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Doctor insights on: Can Yeast Infections Delay Ovulation

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How you know you have a yeast infection vs ovulation?

How you know you have a yeast infection vs ovulation?

Symptoms: Yeast infection causes white, curdy discharge and you will also have itching. You shouldn't have such discharge for ovulation, it's more clear and "egg white" like. Read more

Dr. Al Hegab
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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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Why am I having recurring yeast infection with ovulation?

Changes in Hormones.: If you have recurrent (four or more) yeast infections per year or a chronic yeast infection simple treatments may not be adequate. Please see your physician for treatment in that situation. Read more

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Can a sperm with yeast infection fertilize a woman who is ovulating?

Can a sperm with yeast infection fertilize a woman who is ovulating?

Yes: Sperm can't have a yeast infection. A man might have a yeast infection on his penis, but his sperm is still healthy and fully capable of making a fertile woman pregnant. Read more

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How to tell if I have a yeast infection or ovulating?

Vaginal discharge: A yeast infection usually yields a whitish cottage cheese type of discharge that itches and can cause swelling of the labia with irritation. Ovulation discharge usefully is thin and watery with the consistency of egg whites and does not cause any type of irritation or itching. Read more

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When you ovulate do you feel like you having a yeast infection?

When you ovulate do you feel like you having a yeast infection?

Yeast infection: The two are usually quite different, but without knowing specifically what feeling you are referring to it is difficult to answer your question. Rephrase and be more specific, . Read more

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Is it possible to be prone to yeast infections around ovulation? If so, what can I do to prevent it? Or to prevent yeast infections in general

Is it possible to be prone to yeast infections around ovulation? If so, what can I do to prevent it? Or to prevent yeast infections in general

Yeah...happens: diabetes is one predisposing feature, but changes in hormones is another. Changing the hormones such as with birth control will change the predisposistion to infections during periods. Read more

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Worried I have pid, saw gyn, she only did manual exam and said I'm just ovulating and have a yeast infection. Is a manual exam enough for diagnosis?

Worried I have pid, saw gyn, she only did manual exam and said I'm just ovulating and have a yeast infection. Is a manual exam enough for diagnosis?

Usually: Pid would give extreme pain on a bimanual exam. In addition fever and chills are some of the other symptoms; along with elevated white blood cell count and positive std cultures. Read more

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Could I be pregnant if I had sex on my ovulation day (April 3) my last period was March 20. I'm on the paragard, been on it for 7 month. I just stopped breastfeeding last week after 9 months. I've also had a yeast infection, it's gone now, but now I have a

Could I be pregnant if I had sex on my ovulation day (April 3) my last period was March 20. I'm on the paragard, been on it for 7 month. I just stopped breastfeeding last week after 9 months. I've also had a yeast infection, it's gone now, but now I have a

On Guard Paraguard!!: Think of it this way: the failure rate for a Paraguard IUD is about 0.8%, which means only 8 out of 1000 women using it will become pregnant. Pretty damn good. The failure rate of other IUDs is a lot more, up to 2%! Having sex on or shortly before/after ovulation will increase the chances of a sperm snagging an ovum, but still, your chances are pretty good of avoiding a pregnancy, but not 100%. Read more

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Please tell me, could a yeast infection delay labour?

Please tell me, could a yeast infection delay labour?

Am not aware of: A physiologic mechanism by which a vaginal yeast infection would delay onset of labor. Read more

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What happens if there is a delay in treatment of yeast infection?

May worsen: If left untreated, the infection may simply get worse. Many over the counter meds, most of which were rx only in the past, are readily available. Good luck. Read more

Yeast (Definition)

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