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How can you tell if you have a yeast infection?

How can you tell if you have a yeast infection?

Itchy rash: A typical yeast infection is associated with itching in or around the vagina. There may be a thick white or greenish yellow discharge, swelling and tenderness. Usually yeast infections occur after someone has been on antibiotics or the area is subjected to frequent warm moist conditions. ...Read more

Dr. Sheila Smith
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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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How can you tell if you have a vaginal infection?

How can you tell if you have a vaginal infection?

Symptoms: The typical symptoms are an increased discharge associated with an odor, itch or discomfort. However any atypical discharge should be discussed with your provider. ...Read more

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How can you tell if you have yeast infection or herpes?

Get a pelvic exam: It's not always easy to tell if it's a yeast infection vs herpes. If your only symptom is itching in the vaginal area it could be either. If there is thick white d/c then your doc can test this for yeast. If there is a sore, this can be cultured for herpes. If you think you may have been exposed to herpes, but there is no visible sore there is a blood test to detect if you have an infection too. ...Read more

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Not sure how can you tell you have a yeast infection?

ITCHING&DISCHARGE: The main symptoms of yeast infection are vaginal itch and white cheesy vaginal discharge it can sometimes cause pain or burning during urination and during sex. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to know if you have a yeast infection?

For first time - get: Medical eval to know for sure. 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

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How to know if you have a yeast infection?

Medical eval: Can lead to accurate diagnosis. 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

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How can you tell if you have a stomach infection?

How can you tell if you have a stomach infection?

Several ways: If you mean helicobacter pylori infection, several ways: 1. Endoscopy with biopsy (most accurate) 2. Breath test 3. Stool test 4. Blood test (least accurate). ...Read more

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Don?T understand how can you tell if you have a yeast infection?

Don?T understand how can you tell if you have a yeast infection?

Burning, itching,,,: A yeast infection of the vagina or vulva may cause severe itching, burning, soreness, irritation, and a whitish or whitish-gray cottage cheese-like discharge, often with a curd-like appearance. In the clinic, etc. Diagnosis is done with a scraping or swab of the area placed on a microscope slide, which is treated with KOH dissolving the cells and leaving the candida yeast cells. ...Read more

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How can you tell if you have a bacterial infection in your stomach?

How can you tell if you have a bacterial infection in your stomach?

Blood test: The most commonly tested bacteria for in stomach infection is h. Pylori which is screened with a blood test. This is the organism responsible for stomach ulcers. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have a yeast infection?

Symptoms & tests: I am not sure what location is of concern. In women, vaginal yeast infection is by far the most common one. Usually, they complain of curdy, discharge with or without associated burning. Frequently, they may have no symptoms. Using KOH preparation or a new test called affirm may confirm the presence of vaginal yeast. Gi yeast may be revealed at the time of egd/colonoscopy. Thrush is visible yeast. ...Read more

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How can you tell if you have yeast infection so can treat it?

How can you tell if you have yeast infection so can treat it?

Burning, itching,,,: A yeast infection of the vagina or vulva may cause severe itching, burning, soreness, irritation, and a whitish or whitish-gray cottage cheese-like discharge, often with a curd-like appearance. In the clinic, etc. Diagnosis is done with a scraping or swab of the area placed on a microscope slide, which is treated with KOH dissolving the cells and leaving the candida yeast cells. ...Read more

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How can you tell if you have fungal sinusitis?

How can you tell if you have fungal sinusitis?

Fungal sinusitis: Sinusitis involves inflammation & infection of the sinuses. Most often bacteria are the cause but occasionally mold & fungi can grow inside. This is most common in patients with allergies and those that have had multiple infections along with chronic sinus pressure and drainage. Sometimes a ct scan of the sinuses can help diagnose fungal sinusitis but often diagnosis is made during sinus surgery. ...Read more

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How to tell if I have a yeast infection or ovulating?

How to tell if I have a yeast infection or ovulating?

Vaginal discharge: A yeast infection usually yields a whitish cottage cheese type of discharge that itches and can cause swelling of the labia with irritation. Ovulation discharge usefully is thin and watery with the consistency of egg whites and does not cause any type of irritation or itching. ...Read more

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How to tell if I have a yeast infection?

How to tell if I have a yeast infection?

See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

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How can you tell if you have a vancomycin allergy?

How can you tell if you have a vancomycin allergy?

See Allergist: If you have never taken vancomycin before then there should be no concern for an allergy. You cannot develop an allergy after the first dose. For subsequent dose you are at no greater risk then the general population for developing an allergy to this medication. If you've had a reaction in the past, see Allergist to determine if your reaction is truly an allergy. Red Mans Syndrome non-allergic rx. ...Read more

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How can you tell if you have a secondary infection with a cold?

How can you tell if you have a secondary infection with a cold?

Fever and other symp: You will start with cold and than you may run fever and depending where the secondary infection is you will get symtoms, like ear ache for otitis medi, headache and fever with sinusitis, fever, cough and expectoration with pneumonia etc. ...Read more

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How can you tell if you have a uti?

How can you tell if you have a uti?

Some common symptoms: Common symptoms of uti: burning on urination, urgency, increase frequency, bladder/lower pelvic pressure, nocturia (night-time urination), maybe change of color and odor of urine etc..So, if you have any of these sypmtoms, consult doc for an evaluation/treatment. Otc med such as azo can help reduce the discomfort, but won't treat the infection itself. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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How can you tell when you no longer have a yeast infection?

How  can  you  tell  when  you  no  longer  have a  yeast infection?

Yeast infection: Your itching will go away, and discharge will return to your normal. If it persists, with treatment, see your gyn for further testing. ...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