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Many factors:: Warmth and moisture content of the skin surface. Remember, we all have "yeast" on our skin. A yeast infection represents an overgrowth of certain yeast species because of the above factors. But others include anti-microbial drugs, diabetes, weakened immune system. If prone to yeast infections, wear undergarments made of cotton, rather than artificial fibers, since cotton can be bleached! ...Read more
Endometritis is an infection in the uterus. It can be caused by many different types of bacteria. It usually presents with lower abdominal pain, abnormal foul smelling discharge, and fever. It can occur following pregnancy and is often seen in women who had a prolonged period of time of ruptured membranes prior to delivery. It is also seen in women remote from ...Read more
I am a male 44 years old, and I have a systemic yeast infection of the prostate along with ringworms on scalp how do I cure this reoccurring problem?
1-3 days: 1 to 3 days is usually all that is needed taking the 200mg tablet. ...Read more
I went to the doctor and have a yeast infection in my groin and my testicals hurt is that normal ?
Two problems!: Testicles do not hurt from a yeast infection in the groin. Testicular pain has many causes, but at your age, epididymitis would be the most likely cause. You would/should see your doctor for diagnosis and treatment, most likely antibiotics! you did not mention if you've engaged in sexual activity. Very important to know! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Can tinactin (tolnaftate) athletes four cream or vagisel cream help my 20 month old sons yeast infection rash?
Have yeast infection. Used gynazole cream 1. Only been 24 hours, little relief. Dr will prescribe terazol (terconazole) or difulcan next- how resistant is difulcan to yeast infections- dr doesn't like that med?
Yes and no....: For the most part, no problems for most patients. However, it can rarely cause signifcant liver issues, and more importantly, it inhibitis part of the c-p450 ssytem in the liver and can elevate blood levels of many medicines. Let your pharmacist know what you are taking, or your prescribing doctor to make sure you have no interactions. ...Read more
My vagina wont stop burning been treated for yeast and BV been taking probtics and yougurt have sore and bump in opening of vag been test 4 al STD neg?
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a virus member of the Herpes virus family. In immunocompetent people infection is generally asymptomatic or you can have a mononucleosis type syndrome. In immunodeficient people or in young infants, it can cause severe infection, including CMV meningitis, which is an infection of the tissue surrounding the brain or CMV encephalitis, which refers to ...Read more
Vaginal swabs are used to take part of the secretion or discharge in the vagina and allow it to be grown in culture. Yeast is one of the infectious agents that can cause an infection in the vagina (there are many others). This is one of the most common causes of infection, and candida is the most common species. There are many effective treatments ...Read more