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Can you have a yeast infection without much discharge (instead - red, irritated, burning skin on the vulva, little itchiness)?

Can you have a yeast infection without much discharge (instead - red, irritated, burning skin on the vulva, little itchiness)?

Typical symptoms!: Contrary to what you seem to think (or what you have been told), increased discharge is not one of the main symptoms of yeast. Your own symptoms are EXACTLY what I teach medical students to look for and patients to be aware of. See a doctor to confirm the diagnosis. Or you can try an over the counter yeast medication -- then see the doc if symptoms don't clear up in a few days. Good luck! ...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 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

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Is it possible to get a yeast infection without discharge?

Is it possible to get a yeast infection without discharge?

Yes: If it does not involve the vaginal barrel, the yeast infection can be without discharge on the mucous membranes of the perineum (labia, vulva) or the surrounding skin. ...Read more

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

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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If you have yeast infection do you get the cottage cheese like discharge everyday? if not, how often?

If you have yeast infection do you get the cottage cheese like discharge everyday? if not, how often?

Yes: Yes you will have the discharge but not everyday until it is treated. The itching is usually what gets the infected patient to the MD for Rx. ...Read more

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Do I have yeast infection if i get discharge a lot?

Do I have yeast infection if i get discharge a lot?

See below: A discharge of this degree is a infection and is most probably a yest infection you need to see a physician to be certain as to the exact agent casuing the infection. ...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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Do i need to have discharge for it to be a yeast infection?

No: 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. ...Read more

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How long will I keep discharging for after yeast infection?

How long will I keep discharging for after yeast infection?

Yeast: .A yeast infection usually resolves in one to two weeks with appropriate treatment. It may take longer for those who are immunocompromised. ...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