okay so i know that i have had infections down there but not like this! i have like chunky smelly stuff coming out! its the chunky that is really scaring me! what could it be? i have antibiotics from infections before i should i take those?
Antibiotics can cause yeast infections quite often. Did you recently take these for something? Antibiotics are to treat infections caused by viruses. Yeast infections are an abundance of a bad bacteria that overtakes your body. Eating yogurt, as they have live cultures, can often prevent this from happening, especially while taking atiobitics. I would go to the doc if this is your first yeast infection. There are over the counter 3 day meds that you can buy to treat this as well.
wow, thats some heavy stuff !!! i wandered on this forum
and clicked on this post not knowing i was WAY outta my leage !
i do have a question about the connection between this kind of
yeast, and CANDIDA ? just curious if anyone knows. l.e.
You mentioned you've had infections before - but have they been diagnosed yeast infections by your doctor? Because if not, you should go & have them test if it's yeast or not.... If you are convinced it's a YI, def. get the monistat 7 (like sparkeler said) and to help you out - you can take Probiotic Acidophilous pills - this is the live culture that is found within yogurt. When I have a Y, I take 2 a day... Hopefully this clears up for you asap!
Sorry, I just reread the original post...somehow I had gotten the impression that she had been prescribed antibiotics for a yeast infection before....but it really just says an infection, not yeast...thanks.
Did I miss something? Do they ever actually prescribe antibiotics for a yeast infection? To my knowledge, antibiotics are the culprit of many yeast infections...Many times that I am prescibed antibiotics, I ask them for a prescription for Diflucan as well...and they have NEVER declined it. Someone steer me the right way, I'm confused!
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