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What can you take for a yeast infection while pregnant?

What can you take for a yeast infection while pregnant?

Yeast infection: Please seek the advice of your ob. However, intravaginal suppositories (monistat) are available otc. For intestinal yeast infection, probiotics should help. Refrain from oral medications like Diflucan (fluconazole) as much as possible during your pregnancy. ...Read more

Dr. Neigatha Graney
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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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What can I do to avoid a yeast infection while taking an antibiotic?

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

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Would it be healthy for me to use rephreash after treating a yeast infection?

Would it be healthy for me to use rephreash after treating a yeast infection?

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

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What can I do for a yeast infection in pregnancy?

What can I do for a yeast infection in pregnancy?

OTC preps and yogurt: Monistat or gynelotrimen are safe. Strongly recommend taking a lot of pro-biotics like yogurt, kefir, kambu-cha, as well. Stay away from sugar and simple carbohydrates. Even fruit in excess is a source for feeding yeast. ...Read more

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Can you take probiotics while you are pregnant to cure a BV infection

Can you take probiotics while you are pregnant to cure a BV infection

Yes: Take a probiotic with multiple strains. Jarrows makes high quality products. Please take enough fish oil will help baby's brain. The best ones are made by nordic natural or 7 seas. ...Read more

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What is a method at home i can do for pregnant women with yeast infections?

Probiotics: Such as lactobacillus acidophilus is supposed to help, but no controlled human trials have been carried out. At worst it can not harm you. Boric acid vaginal suppositories (inserts) could also be considered a home remedy and worth trying. Good luck. ...Read more

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What can I do for a yeast infection after already trying fluconazole?

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

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Can you get a yeast infection when you stop taking an anti-biotic that you have taken for a couple months? (Sulfamethaxole for acne)

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 more

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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!

Yes: It is safe to try an otc treatment first but if it does not clear you should see your physician. There are also kits you can buy otc that can decide if you have a yeast infection but they can be a bit pricey. ...Read more

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What can you do to safely relieve a yeast infection when pregnant.?

What can you do to safely relieve a yeast infection when pregnant.?

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

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What can I take for yeast infection if swimmer?

Oral Diflucan (fluconazole) Rx: You can be treated with oral Diflucan (fluconazole) usually on dose of 150 mgm is enough to cure most of the time. ...Read more

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What medication can I take for a yeast infection?

Meds: Yeast infections may be treated with OTC meds such as: Clotrimazole, Miconazole, Butoconazole & Tioconazole. Sometimes prescription of Diflucan (Fluconazole)may be indicated. ...Read more

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I'm about 8wks pregnant. On an antibiotic and starting to get a yeast infection. Can I use something like monistat?

Call your OB MD: Call your treating OB MD who can offer and examination for confirmation and a Rx if needed for yeast rather than "guessing". ...Read more

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What do you take for a yeast infection typically?

Over the counter : Treatment is over the counter found in any pharmacy, in the form of ovule or vaginal cream; it typically takes few days for the symptoms to go away. If this fails, then your doctor can prescribe Fluconazole orally single dose. ...Read more

Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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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


Yeast (Definition)

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