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Recently went for test due to suspected yeast infection, then positive chlamydia, but also yeast present. Can chlamydia have caused the yeast too?

Recently went for test due to suspected yeast infection, then positive chlamydia, but also yeast present. Can chlamydia have caused the yeast too?

Separate infections: Chlamydia and vaginal yeast infections are entirely different; neither causes the other. Both are very common, so simultatnous infection with both is not rare. The highest priority is treatment of your chlamydia. Your current or recent sex partner (s) also need treatment and ideally should also be tested for chlamydia. Good luck! ...Read more

Chlamydia (Definition)

Chlamydia is a curable sexually transmitted infection that is caused by the bacteria chlamydia trachomatis. This bacteria infects mucous membranes of the urethra, vagina, cervix, anus, rectum, eyelid, and throat. Chlamydia may be asymptomatic but some patients experience pain or burning during urination, nausea, fever, vaginal discharge, ...Read more


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Is it true ghonera and chlamydia can cause yeast infections? If so, how?

Not true: Gonorrhea, chlamydia, and yeast are three different kinds of infection. Neither of them causes the others. The only possible connection is that, if you are given antibiotics for gonorrhea or chlamydia, antibiotics can often cause a yeast infection. ...Read more

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Afraid I have yeast infection from zithromax for chlamydia. Can 2 grams cause a male yeast infection or is my problem not from the antibiotics?

Afraid I have yeast infection from zithromax for chlamydia. Can 2 grams cause a male yeast infection or is my problem not from the antibiotics?

See below: Zithromax is not known to cause yeast infections especially in men. Male yeast infections are more common in uncircumcised men. If you are experiencing symptoms is best to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can you get chlamydia from a yeast infection?

STD: Chlamydia is one of the std's and you can get it from one of your single or multiple sex partners who have it. Your candidiasis probably started because of other predisposing factors like pregnancy, diabetes, use of steroids and bs antibiotics. ...Read more

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Is it unusual to have chlamydia with a yeast infection?

Is it unusual to have chlamydia with a yeast infection?

Yeast: No it is not common, unless your partner is cheating. But you need a chlamydia test to rule out chlamydia. ...Read more

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Does chlamydia feel like a yeast infection or uti?

Does chlamydia feel like a yeast infection or uti?

Chlamydia: Probably more like a UTI since it presents usually presents as a urethritis. Untreated, many complications could manifest. ...Read more

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What are symptoms that females have after being treated for chlamydia? And is it possible to get a yeast infection from the antibiotics?

What are symptoms that females have after being treated for chlamydia? And is it possible to get a yeast infection from the antibiotics?

YesYouCanGetYeastInf: After being treated with Antibiotics for Chlamydia you don't have any symptoms. But it is possible to get Yeast Infection from the Antibiotic use. ...Read more

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Can we have alcoholic drinks while on antibiotics for chlamydia and yeast infections?

Can we have alcoholic drinks while on antibiotics for chlamydia and yeast infections?

Should be okay: It should be okay to consume alcohol while on antibiotics that would be used for yeast and chlamydia. There is a drug interaction with alcohol and Flagyl (metronidazole) but that is not used to treat either chlamydia or yeast. ...Read more

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Treated for chlamydia twice and a yeast infection 3 days after treatment still having large white chunky discharge, could it be something else?

Your physician can: Verify the diagnosis. A clumpy (cottage cheese- like), white, non- odorous discharge associated w itching, burning, swelling or redness can be due to yeast infections. ...Read more

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Got yeast infection when pregnant 2x. Now hubby has chlamydia after 6 yrs. Wrong diagnosis or did he cheat? No problems with kids. He says no.

Got yeast infection when pregnant 2x. Now hubby has chlamydia after 6 yrs. Wrong diagnosis or did he cheat? No problems with kids. He says no.

Usually yes, but...: When chlamydia shows up in a couple, usually there is another partner. But sometimes not, and you are best judge of hubby's behavior and truthfulness. Some kinds of tests can give false results. Rarely chlamydia may persist many years in intestinal tract, then reinfect female genital. No risk or concern for the kids. You should be tested too, and you both need treatment: better safe than sorry. ...Read more

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I have a a discharge/symptoms that mimic a yeast infection but I have taken a diflucan (fluconazole) with no relief. Could it be chlamydia instead?

I have a a discharge/symptoms that mimic a yeast infection but I have taken a diflucan (fluconazole) with no relief. Could it be chlamydia instead?

