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Can a yeast infection cause vaginal bleeding?

Can a yeast infection cause vaginal bleeding?

Not typically.: A yeast infection would not typically cause bleeding. That may be due to something else. ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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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


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Can yeast infection cause break through bleeding while on birth control pill?

Can yeast infection cause break through bleeding while on birth control pill?

Stress bleeding: Many different types of stress including physical and mental stress from infections can cause breakthrough bleeding. Anything that can throw your natural hormone cycles out of alignment can disrupt the naturally occurring cycle that controls bleeding. Also the birth control alone can cause breakthrough bleeding for several different reasons. If you missed doses that could be a cause of breakthrough bleeding. ...Read more

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Help please. Could a yeast infection cause bleeding during sex?

Help please. Could a yeast infection cause bleeding during sex?

Not usually: Yeast infections don't usually cause bleeding. It would be prudent to get this medically evaluated. ...Read more

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How likely is it for a yeast infection get so bad that it could cause some vaginal bleeding?

How likely is it for a yeast infection get so bad that it could cause some vaginal bleeding?

Yes: If there is enough irritation from the infection, it can cause breakdown of the skin and bleeding. Also, if you are scratching or rubbing the area because of itching, this too can break down the skin and cause bleeding. Finally, some preservatives in some of the treatment creams might also irritate - if this is case, talk to doc about alternative treatment such as diflucan (fluconazole). ...Read more

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Would prolonged bleeding from fibroid cause a yeast infection or foul vaginal odor?

Would prolonged bleeding from fibroid cause a yeast infection or foul vaginal odor?

Doubtful: Foul vaginal discharge often suggests bacterial vaginosis (an infection), and yeast infections are secondary to a wide spectrum of issues including vaginal acidity, prior use of antibiotics, etc. Suggest you see your ob/gyn about this. ...Read more

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Can a yeast infection cause u to bleed almost all the time randomly but not a lot at once?

Can a yeast infection cause u to bleed almost all the time randomly but not a lot at once?

Not at all: Yeast infections are not related in any way to vaginal bleeding; I recommend strongly you see a doctor for an exam if you are having abnormal bleeding. ...Read more

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I have a question about yeast infection and bleeding?

I have a question about yeast infection and bleeding?

You can go: Ahead and ask the question. You can ask a general question by just posting the actual question or you can contact the physician of your choice (for a small fee). ...Read more

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If I am now almost positive I have a yeast infection, is a little bit of bleeding ok?

If I am now almost positive I have a yeast infection, is a little bit of bleeding ok?

Gynecologist.: 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. You could have small fissures in the tissues that could cause a small amount of bleeding. Since you aren't sure if you have a yeast infection recommend you see your gynecologist. ...Read more

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I have been bleeding for almost 3 weeks now. It started after I used a yeast infection cream. What do you think could be wrong?

I have been bleeding for almost 3 weeks now. It started after I used a yeast infection cream. What do you think could be wrong?

Infection? Not yeast: I would guess that your apparent yeast infection was something else; or yeast plus something else -- especially if your main symptom was discharge and not itching/irritation. Depending on age and risks, STDs and other infections are possible. It isn't caused by the yeast treatment. All abnormal vaginal bleeding requires professiona evaluation, so see your doctor soon. Good luck! ...Read more

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I got a yeast infection after implantation bleeding is that normal?

I got a yeast infection after implantation bleeding is that normal?

Yeast: Yeast infections are very common and can happen at any time. Anything that reduces your immune system or blood sugar like diabetes may cause this. Pregnancy naturally reduces some immune components so its common. ...Read more

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.I am still bleeding bright red 4 days after sex, could the fact that I had yeast infection made it worse?

.I am still bleeding bright red 4 days after sex, could the fact that I had yeast infection made it worse?

Maybe: If the vaginal walls were eroded and raw from the yeast infection then the trauma of intercourse will make the bleeding worse. ...Read more

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One week away from my menstrual and currently have yeast infection. I also have some swelling and bleeding. Could this be my menstrual early?

Maybe: The bleeding could be your period, but I wouldn't expect swelling. Or it could be from the yeast infection. Sometimes yeast infections can cause pretty severe vaginitis and/or vulvitis due to the infection and associated itching. I would recommend treatment is it's really bothering you. ...Read more

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Can you get nausea and bleeding from a yeast infection?

Can you get nausea and bleeding from a yeast infection?

Not normally: 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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Lotrimin (clotrimazole) on a bleeding yeast infection on a baby, is that okay?

Lotrimin (clotrimazole) on a bleeding yeast infection on a baby, is that okay?

Bleeding rash?: Candida usually causes a red, 'heaped up' skin rash with 'satellite' lesions. If there is bleeding associated with this rash, especially involving a baby, it needs to be seen and evaluated to assure that it is not a poly-microbial infection, allergic reaction or combination or the above with chemical irritation from urine. Call your pediatrician for assessment and or examination of the rash. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get a yeast infection after implantation bleeding?

No not normal: U can get a yeast infection any time, that should not cause an infection, but if you have one please call your doc for treatment recommendations. ...Read more

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I'm 16wks pregnant. Pretty positive I have a yeast infection, completed 3day Monistat last night, 0 relief yet & having bleeding now! PLEASE Help Asap

I'm 16wks pregnant. Pretty positive I have a yeast infection, completed 3day Monistat last night, 0 relief yet & having bleeding now! PLEASE Help Asap

See your OBGYN: Bleeding and pain with urination even after treatment for yeast might mean that you have a urinary tract infection or some other genital infection that warrants treatment by an OB/GYN as soon as possible. Infections in pregnancy can be worse than your average and may put your pregnancy at risk so try to get seen as soon as you can. ...Read more

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I soaked a tampon in tea tree essential oil to treat a yeast infection, once last night and once this morning, now I'm bleeding. What's happening?

I soaked a tampon in tea tree essential oil to treat a yeast infection, once last night and once this morning, now I'm bleeding. What's happening?

Myths: Tea tree oil would not in any way have medicinal qualities or have any benefit in the scenario you describe. Please stop. ...Read more

Yeast (Definition)

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


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