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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, that is an inf ...Read more

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Navel yeast infection. How can I treat it? How can it be avoided. Am overweight. :( get lots of yeast infections under breasts, female parts. :(

Navel yeast infection. How can I treat it? How can it be avoided. Am overweight. :( get lots of yeast infections under breasts, female parts. :(

Anti-yeast cream: Yeast in the naval area = ringworm...But make sure you have the correct diagnosis. Topical antifungal creams are often adquate, but severe cases may require oral medication. Keep areas clean and dry to minimize recurrence.. ...Read more

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Checklist: Diagnosing Breast Lumps

Check yourself after your period
Monthly
Check daily in shower after soaping up
once
Learn the architecture of your breasts by repetition
once
Observe skin around nipples
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I'm pretty sure I have a breast yeast infection. What can I do to fix this ? What over the counter products ?

I'm pretty sure I have a breast yeast infection. What can I do to fix this ? What over the counter products ?

Anti fungal : Why do you think it's a yeast infection? If it is, most anti fungal creams and sprays will work. However there are many things which can cause itching redness and skin changes. You should see your doc. ...Read more

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Checklist: Diagnosing Breast Lumps

Seek immediate evaluation by your physician
once
Have diagnostic mammography, ultrasound or MRI if recommended
once
Remember most breast lumps are benign
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I have a yeast infection under my breasts the dr. Gave me ketoconazole cream I am out can I use miconazole cream will it do the same ?

I have a yeast infection under my breasts the dr. Gave me ketoconazole cream I am out can I use miconazole cream will it do the same ?

Yes: Miconazole has a similar antifungal spectrum to keatoconazole. One can never guarantee that one will be better aganist a specific organism than another similar azole based cream, but it should help. ...Read more

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Checklist: Diagnosing Breast Lumps

Perform monthly self breast exams.
monthly
See your doctor immediately if breast lump found.
once
Yearly breast exams after age 40 by your doctor.
yearly
Yearly mammograms after age 40.
yearly
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My Period Only Lasted About Two Days, My Breast Are Always Itching , And I Just Had A Yeast Infection A Couple Days Ago. Wha Could That Mean?

My Period Only Lasted About Two Days, My Breast Are Always Itching , And I Just Had A Yeast Infection A Couple Days Ago. Wha Could That Mean?

Yeast elsewhere?: If you have a red patch of skin that itches beneath your breasts, you could have a yeast dermatitis there too. Your short period is probably unrelated to these other issues. If you are under stress, you are more likely to get infections and have a change in your periods. Take care of yourself and see your doctor. ...Read more

 

Candida: Definition

Candidiasis or thrush is a fungal infection (mycosis) of any of the candida species (all yeasts), of which Candida Albicans is the most c ...Read more

 

Yeast Infection: Definition

Clinical illness due to a fungus which exists in a yeast form is the definition. Some fungi only form yeasts and some are ...Read more

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