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have been diagnosed to have Candidaisis Albican does this have anything to do with infertility?

By Anonymous August 13, 2013 - 5:42am
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Hi Anon,


Welcome to EmpowHER. If you only get a yeast infection once or twice a year and it is easily treated by home methods, you are probably fine and the only way it will affect your fertility is by making you so uncomfortable from itching and slight burning you will not want to have sexual intercourse. Recurrent vaginal yeast infections cause the internal vaginal flora to become unbalanced which may make it harder for the sperm to reach the uterus. Sperm is not killed by overgrowth of Candida, but because the infection changes the consistency of the cervical mucous, it may make it more difficult for the sperm to reach the cervical opening. It’s important to discuss with your doctor as to treatment and your possibilities of pregnancy.




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