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candida yeast or fungal infection

A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Fungal infection : You can try using Nizoral (ketoconazole) which is used for fungal infections of scalp but i doubt that it will work. I believe for best results you wi ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susanne Gee
25 years experience in Dermatology
Topical: First, be sure it's yeast or fungus. This infection often responds to topicals. It depends where it is on the body as to what you would find appealin ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Chinn
37 years experience in Urology
Nothing: Unless you're allergic, probsbly nothing will happen. But why are you using a medication unnecessarily?
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
49 years experience in Dermatology
Itching: Itching and irritation are the most common symptoms.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: Candida albicans is a type of yeast. It is not the same as baker's or brewer's yeast, though.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
34 years experience in Gynecology
Neither: Contact vulvitis infers an allergic reaction to something involving the vulva. Usually treated with topical steroids.
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A female asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yeast infections : Mycolog ii is an anti-fungal and is used for yeast infections. If your treatment fails to relieve your symptoms, you may have BV (bacterial vaginosis) ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
They all do: Check out http://www.Monistat.Com/monistat-products for various Monistat options. However, since you're posting your question as a 35yo male, do reali ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
Ketoconazole: Ketoconazole can treat yeast infections..
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
Generally not: Unless you have a life-threatening immune deficiency. Your yeast infection does, however, need to be treated -- and your sexual partner or partners ne ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
My answer is over: Simplified. Jock itch is caused by a fungus called tinea cruris. It can cause an area of red skin that burns or itches.It is more often seen in men. ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience in Pediatrics
Yeast infection: No, it treats it.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: These types of infections should not. See your gyn.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Sudler
39 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No, Thrush is oral: A vaginal yeast infection and thrush are caused by the same same fungus, candida, but thrush is oral (only the mouth), and the former only affects the ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Yeast Infections: Yeast infections are common and can happen in numerous scenarios. The most common one is when one is on antibiotics for a bacterial infection.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
No: Yeast that normally lives in the intestine will contaminate & occasionally cause a yeast infection.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Let me try to help: Yeast caused by yeast infection; herpes is virus. Sometimes yeast infection happens as complication to herpes.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Yeast: Normally there is not a significant odor associated with yeast infections.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
32 years experience in Infectious Disease
Probiotics: That's an interesting question. Generally, probiotics can help to replenish or maintain the normal flora, and keep things in balance. However, there ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience in General Practice
Yeast: It is a yeast infection.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nancy Mellow
43 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: It is used mainly for strep or staph skin infections and not effective against the usual bacterial cause of bacterial vaginosis (gardnerella), it als ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Renee Harris
36 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: The bacteria in yogurt doesn't cure yeast infections.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
29 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Thrush: Thrush is a yeast infection in the mouth. Candida is the name of the yeast. Cystitis is a bladder infection, which could be a viral infection, bacte ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vivek Huilgol
34 years experience in Gastroenterology
NO: Acidophilus is a bacterium and yeast is a fungus.

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