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Doctor insights on: Facial Yeast Infection

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Dr. Sewa Legha
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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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Can you get a yeast infection on your face or in your mouth from performing oral sex an a guy who may have a yeast infection?

Can you get a yeast infection on your face or in your mouth from performing oral sex an a guy who may have a yeast infection?

Possibly: Yeast infections are usually found in moist locations, so it can be found in your mouth and in the corners of your lips, but usually not on your face. You could get an infection by performing oral sex on an infected penis, probably an uncirumcised penis. ...Read more

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I have pretty serious athletes foot and acne on my face. Could these be symptoms of a yeast infection?

I have pretty serious athletes foot and acne on my face. Could these be symptoms of a yeast infection?

The athletes foot: YES TINEA infection is a fungus like yeast but a different species ACNE NO it has NOTHING to with Yeast BTW a commonly held theory (more "popular years ago) was that subclinical yeast infection was responsible for a whole host of common disorders including Chronic Fatigue Syndrome...NONSENSE!!! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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If a vagina smells like rotten cheese, does that mean she has a yeast infection? I was laying in bed with a girl, and a smell so disturbing hit my nose like a brick in the face. The smell was like rotten cheese times 10. And i still had sex with her. (onl

If a vagina smells like rotten cheese, does that mean she has a yeast infection? I was laying in bed with a girl, and a smell so disturbing hit my nose like a brick in the face. The smell was like rotten cheese times 10. And i still had sex with her. (onl

Don't : Don't know if she had poor hygiene or if there was a vaginal discharge. I havn't heard of a yeast infection smelling like rotten cheese. If she did have a markedly malodorous vaginal discharge and you elected to put your penis in there anyway, have no idea what type of pathogens you may have exposed yourself to. Just because there is a hole, it doesn't mean you have to poke it. If the woman smelled so bad that you were both overwhelmed and disgusted; this should have raised some big red flags. Or a big red stop sign. If concerned about contracting an std, recommend that you see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have dark spots and red bumps under my breast. It spread to my stomach and face. Im thinking yeast infection. How can I heal keep it from spreading?

I have dark spots and red bumps under my breast. It spread to my stomach and face. Im thinking yeast infection. How can I heal keep it from spreading?

Get it checked: If it is spreading then don't assume it is yeast without having a doctor look at it. There are some life threatening skin infections that can spread. Have it looked at and discuss treatment options further with physician ...Read more

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Ive had a yeast infection on my arm,armpits,stomach back legs and eyelids and face for 3 months ive been to dr nothing works?

Ive had a yeast infection on my arm,armpits,stomach back legs and eyelids and face for 3 months ive been to dr nothing works?

Yeast infection: YEast infection often occurs in warm, moist areas, such as joint folds, under arms and breasts, abdomen. Unusual to be on eyelids and face. If none of the treatment effective, I would either question the diagnosis or wonder if you have an underlying condition such as diabetes. You should consider seeing a Dermatologist. ...Read more

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Yeast infection symptoms?

Yeast infection symptoms?

Itchy..: ...With yellow curd like discharge and red vulva. Often confused with vulvar skin irritation which may be treated with 1% Hydrocortisone cream. ...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


Candida (Definition)

Is a type of fungus which normally lives in small amounts on mucus membranes. An overgrowth of candida in the mouth produces a condition called 'thrush'. This is often triggered ...Read more