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Can fibroids cause yeast infections

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 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

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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
Infectious Disease 18 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 25 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 22 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 9 years experience
Immunocom: Immunocompromised patients and patinets on antibiotics, may also result from xerostoma and poorly fitting dentures and partials.
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Dr. Ziad Aklanswered
Infectious Disease 31 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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Yeast sites vary: Yeast infections usually occur in the oral passages, vagina, foreskin and penis, and in the skin where there are creases( armpits, groin, breasts). Ta... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harry Greenberg
Dermatology 27 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 32 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 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
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
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
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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 48 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 24 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

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