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can you have a yeast infection and not know it

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Yeast infection: Yes, you may have a yeast infection and not be aware of it.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See your gyn: For an exam and culture, will usually ahve white discharge and will itch, vulva will be red and irritated.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
37 years experience Dermatology
Culture proves it : But usually the yeast infection can be easily identified by itching , redness , discagrge and/or burning of the genital area.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Medical eval: Can lead to accurate diagnosis. Symptoms of a yeast infection may include: burning, redness ; itching of the vulva; burning with urination ; vaginal i ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Usha Mukhytar
25 years experience Gynecology
Vaginal itch: Discharge itch, thick yougurt like discharge
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Burning, itching,,,: A yeast infection of the vagina or vulva may cause severe itching, burning, soreness, irritation, and a whitish or whitish-gray cottage cheese-like di ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Yeast infection: It would probably be a good idea to hold off shaving any area of skin in which yeast infection is occurring, since shaving creates breaks in the skin ... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Symptoms & tests: I am not sure what location is of concern. In women, vaginal yeast infection is by far the most common one. Usually, they complain of curdy, discharge ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Depends on details: Yeast is a life form, and there are many kinds. Some live with humans, as a normal part of us. If these "friends" of ours get to be more than desired, ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carolyn Quist
34 years experience Gynecology
Itchy rash: A typical yeast infection is associated with itching in or around the vagina. There may be a thick white or greenish yellow discharge, swelling and te ... Read More

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