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Yeast infections and fissures

I have been having recurrent yeast infections along with anal fissures that will not heal (I have had fissures for about a month and a half to 2 months now and the infections for months on end...couldn't even guess).  I was taking antibiotics and steroids almost every month for a year when I had an abcess (abscess) behind my tonsil until I was able to have them removed.  I don't know if it is related to this or not.  The doctors just keep treating the symptoms and not telling what the real problem is!  I have done research and I thought I may have had a candida overgrowth which can cause a weakening in the lining of the digestive tract as well as yeast infection.  I did a 3 week candida cleanse, but to no avail.  Help!
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Also, the yeast infections seem to occur after intercourse (monogomous with my husband) and after my menstrual cycle.  The fissures seemed to come and go for awhile when I had an infection.  Now they just stay and won't leave!
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