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Can A Yeast Infection Have An Odor
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
I went to the health department today and they told me I have a yeast infection but I have a foul fishy odor. Why?
Might also have BV: Sometimes disturbances to the natural bacteria in your vagina (douching, irregular bleeding, unprotected sex, etc) can allow abnl bacteria like Gardnerella to overgrow and cause a fishy odor. It's not sexually transmitted, but can be treated w/ Metronidazole(Flagyl)/Clindamycin/Boric Acid. See your GYN for a prescription and be examined for other potential causes. Nothing urgent/dangerous though. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I just finished 7 days of yeast infection medicine. I have no insurance yet i'm still itchy and dry and have a foul odor. What do I do? Again, i have
Could be: The description of the discharge sounds like yeast, but yeast if very itchy. It is best to see a health care provider and have a pelvic exam to determine the cause of the discharge. Only then can appropriate treatment be given. If you have pelvic pain, fever or are at risk for STI then it is important to be seen as soon as possible ...Read more
I have white clumpy discharge. There is no odor or irritation and I have already treated for a yeast infection. What could this be?
For about a month now I have been having pasty discharge and sometimes it is rly clumpy as well. No odor or itching. Could it be a yeast infection?
Had yeast infection 3 wks ago, discharge is still slightly green and has a strong odor but is not foul. Itchy every so often. Could it still be Y.I?
BV? STD?: Yeast infections usually cause only a little discharge, or none; yeast discharge usually is white, not colored; and yeast discharges don't have strong odor. So this is something else. Bacterial vaginosis (an overgrown of bacteria) is possible, but so are STDs like trichomonas, gonorrhea, or chlamydia. See a doctor very soon for testing and treatment. Good luck! ...Read more
Is virginal odor a kind of disease and how to cure it? I started to have virginal odor since i started to have period which is over 30 years ago. First i thought it was normal but then most people only have virginal odor when they have yeast infection. I
Dr gave me duflican for yeast infection took duflican 4 days ago, still have some discharge and a slight fishy odor is Odor normal? It's not to strong
BV? Trichomonas?: The main vaginal yeast symptoms are irritation and itching, scant discharge, without odor. Fishy odor suggests bacterial vaginosis or trichomonas. Maybe it wasn't yeast, or you had yeast plus BV or trich. It can be difficult to diagnose vaginal infections, so probably not your doc's fault. Return to be rechecked; request the newer, more accurate DNA test for trich if not yet done. Also STD tests. ...Read more
Lately, my urine has a smelly odor. I don't have symptoms of a yeast infection (irritation, discharge) . What is it?
Is it safe to take the probiotics once a day pills if i think i may have a yeast infection? Will they help with the odor from it?
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