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Dr. Alexander Gorup
28 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Russell Chin
44 years experience in Dentistry
Displaced TMJ disc: During procedure when they had your mouth wide open for the precedure, the disc may have displaced and your bite is now off causing pain when your tee ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alejandra de Alba Razo
Specializes in General Practice
Acute then chronic : After the abscess goes away, either by itself or with medical care, many patients develop a pilonidal sinus. The sinus is a cavity below the skin surf ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yeast infection: Being on antibiotics predisposed you to a yeast infection of the vagina. Yeast infections can be passed back and forth between sexual partners and bot ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Anal bumps: Would not be anticipated from a yeast infection.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yeast is likely: Sounds like a fairly classic presentation of a vaginal yeast infection. Over the counter yeast creams are available. If not improved with this then an ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience in Dermatology
Please: Please see your gynecologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milroy Samuel
23 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hmmm: Without exam difficult to say. You need to be evaluated. Appears to be more complicated than a simple yeast infection.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Infection : Usually from infected sebaceous glands or follicles that is localized with collection of pus.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathleen Mullane
31 years experience in Internal Medicine
Wrong place: Staph are normal skin flora. If there's skin trauma (scratch, ingrown hair, obstructed gland) the bacteria finds a nice warm spot w/lots of free food ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
It may: Itching is a subliminal form of pain and may be due to inflammation of many sources, and that could include infection.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience in Internal Medicine
Depends: Abcess require incision and drainage. Ist generation cephalosporins have good coverage for non resistant staph responsible for most uncomplicated skin ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Could be due to a: Yeast infection secondary to antibiotic usage, but also cut out all caffeine and alcohol. If is doesn't improve see your doctor who prescribed the ant ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: The anal area can become infected as well.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Yes: The skin and soft tissues react to the yeast by producing rash and sometimes discharge. They can be very itchy.
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Clear
11 years experience in Family Medicine
Sounds awful: That sounds like a nasty toe laceration, and if infected it should be looked at by a primary care or urgent care Dr. who will see if it needs to be dr ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Travis Kidner
16 years experience in Surgical Oncology
Colorectal Doc: You should be evaluated by a colorectal surgeon to determine the cause of your abscess and to adequately drain and treat them. Sometimes a fistula can ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience in General Surgery
Yes: a site if abscess can spread and new collection- loculations can form. Or some deep source from re rum can surface at multiple sites
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
YES IT CAN: Yes it is possible as yeast can spread anywhere it is moist and dark including anus, but not that common.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Kramer
34 years experience in General Surgery
No: Not typically.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Engel
38 years experience in Dentistry
No : A dry socket is a complication in healing secondary to a tooth being removed. An abscess drainage is usually from an infection and the source of th ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Brandon Greene
8 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: Perianal itching is the most common presenting symptom of pinworm infestation & scratching the area can cause redness & irritation. The pinwor ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience in Infectious Disease
No: An itchy anus is rarely cause by yeast infection. It's usually caused by overwashing, resulting in dry, chapped skin and mucous membranes, or by over ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Discharge is not: Always apparent. See doctor if uncertain but this may be a yeast infection. Symptoms of a yeast infection may include: burning, redness ; itching of t ... Read More

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