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Can a yeast infection cause cold sores ?

Can a yeast infection cause cold sores ?

Possibly: Any infection can cause a breakdown of the lining in the mouth, but commonly this is caused by a viral infection. Best to see your otolaryngologist for evaluation and proper treatment. ...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


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Could a yeast infection cause canchre sores near the opening of the vagina and blood streaks when wiping? Feel really raw. No burning urination

Could a yeast infection cause canchre sores near the opening of the vagina and blood streaks when wiping? Feel really raw. No burning urination

Usually not: You are describing herpes ulcerations. Need to be examined and therefore treated. If true, you are infectious to you sex partner until treated and resolved. ...Read more

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If you had a yeast infection and scratched a lot, can the scratching cause sores on your vagina?

If you had a yeast infection and scratched a lot, can the scratching cause sores on your vagina?

Sure: Scratching can easily cause sores, especially of sensitive tissues like the vaginal area. But see a doctor if they don't heal quickly or if you otherwise remain concerned. Also, herpes is a common cause of genital sores, so see a doctor ASAP if you are at risk for STDs or might have been exposed to herpes. ...Read more

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What is a yeast infection on the anus like? Can you have it just on the anus and not the vaginal area? Can it cause sores on the anus if irritated?

What is a yeast infection on the anus like? Can you have it just on the anus and not the vaginal area? Can it cause sores on the anus if irritated?

It's possible but...: Anal yeast could occur without vaginal, but not very likely. Usually it would cause pretty much the same symptoms as vaginal yeast -- itching, irritation, and redness. Open sores could result, but usually not. Other possibilities include anal herpes if multiple sores that recur from time to time; or anal fissure if only one. See doctor if you have any doubt about it and/or the problem continues. ...Read more

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What can cause both canker sores and a yeast infection?

What can cause both canker sores and a yeast infection?

Canker sore: Canker sores and yeast infections have different causes and treatments. Yeast is a fungal infection while canker sores are not an infection. The cause of canker sores are related to stress, trauma, chemical sensitivity, vitamin deficiencies, or autoimmune problems, however the exact cause is not well understood. ...Read more

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What causes both canker sores and a yeast infection?

What causes both canker sores and a yeast infection?

Stress & medications: Canker sores can either be from the herpes virus or sometimes an autoimmune ds. Either way stress will usually cause them to break-out. Yeast, or fungus infections usually happen either from taking broad spectrum antibiotics or if you are using some type of inhaled steroid. Your best course of action is to see an oms to determine what is causing your specific symptoms and see what can be done. ...Read more

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Can yeast infection cause genital sores?

Can yeast infection cause genital sores?

Not usually: Only in extreme cases of long untreated yeast infection would you get genital sores. If you have genital sores then it is best for you to see a doctor for exam and testing to determine the cause. ...Read more

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Severe yeast infection? Herpes? Other things that causes sores/blisters? I'm now realizing i've had the symptoms of a yeast infection but i didn't get it treated because i wasn't thinking anything of it at the time. Now i believe it's gotten a lot worse.

Hopefully : Hopefully you have a diagnosis and are under treatment. In this situation there is nothing you can do prevent the mores sores or blisters from appearing. However, if you know the signs of a yeast infection and think you have one, go ahead and treat with an over the counter yeast infection medication, and see your doctor if you have no improvement. Take care. ...Read more

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