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Why do I get a yeast infection a week before each period?

Why do I get a yeast infection a week before each period?

PH changes: The pH of the vagina can change for a variety of reasons. To prevent yeast infections and bacterial overgrowths as a result, take a good probiotic daily. Natren makes gy-na-tren, which my patients really like. Read more at: http://www.Drfinke.Com/2011/08/11/bacteria-and-your-body-its-a-good-thing/. ...Read more

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Dr. Harinder Gill
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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


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Why would I always get a yeast infection one week before my period every month?

Very possible: About 1 in 10 women will experience recurrent vaginal yeast infections. They usually become symptomatic about the same time each cycle. It is very east to treat and suppress that problem but it requires a prescription. See your doctor or sign up for a consult her at HealthTap for treatment options. ...Read more

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Why do I have a yeast infection every month after sex?

Why do I have a yeast infection every month after sex?

Innoculation: It's probably due to repeated innoculation or incomplete treatment. If it persistes, see your family doctor. ...Read more

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Ok for the past maybe year I get a yeast infection every time before my period. Why do I keep getting reoccurring yeast infections?

Recurrent yeast: Make sure the diagnosis is correct. Other things can mimic yeast. If it's yeast, such frequent symptoms are not due to new infection each time, but flare-up of a continuing infection. Talk to your doc to confirm the diagnosis. If confirmed, ask about a prescription for fluconazole (Diflucan) pills. Taking it once a week usually is highly effective in preventing recurring yeast symptoms. ...Read more

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If you only a week or few days pregnant on your period starts the week after and you get a yeast infection what to do ?

If you have your: Period - that would mean that you aren't pregnant. Over- the- counter medicines for yeast infections include: micon 7, monistat, vagistat, (tioconazole) gynazole, femcare, gyne-lotrimin; mycelex. ...Read more

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Each time my boyfriend and I have intercourse, i get a bladder infection a few days later. What would cause this?

Each time my boyfriend and I have intercourse, i get a bladder infection a few days later. What would cause this?

Sex and UTI's: You have what is know as "honeymoon cystitis". You should urinate after you finish having sex in an attempt to avoid your uti's. A woman's urethra is shorter than a man's so bacteria can travel to the bladder easier in a woman. Once you urinate, the bacteria go into the toilet with your urine. Good luck. ...Read more

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Do I have to take a pregnancy test when my period is about to come or maybe a week before my period?

Do I have to take a pregnancy test when my period is about to come or maybe a week before my period?

When period is due: Urine pregnancy test measure presence of a hormone called human Chorionic Gonadotropin (hcg). This hormone is produced by the placenta shortly after the embryo attaches to the uterine lining and builds up rapidly in your body in the first few days of pregnancy. This typically occurs 2 weeks after conception so it is recommended that you wait until at least one day after you miss your period. ...Read more

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How come i get a yeast infection the week after my period.?

How come i get a yeast infection the week after my period.?

Predisposing Factors: Pregnancy, diabetes, use of broad spectrum antibiotics and steroids can predispose you to yeast infections but the risks can also be increased with occlusive clothing, heat and moisture. Make sure to avoid all these and have your blood sugar checked. ...Read more

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Why do I get a lower backache a week or a few days to my period?

Why do I get a lower backache a week or a few days to my period?

Menstrual cramp: This is typical of referred pain from your uterus and ovary. This signifies that your period is coming and your body is preparing for its monthly cycle ...Read more

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Can I get pregnant a week before my period if I have a 28-29 cycle ? Also used a condom

Can I get pregnant a week before my period if I have a 28-29 cycle ? Also used a condom

YES/NO: Pregnancy has been documented from exposure on any day of a woman's cycle, including during menses. That said, it is more likely mid-cycle,particularly for those with regular patterns. Proper condom use (size, application before any intercourse) reduces pregnancy risk below 1%. Intercourse before condom application permits enough sperm leakage to start a pregnancy. ...Read more

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How long after ending a "twice a day for seven days" bacterial vagnosis antibiotic should I wait to have sex? Or can I have sex right away?

How long after ending a "twice a day for seven days" bacterial vagnosis antibiotic should I wait to have sex? Or can I have sex right away?

See answer: You can have sex after taking the full course, but be cautious that the bacterial infection was not caused by your partner infecting you, as you do not want to keep getting the same infection if your partenr is infected. Depending on what infection you had, he may need to be treated too. ...Read more

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My period is a week early, I take the pill and sometimes get spotting. I will get a period in a week, it's happened before. What does this mean ?

My period is a week early, I take the pill and sometimes get spotting. I will get a period in a week, it's happened before. What does this mean ?

OCP's: Did you take it later or miss any pills? The pills are so low dose that missing a pill often leads to break through bleeding. ...Read more

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What do it mean when you have a period for a day only then start discharging brown?

What do it mean when you have a period for a day only  then start discharging brown?

Likely normal: You are just passing old blood. This is common and very unlikely to be of any concern. However, if continuing then speak with your md about it. ...Read more

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I get a yeast infection EVERY month about 9 days before my period. Why? How can I prevent this? FYI: Have paragard, not HBC.

Fluconazole?: Make sure the diagnosis of recurrent yeast has been confirmed by your doctor and, if so, that you have been checked for underlying health problems that can cause it, especially diabetes. If recurrent yeast is confirmed, usually outbreaks can be prevented by taking fluconazole (Diflucan) by mouth once a week. Ask your doctor about it. ...Read more

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Why did i get a yeast infection and then BV all the time?

Why did i get a yeast infection and then BV all the time?

PH imbalances: Yeast or BV infections occur when the vaginal ph changes from it's normal slightly acidic range of 4-4.5. Antibiotics, stress, dietary changes, certain medications can disrupt this balance.This can allow the normal populations of yeast or gardnerella bacteria to overproliferate and cause yeast or bv. Some women have luck using nutritional supplements with acidophilus, probiotics, garlic. ...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