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Dr. Johanna Fricke
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Autism Spectrum Disorder (Definition)

ASD are a spectrum of disorders of varying degrees that are characterized by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication and repetitive behaviors. Autism statistics from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) identify around 1 in 68 American children as ...Read more


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Can you tell me if I use vege oil as lube, will it cause yeast infection?

No yeast, but...: Vegetable oil won't cause yeast infections. However, no oils are very good sexual lubricants; water-based products are much better. They can be purchased at any drug store. In addition, oil can weaken latex condoms, with higher risk of breakage. Never use oil for lubrication if also using condoms for contraception or for STD/HIV prevention. ...Read more

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I keep getting yeast infection after sex and oral sex what can be the cause if this?

Partner? S: Both of you or more need treatment to clear the yeast-usually candida albicans. Until clear may just trade back and forth. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have herpes? I am going to the doctors today to get cultured. Can a yeast infection cause cuts?

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

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My UA showed erthyrocytes at 0.3mg/L. I was dealing with a yeast infection at that time - could that be the cause?

My UA showed erthyrocytes at 0.3mg/L. I was dealing with a yeast infection at that time - could that be the cause?

Unlikely: Unless it was a severe yeast infection where the tissue is so raw that there is blood. Most yeast infections are not a source of blood in a UA. If you are on your period or recently had a period, then that could sometimes be a source of blood. I recommend repeating the UA after all your symptoms have cleared to make sure there is no longer blood in the urine. ...Read more

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Can wearing pads over 3 weeks cause an yeast infection? How can I prevent it from happening? (Had an abortion recently)

Could: Keep changing pads frequently and stay dry. You could get chaffing or possibly a yeast infection. After a 5-7 days you could switch to tampons. ...Read more

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I have reccurring yeast infections. A month ago I got a yeast infection along with bumps for the first time. Do yeast infections cause bumps?

Yeast infection: Occasionally yeast infections can cause bumps if the tissue is really irritated, though itching and a thick white discharge are more likely. If the bumps go away when the yeast infection does - great. If they don't go away they might be something else like genital warts or infected hair follicles. ...Read more

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I have a yeast infection and I think it causes you to have a bacterial infection?

Possible: Hi, Thank you for your question. A yeast infection happens when there's a change to the normal flora. You can get it if you are immunocomprised or after taking antibiotics. Some people even get it due to stress. Any change to your normal self puts you at risk to get other infections as well. Hope that helps. Contact me if you have any other questions :-) Dr. M ...Read more

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I am worried about causes and symptoms of yeast infection?

I am worried about causes and symptoms of yeast infection?

Discuss with doc: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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Can nuvaring cause a yeast infection? If so how do I treat it?

Vaginal yeast: Nuvaring won't cause yeast, but any vaginal manipulation could trigger it -- for example, if your ring was recently inserted. There are several effective over the counter vaginal meds for yeast. Look for active ingredient ending in "azole". All work well; choose based on cost and convenience. But get care first if any doubt about the diagnosis. For example, vaginal discharge usually isn't yeast. ...Read more

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Shaving with a yeast infection caused painful bumps. What should I do?

Shaving with a yeast infection caused painful bumps. What should I do?

Not shave: Don't shave if it causes pain while you have a yeast infection. Shaving isn't a necessity, but treating the yeast infection is. The bumps will subside. A warm bath soak might help, Ibuprofen for pain. ...Read more

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I having itching down there, but no signs of a yeast infection. What else could it be caused from?

I having itching down there, but no signs of a yeast infection. What else could it be caused from?

Any irritant: Hpv, dysplasia (precancerous change), bacterial vaginosis, lichen sclerosus, genital shaving, irritation from the tissues rubbing against other tissue (obesity), several dermatologic changes. For non infectious sources a topical steroid is the treatment, for infection the appropriate antibiotic if bacterial, virus has to be addressed by immune system or aldara (imiquimod). ...Read more

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I started using tampons for the first time and now have a yeast infection. Can tampons cause this?

Not really: Tampons do not cause yeast infections directly. It is possible that in early use of these you somehow damaged the mucosa of your vagina and this predisposed to yeast infection, but just as possible this was purely coincidental. ...Read more

Dr. Johanna Fricke
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Autism (Definition)

A neurodevelopmental disorder affecting three areas: abnormal socialization, communication, and restricted interests with repetitive patterns of behavior. It is usually detected in the first two years of life. Cause is unknown but strong evidence points to an interplay between ...Read more


Dr. Neigatha Graney
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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