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Dr. Donald Jacobson
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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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I think I have vaginal candidiasis aka yeast infection. What are the steps needed to get rid of this?

C Ur GYN 4 Rx: There r vaginal suppositories 4 this. Used 2 b by rx only but may b otc now. Check with ur gyn 1st, then pharmacist. In mouth it is thrush. ...Read more

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Can vaginal candidiasis or yeast infections damage fallopian tubes?

No damage to tubes: The yeast that causes vaginal candidiasis will not spread up from your vagina through your cervix and upper genital organs. The infections that can cause damage to your fallopian tubes are sexually transmitted infections such as gonorrhea and chlamydia. ...Read more

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Can intestinal candidiasis cause recurrent vaginal yeast infections and abnormal/painful/irregular bowel movements?

Can intestinal candidiasis cause recurrent vaginal yeast infections and abnormal/painful/irregular bowel movements?

Yes: You need anti candida diet: no sugar, no flour products. Until you get better, also no fruit and no carbohydrates. Eat 1 tbsp of coconut oil with each meal. Eat lots of non starchy vegetables and enough quality protein. Consider betaine hcl with each meal, take it in the middle of the meal. Also take saccharomyces boulardi, which is the yeast against yeast. ...Read more

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Is it posiible to cure permanent solution for vaginal yeast infection?What is the solution for the candidiasis?

Is it posiible to cure permanent solution for vaginal yeast infection?What is the solution for the candidiasis?

Probably not: This yeast (candida) is part of our normal population of micro-organisms. It creates infection usually when there is some predisposing factors. If you are having repetitive episodes of vaginal infection you may want to treat your sexual partner's skin while you are treating your own infection. That, unfortunately will not guarantee that you will not become reinfected at some time in the future. ...Read more

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Can yeast infection cause swelling in hymen? Can vaginal candidiasis affect hymen? I am virgin.

Can yeast infection cause swelling in hymen? Can vaginal candidiasis affect hymen? I am virgin.

Yeast infection: Yes and yes as an answer to both your question. Purchase antifungal cream available over the counter, twice daily ...Read more

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What is yeast infection and is the symptoms?

Vaginal yeast infx: A vaginal yeast infection is a type of vaginitisinflammation of the vagina — characterized by vaginal irritation, intense itchiness and vaginal discharge. A vaginal yeast infection affects your vagina and the tissues at the opening to your vagina (vulva). Vaginal yeast infection — also called vaginal candidiasis — is very common, and easily treatable. ...Read more

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Describe the features of a yeast infection.?

Describe the features of a yeast infection.?

Candidiasis: Vaginal candidiasis usually presents with clumpy white vaginal discharge and extreme vaginal itching. It is also associated with painful intercourse. A vaginal yeast infection can occur with no particular reason, but does frequently show up after taking antibiotics for an unrelated infection. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Yeast Infection (Definition)

Clinical illness due to a fungus which exists in a yeast form is the definition. Some fungi only form yeasts and some are dimorphic, having both a yeast stage and a stage in which they form a mesh-like network of a ...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