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can you get a yeast infection in your urethra

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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Yeast infection: Unusual but possible.

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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadeem Shaikh
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: need to treat with an Anti fungal vaginal cream like Monistat or a pill called Diflucan (fluconazole) or Fluconazole
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Allergy? UTI? STD?: TTO can be very irritating and should not be used in the genital area. There is no proof of effectiveness for many things listed in various online res ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Allergy to the cream: I think you have an allergy to this product-not sure if you have other known allergies? Generally clotrimazole is well tolerated and will wipe out a l ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
32 years experience Pediatrics
Sure can!: Some might be more painful than others! or you might just have a little raw spot in the meatus or little tingle to pee! all ages can experience mo ... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yeast: A yeast infection or thrush can happen in the throat is you are taking inhaled steroids, if your immune system is suppressed, if you have diabetes, it ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Yeast infection: Yes, this can happen, but is not usual.
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Cirino
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Unlikely but serious: Usually these types of infections would be after trauma/contacts(fungal keratitis) or w/underlying. Risk factor that would affect someone's immune sta ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Mike Moore
7 years experience Family Medicine
Yes, but...: You can get sores from scratching. But there are several other things that can cause sores in the vagina. You really should be seen by a health care p ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Unusual, but not impossible.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Coden
36 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes, but rarely: A true yeast, or fungal eye infection is quite rare, but is occasionally seen. If the surface layer of the cornea is disrupted and the patient's immu ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Nwanguma
19 years experience Infectious Disease
Yeast infections: There are many different types of yeast infections and some of them can infect any part of the body, including bones.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
39 years experience Ophthalmology
Not without trauma: If you are healthy just getting a yeast infection in the eye is difficult. Now if you are compromised or have had a recent trauma or eye surgery you ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Yeast infection: You can, but this would be very unusual.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
43 years experience Internal Medicine
UTI: Yes, yeast can ascend into bladder. And irritated skin can harbor bacteria that can ascend into the bladder
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amy Halanski
17 years experience Pediatrics
Very unusual: Usually only people who are immunocompromised (chemo therapy patients, for example) have blood borne yeast infections. The average person absolutely ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: You can get an infection in literally any part of your body.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: You can get a staph infection on any part of your skin, including the penis.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Lightfoot
57 years experience Pathology
See below: Candida is the cause of yeast infections. 50% of adults carry this orgainism i their mouths and most have no symptoms some carry the same organism i ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes -plenty of germs: Doctors can test for Group A Strep -which is only one specific germ that can cause a throat infection (or pharyngitis if you want to be technical). Di ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes -yeast will help: other germs. Think of it this way - the germs are having a 'party' at your expense. So if you have symptoms of urinary frequency, burning or discomfo ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yeast doesn't: Usually present with bumps. Symptoms of a yeast infection may include: burning, redness ; itching of the vulva; burning with urination ; vaginal inter ... Read More

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