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Can you have a yeast infection without itching or discharge?

Can you have a yeast infection without itching or discharge?

Yes: Yeast are there normally. Symptoms occur when they proliferate abnormally, often because an antibiotic has reduced the bacteria which compete with the yeast. ...Read more

Discharge (Definition)

Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more


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Can I have a yeast infection without knowing it? Just finished meds for bv. And have heavy yellowish discharge.

Can I have a yeast infection without knowing it? Just finished meds for bv. And have heavy yellowish discharge.

Question unclear: You have symptoms which are not incompatible with yeast infection. If you are asking whether this could be due to yeast infection, the answer is yes, and antibiotics used to eliminate BV can increase the risk for secondary candidiasis. Go and get reexamined and treated if necessary. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can you have a yeast infection without the itching?

Can you have a yeast infection without the itching?

Not a simple questio: Yeast overgrowth is not really an infection. It is frequently present without itching. ...Read more

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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

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Is it possible to have a yeast infection without discharge or odor?

No odor with v D/C: 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. So in short: yes. ...Read more

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Can I get a yeast infection just from having sex?

Yes: Theoretically, anything that alters the vaginal ecosystem/flora can predispose someone to a yeast infection. ...Read more

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I have a chunky white discharge with no itch or odor. Could it be a yeast infection?

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

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I have white clumpy discharge. There is no odor or irritation and I have already treated for a yeast infection. What could this be?

I have white clumpy discharge. There is no odor or irritation and I have already treated for a yeast infection. What could this be?

White discharge: If you treated yourself without consulting your doctor i would suggest you should see your doctor. Sometimes minor odorless white discharge is normal. ...Read more

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I am diagnosed with vaginal yeast infection. Do I have a bacterial vaginosis also?

No: Yeast is a different infection, u can have both sometimes but they are not the same and the treatments are differnent. ...Read more

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Can you have a yeast infection with just white thick discharge? No itch or burning

Can you have a yeast infection with just white thick discharge? No itch or burning

Yes: Infection is the invasion of a host organism's body tissues by disease-causing agents, their multiplication, and the reaction of host tissues to these organisms and the toxins they produce whereas colonization is when this specie populates and occupy the area. So you can have the discharge in colonization which often leads to the infection. You may have no symptoms but a doctor may find tissue rxt ...Read more

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Do I have a yeast infection or bacterial vaginosis?

U could have both: Yeast usually itches and is white, BV usally smells and is green , brown, yellow , or opaque, see your gyn for a culture because you could have both and there are 6 diff bact that can cause BV and sometimes you can other bact like e coli , etc in tehevagina. ...Read more

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I've noticed a stronger vaginal odor lately. Could it be a yeast infection or VB without itching or discharge?

I've noticed a stronger vaginal odor lately. Could it be a yeast infection or VB without itching or discharge?

Yes: The only way to know for sure is to have it checked/tested. See your doctor ASAP for an evaluation. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Why would i have a pink discharge after a yeast infection?

Why would  i have a pink discharge after a yeast infection?

Probably not yeast: Yeast infections typically do not cause colored discharge. Pink suggests possible bleeding, which could happen with severe yeast (with vulvar fissures, sores, etc) -- but not "after" a yeast infection is gone. You might have something else, such as an STD if at risk. In any case, recheck with your doctor soon and follow her advice. ...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