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Can a period wash away a yeast infection?

Can a period wash away a yeast infection?

Yeast infection: Simply put - NO - yeast infection need to be treated. ...Read more

Dr. James Dukelow
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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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Can a yeast infection cause a period to be 3 weeks late?

No, yeast should not: Delay your period. Missed/late period: low body wt, obesity, weight ^ or v, ^exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, perimenopause, just starting menstruation, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e., pcos). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Why do I get a yeast infection a week before each period?

PH changes: The pH of the vagina can change for a variety of reasons. To prevent yeast infections and bacterial overgrowths as a result, take a good probiotic daily. Natren makes gy-na-tren, which my patients really like. Read more at:
http://www. Drfinke. Com/2011/08/11/bacteria-and-your-body-its-a-good-thing/. ...Read more

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Can a yeast infection be cure by itself when you have your period?

No: Having your period will not cure a yeast infection. Effective treatments include vaginal preparations that contain nystatin, miconazole, clotrimazole, butoconazole, terconazole and tioconazole. Most of these are available over the counter without a prescription. ...Read more

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Can a yeast infection make your period late?

Can a yeast infection make your period late?

No: A yeast infection does not effect the timing of your period.
You should however treat the yeast infection to prevent worsening symptoms of the infection ...Read more

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How come I get a yeast infection the week after my period.?

Predisposing Factors: Pregnancy, diabetes, use of broad spectrum antibiotics and steroids can predispose you to yeast infections but the risks can also be increased with occlusive clothing, heat and moisture. Make sure to avoid all these and have your blood sugar checked. ...Read more

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I have a yeast infection can this stop my period from coming?

I have a yeast infection can this stop my period from coming?

Unlikely: Yeast infections, assuming they are local, do not interfere with the menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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How come I always get yeast infection-like symptoms during my period?

How come I always get yeast infection-like symptoms during my period?

Hormone plays part.: Due to increase level of hormones right before period it changes the ph in the vagina and glucose content of the cell that makes the enviornment more favorable for yeast cells to thrive. So you might be having mild yeast infection cyclically as a possibility. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have a yeast infection or am I getting my period?

How to tell: Symptoms of a yeast infection may include: burning, redness & itching of the vulva; burning with urination & vaginal intercourse & a clumpy, white, vaginal discharge with no odor. Sometimes the discharge isn’t apparent. Leukorrhea which is a normal white vaginal discharge, does not cause pain, itching, burning or redness. ...Read more

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Can yeast infection make my period late?

Can yeast infection make my period late?

Not normally.: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Cause I use yeast infection cream while on my period?

Cause I use yeast infection cream while on my period?

Yes: If you are using intravaginal creams they may wash out more rapidly during your period, but it should not be a problem using them. ...Read more

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I'm having brown clots passing like you would if you were on your period. I've missed my period. I've taken medication for BV and a yeast infection.?

I'm having brown clots passing like you would if you were on your period. I've missed my period. I've taken medication for BV and a yeast infection.?

Period: This could be the beginning of your period now that the medication has fixed the BV and yeast infection. If it does not turn into a regular period, see your doctor to make sure the infections are gone. ...Read more

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Does having your period help yeast infection?

No, it won't: Help it to resolve. If you are treating a yeast infection - keep treating during your period as well. ...Read more

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Can you have a yeast infection while on your period?

Yes: Yes, you definitely can have a yeast infection while in your period. ...Read more

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Can you treat a yeast infection while being on your period?

YES YOU CAN: Yes you can treat infection while being on your period. ...Read more

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Can having a yeast infection cause your period to not come?

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Not directly: Nothing about the yeast infection should make your period not come; that being said, the stress that likely left you more vulnerable to a yeast infection can also cause you to miss a period. This may be normal. ...Read more

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Can having a yeast infection change the heaviness of your period?

Can having a yeast infection change the heaviness of your period?

Still get period: You would still have your period and should continue treatment during that time. ...Read more

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How long is the incubation period for my male partner to get a yeast infection from me?

Might be never...: If he is circumcised...Or you wisely used condoms since had concern about an infection...But even if uncircumcised / unprotected, yeast does not transmit f-->m reliably, and risk can be reduced with good personal hygiene. If "gonna happen, " should notice within a week. ...Read more

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What happens if you start your period during the same time you are fighting a yeast infection?

What happens if you start your period during the same time you are fighting a yeast infection?

Not much.: This is a pretty common occurrence since women are on their period for almost 25% of each month and yeast infections are very common. I would recommend continuing to treat the yeast infection as you normally would w Miconazole or terazole cream or Diflucan (fluconazole) pills. ...Read more

Yeast (Definition)

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