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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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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?

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. ...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

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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 dimorphic, having both a yeast stage and a stage in which they form a mesh-like network of a ...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