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How long am I suppose to wait before having sex with my husband after a UTI and yeast infection?

How long am I suppose to wait before having sex with my husband after a UTI and yeast infection?

When comfortable: If one's infection is cleared (no more signs/symptoms), plus one feels comfortable with it, it is okay to resume intercourse. A woman may benefit from keeping semen out of her vagina for a while (use condoms), to let her vagina maintain a normal acidity level for a week or so. ...Read more

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Sexual Intercourse (Definition)

Couples often worry about having sex during pregnancy. They may be afraid that having sex could cause a miscarriage or harm the baby. It is best to talk to your doctor or nurse midwife about your specific situation to make sure you are considered at low risk for complications such a ...Read more

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I have a UTI and a yeast infection. Today is my last day of antibiotics. How long should I wait to treat the yeast infection?

I have a UTI and a yeast infection. Today is my last day of antibiotics. How long should I wait to treat the yeast infection?

Can treat: Immediately and wouldn't wait for it to become overwhelming. If topical otc ineffective after 2 days contact your doctor for oral antifungal. ...Read more

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Treating a Bladder Infection (Checklist)

Ask your doctor about taking an antibiotic or a urine test
Once
Drink plenty of fluids to help dilute the urine and flush the bladder
Daily
Avoid irritating fluids and food: caffeine, citrus, alcohol, spicy
Daily
Take an over-the-counter analgesic for pain and to soothe bladder
Daily
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My synthoms of my yeast infection mimic a UTI do I need to wait until my yeast infection clears up before i get an antibiotic?

My synthoms of my yeast infection mimic a UTI do I need to wait until my yeast infection clears up before i get an antibiotic?

Candidial vaginitis: Symptoms mimicking UTI may not be uti. Antibiotic should not be taken if it not proven UTI . When you have yeast infection you scratch in the area which abrades the mucosa and causes burning sensations when urine falls on it. So urine analysis should be done to confirm UTI before taking repeated dose of antibiotics. ...Read more

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Treating a Bladder Infection (Checklist)

Drink at least 2L of water
Daily
Avoid irritating foods
Daily
Empty bladder 4-6 times per day
Daily
Empty bladder after intercourse
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Treating a Bladder Infection (Checklist)

Take medications as prescribed
once
Avoid fragrances in soaps, detergents, panty liners and pads
once
Avoid too much scrubbing, direct pressure from thongs, tight clothes
once
If menopausal, vaginal estrogens (plant based) help prevent uti's
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If i have. Yeast infection but i dident noe & me nd botfriend bewn havin sex wirhout condom can he get chledmedia from a yeasr or UTI ?

No: Yeast infection is not a chlamydia infection. If you do not have chlamydia, you cannot give it to your boyfriend. However, if you have a yeast infection and also chlamydia, then yes, you may pass it on. ...Read more

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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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Urinary Tract Infections (Definition)

A urinary tract infection (often called UTI) is most commonly caused by bacteria and usually refers to an infection in the bladder. Not all bacteria that grows from the urine represents an infection, so the need for antibiotics is determined by your ...Read more

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