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Can a yeast infection affect the color of the blood of my period?

Can a yeast infection affect the color of the blood of my period?

Conceivalble: But not likely. If the volume of discharge due to the yeast infection is inordinately high, one might theorize that it could mix with menstrual blood and alter its color, but this a stretch. ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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I've been having my period but for my last two periods my blood has been really dark and that's never happened before and I contract a yeast infection?

I've been having my period but for my last two periods my blood has been really dark and that's never happened before and I contract a yeast infection?

Ans: No not yeast. Just heavy period sounds like. Not unusual or abnormal for period to cat month to month. Just be patient and period will regulate itself. Drink a lot of water also ...Read more

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My period lasted one day, with very little blood. I've been stressed out lately with legal issues, could that have caused it? I had a yeast infection.

My period lasted one day, with very little blood. I've been stressed out lately with legal issues, could that have caused it? I had a yeast infection.

Yes: High stress situations can cause changes in menstrual cycles. Hormonal effects can disrupt normal menstrual functions. Observe for another month to see if menstrual cycles return to normal, and if not, then lab testing and sonogram may give answers to the abnormally short menstrual period. ...Read more

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I found rough bumps at vaginal entrance. I have symptoms of yeast infection and uti. Also found speck of blood, not on period. Is this uti related?

Vaginal Lesions: It is unlikely a UTI will cause vaginal lesions but more commonly caused by yeast infection. I would advise you seek medical attention to physically evaluate the lesions and likely obtain a vaginal culture to treat you symptoms based in findings. ...Read more

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Missed period, spotting on an off three weeks, negative urine & blood test diagnosed with yeast infection? What's going on with me

Missed period, spotting on an off three weeks, negative urine & blood test diagnosed with yeast infection? What's going on with me

Several issues: Irregular spotting can be caused by several things, including a pelvic infection, hormonal abnormalities, or other problems. A gynecologist should be able to do some tests and help you know what's going on. ...Read more

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Will using garlic (vaginaly) to help with a yeast infection on my period be effective like it would if I wasn't on my period?

Yeast &Garlic: Hi, although women use Garlic as a home remedy for yeast infection but there is now scientific evidence that garlic works and I never seen it work in my patients who took it before coming to see me, if you have recurrent yeast infection then ur doctor needs to figure out why, some conditions like being immunosuppressed and having Diabetes puts ppl at risk, also you can go on daily medication ...Read more

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My period usually comes on time, but this time is 7 days late. I also have a yeast infection.I don't have any other symptoms. What could this mean?

Late period: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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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


Yeast (Definition)

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