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A 24-year-old female asked:

Had fever for five days- noticed yellowish, cottage cheese-like discharge last night. itches slightly is it likely a fever can cause yeast infections?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
Vaginal yeast: Fever doesn't cause yeast. However, if you're taking an antibiotic for the infection causing fever, that might trigger a yeast infection. If under treatment for your fever, contact the doctor. If not, see a doctor soon for both problems. Good luck.
Last updated Oct 10, 2020

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