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Is it normal to develop a yeast infection and thrush every time when on any antibiotic? What's the best way to prevent/stop this from happening?
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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
2 doctors agree
In brief: Checkup needed
Candida vaginitis is not uncommon following antibiotics, but thrush is a little unusual and would be concerned about your immune system not functioning well.
Why are you taking antibiotics? Are they really necessary? What does your doctor who prescribed the antibiotics say? Talk to them.

In brief: Checkup needed
Candida vaginitis is not uncommon following antibiotics, but thrush is a little unusual and would be concerned about your immune system not functioning well.
Why are you taking antibiotics? Are they really necessary? What does your doctor who prescribed the antibiotics say? Talk to them.
Dr. Martin Raff
Dr. Martin Raff
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Dr. Allen Seely
General Practice
2 doctors agree
In brief: PREVENT YEAST
Some women think that eating foods with lactobacillus organisms, such as yogurt will help prevent yeast infections--so far there is no evidence--> but eat a balanced diet rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and nonfat dairy products.
Also helpful: wear cotton, avoid douching, control diabetes (or get checked), have good hygiene and avoid 'strong antibiotics'.

In brief: PREVENT YEAST
Some women think that eating foods with lactobacillus organisms, such as yogurt will help prevent yeast infections--so far there is no evidence--> but eat a balanced diet rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and nonfat dairy products.
Also helpful: wear cotton, avoid douching, control diabetes (or get checked), have good hygiene and avoid 'strong antibiotics'.
Dr. Allen Seely
Dr. Allen Seely
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