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can fibroids cause yeast infections

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
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

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
17 years experience in Infectious Disease
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
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Akl answered
30 years experience in Infectious Disease
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 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doyle Sam Spence
8 years experience in Dentistry
Immunocom: Immunocompromised patients and patinets on antibiotics, may also result from xerostoma and poorly fitting dentures and partials.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
36 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Recurrent vaginal yeast infections do not cause vaginal cysts.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
No: Candida yeast infections are rather common and generally do not cause serious medical conditions in normal men and women, so such infections would not ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Berger
40 years experience in Dermatology
Yes: As well as itch.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
No: Ovarian cysts do not cause yeast infections.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
No: Not in women or in men.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Boelter
47 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not usually: Unless other bacteria are involved.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Rudolph
31 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Generally No...: Yeast infections can be caused by a pH imbalance of the vagina that can occur commonly in pregnancy due to hormonal changes. This overgrowth of a fung ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience in Infectious Disease
No, similar symptoms: Hemorrhoids don't cause yeast infections, but some of the symptoms can be similar, with anal irritation and itching. Don't guess at the diagnosis or t ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not directly. : Many vaginal infections actually come from bacteria and yeast from the anal region. For example bacterial vaginosis bacterial usually come from the r ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Yeast: Lactobacillus acidophilus is a bacteria that is a normal resident of the vagina in some women. It is not a yeast and does not cause yeast infection.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
It can: If your vaginal tissues are raw, the friction from penile penetration may cause discomfort or pain.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Vaginal candida: This vaginal moisturizer will not cause yeast infection, but by altering the acidity and other features of the normal vaginal tissues it may potential ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience in Pediatrics
Yeast infection: No, it treats it.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience in General Practice
Yes.: Cervicitis is essentially a generalized named for an inflammation or an infection of the cervix so this could be a yeast infection, a BV infection, or ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience in Medical Oncology
Nope: Viral infection with hpv can lead to cervical cancer but to my knowledge, candida does not.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathleen Mullane
31 years experience in Internal Medicine
Rarely: Yeast infections usually only grow on the surface of mucous membranes (mouth, throat, vagina) ; skin. Rarely, they can migrate up the urethra ; cause ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No but : Yeast can cause vaginal dryness but not the other way around.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience in Pediatrics
Any antibiotic...: ...Can contribute toward a yeast infection by removing competing bacteria.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
9 years experience in Family Medicine
Not directly: Several pathogenic bacteria known to establish persistent infections, can promote or initiate abnormal cell growth by evading the immune system and cr ... 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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