Vaginal Yeast Infections


Did you have a yeast infection? If so, what was the cause? Submit Your Comment

Comment from: prettygurl36, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: November 14

I have gotten a horrible yeast infection because of the antibiotic I recently have taken. I rarely get them. If I do, they clear up on its own. But this one was so bad I had to get a 3-day treatment of Monistat, but a generic brand. I think I had a cut in my vagina and the yeast grew on it and pulled my skin together. It was uncomfortable and painful. I had no itching, however I did have burning but only when I went to urinate. The skin was red and inflamed.

Comment from: Zakia M, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: June 05

I get a yeast infection every time I have sex, especially when my man uses condoms.

Comment from: Feel Better, 55-64 (Patient) Published: August 07

Being on antibiotics before during and after surgery of hysterectomy caused my yeast infection.

Comment from: BlondeHeartBreaker, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: April 09

Yes, I’m treating my yeast infection now. I have no idea of the cause. I haven’t taken antibiotics in 2 to 4 years.

Comment from: Moico, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: September 07

Tamoxifen caused my yeast infection.

Comment from: Mmine, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: May 02

I wonder if amoxicillin causes yeast infections because my husband has it.

Comment from: fridah, 19-24 Female (Caregiver) Published: March 20

My friend has rashes over the vaginal parts and it is itchy. I think it might be yeast infection.


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