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help!!! 2nd. yeast infection in a month??????? help!!! 2nd. yeast infection in a month???????

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Unread 02-25-2005, 07:10 AM
help!!! 2nd. yeast infection in a month???????

hi,
i have been doing so well for almost 2 months,now in the past two weeks i have had 2 yeast infections! i used the over the counter med's, but it's back again the last one was really bad.... i have had some lower right pain too. I am on primpro and wondering if that has something to do with these yeast infections... it has helped with my cystocele and rectocele though i can't imagine not taking it becasue of these yeast infection's!
gosh why is everything always so hard.i was reading on yeast infections and it said sometimes stress has alot to do with it??
anyways any input would be nice thanx
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Unread 02-25-2005, 08:08 AM
help!!! 2nd. yeast infection in a month???????

Hello, dear. I've never had a yeast infection, but my Mom was especially prone to them at one time and has coached us girls (I have 2 sisters) on prevention.

You might look at your diet as part of the picture. Are you consuming quite a bit of carbs? Also, be sure you not wearing clothes that cause moisture to build up. Need lots of air circulation - trapped warm moisture is yeast heaven.

Cotton undies are essential. I recommend Victoria's Secret for really soft nice cotton. But, any 100% cotton panties will do. Not just cotton crotch ... all cotton. If you need to wear hosiery, then try thigh highs or stockings.

I am making the assumption you are self medicating and have not seen your GYN. If so, I think its time to at least call your GYN. You could be making things worse. You might at this point need a different or stronger medicine!

Take care.
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Unread 02-25-2005, 02:38 PM
help!!! 2nd. yeast infection in a month???????

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Originally posted by michelle35
Hello, dear. I've never had a yeast infection,
You are so lucky Michelle!!!!!!

((coffee)))
Michelle had a great suggestion on the panties...it is true that they have to be all cotton, not just the crotch. I had a horrific one when I was pregnant and had to stop wearing hose and switched to thigh-hi's.
If you have used OTC remedies and it comes back, you may need to go see your doc. It could be a stubborn case of yeast or it could be vaginitis....so you really should get it checked out, especially since the OTC products aren't working effectively. Let us know how it goes.
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