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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
51 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Possibly: Any infection can cause a breakdown of the lining in the mouth, but commonly this is caused by a viral infection. Best to see your otolaryngologist fo ... Read More

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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Achong
18 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Possible: These white spots could be candidasis (yeast infection) also, it can be hpv (human papilloma virus) which is the cause of warts. However, you may wa ... Read More
Dr. Kim Capehart
20 years experience Dentistry
Evaluation: If you suspect any infection or std, then it's wise to go to your doctor to be evaluated to see if it is yeast or bacterial or viral infection.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Martin
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Throat infections: Don't be scared, but i would still recommend seeing your primary doctor or an ent. They should be able to figure out what is going on. Feel better!
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A female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Aphthous ulcers: If the mouth sores are not herpetic they are likely to be aphthous ulcers and nobody knows the cause of these. They appear with stress, other infectio ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Reiter
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Yes: A family doc or infectious disease doctor could run a panel of tests to check it. I am not sure medical science is advanced enough to do anything abo ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
It might be yeast.: Recommend medical eval to determine the cause. Causes of vaginal itching include yeast infections; vaginitis; contact w chemicals (douches, detergent, ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randall Stastny
34 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Stress & medications: Canker sores can either be from the herpes virus or sometimes an autoimmune ds. Either way stress will usually cause them to break-out. Yeast, or fun ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes, but...: Yes, this could happen. However, the most common overall cause of genital ulcers (sores) is herpes. If there is any doubt about the diagnosis of yeast ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. HECTOR Franco
46 years experience Dermatology
Possibly: Candida (yeast) infections can present as red bumps or pustules that might resemble a herpetic sore or ulcer in their later stages. Herpes sores are ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
36 years experience Dentistry
Canker sore: Canker sores and yeast infections have different causes and treatments. Yeast is a fungal infection while canker sores are not an infection. The cau ... Read More

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