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What Is A Reason For Reacurring Yeast Infections
Bad luck: A vaginal yeast infection is common after taking antibioics, however 1 out of 10 women, at some time, will experience recurrent vaginal yeast infections for no apparent reason (hence the bad luck). The recurrences typically come at the same time during the menstrual cycle. Those patients can usually be managed with treatment and suppression (usually for six months) with good results. ...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
Many possibilities: Hmmm . . . 27yo. Male or female? I can't tell and "flower" avatar is pretty vague. Where is yeast infection? Any alteration in immune system can increase risk for yeast infections. Diabetes & HIV are prime examples. Long-term high dose steroids, too. Even inhaled steroids can increase risk of thrush (yeast infection in mouth). Antibiotics can throw off vaginal balance & lead to yeast infection. ...Read more
See your gyn.: Yeast infections are due to a fungus called candida which is normally found in the vagina. However, if there is a lack of healthy vaginal bacteria it can lead to overgrowth of yeast. Some causes of overgrowth: antibiotics, ^ estrogen (pregnancy or some birth control pills), malfunctioning immune system, diabetes mellitus as well as friction against vaginal tissues (intercourse) and douching. ...Read more
I took my yeast infection meds this morning along with my bc. I just threw up and it was light green. I did not eat breakfast could this be the reason?
Could be: Will be helpful to know which particular pills you took ...Read more
I get yeast infections all the time rather my blood sugar is high or low could there be another reason i get them 2-3 times a month?
I'm 16 going on 17 and i keep gettin yeast infections, is there a reason why i keep getting them? I have good hygiene& i'm not sexually active
Diabetes mellitus: Diabetes mellitus, common type of diabetes leading to high blood sugars, can increase your risk for yeast infections. Go see your doctor. Of course, this assumes your doctor diagnosed your yeast infections as there are many causes of vaginal discharge. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had cryosurgery 2 weeks ago and now i meet my doctor and she told me that I have yeast infection.I can't understand the reason!can you help me?
From an imbalance: Perhaps you were given antibiotics at the time of the procedure? That may affect the normal 'flora' that live in the vagina-such that now yeast has been allowed to grow. The doc must have 'seen' yeast in order to tell you this information. Yeast infections can range from mild to severe. I would go back to the doc and ask more questions to help you get the answers you need. Good your case is mild. ...Read more
I got treated for both a uti and yeast infection about 2 weeks ago. Had intercourse for the first time in a few weeks and after when I went to the bathroom it stung bad when I wiped around my vaginal opening. I'm not sure what the reasoning would be.
See remark: You had a double infection...vaginal yeast inf. and bladder infection.. perhaps it may take longer to "heal" provided the antibiotic was effective My simple remedy for Vaginal infection:Douche with baking powder1/2 teaspoon in cup of warm water for few days...It sootheds the vaginal lining.Good Luck ...Read more
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