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Can you have a yeast infection with no symptoms?White discharge no infection no STD how can I get my vagina balanced so i can have normal discharge?

Can you have a yeast infection with no symptoms?White discharge no infection no STD how can I get my vagina balanced so i can have normal discharge?

Yes : Many women have discharge without other symptoms. In general we look for itching and odor. Testing is needed to determine the exact cause and then create a treatment option. Yeast and bacterial vaginosis are the two most common non sexually transmitted causes of discharge. Testing is needed to know which is the cause. ...Read more

Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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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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Is it possible for a yeast infection to have no symptoms?

Is it possible for a yeast infection to have no symptoms?

Yes: Many patients have internal and external itching with a heavy thick white discharge associated with a yeast infection, but a mild infection may be associated with few or no symptoms. ...Read more

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Can a male have no symptoms of a yeast infection and still have one ?

Can a male have no symptoms of a yeast infection and still have one ?

Yeast: It is not unusual for a man who has had sex with a woman who has candida (yeast) vulvovaginitis to have the shaft of the penis colonized with these organisms without their producing any clinical illness. They can transmit it back to their sexual partner after they have been treated. ...Read more

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Can you pick up a yeast infection from a guy? Even if he has no symptoms?

Not usually: Sometimes after sex, the ph of a women's vagina can change which can make a women develop a yeast infection. ...Read more

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Had unprotected sex with bf while i had a yeast infection He has no symptoms but he's chafing which he claims is normal for him Concerned?

Had unprotected sex with bf while i had a yeast infection
He has no symptoms but he's chafing which he claims is normal for him
Concerned?

Exposed: He has been exposed to yeast, unless he was wearing a condom. The safest approach is for both of you to be treated at the same time. All the best. ...Read more

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The adult male I am dating is being treated for oral yeast infection. I have no symptoms, how long ago was he exposed, is he a cheater. Me worry?

The adult male I am dating  is being  treated for oral yeast infection. I have no symptoms, how long ago was he exposed, is he a cheater. Me worry?

You should worry: Oral yeast infections in adults suggest some form of immune suppression, the most common of which in this day and age is HIV disease. You should be checked for stds including HIV and have only protected sex until you know what is going on. That is particularly true if you think he is "cheating". ...Read more

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Is it possible to get a yeast infection and herpes mistaken even after getting tested. I have no symptoms of herpes. After using Monistat i feel fine?

Is it possible to get a yeast infection and herpes mistaken even after getting tested. I have no symptoms of herpes. After using Monistat i feel fine?

Please Clarify: 90% of those with herpes have no physical signs or symptoms. Yeast and herpes are in no way similar on physical examination. You very easily could be herpes positive but your only physical symptom is the yeast infection and thus that is why monistat is working well. ...Read more

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Had sex with a girl that had a yeast infection a few weeks ago, I have no symptoms. So am I alright ?

Had sex with a girl that had a yeast infection a few weeks ago, I have no symptoms. So am I alright ?

Yes,: The fungus that causes a yeast vaginitis is usually Candida, and is fairly common, and becomes symptomatic when the conditions are ideal: warm, dark and moist. You may have the fungus on your skin but will remain asymptomatic as long as you keep yourself cool and dry. ...Read more

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Yeast (Definition)

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