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Do you think I should stop taking birth control pills while I have a yeast infection?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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In brief: BC & yeast

Please discuss this with your gynecologist.
Taking certain birth control pills may promote yeast infections in some women (via hormone effect). You and your physician can review which oral contraceptive you are on to ensure it is the best choice for you.

In brief: BC & yeast

Please discuss this with your gynecologist.
Taking certain birth control pills may promote yeast infections in some women (via hormone effect). You and your physician can review which oral contraceptive you are on to ensure it is the best choice for you.
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