Can amoxicillin cure a yeast infection?

Answer

According to WebMD, amoxicillin is an antibiotic, so it is not appropriate for treatment of yeast infections. Antibiotics are prescribed for conditions caused by bacteria. Yeast infections are treated with antifungal creams, suppositories or tablets.

MedlinePlus explains that vaginal yeast infections are sometimes actually caused by the use of antibiotics. A healthy vagina contains a balance of microorganisms. Antibiotics sometimes kill off beneficial bacteria and allow harmful germs to thrive. "Candida albicans" is a common vaginal fungus that often causes a yeast infection when a woman is on antibiotics. To help prevent this, MedlinePlus recommends eating yogurt with live cultures or taking Lactobacillus acidophilus tablets to replace lost bacteria.

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