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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No but : Yeast can cause vaginal dryness but not the other way around.

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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Any chemical: that is foreign to the vaginal lining, can alter the bacterial component that prevents a vaginal yeast infection. I suggest an aqueous based lubricant ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Vaginal Dryness: Reduced estrogen levels are the main cause of vaginal dryness. Estrogen, a female hormone, helps keep vaginal tissue healthy by maintaining normal vag ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Could be either: Cannot tell you without an exam, could also be a herpes infection or a vaginal dystrophy, there are many conditions that could cause burning in someo ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
Yeast infection: Not usually but possible secondary to scratching because of the itch.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Margot Watson
53 years experience Gynecology
Yes: There is yeast in the vagina frequently which isn't causing any symptoms. Vaginal yeast infections only need to be treated if it is causing uncomforta ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: Lots of causes including not drinking enough water, climate dryness, medications, allergies and acid reflux. If you suspect that you have a yeast infe ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Yes.: Cervicitis is essentially a generalized named for an inflammation or an infection of the cervix so this could be a yeast infection, a BV infection, or ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Not typically. : A yeast infection would not typically cause bleeding. That may be due to something else.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: The skin and soft tissues react to the yeast by producing rash and sometimes discharge. They can be very itchy.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Yeast infections may cause a red rash but will not blister.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Unlikely serious: Yeast associated problems in otherwise healthy individuals are usually just unpleasant like itching & soreness. Can be transmitted sexually which can ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. R. scott Thornton
41 years experience Gynecology
Sometimes: Yeast infections certainly can be associated with an increased vaginal discharge. The classic discharge is "a cottage cheese" discharge. However, ther ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vivek Huilgol
34 years experience Gastroenterology
NO: Acidophilus is a bacterium and yeast is a fungus.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience Internal Medicine
No: These types of infections should not. See your gyn.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience Dermatology
Yes: A vaginal yeast infection is caused by the fungus candida.Your vagina naturally contains a balanced mix of yeast and bacteria.But disruption of the he ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes: Sounds very possible, if you think you have yeast it can be treated OTC, I suggest you do so. Good wishes.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Yeast infection: Not sure what area of the body is infected, but if you mean vulvovaginitis, the answer is no. You should not have abdominal bloating from this.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
17 years experience Infectious Disease
Several factors: Several factors can cause a yeast infections- 1. Local balance of normal flora is disrupted, typically from the recent use of antibiotics; 2. Impaire ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Vaginal yeast: Infection does not normally cause cramps. Symptoms of a yeast infection may include: burning, redness & itching of the vulva; burning with urination & ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Candidal vaginitis: If you are referring to vaginal candidiasis it is not likely to produce nausea. If this persists, go and see a doctor. Good luck.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Lerner Angeles
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Yeast infection : Yes..Any antibiotic can do that. I often recommend taking a probiotic while on your antibiotic to help decrease your risk. Follow up with your doctor ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not typical: Chronic vaginal infections are a 'local' problem. They are not associated with nausea. On the other hand, some of the medications used to treat vagi ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Burning: It will cause itching or burning, sometimes with urination or sexual activity. It is easily treatable with over the counter medications such as gyn lo ... Read More
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