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

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

Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
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Chlamydia Infection (Definition)

Chlamydia infection is a sexually transmitted infection caused by a bacteria. Genital symptoms include burning on urination, vaginal or penile discharge, pain with sexual intercourse or no symptoms at all. In many patients without symptoms, chlamydial infections can spread upwards into the abdomen and cause serious complications due to scarring. Newborns can acquire chlamydial eye infection from birth ...Read more


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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?

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

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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?

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

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


Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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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