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How soon after starting a dose antibiotics can I get a yeast infection?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Hard to say

Taking antibiotics doesn't give you a yeast infection.
The yeast are already there, but if you kill off enough germs in your gut or on the skin surface it allows them more access to territory/food so they may emerge as a problem. It takes at least a few days to start the process. If you take probiotics (good germ colonies) at the same time you may avoid it.

In brief: Hard to say

Taking antibiotics doesn't give you a yeast infection.
The yeast are already there, but if you kill off enough germs in your gut or on the skin surface it allows them more access to territory/food so they may emerge as a problem. It takes at least a few days to start the process. If you take probiotics (good germ colonies) at the same time you may avoid it.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology

In brief: 7 days

7 days.

In brief: 7 days

7 days.
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