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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tara Passow
39 years experience in Dermatology
Yes, but...: Depending on the ingredients in the diaper cream, it may help the area feel better, but may not clear the yeast infection, unless it contains an anti- ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
34 years experience in Family Medicine
Thrush/yeast infect: As long as the mom washes her hands there is no way to potentially transfer a vaginal yeast infection to a breastfeeding baby. While they are both ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience in Dermatology
Overgrowth of yeast: Occurs after antibiotics, or associated with diabetes. Treatable with over the counter products such as gyn lotrimin or micatin (miconazole).
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience in Family Medicine
OTC meds: You can start first with the otc creams and suppositories. There will be a section at the drug store for this. However, if you've never had a yeast ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Sudler
39 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No, Thrush is oral: A vaginal yeast infection and thrush are caused by the same same fungus, candida, but thrush is oral (only the mouth), and the former only affects the ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Michael Sanders
15 years experience in Pulmonology
That's very possible: Antibiotics often cause a yeast infection.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Could be either: Cannot tell you without an exam, could also be a herpes infection or a vaginal dystrophy, there are many conditions that could cause burning in someo ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahareh Fazilat
20 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vaginitis : This could also be due to a bacterial vaginosis infection or trichomonas. You need to be examined and evaluated by a physician whom can perform a wet ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milroy Samuel
23 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: You cannot get HIV from having a vaginal delivery unless you are in contact with contaminated equipment at time of delivery.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Not usual: Soaps should not give a person a yeast infection. Diabetes or essentially a sugary environment (such as that seen with Diabetes and sugar in the urin ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
36 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: It is a totally different kind of yeast(fungus).
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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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience in Preventive Medicine
No: You need a physician locally.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
28 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not really: It should not have an effect on results.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: These types of infections should not. See your gyn.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience in Infectious Disease
Bacterial vaginosis: Not usually. A fishy order is usually caused by bacterial vaginosis.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Yeast: Normally there is not a significant odor associated with yeast infections.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. R. scott Thornton
41 years experience in Gynecology
Sometimes: Yeast infections certainly can be associated with an increased vaginal discharge. The classic discharge is "a cottage cheese" discharge. However, ther ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience in Family Medicine
Colonized: It sounds like your partner has been colonized. It is common in uncircumcised men. You should use condoms to help prevent it. Treatment should clea ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gehrig Harris
16 years experience in Family Medicine
Swimming and yeast: Hello Karla, swimming can cause or worsen a yeast infection. A wet environment promotes the growth of yeasts and so if you do not remove wet swimming ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Pappachen
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Clotrimazole is anti-fungal. It generally doesn't do much for bacterial infections.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
40 years experience in Pediatrics
Thrush&vaginal yeast: Vaginal yeast infection in moms can cause thrush in babies. But adults should not ordinarily be getting thrush unless they are on antibiotics or immun ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Not usually.: Symptoms of a yeast infection may include: burning, redness & itching of the vulva; burning with urination & vaginal intercourse & a clumpy, white, va ... Read More

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