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Why Cant I Get Ride Of My Yeast Infection
Im on antibiotic but i cant remember what is called and i missed period for 2 days. i supposed get last monday. i have yeast infection too. help?
Missed period: Antibiotics and infections can alter your cycle, but if you are sexually active, it is always a possibility you may be pregnant. Antibiotics also alter the effectiveness of birth control pills. The yeast infection is likely secondary to the antibiotics. Check a pregnancy test and call your doctor about the yeast infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 tx: Men with yeast infections may have burning or itching at the urethra (hole in the penis). There may be a red rash as well. If diagnosis is not certain - see a doctor for eval. Monistat can be applied to the tip of the penis twice a day. If not resolving in a week, see physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Explore reason.: 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.See MD ...Read more
An underylying issue: ? 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
What to do for yeast infection if i can't get any medication. I need help, i can't get medicine. Is there any way to get rid of it without med. Help.
Yeast Infections : Yeast infections are easily treated with medication you get at the drug store or grocery store. You do not need to go to the doctor. Yeast infections are not sexually transmitted diseases. There does not need to be any secrecy about this. They are very common problems for both girls and boys. ...Read more
Yeast: You need a culture to see if it is resistance to the current medication your taking. Follow up with your ob/gyn. ...Read more
Its been a month since i got treated for my yeast infection, why do I now have dry vagina.During intintercourse or when im horny , can't get wet?
Dry vagina: It takes time to heal the vagina after the infection. Try a half teaspoon of "live" yogurt e.g. Activia introduced into vagina each day. This will help the vagina rebuild its natural bacteria content. Do not douche as this makes matters worse. Also take the yougurt orally as this also helps. Avoid intercourse for awhile until your tissues are healed. ...Read more
Any home remedies 4 a yeast infection?Just finished antibiotics(strep) and quite positive I have a yeast infection can't get 2 drug store right now.
Probiotics,yogurt: Whenever you are given antibiotics,make sure to take probiotics,yogurt & kefir. Kefir is a Russian yogurt full of good bacteriae .Antibiotics abolish good & the bad bacteriae ...Read more
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