Soccermom, any immunosuppressant - including Pred, 6-MP, Imuran - increases the likelihood of fungal infections. Others tend to get them when they're sick. Oral thrush is essentially the same thing as vaginal yeast infection, just in a different
location. So anything - sickness or meds - that lowers our resistance to infection can lead to them.
Moderate to severe left-sided UC (21 cm) diagnosed 2001.
Asacol, Rowasa, Pentasa, Prednisone, Entocort, Azathioprine
Colazal, Remicade, Nature's Way Primadophilus Reuteri.
In remission since April, 2006. Remicade has been my wonder drug.
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