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vaginal odor yeast infection

A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Buehner
39 years experience in Infectious Disease
Vaginitis: there r other causes of vaginitis other than yeast. Exam needed to check wet mount /cultures. Bacterial vaginosis caused by overgrowth of bacteria a ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Buehner
39 years experience in Infectious Disease
Vaginitis: there r other causes of vaginitis other than yeast. Exam needed to check wet mount /cultures. Bacterial vaginosis caused by overgrowth of bacteria a ... Read More
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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 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience in Infectious Disease
Bacterial vaginosis: Not usually. A fishy order is usually caused by bacterial vaginosis.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
No, not normally.: Usually there is no significant odor with yeast. Recommend medical eval.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience in 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 female asked:
Dr. Michael Sanders
15 years experience in Pulmonology
That's very possible: Antibiotics often cause a yeast infection.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Bates
7 years experience in Family Medicine
Usually not: Watery fishy smelling discharge is classic for bacterial vaginosis. With a bad case of BV you can have some irritation and UTI like symptoms of pain/b ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience in Dermatology
Overgrowth of yeast: Occurs after antibiotics, or associated with diabetes. Treatable with over the counter products such as gyn lotrimin or micatin (miconazole).
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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. Deborah Ungerleider
35 years experience in Pediatrics
That can be a sign: of bacterial vaginosis. That odor is not typical of a yeast infection, which would present with a white, thick discharge, not necessarily with any par ... Read More
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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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Not usually.: Symptoms of a yeast infection may include: burning, redness & itching of the vulva; burning with urination & vaginal intercourse & a clumpy, white, va ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. R. scott Thornton
41 years experience in 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 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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience in Preventive Medicine
No: You need a physician locally.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Probably not: Brown vaginal discharge is usually older, deoxygenated blood from the uterus. Bleeding does not usually occur from yeast infections - althought there ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
See your gyn: Most likely bacterial vaginoisis or thich , but could be other causes, u need an exam , cultures and an ultrasound.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No but : Yeast can cause vaginal dryness but not the other way around.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Wallner
40 years experience in Gynecology
Itchy..: ...With yellow curd like discharge and red vulva. Often confused with vulvar skin irritation which may be treated with 1% Hydrocortisone cream.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
28 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not really: It should not have an effect on results.
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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