Remicade & Yeast infection

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   Posted 12/26/2009 6:06 AM (GMT -6)   
I am having my first Remicade infusion on Monday and was wondering if they will give it to me if I have a yeast infection. 

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   Posted 12/26/2009 9:26 AM (GMT -6)   
Have you started treating the yeast infection yet? I would think if you already started treatment you should be okay. Can you contact your doctors on call service and ask them? Good luck!
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   Posted 12/26/2009 3:19 PM (GMT -6)   
My treatment is first thing Monday morning so I won't be able to contact the doctor beforehand.
I will however have 4 days of a 7 day treatment under my belt by then. 

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   Posted 12/26/2009 5:54 PM (GMT -6)   
I'm sure they will give you your remicade. In fact, I wouldn't even mention the yeast infection if I were you. I took remicade for 6+ years and they are only really worried about severe infections that cause you to have a fever over 100.4 degrees and could cause serious health problems. A yeast infection won't even be on their radar. Good luck!

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   Posted 12/26/2009 8:28 PM (GMT -6)   
Thanks for the advise.  I was seriously considering not mentioning it.  I figured with 4 out of 7 days of treatment completed I would be ok. 


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Date Joined Apr 2009
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   Posted 12/27/2009 12:56 AM (GMT -6)   
they even gave me my remicade while i had a cold so i wouldn't worry about it
Crohn's Colitis diagnosed 6/08
Organic SCD since 4/09
Remicade since 6/09
Boswellia + Natren's Healthy Trinity probiotic + Cinnamon + Wild Oregano Oil + vitamin D + zinc + Barlean's fish oil

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