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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


Dr. Barry Bergman Dr. Bergman
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Yeast infection (candidiasis) (Tip)

Do call your physician to get medicine for oral thrush ( easy to treat, may also use probiotic. ...See more

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Can yeast infection cause swelling in hymen? Can vaginal candidiasis affect hymen? I am virgin.

Can yeast infection cause swelling in hymen? Can vaginal candidiasis affect hymen? I am virgin.

Yeast infection: Yes and yes as an answer to both your question. Purchase antifungal cream available over the counter, twice daily ...Read more

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I think I have vaginal candidiasis aka yeast infection. What are the steps needed to get rid of this?

I think I have vaginal candidiasis aka yeast infection. What are the steps needed to get rid of this?

C Ur GYN 4 Rx: There r vaginal suppositories 4 this. Used 2 b by rx only but may b otc now. Check with ur gyn 1st, then pharmacist. In mouth it is thrush. ...Read more

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Yeast infection (candidiasis) (Tip)

Adults w weak immune system do get oral thrush.Don't forget to rinse ur mouth after inhaled steroid. ...See more

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Is it posiible to cure permanent solution for vaginal yeast infection?What is the solution for the candidiasis?

Probably not: This yeast (candida) is part of our normal population of micro-organisms. It creates infection usually when there is some predisposing factors. If you are having repetitive episodes of vaginal infection you may want to treat your sexual partner's skin while you are treating your own infection. That, unfortunately will not guarantee that you will not become reinfected at some time in the future. ...Read more

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Can vaginal candidiasis or yeast infections damage fallopian tubes?

No damage to tubes: The yeast that causes vaginal candidiasis will not spread up from your vagina through your cervix and upper genital organs. The infections that can cause damage to your fallopian tubes are sexually transmitted infections such as gonorrhea and chlamydia. ...Read more

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Yeast infection (candidiasis) (Tip)

Describe the white patches in the mouth and they should not easily wipe off. ...See more

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Can intestinal candidiasis cause recurrent vaginal yeast infections and abnormal/painful/irregular bowel movements?

Can intestinal candidiasis cause recurrent vaginal yeast infections and abnormal/painful/irregular bowel movements?

Yes: You need anti candida diet: no sugar, no flour products. Until you get better, also no fruit and no carbohydrates. Eat 1 tbsp of coconut oil with each meal. Eat lots of non starchy vegetables and enough quality protein. Consider betaine hcl with each meal, take it in the middle of the meal. Also take saccharomyces boulardi, which is the yeast against yeast. ...Read more

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Dr. Lisa Gold Dr. Gold
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Yeast infection (candidiasis) (Tip)

Boil pacifiers and nipples to prevent continued infection. ...See more

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How to know I have a yeast infection?

Vaginal?: Symptoms of a yeast infection may include: burning, redness ; itching of the vulva; burning with urination ; vaginal intercourse ; a clumpy, white, vaginal discharge with no odor. Sometimes the discharge isn’t apparent. ...Read more

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Yeast infection (candidiasis) (Tip)

What are side effects of anti-fungal medicines? Are they safe for pregnant women? ...See more

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Could i still have a yeast infection?

I don't know your: Symptoms. But one can develop chronic or recurrent yeast infections. ...Read more

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How to know if I have yeast infection?

Med eval.: Symptoms of a yeast infection may include: burning, redness ; itching of the vulva; burning with urination ; vaginal intercourse ; a clumpy, white, vaginal discharge with no odor. Sometimes the discharge isn’t apparent. ...Read more

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Yeast infection (candidiasis) (Tip)

White stuff on my tongue likes to stay where it was made stubborn little patch. ...See more

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How do ik if I have a yeast infection?

How do ik if I have a yeast infection?

To know for: Sure, you need exam and tests. Typical symptoms of vaginal candidiasis are cottage cheese like discharge and itching. You should also get tested for diabetes if this becomes recurrent problem. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a yeast infection?

Yeast: Some tx options include vaginal cream, ointment or suppository for sev. days (7 to 14 days sometimes). OTC meds include Monistat (miconzole), Vagistat-1 (tioconazole), Femstat (buoconazole), Gyne-Lotrimin or Mycelex( clotrimazole). OTC meds don’t work ? See your Dr. S/he may order Diflucan (fluconazole) (oral antifungal) that is taken once (occasionally needs multiple doses for complicated cases). ...Read more

Yeast (Definition)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable ...Read more


Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
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Candidiasis (Definition)

Candidiasis is an infection caused by a specific group of fungi or yeast that usually occur in warm, moist parts of the body. Common symptoms include ...Read more