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Antibiotics and Yeast Infections

If you've been taking antibiotics, that means that much of the invading bacteria AND the friendly bacteria in your body are being killed off. This means that your body has to replace quite a bit of bacteria. If the unfriendly bacteria repopulates more quickly than the friendly bacteria, you are likely to get a yeast infection.

About Yeast Infections - Symptoms & Treatments

There is easy remedy to this - Acidophilus (found in pills and naturally in yogurt). Better yet, take a Probiotic formula that contains Acidophilus and other friendly bacteria. One good one is Jarrow Probiotics.

updated: 8 years ago