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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. Michael Gabor
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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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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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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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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 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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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

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I wish to know how do you tell if you have a yeast infection?

I wish to know how do you tell if you have a yeast infection?

See your gyn: For an exam and culture, will usually ahve white discharge and will itch, vulva will be red and irritated. ...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