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    Default what can you use to treat a yeast infection while breastfeeding?

    what can you use to treat a vaginal yeast infection while breastfeeding?

    thanks for any help!

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    Default Re: what can you use to treat a yeast infection while breastfeeding?

    I used the over the counter Monistat (it may have been the Target brand).

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    Default Re: what can you use to treat a yeast infection while breastfeeding?

    You can take diflucan (rx from ob/gyn).

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    Default Re: what can you use to treat a yeast infection while breastfeeding?

    yougart works if you eat it on a regular basis...
    I have to eat it daily when pg or I run into trouble.

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    Default Re: what can you use to treat a yeast infection while breastfeeding?

    If you have vaginal yeast, be on the lookout for thrush. Here's some info:
    www.llli.org/llleaderweb/LV/LVOctNov98p91.html

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    Default Re: what can you use to treat a yeast infection while breastfeeding?

    ok well I think this is what happend to me.... I have had a history of yeast inf. and vag. bac. So I usually just overload on yogurt, but now that it's in my breast I think I am goin to seek treatment. Should I get baby treated to. From all the stuff I have beed reading I think I should!
    Married mama with 4 kiddos...2 girls (11 & 6) and 2 boys (21mo & 3mo)

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    Default Re: what can you use to treat a yeast infection while breastfeeding?

    thank you call doc now...
    Married mama with 4 kiddos...2 girls (11 & 6) and 2 boys (21mo & 3mo)

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