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Dr. Raj Syal Dr. Syal
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Do all yeast infections itch?

Dr. Raj Syal Dr. Syal
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Do all yeast infections itch?

No: Many patients will show yeast on a culture, yet have no symptoms. ...Read more

Dr. Neal Kraus
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Staphylococcal Infection (Definition)

This is an infection caused by Staphylococcus aureus - and it often is quite dangerous because the organism, the 'germ' has alot of virulence to it... it's very nasty in other words. You can see an ID doc to find out more about Staph infections, since they are experts in diagnosing and treating ...Read more


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Do staph infections cause tb?

Do staph infections cause tb?

No: Staphylococcus and tuberculosis are 2 unrelated bacteria species that have nothing to do with each other. ...Read more

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Does staph infection itch?

Does staph infection itch?

It may: Itching is a subliminal form of pain and may be due to inflammation of many sources, and that could include infection. ...Read more

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Persistent jock itch and yeast infection. What do I do?

Persistent jock itch and yeast infection. What do I do?

Topical treatment: Jock itch or tinea cruris is a fungal skin infection in the groin/inner thigh. It is characterized by a red itching rash in this location with small satellite lesions. It is easily cured with topical or oral antifungal treatment. Terbinafine, miconazole, econazole and Clotrimazole creams are effective and available over the counter. Oral Fluconazole or itraconazole are used for unresponsive inf. ...Read more

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Do boils itch? Does herpes itch?

Do boils itch? Does herpes itch?

Possibly: Pruritis (itching) is a subliminal form of pain, so in early stages this may occur. ...Read more

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Does impetigo and other bacterial skin infections always crust?

Does impetigo and other bacterial skin infections always crust?

Crust: Wound infections with strep are more likely to crust. It is often described as having a honey comb appearance. Staph blisters and then drains. Other organisms cause abscesses. So no, not always. All the best. ...Read more

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Does yeast infections cause bumps that bleed?

Does yeast infections cause bumps that bleed?

Not typically: Yeast infections typically cause redness and irritation, but not typically bumps that bleed. I would definitely be seen by a gynecologist so that you can get a thorough check up to make sure it's not anything else. Bumps are caused by hpv, herpes, blocked follicles, sebaceous cysts, that sort of thing. ...Read more

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Do herpes rashes itch?

Do herpes rashes itch?

They May Itch: Herpes is mostly painful (a sensation felt prior to its outbreak). It is possible that there is also an itching sensation with this transmissible viral infection. See your physician to make sure that you have herpes and that it is not some other comorbid condition. ...Read more

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Mrsa infection and itch, what to do?

Dont scratch!: Hopefully youve seen a physician ; infection is being treated. Itching accompanies healing or inflammat'n. Scratching allows bacteria to colonize fingernails ; then the infection can be spread to other areas (may become a chronic carrier nose, rectum, fingernails). If area is red, hot, swollen, spreading or you have fever: see your doc. If it is healing cool compresses, PO antihistamines. ...Read more

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Does staph itch?

Maybe: See your doctor if you think you have an infection. It can cause red streaking and can also be uncomfortable. You may need an antibiotic or be having a rash which may need a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Jock itch or yeast infection, difference?

Jock itch or yeast infection, difference?

My answer is over: Simplified. Jock itch is caused by a fungus called tinea cruris. It can cause an area of red skin that burns or itches.It is more often seen in men. A yeast infection is caused by a different fungus called candida albicans. It is often seen as an vaginal infection in women. Sxs of yeast infection may include: burning, redness ; itching of the vulva; burning ; clumpy, white non-odorous discharge. ...Read more

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Do people get penile yeast infection from acne antibiotics?

Possibly: Yeast infections can develop during prolonged use of broad spectrum antibiotics due to killing protective bacteria on the surface of the skin/mucous membranes. ...Read more

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Do yeast infections smell bad?

Do yeast infections smell bad?

Yeast Infections: Yeast infections can smell fishy, tart, foul, but it depends on your bodies reaction to it. Yeast infections will make you discharge a lot and the discharge can look yellow in color or white and curdled looking. ...Read more

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Do antibiotics cause ezcema?

Do antibiotics cause ezcema?

Antibiotics & Eczema: "antibiotics linked to eczema risk in children, " the daily telegraph reports, saying that giving babies the drugs increases their chance of developing the condition by 40%. However, concerned parents should not be put off allowing their children antibiotics on the strength of this news. The research it is based on cannot prove that antibiotics directly cause eczema. ...Read more

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Why do diabetics get yeast infections?

Yeast likes sugar: Candida and other fungi thrive on sugar, which is high in uncontrolled diabetes. ...Read more

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Why do boils itch?

Why do boils itch?

Inflammation: The inflammation associated with boils causes an irritation of the skin and nerves at the site and this can result in the sensation of itch. ...Read more

Dr. Suzanne Galli
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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


Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itching (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more