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Dr. Ira Katz
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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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I had yeast infection 3 months thought went away now on medication but have horrible period clots, tired can yeast untreated cause serious side effects?

I had yeast infection 3 months thought went away now on medication but have horrible period clots, tired can yeast untreated cause serious side effects?

A different cause: I suspect that there is a different cause for your painful heavy periods with clots (such as fibroids or endometriosis, etc). And you might be anemic from your bleeding. See your doctor and get some testing done. ...Read more

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I have itchy and frequent urinate for a week. Now I have sharp pain in left lower back. Does yeast infection cause the pain or sth else?

I have itchy and frequent urinate for a week. Now I have sharp pain in left lower back. Does yeast infection cause the pain or sth else?

Something else: Yeast infection, limited to the vulva and vagina, is not likely to cause back pain. You may have an associated uti, but the history you provide is too sparse and you also need to be examined. See a doctor soon, and hope you are better in a short time thereafter. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with vaginal yeast infection. Does it causes lower pelvic pain and pain with sex? Pain In sex for almost a year?

I have been diagnosed with vaginal yeast infection. Does it causes lower pelvic pain and pain with sex? Pain In sex for almost a year?

Not yeast: Vulvar yeast infections can cause local pain, i.e. the external genitals, which could be aggravated during sex. Yeast does not cause pelvic pain or internal pain during sex. Keep working with your gynecologist about this. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can herpes or a vaginal yeast infection cause a skin rash throughout the body? I have a skin rash that develops first with an itch and then a round red bump appears. The first few where limited to my lower left arm and looked more like bites but then dis

Can herpes or a vaginal yeast infection cause a skin rash throughout the body? I have a skin rash that develops first with an itch and then a round red bump appears. The first few where limited to my lower left arm and looked more like bites but then dis

It: It would be very unusual for herpes or vaginal yeast infection to spread throughout the body. Other medical issues, such as MRSA (methicillin resistant staph aureus), eczema, psoriasis, pityriasis, or other dermatological issues can cause a rash on the body. Trying a mild anti-bacterial soap and mild lotion may be helpful, but if it is a worsening rash, or if the patient had fever or new symptoms, then the patient should be medically evaluated. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a UTI or yeast infection to cause bumps in the vaginal area? Also can the medication Macrobid cause bumps as a side effect?

Is it possible for a UTI or yeast infection to cause bumps in the vaginal area? Also can the medication Macrobid cause bumps as a side effect?

No: A UTI will not cause bumps. A yeast infection will not either unless you scratch the area so much it becomes very irritated. Macrobid would not cause bumps unless you were allergic to it. ...Read more

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Will a yeast infection cause pain down there?

Will a yeast infection cause pain down there?

It can: 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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Could a yeast infection cause pain during intercourse?

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

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Could a yeast infection cause more complications?

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

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Can a yeast infection cause cervicitis?

Can a yeast infection cause cervicitis?

Yes.: Cervicitis is essentially a generalized named for an inflammation or an infection of the cervix so this could be a yeast infection, a BV infection, or a STD such as gonorrhea, chlamydia or trichomonas. ...Read more

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Can a yeast infection cause nausea?

Candidal vaginitis: If you are referring to vaginal candidiasis it is not likely to produce nausea. If this persists, go and see a doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can a yeast infection cause cramps?

Vaginal yeast: Infection does not normally cause cramps. 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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Can a yeast infection cause bloating?

Can a yeast infection cause bloating?

Yeast infection: Not sure what area of the body is infected, but if you mean vulvovaginitis, the answer is no. You should not have abdominal bloating from this. ...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


Candida (Definition)

Is a type of fungus which normally lives in small amounts on mucus membranes. An overgrowth of candida in the mouth produces a condition called 'thrush'. This is often triggered ...Read more