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Watery/bloody discharge only during sex. Not BV or yeast. Diagnosed with group b strep infection. Could this be the cause of the excessive discharge?

Watery/bloody discharge only during sex. Not BV or yeast. Diagnosed with group b strep infection. Could this be the cause of the excessive discharge?

Possible but: Group B strep does not always cause a discharge but it can. Given your description, please be sure to have your doctor check to see if other infections can be contributing. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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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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What is a strep yeast infection?

What is a strep yeast infection?

Hmmm?: I have not heard that term before. If I had to guess it would be due to someone taking antibiotics for a strep infection. This could then be followed by overgrowth of yeast as certain bacteria are killed off or reduced in #. ...Read more

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Day 7 of amoxicillin for Strep got yeast infection. Stopped the amoxicillin. Should I be worried for complications from strep stopping it 3 days early?

Day 7 of amoxicillin for Strep got yeast infection. Stopped the amoxicillin. Should I be worried for complications from strep stopping it 3 days early?

Be very worried!: You must take all 10 days of the antibiotic to prevent the risk of rheumatic fever and of developing drug-resistant bacteria. Continue it and treat the yeast infection. Call your doc, to see if a a different antibiotic can be used. Or use otc yeast meds and take amoxicillin with 8 oz of water. ...Read more

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My son died from intrauterine strep b at 25 weeks. How rare is this? Doctors told me I had a yeast infection and did not do a culture.

My son died from intrauterine strep b at 25 weeks. How rare is this? Doctors told me I had a yeast infection and did not do a culture.

Uncommon: Death from intrauterine group b strep is very uncommon. Group b strep colonization of the genital tract and anal region is fairly common. The bacteria is generally not tested for, in a normal uncomplicated pregnancy, until about 34-36 weeks. Treatment of women who are culture positive does not occur until labor or rupture of the membranes. ...Read more

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Strep throat & severe yeast infection, are they related?

Strep throat & severe yeast infection, are they related?

Possibly: If you were placed on antibiotics for the strep throat, it could strip you of some healthy bacteria and lead to overgrowth of yeast. ...Read more

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Dr prescribed 1000mg of amoxcillian q12 hrs for strep & uri, it has given me a yeast infection what's the best OTC antifungal to treat secondary infec?

Good choices: There are plenty of available otc choices when it comes to yeast infection treatments for women. Many patients have had success with the Monistat 1 (tioconazole) due to its short duration of therapy which increases compliance. ...Read more

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What can this be? I've had this yeast infection for over a year, I keep freaking my self out. It will randomly turn yellow but it won't stay for long, it is sticky and thick. I tried to use the yogurt on a tampon it went away for a few day and then came b

The: The best decision you have made thus far is the visit you have scheduled with the gynecologist. You simply may have a bacterial vaginosis (bv) as opposed to yeast, which is why the symptoms have not resolved. Also an std check needs to be done to rule out gonorrhea or chlamydia.
Relax and try not to worry. Hopefully you will have an answer and treatment very soon.
Best of luck. ...Read more

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Help plz! Can Plan B cause a yeast infection?

No: There is no record that Plan B has the side effect of causing yeast infections. ...Read more

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I've had a yeast infection for 3 days now- took a diflucan (fluconazole) & didn't help & I will b on my last night terconazole?

Yeast: Have your dr. Look for an underlying cause. Yeast is predictably for medications or immunoincompetence or diabetes. Fix the underlying cause and the infection will abait. ...Read more

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What does a yeast infection look like on a guy?

What does a yeast infection look like on a guy?

Yeast infection male: A yeast infection on a man's penis, called candida balanitis, is usually red, irritated patches of skin with occasional pustules. The infections seems to be almost always confined to the glans and corona. It is most commonly seen in men whose partners have yeast infections, in people with diabetes, and those that took antibiotics recently. ...Read more

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How does some one get or recive a yeast infection?

Homeostasis: Yeast infections can be passed from one partner to another, but most commonly are due to changes in the natural flora of one's vagina. Sometimes environmental changes, dietary changes, exercises changes can cause yeast infections. Most common is use of antibiotics causing a subsequent yeast infection. ...Read more

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Does dannon plain yogurt work for yeast infection?

Yogurt and yeast: Yogurt has lactobacillus, bifidobacteria, and strep thermophilus. These organisms break down lactose. While these organisms make up. ...Read more

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Will anything happen to a woman of she doesn't get her yeast infection treated?

Probably not: A yeast infection is unlikely to cause serious problems, but the symptoms can get worse, causing increased pain and irritation. ...Read more

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Is there something from the store that I can look for to see if I have a yeast infection? If so what would that item be?

Is there something from the store that I can look for to see if I have a yeast infection? If so what would that item be?

Symptoms: Itching, and white cottage cheese appearing discharge, are good signs, usually not much odor.
Odor usually implies bacterial source ...Read more

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Can male yeast infection go away?

Can male yeast infection go away?

Yes it can: Yes it will go away with the treatment and revention for recurrence. ...Read more

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Where can a man get yeast infection?

Anywhere: A man can get a yeast infection in and around the penis, groin area, between his toes or anywhere on the body that is warm and moist. ...Read more

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Can u heal a yeast infection with yogurt?

Into vagina: Plain yogurt with live culture of lactobacillus acidophilus without sugar by mouth is a good preventative from yeast infections recurring + worth taking whilst on antibiotics, bvut unlikely to cure established infection. Some women claim to have successfully used home made yogurt popsicles or suppositories. Better still is Mycostatin (nystatin) vaginal cream. ...Read more

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How much time does a yeast infection last?

Yeast Infections: A yeast infection usually resolves in one to two weeks with appropriate treatment. It may take longer for those who are immunocompromised. ...Read more

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Any home remedies to cure a yeast infection?

Some tips: Natural approaches to yeast infections: 1. Wear underwear that is cotton vice synthetic 2. Avoid wearing underpants when you go to bed at night. 3. Don’t wear tight fitting panties & pantyhose. 4. Use natural tampon/ feminine pads (avoid those which are scented). 5. Avoid douches as well as use of harsh, drying soap on genitalia. 6. Rinse genitalia very well after soaping up. ...Read more

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Can a slight yeast infection cause problems?

Unlikely serious: Yeast associated problems in otherwise healthy individuals are usually just unpleasant like itching & soreness. Can be transmitted sexually which can cause relationship problems. More commonly problem in diabetics. Serious medical problems can occur in immunocompromised subjects, but not in healthy individuals.. ...Read more

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What does a female yeast infection look like?

Yeast infection: Symptoms of a yeast infection may include: burning, redness & itching of the vulva; burning with urination & vaginal intercourse & a clumpy, white, vaginal discharge with no odor. Sometimes the discharge isn’t apparent. ...Read more

Dr. Sheila Smith
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Group B Strep (Definition)

Group b streptococcus is a bacteria. Many men and women are carriers of gbs. Gbs is significant in pregnancy, because having gbs that is untreated can cause illness to a newborn. Gbs is not a significant infection in the mother, she is treated only to ...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