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Can blood sugar being high cause you to have a yeast infection for a long time?

Can blood sugar being high cause you to have a yeast infection for a long time?

Yes.: High sugars interfere with normal function of the immune system, and can increase the likelihood of a yeast infection in the vagina, or on the skin. ...Read more

Blood Sugar (Definition)

The blood sugar concentration or blood glucose level is the amount of glucose (sugar) present in the blood of a human or animal. The body naturally tightly regulates blood glucose levels as a part of metabolic homeostasis. Glucose is the primary source of energy for the body's cells, and blood lipids (in the form of fats and oils) are primarily ...Read more


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Can eating sugar & carbs cause a yeast infection? Is there a blood test for overgrowth of yeast in body?

Can eating sugar & carbs cause a yeast infection? Is there a blood test for overgrowth of yeast in body?

See below: No 50% of us carry candida without symptoms sometimes for some reason-usually not known disease with it starts. A culture of the organism is easily done and most times a smear from the site is sufficient for diagnosis. ...Read more

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Ive had a yeast infection for 3 mos and have seen 3 drs. Blood sugar and thyroid are fine. I've taken diflucan (fluconazole) and OTC. No relief.What else can i try?

Ive had a yeast infection for 3 mos and have seen 3 drs. Blood sugar and thyroid are fine. I've taken diflucan (fluconazole) and OTC. No relief.What else can i try?

2nd opinion: First make sure that this is indeed a yeast infection in the first place. If problem persists, consult an immunologist to find out if there is an immune defect causing your persistent problem. ...Read more

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I have redness all around my vagina but i've been tested for herpes more than 3 times both blood and smear pap I do a have a yeast infection vagnitis?

Herpes is not....: Redness all around your vagina in no way would be herpes. I am very surprised that anyone would repeatedly test you for this when this is not the symptom for herpes. Redness all around your vagina is a yeast infection until proven otherwise. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with herpes and a yeast infection at the same time. Is it possible that they could've mistaken them? I never got a blood test.

Herpes and yeast inf: It is possible but not probable that you have not been diagnosed correctly. You apparently have been having unprotected sex and have acquired these infections from a sexual contact. You should obtain counselling about your sexual activities to help you in the future. ...Read more

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What if i take a one dose antibiotic for a yeast infection, how long till i can donate blood?

What if i take a one dose antibiotic for a yeast infection, how long till i can donate blood?

Hydration: You need to make sure you are drinking enough water to keep yourself well-hydrated. If you still have dark urine, you are probably not drinking enough water. ...Read more

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Can yeast infection cause blood in urine?

Can yeast infection cause blood in urine?

Absolutely: See your doctor and get this checked out. ...Read more

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Can 2 glasses of wine per night cause a yeast infection? I don't eat much sugar other than a banana or other fruit. Thanks!

Doubtful: Yeast is an opportunistic organism. It is present in your body in some form most of the time. typically it only causes an infection when you're good bacteria have been reduced such as when taking an anabiotic or when your immune system is compromised such as with chronic diseases such as diabetes. wine and sugar intake have very little to do with it. ...Read more

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Could a vaginal yeast infection cause blood when peeing?

Could a vaginal yeast infection cause blood when peeing?

Not likely: Is the blood from the skin, the urine, or inside the vagina? See a Dr. ...Read more

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Can a yeast infection cause your white blood cell count to go down? If not what could cause this?

Can a yeast infection cause your white blood cell count to go down? If not what could cause this?

Result not cause: Low white blood cell count predisposes to yeast infection. Yeast infection does not reduce WBC count. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Severe yeast infection (blood, swelling, cuts - not herpes), 3 weeks later pap smear. Could the severe yeast infection have caused an abnormal pap?

No: Hpv, human papilloma virus, is the entity that causes abnormal pap smears. The yeast infection could cause inflammation in the vagina and cervix, but not the changes that the pap smear is designed to detect. At 22 yrs old, it's normal to come in contact with hpv, most women have. I'm sorry to hear about your yeast infection, hope the treatment is working! ...Read more

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My boyfriend got his blood work back just recently results trichomois blood taken in march last sexual contact is jan 1 how long can u carry trichomois? Is this some form of yeast infection?

Trichomonas : Trichomonas is a parasite, not a type of yeast. Some men or women for that matter may never experience symptoms, therefore it is extremely difficult to say when the infection was contracted. You both should be treated. Also remember condoms protect against almost all std's, it is wise to always protect yourself. Take good care. ...Read more

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How can a yeast infection cause my UA to show small traces of blood in urine.

Here are some...: Yeast alone almost unlikely cause UTI; usually it is a secondary cause like a patient with indwelling catheter, stent, or infected stones, etc. in the urinary tract. If there are no suspectable or identifiable underlying causes found, one has to think if urine contamination takes place in its collection. Besides, always interpret the test result with correlating with clinical profile. ...Read more

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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


Yeast (Definition)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable ...Read more