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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. Ronald Krauser
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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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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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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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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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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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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

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Can you get yeast infection/ thrush from friction during sex?

Can you get yeast infection/ thrush from friction during sex?

Yes: If one of the partners has this infection, it can be transfered during sex, usually from microscopic breaks in the lining of the vagina or the penis during the activity. Best to use a condom if the infection is active and see a urologist or gynecologist to treat the condition so this is not an issue. ...Read more

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Does vaginal yeast infection pass on to men during sex? Will it harm them? If yes, what's their treatment to get rid of it. Just asking for knowledge

Does vaginal yeast infection pass on to men during sex? Will it harm them? If yes, what's their treatment to get rid of it. Just asking for knowledge

It can happen: Vaginal yeast infections can be transmitted to partners, but usually is not. When it happens, it usually causes minor irritation or a rash that goes away without treatment. But in more severe cases, the male can share his female partner's vaginal yeast cream; a little bit rubbed into the irritated area will clear it up. ...Read more

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I continuously get yeast infections?

Recommend:: If you have recurrent (four or more) yeast infections per year or a chronic yeast infection simple treatments may not be adequate. Please see your physician for treatment in that situation. ...Read more

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How do I get a yeast infection?

How do I get a yeast infection?

Easy: We are all colonized with yeast, usually candida albicans. If your immunity is profoundly reduced, or if the acidity and other factors in the vaginal barrel are right you may get it. Babies frequently get thrush which is yeast infection in the mouth, and people may get secondary yeast infections after treatment with antibiotics reduces the bacteria which previously inhibited the yeast growth. ...Read more

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Why did I get another yeast infection?

Why did I get another yeast infection?

Many reasons: Theoretically, anything that alters the vaginal flora/ecosystem can predispose to it. An example would be taking antibiotics. Recent onset of douching is another one. ...Read more

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Can i get a yeast infection from my partner?

Can i get a yeast infection from my partner?

Yes, even though: It is not a sexually transmitted disease it can be transmitted via intimate contact. ...Read more

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Why is it that i get frequent yeast infection?

Check yourself: You should be seen by your doctor to be rule out any immunocompromised condition like dm . Some time frequent antibiotics can leads to frequent yeast infection. ...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