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Preventing A Yeast Infection While On Antibiotics
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
Does calcium interfere with amoxycillin and clarithromycin? In addition, I am taking xantax . I have h pylori. I was eating activia greek yogurt to prevent getting a yeast infection while on antibiotics. If it does interefer with antibiotics, what else ca
Antifungal: U can decrease your sugar intake but the antibiotics increase the risk of vaginal yeast infections because the normal bacteria in the vagina are also killed by bacteria.Yeast are part of the normal organisms in the vagina.A balance of organisms keep the yeast from overgrowing and causing infections.If that balance is upset,the yeast can grow.Things like repHresh that help maintain the pH can help ...Read more
Prevention: Natural approaches to yeast infections: 1. Wear underwear that is cotton vice synthetic 2. If you have a avoid wearing underpants when you go to bed at night. 3. Don’t wear tight fitting panties & pantyhose. 4. Use natural tampon/ feminine pads (avoid those which are scented). 5. Avoid douches as well as use of harsh, drying soap on genitalia. 6. Rinse genitalia very well after >. ...Read more
Is it normal to develop a yeast infection and thrush every time when on any antibiotic? What's the best way to prevent/stop this from happening?
Checkup needed: Candida vaginitis is not uncommon following antibiotics, but thrush is a little unusual and would be concerned about your immune system not functioning well. Why are you taking antibiotics? Are they really necessary? What does your doctor who prescribed the antibiotics say? Talk to them. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was recently treated for Trich & bv, was also given 2 doses of flucanazole to prevent yeast infection from taking so many antibiotics. I took the se?
Question cut off: Please resubmit and include a specific question. Thanks. ...Read more
Can I completely cure a yeast infection while on antibiotics? Or will it just keep it at bay? (Monistat).
Can be treated: while on antibiotics; however, I do not suggest using Monistat unless you have an active infection with symptoms. ...Read more
Meds: Over- the – counter medicines for yeast infections include: micon 7, monistat, vagistat, (tioconazole) gynazole, femcare, gyne-lotrimin& mycelex. Talk with your doctor. S/he may order Diflucan (oral antifungal) that is taken once (occasionally needs multiple doses for complicated cases). ...Read more
May not be yeast: If you have burning and itching after intercourse this could be something called vulvdynia. You need to be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more
Don't stop, call doc: Amoxicillin won't help yeast -- in fact, it might have triggered yeast infection and could make it worse. Separate treatment for yeast may be needed. But don't stop taking amoxicillin unless and until advised to do so by the doctor who prescribed it. You may still need it for whatever reason it was prescribed. Call your doctor's office and follow their advice. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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