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Flu, periods, yeast infection - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   good day to you , i am 22 years of age, i had the flu two weeks ago after that, i got my period and it only lasted for two days and the day my period ended was the same day my yeast infection started, i've had the yeast infection for a week now.i would like to know what the cause is and how it can be stopped because it has been going on for more than a week now
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   Dr. XXXXXXXX here. Let me read what you have typed
Doctor :   the yeast infection could happen due to reduced immunity
Doctor :   usually the viral flu infections tend to lower down the body's immunity
Doctor :   and yest infection or superadded bacterial infections can result.
Doctor :   *yeast
Doctor :   have you followed what I have said?
Doctor :   is there anything else i can help you with?
Doctor :   are you there?
Doctor :   early pregnancy does cause such alterations in periods
Doctor :   you can take a pregnancy test and see if you are pregnant
Doctor :   also , if you are pregnant, then the yeast infection should be treated aggresively
Doctor :   to prevent infection to baby
Doctor :   and other resultant complications
Doctor :   have you followed what I have said?
Doctor :   is there anything else i can help you with?
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me. bye for now.
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