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Risks Of Yeast Die Off Toxins When Breastfeeding
Poisonous substance produced within living cells or organisms;man-made substances created by artificial processes are thus excluded. The term was first used by organic chemist ludwig brieger (1849–1919). For a toxic substance not produced within living organisms, "toxicant" and "toxics" are also sometimes used.. Toxins can be small ...Read more
Yeast infection: You can use any of the vaginal suppository for vaginal yeast infection ...Read more
Yes: Yes, baby can transmit the yeast from its mouth to your breast tissue. In addition, the act of breastfeeding predisposes to yeast infections as tissue that is covered (bra), dark, warm and moist will often yield an infection. Obviously, with breastfeeding, all those things occur and infections are not uncommon. Call your doctor if you feel there is a problem. ...Read more
Where's the yeast?: Miconazole is 'probably' OK. We just don't have any evidence that it does anything bad during breastfeeding. But the golden rule for pregnancy and lactation is to use the lowest effective dose and duration. Your GYN (if it's there) or pediatric (if it's up top) should be able to provide guidance. You don't want to undertreat because then you use more in the end. If it's up to lanolin works to ...Read more
Yes: You cn use it while breast feeding. ...Read more
I am taking amoxicillin & breastfeeding, is it possible for my daughter to get a yeast infection from the amoxicillin?
I'm breastfeeding my 11 days old baby girl, and I'm taking antibiotics. She has developed a rash that looks like the rash (yeast) due to the above.
Drug reaction: Now I am assuming you think the baby has developed an allergic reaction to the antibiotic. However the brief description you give is not the description of a drug reaction and you did not state where the rash is. Really need more information and better description to assist you ...Read more
I recently purchased Monistat 1 (tioconazole) for a yeast infection that I developed while on an antibiotic and wanted to know is it safe to use while breastfeeding?
Yes it's safe.: Wash your hands to prevent getting nipple or areola areas cross contaminated risking passing it them to the baby's mouth. ...Read more
I'm 5 weeks postpartum and breastfeeding. I have a vaginal and breast yeast infection. How should I treat it?
Could I be pregnant if I had sex on my ovulation day (April 3) my last period was March 20. I'm on the paragard, been on it for 7 month. I just stopped breastfeeding last week after 9 months. I've also had a yeast infection, it's gone now, but now I have a
On Guard Paraguard!!: Think of it this way: the failure rate for a Paraguard IUD is about 0.8%, which means only 8 out of 1000 women using it will become pregnant. Pretty good. The failure rate of other IUDs is a lot more, up to 2%! Having sex on or shortly before/after ovulation will increase the chances of a sperm snagging an ovum, but still, your chances are pretty good of avoiding a pregnancy, but not 100%. ...Read more
I am breastfeeding; my C-section incision is infected and has a yeast infection, could this be what is causing my baby to spit up and be extra gassy?
I'm so sorry. It's: Great that you're continuing to breastfeed. If the yeast is on your nipples &/or in baby's mouth, please talk to your pediatrician & OB for treatment for both of you. It can be hard to get rid of. Also, call the birth hospital's nursery for the name of a lactation consultant who can help you. Gas & spitting up may not be related, but it seems both of you are uncomfortable. You're a trooper! ...Read more
Ever since I have haf my daughter I notice I have had discharge and a odor in my lady parts. I have lots of cramping no periods. I am using the implant rod and breastfeeding. I know its not BV or yeast infection. But I worry if all the gaze was taking out
Bacterial vaginosis: Ask to be tested for bacterial vaginosis. It's common and causes these symptoms. A retained gauze would be easy for the doctor to check for during an exam. ...Read more
Yeast infection on Augmentin while breastfeeding. Safe to take fluconazole with 1d left of antibx? Or Monistat -1, 3 or 7? Taking dexilant, (dexlansoprazole) probiotic
Hi I've been having frequent yeasts infections and now have a foul smell to my urine, I also breastfeed and my baby now has a foul smelling urine???
Had 4 diff docs do vag swab for green discharge only detected BV once &yeast twice what can cause green? Also after childbirth 1yr n stil breastfeedin
Culture: Normal vaginal secretions are usually clear to milky white. The greenish hue may indicate infection. But too many doctors can spoil the diagnosis! Follow up with the doctor in whom you have the most confidence. S'he can send a specimen to a lab for thorough testing. If everything is negative, don't worry unless you notice other symptoms like pain, bad odor or other issues. ...Read more
Azo yeast: Azo yeast contains boneset (eupatorium perfoliatum), mistletoe leaf (viscum album) ; lactobacillus sporogenes. The product site states “pregnant ; breastfeeding women are advised to consult their doctor.” it does not appear to be well studied. Unless your physician is familiar w this product ; can clear it’s use – would not recommend taking while pregnant or breast feeding. ...Read more
Sure: In researching what is in this supplement, I cannot imagine how it would be harmful. Be advised, babies are very sensitive to what you ingest. If you sense that it is poorly tolerated then just stick with a regular prenatal vitamin. ...Read more
My wife is breast feeding our 2 week old. What are the signs/symptoms of yeast infection of the breast that would require systemic prescription vs topical rx?
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Breast feeding while using can I breastfeed my five month old while taking terconazole cream 0.4% (for yeast infection)?
According to the lactmed database the safety of terconazole vaginal cream is unknown for breastfeeding mothers. The recommendation is to use another drug
if the baby is a newborn or premature. An alternative is Clotrimazole vaginal cream, this can be bought over the counter and is unlikely to cause any adverse affects in a breastfed baby.
You can also discuss this further with your doctor or pharmacist.
Take care. ...Read more
I'm a chronic Lyme patient; anti microbial use has caused yeast overgrowth and now yeast die-off symptoms. Is colon cleanse nec. To flush toxins?
Herxheimer Reaction: The die-off may be going too quickly. If you are using a doc prescribed medicine ask him/her about lowering the dose. If over the counter back off a little. Your body is killing off faster than you can expel the results. Peace and good health. ...Read more
It's unlikely if you are healthy.
However, some immune system severely compromised persons might run into trouble. ...Read more
Yeast: I assume you're talking about Candida, which is the most common yeast affecting humans. There are certain risk factors for yeast such as diabetes, prior antibiotics and the like. Luckily we have great medicines for combating yeast - and indeed they can die off quickly once the right medicine is started. Best to talk to an ID doc if you have questions about fungal infections. ...Read more
Wrong place ; time: An infection in the wrong place in an individual not able to w/stand the illness will cause death. Topical yeast infections rarely cause death. Yeast blood stream infections, especially in someone w/a weakened immune system, can be deadly. >30% of blood stream infections w/yeast result in death. Endemic moulds (histoplasma, cryptococcus blastomycosis, coccidiodomycosis) can be serious as well. ...Read more
Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more