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What Can You Use For A Yeast Infection While Pregnant
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
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Prevention: Natural approaches to yeast infections: 1. Wear underwear that is cotton vice synthetic 2. 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
No douching: American college of obstetricians and gynecologists suggests women avoid douching completely, regardless of what ingredients are used in the douche itself. More women that douche experience genital problems than those who do not. Although we don't know whether the women in former group just have more gyn problems and therefore douche or if douching causes additional problems. Best not to douche. ...Read more
Make sure it's Yeast: Fluconazole can fail in up to 15% of true yeast infections. If you haven't been tested by your doctor this needs to be done first after failed treatment. You may have a bacterial infection that needs a different treatment. If it is yeast, terconazole cream may be more effective and, although a bit messier, has a lower failure rate. ...Read more
Can you get a yeast infection when you stop taking an anti-biotic that you have taken for a couple months? (Sulfamethaxole for acne)
Not a direct cause: You can get a yeast infection anytime. Antibiotics you take orally can change the bacterial balance in your gut & allow more room for yeast to thrive. Stopping the antibiotics will allow the gut to re-balance the bacteria/yeast content.Since you always have yeast in your gut, you always have the potential it can contaminate other areas & cause a yeast infection. Stooping med didn't cause it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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If I think I might have a yeast infection is it safe fir me to use one of the over-the-counter non-prescription yeast infection medications? Thanks!
Not complicated: Most yeast is easily treated with non-prescription creams (monistat, gynelotrimin (clotrimazole) or generics) available at all pharmacies. If the yeast comes back often, you may need more treatment from a provider. If the yeast follows a precription for antibiotics, be sure to ask for yeast medicine in the future if you need to take antibiotics. ...Read more
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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