® is a natural product that has no proven benefit either to prevent or treat yeast infections. If you think you may have a yeast infection, check with the clinic or doctor who prescribed the antibiotics. ...Read more
I have C. Albicans and Ureaplasma. Finished fluconazole and polygnax to treat Albicans, now taking doxycycline for ureaplasma. Area near anus itch why?
Not both: Metronidazole will often cure BV (bacterial vaginosis). It is ineffective against chlamydia. For this you will need a different antibiotic, such as azithromycin, doxycycline, eryhromycin, or uncommonly Levofloxacin and ofloxacin. See your clinician for an appropriate prescription. ...Read more
Thrush: Thrush is a yeast infection in the mouth. Candida is the name of the yeast. Cystitis is a bladder infection, which could be a viral infection, bacterial infection or a yeast infection. Yeast infection just means that you have an infection from yeast and it could be just about anywhere. Vaginal yeast infections and oral (mouth) yeast infections do tend to be the most common, but skin occurs too. ...Read more
Many Infections: Doxycycline and Flagyl (metronidazole) are antibiotics which can be used in the treatment of many different infections, most often caused by bacteria and/or protozoa. Metronidazole is particularly useful in the treatment of infections which may include anaerobics (live in environments without good oxygen supply). This combination may be used for treating sinus infections or stds for example. ...Read more
Difference between bacterial vaginosis and yeast infections? And treatment for the bacterial vaginosis?
Different: Yeast is pretty easy to explain. It is an overgrowth of fungal cells in your vagina. This can cause a thick white discharge and itching. It is very easy to treat and not a serious infection. Bacterial vaginosis is a little trickier. It is an overgrowth of vaginal bacteria which don't particularly belong in the vagina. Increased discharge and odor are the big problems. It is treated with antibiotic. ...Read more
I have never seen it: There are infectious agents causing acute thyroiditis and antibiotics actually treat the thyroidistis/infection. Anything is possible and i suppose antibiotics can cause an unexpected reaction to induce thyroiditis, but it has never been reported with the two medicines you mentioned. If you have trouble with your thyroid, consult you pcp or an endocrinologist. Good luck. ...Read more