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Doctor insights on: How Often Do Pregnant Women Get Yeast Infections

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Dr. Patricia Foster
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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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Can i still get pregnant if I have a yeast infection?

Can i still get pregnant if I have a yeast infection?

YES: Treatment of pregnant women is primarily indicated for relief of symptoms. Vaginal candidiasis is not associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of yeast infection in women in pregnancy?

What are symptoms of yeast infection in women in pregnancy?

Discharge and itchin: The commest symptoms are ithching, discomfort and thich white cheesy discharge from vagina it can also sometimes cause pan or burning during urination or during sex. ...Read more

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What is a method at home i can do for pregnant women with yeast infections?

Probiotics: Such as lactobacillus acidophilus is supposed to help, but no controlled human trials have been carried out. At worst it can not harm you. Boric acid vaginal suppositories (inserts) could also be considered a home remedy and worth trying. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. John Landi
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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


Yeast (Definition)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable ...Read more