Can yeast infections cause pregnancy complications?

Rarely. There have been reports of candida fungal (yeast) infections of the amniotic fluid which surrounds the fetus.
Generally No... Yeast infections can be caused by a pH imbalance of the vagina that can occur commonly in pregnancy due to hormonal changes. This overgrowth of a fungus can be treated at any time during pregnancy with antifungals like Monistat otc or terazol (terconazole) via a prescription. Yeast infections can cause vaginal itching, redness of the vagina, and a white clumpy discharge that looks like cottage cheese.

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Does pregnancy cause yeast infection? What kind of medicine is safe to take during pregnancy to help with yeast infection?

Yeast infection. These are quite common in pregnant women particularly during the second trimester. During pregnancy physicians recommend vaginal creams and suppositories only. The oral medication, Diflucan (fluconazole) (a single-dose medication), has not been proven safe during pregnancy and lactation.

I ave been nauseous since year I did pregnancy tests all (-) asked my doctor if yeast infection could cause it he said no what could cause this feeling?

Nausea. This symptom has many potential sources. You might be best to make a list of when you become nauseated and what its relationship is to other things (diet, position, time of day, people you don't like, etc.), and take this with you to see a doctor, along with your prior medical history if they have not seen you before. This may be gallbladder disease, or other. Good luck.

Can sex cause vaginal yeast infection in pregnancy and is there any link between yeast infection tablets and upper leg pain?

Yeast infection. Vaginal yeast infections are more common in pregnancy because of the hormonal changes and are not usually caused by sex. The back strain of pregnancy caused by the compensation for your center of gravity shifting can result in pain in the upper leg. This is not caused by medicines used for yeast infections. Hope this helps.

Can a yeast infection give any effects during my pregnancy?

Yeast infection. Other than possible itching, a yeast infection will not affect your pregnancy. Your fetus will be unharmed.
Yes. Get it treated. Although this is not something that happens often, it is possible for vaginal yeast to cause intrauterine inflammation and preterm labor. Yeast infections are common in pregnancy. Call your OB today to get a prescription for the yeast. Avoid over the counter treatments until you've discussed them with OB. Clotrimazole for 7 days is considered safe, but there are other creams that OBs prefer.