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Does Yeast Infections Cause Chlamydia
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 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
Can having a yeast infection cause a false positive result using a urine sample for chlamydia? My partner says he tested negative?
Testing: No. Ask to see the results. Are you certain he was seen? ...Read more
My dr said I "had" chlamydia but all symptoms have gone, I think I had a yeast infection never chlamydia, didn't get help either?
It's not clear what: your question is. You can re-submit with a clear question, so that we can help you. ...Read more
Yeast: No it is not common, unless your partner is cheating. But you need a chlamydia test to rule out chlamydia. ...Read more
See below: They look different under the microscope.Get a more detailed answer ›
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If I know I treated my chlamydia and haven't had sex/sexual contact with anyone since; could my vaginal itching simply be a yeast infection?
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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