Diabetes

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Posted by: Desperate | 2012/06/01

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Diabetes and recurring Yeast infections help!

Hi Doc
Please help I am not diagnosed diabetic but I have all the syptoms ever since having my son 3 years ago, I suffer with recurring Yeast infects sometimes last about a month before susiding and then returns again after about a month I am frustrated this infection is taking over my life. What over the counter medication can I take. I have tried Flucanazole, canesten cream and antibiotics with no success please advise

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Diabetes expert

Dear Desparate
Yeast infections are a common problem even in patients without diabetes. To clarify the question of diabetes I suggest a formal fasting glucose level. If this is normal then to see a gynaecologist for optimal treatment of the yeast infection.

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Posted by: Diabetes Expert | 2012/06/08

Dear Desparate
Yeast infections are a common problem even in patients without diabetes. To clarify the question of diabetes I suggest a formal fasting glucose level. If this is normal then to see a gynaecologist for optimal treatment of the yeast infection.

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