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Why do I get ayeast infection during everyperiod?

Why do I get ayeast infection during everyperiod?

Hormone levels: You are more prone to yeast infections when hormones fluctuate and when immune system is depressed. Often women find they get them right before their period due to these fluctuations. If you are having recurrent yeast infections, then you have to treat aggressively. I suggest seeing a physician for an extended course of anti-fungal medication. And support your immune system with botanicals. ...Read more

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Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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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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Is it normal to get small cuts during a yeast infection?

Is it normal to get small cuts during a yeast infection?

Skin breakdown: Not exactly 'normal, ' but not uncommon--need to be careful as can get second, bacterial infection to skin from these new entry points. If no allergies, can use topical triple antibiotic ointment once/twice daily as a 'moisturizer' to those areas until improving, or contact your dr. For further advice. ...Read more

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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?

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

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How come i always get yeast infection-like symptoms during my period?

How come i always get yeast infection-like symptoms during my period?

Hormone plays part.: Due to increase level of hormones right before period it changes the ph in the vagina and glucose content of the cell that makes the enviornment more favorable for yeast cells to thrive. So you might be having mild yeast infection cyclically as a possibility. ...Read more

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My vagina becomes irritated after a condom is used during sex. Then i get a yeast infection. Is this normal?

My vagina becomes irritated after a condom is used during sex. Then i get a yeast infection. Is this normal?

Yes: You are likely sensitive to the condom or spermicide placed on the condom. Try a condom w/o spermicides. ...Read more

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Yeast infection during pregnancy.Have had a yeast infection for the past 2 months have also been diagnosed with gbs how can I get rid of it?

Yeast infection during pregnancy.Have had a yeast infection for the past 2 months have also been diagnosed with gbs how can I get rid of it?

GBS more important: If by "gbs" you mean group-b strep, that needs to be addressed first, as it can be passed to your baby at delivery. See your doctor. If you have a vaginal yeast infection your doc can prescribe a cream for that, but far more important for your baby is to treat the strep infection. ...Read more

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Why do you break out and get soreness during a yeast infection.

Why do you break out and get soreness during a yeast infection.

That's part of the: Natural process of infection and the body's response to fight off infection. Take care! ...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