A 24-year-old female asked:
how can you tell the difference between a yeast infection and a uti?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Gina Cadena-forney answered
20 years experience Family Medicine
Discharge n itching: A vaginal yeast infection is frequently associated with a cottage cheese type discharge and itching. A UTI frequently causes burning with urination, urinary frequency, urgency to urinate and low pelvic discomfort. The color and smell of urine can also change.
Answered on Sep 29, 2016
Dr. George Klauber answered
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Symptons, urinalysis: Yeast infection associated with severe itching, sore genitalia with redness, white thick vaginal discharge & pain on intercourse. Uti is associated with burning on urination, frequency of urination, foul smelling urine, sometimes bright red blood in urine and difficulty in starting to urinate. Yeast is easily recognized under microscope, UTI usually nitrite & white blood cell +ve on urine dipstick.
Answered on Nov 6, 2017
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