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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
No, but...: No, but it doesn't matter. Treat the yeast. Don't worry about the hymen. Usually, only in cases of alleged sexual assault upon girls and women do we p ... Read More

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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricia Roy
39 years experience Family Medicine
ABSOLUTELY NOT: Yeast is only one cause of vaginal infections, but it is common. Others are caused by bacteria, like gonorrhea and chlamydia, and bacterial vaginosis. ... Read More
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Dr. Theodore Caspe
39 years experience Family Medicine
No: Yeast infections are fungal infections. The most common is from candida. The other possible infections are from protozoa and bacteria. Viral infect ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Return to doctor: Yeast usually causes little or no discharge, and usually white, not colored. I'm concerned something else is causing it. STDs like gonorrhea, chlamydi ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Reynoso
16 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vaginal infections: The typical symptoms of bacterial vaginosis are: foul smelling, often fishy, yellow-greenish discharge with irritation. The typical symptoms of yeas ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
17 years experience Family Medicine
Yes that should be: ok. OTC laxatives should work for you but if they dont then see a healthcare provider for prescription stuff. Are you taking Azo for a diagnosed UTI? ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience Family Medicine
No.: Triamcinolone is a steroid. It can alleviate the itching and redness of a yeast infection temporarily, but many times the yeast infection gets worse. ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Yeast infection: Yeast infections and bacterial vaginosis can both be transmitted back to you by organisms colonizing the surface of your sexual partner's penis. Have ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Teresa Iribarren
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Topical Antifungal: Nizoral (ketoconazole) is ketoconazol which is a treatment for fungal infection. It is available in tropical preparations and shampoo. It is used for ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Likely: due to insulin resistance/carbohydrate sensitivity, getting tested for this may help, and could help reduce potential risk of diabetes
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Sand
Dr. John Sand answered
44 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No!: Topical corticosteroids inhibit cellular immunity, just exactly the wrong thing for yeast, because it thereby promotes yeast growth, even though its a ... Read More
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