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Can fibroids cause yeast infections

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Doubtful: Foul vaginal discharge often suggests bacterial vaginosis (an infection), and yeast infections are secondary to a wide spectrum of issues including va... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
Infectious Disease 19 years experience
Several factors: Several factors can cause a yeast infections- 1. Local balance of normal flora is disrupted, typically from the recent use of antibiotics; 2. Impaire... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Yeast : Yeast infections are due to a fungus called Candida which is normally found in the vagina. However, if there is a lack of healthy vaginal bacteria it ... Read More
Dr. Jennifer Frank
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Fungus: A yeast infection is caused by fungus (often candida albicans) that multiplies in your mouth, your vagina, or your skin.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doyle Sam Spence
Dentistry 10 years experience
Immunocom: Immunocompromised patients and patinets on antibiotics, may also result from xerostoma and poorly fitting dentures and partials.
Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Aklanswered
Infectious Disease 32 years experience
Candida: It is caused by one of several fungi of the genus candida. The most common is candida albicans. There are other types of yeasts that do not cause vagi... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harry Greenberg
Dermatology 28 years experience
Doubtful: I've never heard of stress causing a yeast infection. You should see your ob/gyn or primary care doc for evaluation. Stress can cause outbreaks of o... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathleen Mullane
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
No: Acyclovir is an antiviral agent. It is very specific to the molecular machinery of some herpes viruses. It does not suppress the immune system nor ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
A Verified Doctoranswered
21 years experience
No: The best documented risk factors for spontaneous abortion are advanced maternal age, maternal smoking, and previous history of spontaneous abortion. M... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
Infectious Disease 49 years experience
See below: I assume you refer to yeast vaginitis. Effective treatments include vaginal preparations that contain nystatin, miconazole, clotrimazole, butoconazole... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Various causes..: Although controversial, evidence have shown that tight dark clothing, non cotton underwear, poor hygiene, moist area have been associated. In diabeti... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 60 years experience
There are: many many other reasons for vaginal itching including but not limited to DRYNESS and estrogen deficiency! This needs the attention of your GYN special... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
34 years experience
Probiotics: That's an interesting question. Generally, probiotics can help to replenish or maintain the normal flora, and keep things in balance. However, there... Read More