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Mirena Yeast Infection
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
Is using over-the-counter yeast infection creams or pills if you have a mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD considered safe?
I have an expired mirena of almost a year... lately after having sex there is a pretty foul smell...I have already gone to the doctor to check for barterial or yeast infection and everything was fine. I am just wondering what else that could be caused by.
Sounds Just Yummy: Everything is fine? Not! You say you HAVE an expired Mirena (levonorgestrel)? Does that mean it's still in there? That could be part of the problem But even if it's not, a foul odor ain't natural. Also, how soon after sex is there an odor? Is it there all the time or goes away and comes back (excuse pun) after sex? If so, how soon after sex? You might want to get tested again & also have your boyfriend(s) tested. ...Read more
Yellowish discharge when I use a 1day yeast infection treatment it goes away but comes back within a month. Plus I have a mirena (levonorgestrel)?
Found out ihave a yeast infection and had the mirena (levonorgestrel) inserted last friday and have bad cramping for 3 days. Is this normal? Infection making it worse?
CAN I USE BORIC ACID SUPPOSITORIES WITH AN MIRENA (levonorgestrel) IUD? for ongoing and constant UTI INFECTION AND YEAST INFECTIONS THAT PERSIST
See GYN: You need to see your gynecologist. He or she will likely order a urine culture and place you on a medication such as Flagyl or even possibly Clindamycin based on findings after seeing you. Is there a discharge? Is it foul smelling? You need to be examined. It does not sound very serious but you need to be evaluated soon. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer