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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

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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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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

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Is it possible for yeast infections to cause sores on your inner thighs? Can someone please answer this?

Is it possible for yeast infections to cause sores on your inner thighs? Can someone please answer this?

Inner thigh rash: Rash that suddenly occurs in your inner thighs can result from several factors, ranging from an allergic reaction, bacteria infection, candida(yeast), or parasite infection. The appearance of the rash and other symptoms present are usually unique and can help determine which condition you are suffering from. ...Read more

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Candida (Definition)

Candidiasis or thrush is a fungal infection (mycosis) of any of the candida species (all yeasts), of which Candida Albicans is the most common.Also commonly referred to as a yeast infection, candidiasis is also technically known as ...Read more


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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


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