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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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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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How do I treat a yeast infection while menstruating?

How do I treat a yeast infection while menstruating?

Same as w/o: your period - except it may be better to use a pad because each time a tampon is removed it can also remove some of the anti-fungal cream that is in the vagina. Take care. ...Read more

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How do I treat a bacterial skin infection?

How do I treat a bacterial skin infection?

See your Dr.: A bacterial infection will need to be evaluated by a physician and usually treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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Can nuvaring cause a yeast infection? If so how do I treat it?

Vaginal yeast: Nuvaring won't cause yeast, but any vaginal manipulation could trigger it -- for example, if your ring was recently inserted. There are several effective over the counter vaginal meds for yeast. Look for active ingredient ending in "azole". All work well; choose based on cost and convenience. But get care first if any doubt about the diagnosis. For example, vaginal discharge usually isn't yeast. ...Read more

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What fungal nail treatment can I use while pregnant?

What fungal nail treatment can I use while pregnant?

Topical: If you really need to do anything, a topical solution would be your best option. No nail treatment will work fast. Usually takes 7-9 months to see results... ...Read more

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How do I treat fungal infections on the toes?

Local creams: There are many over-the-counter creams that are effective for fungal infection between the toes. Alternatively, you can take one dose of Fluconazole but you need a prescription for that. ...Read more

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How do I treat the fungus infection?

How do I treat the fungus infection?

Fungal spores: Do not wash out in the laundry or are killed by the heat of the drier, and they live for 30 days, so any treatment needs to last for at least 30 days to prevent recurrence. Even then, people who seem to be prone to fungal infections tend to keep getting reinfected. Skin fungi can be treated by topicals; nail fungus need oral medication. ...Read more

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How do you treat yeast infections in feet?

Yeast in feet: You need to go on a low carb diet if your kidneys are healthy. If it is a skin infection, there are topical meds that can eradicate the current infection. If it is a recurrent infection, then you would need a functional medicine evaluation to determine the reason(s) for the chronic infection. ...Read more

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How do I treat a yeast infection?

Yeast infection: I assume it is vaginal. There are OTC preparations (clotrimazole).Take oral probiotics/ yogurt to prevent . If not vaginal (can have it in mouth or GI tract) will need evaluation. Though vaginal yeast infections are common would check for diabetes. In any case going to an urgent care/doctor may be helpful ...Read more

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How can I safely cure fungus on nails while pregnant?

How can I safely cure fungus on nails while pregnant?

Pregnancy and fungus: Pregnancy must be taken into account while being treated for a nail fungus. Start soaking the feet in warm water with some white vinegar for twenty minutes per day. Scrub your nails with a soft tooth brush after soaking to remove any debris. Do not begin any oral medications until the pregnancy is completed. Do not take any oral medications while nursing. There are no real cure for fungus. ...Read more

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How can I prevent skin infections, naturally? I find that I am prone to skin infections like ringworm, athlete's foot, infected hair folicles. What are some holistic methods of prevention?

How can I prevent skin infections, naturally? I find that I am prone to skin infections like ringworm, athlete's foot, infected hair folicles. What are some holistic methods of prevention?

Try Effervess Revive: Revtt ive is a all natural organic aloe vera body gel. Aloe vera is an ancient plant that helps a variety of skin conditions. Effervess is pure aloe vera visit www.Effervess.Com to order. ...Read more

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What can I use to treat my vaginal yeast infection?

What can I use to treat my vaginal yeast infection?

Yeast: There are several over the counter preparations that are highly effective, and your local pharmacist can direct you to these ...Read more

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I believe I have jock itch. What is safe to use during pregnancy to treat it?

I believe I have jock itch. What is safe to use during pregnancy to treat it?

Anti fungal cream: There are several anti fungal creams available over the counter without a prescription. These are safe for use. ...Read more

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How can I effectively treat bad skin during pregnancy?

How can I effectively treat bad skin during pregnancy?

Acne w pregnancy: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day ; use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Exfoliate occasionally. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. If > mild acne see dermatology. ...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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What can I do to treat my yeast infection?

What can I do to treat my yeast infection?

Tx: If it’s your 1st possible yeast infection or you aren’t sure if it’s yeast – see your dr. Some tx options include vaginal cream, ointment or suppository for sev. Days (7 to 14 days sometimes). Otc meds include Monistat (miconzole), vagistat-1 (tioconazole), femstat (buoconazole), Gyne-Lotrimin or mycelex( clotrimazole). Otc meds don’t work ? See your dr. S/he may order Diflucan (fluconazole) (oral antifungal). ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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


Dr. David Kahan
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Skin Infection (Definition)

Damage to the outermost layer of tissue covering the ...Read more