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Is A Systemic Yeast Infection A Side Effect Of Humira
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
No: There is no need to stop it to treat a vaginal yeast infection. ...Read more
I have swollen lymph nodes in my neck a yeast infection and lumps in my groin that are painful and sometimes itchy I am currently on humira (adalimumab)?
See doc ASAP: Since Humira (adalimumab) may adversely impact your immune system, you need to see your doctor immediately since even a minor infection for others may become a life-threatening one for you. Don't wait another minute. ...Read more
Yeast infection and thrush 1 week after injecting sub q 40mg Humira (adalimumab). Tried OTC meds but no help. Is there something my dr can prescribe?
Yes, discuss w/ doc: There are prescription options for yeast. However, if OTC treatment hasn't worked, many of the prescription drugs also might be a problem. Yeast infection and thrush are the same thing. Has your yeast infection been professionally diagnosed? Discuss with your doctor. Probably this is unrelated to your treatment with Humira®), just a coincidence. ...Read more
What multivitamin is side effect free? What whole food multivitamin is good for yeast infection and if our diet is not including fruits and vegies??
Nothing for Sure: There is no multivitamin, supplement or medication that can be said to be side effect free for sure for everyone. You could have adequate levels of one of the vitamins & get toxicity or be allergic to an additive. That said look for a USP certified vitamin & men generally should avoid iron. We over supplement! For yeast infections, can try a probiotic or live culture yogurts. Good luck. ...Read more
Was prescribed 1 diflucan (fluconazole) for yeast infection. Since taking it 3 days ago I have been queasy, especially after eating. Is this a side effect? How long?
Not likely: Since 3 days out unusual, hoep you feel better, be sure no uuti again. ...Read more
Is it possible for a UTI or yeast infection to cause bumps in the vaginal area? Also can the medication Macrobid cause bumps as a side effect?
Could I be pregnant if throwing up while using miconazle for yeast infection or is it a serious side affect have been getting sick the past few nights?
Yes: Certainly could be pregnant. Check a pregnancy test; if negative check it again in a week. This medicine should not cause any complications for a pregnancy. It would be extremely unusual to have a side effect of throwing up from the medicine if using the cream. Still very uncommon for Diflucan (fluconazole) as well. If you're getting sick, as the flu has been going around, that would be most likely. ...Read more
On humira for a year, now have yeast infections after sexual activity, have completed diflucan (fluconazole) (2 pills) last week. Calling as doc in am, what treats?
Odd: If sex partner the same and vaginal infections not prevalent before humira, (adalimumab) then Humira (adalimumab) may be the cause. However, may not be yeast but bacterial vaginosis instead. Yeast usually suppressed by the natural bacteria in the vagina which keep the ph low. Need gyn exam to determine precise cause to get correct treatment. Not to worry if Humira (adalimumab) the problem as there are other drugs nearly identical. ...Read more
Urban myth: "Systemic yeast" (or systemic candidiasis) is an urban myth. There is no such thing. Vaginal yeast infections are easily treated, and if you think you have one, see your doctor -- or maybe try one of the many over-the-counter treatments. But if for some reason you don't get treated, you won't have any health problems except for genital itching, irritation, etc. ...Read more
I am a 44 year old male who keeps getting a systemic yeast infection of the prostate and ringworms on my skin. What do I need to take? Dosage, etc
Not common: Systemic fungal infections are not common in people with normal immune systems. They can occur, but more commonly occur in people who have underlying problems, already sick debilitated, etc etc. A local skin yeast infection like on your penis would not turn into a systemic one. ...Read more
I am a male 44 years old, and I have a systemic yeast infection of the prostate along with ringworms on scalp how do I cure this reoccurring problem?
Can an untreated vaginal yeast infection lead to a systemic yeast infection in the fetus or uterus?
Half truth that antibiotic rarely has side effect. I always get a yeast infection after taking antibiotic?
Discharge too?: Typically a vaginal yeast infection is associated with a somewhat thicker, white, clumpy discharge and itching/ redness on the outside and inside areas. Oftentimes it follows a course of antibiotics that one may have taken for another infection. Over the counter remedies can be considered first, but if still symptomatic, you should consult your gyn. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more
Hello. I have had swelling on one side of my vagina for three days now. I'm not too positive if its just from a yeast infection or if its more severe.
Genital swelling: Yeast infection wouldn't usually cause one sided genital symptoms. If the swelling is painful, and especially if there are open sores, herpes is likely. See a doctor ASAP -- the sooner the better for accurate diagnosis. Also, if it's herpes, treatment effectiveness depends on starting treatment right away. Good luck! ...Read more
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My mom said its probably just a yeast infection but I don't have discharge it's just itchy & really swollen on the left side of my vag so I'm not sure?
Listen to your mom!: Wise mom: these are typical yeast symptoms. Usuallly no discharge or only a little. Could be herpes if sexually active and blisters/sores. See a doc for diagnosis and treatment. If sexually active and don't want mom to know, teens can be evaluated and treated for STDs and genital infections without parent's permission, often at low or no cost, e.g. at health dept, Planned Parenthood clinic, etc. ...Read more
I have pain on the left side of my throat its unbearable I have a UTI and just cured a yeast infection could my throat be infected?
Curds & Way Itching: Cottage cheese like curds in the vaginal tract and itching, redness and a mild odor. ...Read more
Inflamed area on the right side of the groin, and a white, flaky substance came off on my finger when I went to check. Is this a yeast infection?
Probably: However, requires exam. Evaluation, diagnosis and treatment. Get a medical exam. ...Read more