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Can A Yeast Infection Cause Pain
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
Yes: Yes if it is affecting the skin in this area. ...Read more
Sometimes: Sometimes any infection or irritation in the vulva and vagina areas can cause a pain sensation. A primary care doctor or an ob-gyn doctor should evaluate to see what the cause is, especially if the symptoms are more than brief and temporary. ...Read more
It could cause: Vaginal and vulvar irritation and burning but not pain inside the pelvis, if the pain is inside teh eplvis could be due to many different etiologies so see your gyn for a workup. ...Read more
Unlikely: When you say yeast infection are you referring to vaginitis? If so ,it is very unlikely indeed that it will spread or involve other parts of the body. Antibiotics, Steroids, Diabetes, these are risk factors. Even severe cases are usually cured by treatment with fluconazole tablets up to two weeks in the most severe cases. ...Read more
How do I know if I have herpes? I am going to the doctors today to get cultured. Can a yeast infection cause cuts?
Both yeast infection: ; herpes infections can cause what seems like tiny cuts. Local symptoms from a herpes simplex 2 infection are usually is seen 2 to 12 days after exposure ; consists of a cluster of lesions that look like blisters. The lesions can appear on the penis, anus, labia or cervix ; they can spread, coalesce followed by crusting over. The fluid in the lesions is very contagious. Some people contract herpes. ...Read more
No: The best documented risk factors for spontaneous abortion are advanced maternal age, maternal smoking, and previous history of spontaneous abortion. Most miscarriages are caused by embryonic chromosomal abnormalities and exposure to teratogens. Certain maternal infections can result in spontaneous abortion. However, vaginal yeast infection (candidiasis) is not one of them. ...Read more
Yeast doesn't: Usually present with bumps. 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. Please have vaginal lesions checked medically. ...Read more
I had a trace of protein in my urine, but i also have a yeast infection. Can a yeast infection cause this trace of protein?
Yes and no: If the urine also showed epithelial cells and white blood cells, then it is contaminated and the protein could be from that. If it is a clean, properly collected urine specimen then a vaginal yeast infection would not cause a change in the urine protein. Get it rechecked after you clear up the infection. ...Read more
Can a yeast infection cause air in the vagina? I think I might have one but I also have a lot of air. Can air make the vagina feel looser?
See below: Yeast infection is not usually associated with gas/air in the vagina. Loose vagina is likely to aspirate air rather than air making the vagina loose. See the site listed below for more information on yeast infection. http://www.webmd.com/women/tc/vaginal-yeast-infections-topic-overview ...Read more
Yes, it could: A yeast infection could do this. But so can other things, like herpes or other STDs. If yeast has been professionally diagnosed, discuss it with the doctor or clinic treating you. If not, see a doctor ASAP. Don't treat yourself with an over-the-counter yeast medicine unless the diagnosis is certain. ...Read more
No, yeast should not: Delay your period. Missed/late period: low body wt, obesity, weight ^ or v, ^exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, perimenopause, just starting menstruation, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e., pcos). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more
Urine Drug Testing: Nope. Not in any way.Get a more detailed answer ›
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