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can you die from a yeast infection

A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathleen Mullane
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Wrong place ; time: An infection in the wrong place in an individual not able to w/stand the illness will cause death. Topical yeast infections rarely cause death. Yeas ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
49 years experience Dermatology
Unlikely.: It's unlikely if you are healthy. However, some immune system severely compromised persons might run into trouble.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Next to impossible: Fortunately! unless you are immunosupressed on chemotherapy or HIV positive there is nothing to worry. Local treatment should fix it easily.
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Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
Resolution: There are no specific die-off symptoms; you should have fairly rapid resolution of the symptoms of the yeast infection (the itching/discharge if any) ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
YES: One 150mg tablet is curative.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicole Jarvis
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not likely: Unless a person has other health problems that suppress immune system (uncontrolled diabetes, HIV, cancer) making them prone to resistant yeast, the s ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faraj Touchan
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Test: First you need to get cultured and prove the yeast infection and get sensitivity tone sure treatment is effective Be sure to be checked for diabetes ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Wallner
40 years experience Gynecology
Itchy..: ...With yellow curd like discharge and red vulva. Often confused with vulvar skin irritation which may be treated with 1% Hydrocortisone cream.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicholas Fogelson
Specializes in Gynecology
Yes: Yes are fairly common, and easily treated.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marianne DiNapoli
7 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Symptoms include..: Vaginal itching and a cottage cheese-like discharge could be signs of a vaginal yeast infection. You can try using over the counter yeast infection me ... Read More
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