When you're worried: That you could have an STD you should be checked.
east infections are not commonly confused with STDs but failure to respond to therapy suggest the diagnosis could be wrong so this merits further evaluation. ...Read more

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I got treated on Monday for chlamydia and I'm still having the itchy and burning sensation. Can it be an yeast infection and if so can I treat it?

I got treated on Monday for chlamydia and I'm still having the itchy and burning sensation. Can it be an yeast infection and if so can I treat it?

Yeast infection: Treatment with antibiotics results in yeast infection in many women. Typically there is a thick white discharge with yeast infections, but the itchy/burning is typical, too.
There are over-the-counter yeast treatments that usually work. Ask your pharmacist if you have trouble finding them on the shelf.
If that does not help, please return to your doctor's office for a recheck. ...Read more

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My girlfriend went to the clinic and she might either a yeast infection or chlamydia ive seen liquid AND cottage cheesey stuff how do I tell the diff?

My girlfriend went to the clinic and she might either a yeast infection or chlamydia ive seen liquid AND cottage cheesey stuff how do I tell the diff?

You can't for sure: You need an exam and tests performed. It's the only way to know what is going on. You could have both going on and more. ...Read more

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was treated for chlamydia 5 days ago discharge has gone away 4 the most part. Have bad yeast infection; dryness feelingvaginally can I use monistat?

OK for Monistat: Antibiotics, including those for chlamydia, can trigger yeast infections. If you've had yeast before and the symptoms are the same, you can safely use an over-the-counter medication like Monistat, or any vaginal product with active ingredient ending in "azole" (clotrimazole, miconazole, teraconazole, etc). Or a single oral dose of fluconazole (Diflucan®). None will interfere with chlamydia Rx. ...Read more

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Can a constant vulval/anal itch be herpes? Has been going on for several months and is not a yeast infection/chlamydia/gonorrhoea

Can a constant vulval/anal itch be herpes? Has been going on for several months and is not a yeast infection/chlamydia/gonorrhoea

Needs to be seen: You need to have a GYN MD examine this area to determine the answer to your question. Anal itching is caused by many things including infection, hemorrhoids, fissures, etc. ...Read more

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After two weeks of taking doxycycline hyc for chlamydia is it possible to get a yeast infection on the last day of taking it?

Yes: A vaginal yeast infection is caused by candida, which is a fungus. Doxycycline would not treat a fungal infection, so it is possible you now have a yeast infection. Typical symptoms are a cottage-cheese like discharge and vaginal itching. If you think you might have a yeast infection, try an over the counter yeast medication. ...Read more

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I had a UTI & a yeast infection im in my first trimester, turns out I have chlamydia I took the chlamydia meds but not the rest I cant pass them?

Here are some. ..: Please direct this Q to your treating ob-gyn-doc timely. Online inquiry of this nature may generate further confusion and anxiety. So, see your Doc for more counseling and follow-up so to benefit your well-being and baby's. Best wish. ... ...Read more

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Yellowish greenis discharge after being treated for chlamydia and trichomoniasis. I feel odd inside but no burning or itching. Yeast infection?

Yellowish greenis discharge after being treated for chlamydia and trichomoniasis. I feel odd inside but no burning or itching. Yeast infection?

Yeast infec unlikely: Yeast infection is not uncommon after antibiotic treatment, but usually is associated with itching and a white cheesey discharge. Yellow green sounds more like persistent infection with trich or other bacterial vaginitis. I recommend that you be reexamined and retested, to include GC and BV as well. ...Read more

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Is light spotting normal on day 2 of using kadefungin 3 for a yeast infection that occurred after 10 days doxycycline for chlamydia? No other symptoms

Probalby not serious: I wouldn't call this "normal", but it could be just minor continued inflammation of your cervix, with yeast not quite yet cured. But see your doctor if it continues more than a few more days. ...Read more

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Treated gonorrhea, chlamydia and yeast infection. Few weeks later started having thick yellow/white lotion like discharge, no itch, swelling or smell?

Treated gonorrhea, chlamydia and yeast infection. Few weeks later started having thick yellow/white lotion like discharge, no itch, swelling or smell?

There's failures: Of treatmetn in all of those. It is generaly recommended to get proof of cure (reculture) these days due to significant risk of resistant organisms.
http://www. Cdc. Gov/std/treatment/2010/chlamydial-infections. Htm ...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 of fermenting ...Read more