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How do i know if I have a yeast infection?

How do i know if I have a yeast infection?

Itching, irritation: The main symptoms of vaginal yeast infections are itching and irritation, sometimes with redness and swelling of the labia minor. There can be vaginal discharge, but usually not much -- typically thick and white, sometimes compared to cottage cheese. Strong odor or large amount of discharge suggest other infections, including STDs, but not yeast. See a doctor if you have any of these symptoms. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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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 do I know if I have a yeast infection?

Vaginitis symptoms: Classic symptoms of yeast infections include white cheesy discharge, vaginal itching, and irritation. It is best to see your doctor for further evaluation to ensure there are no other causes to your symptoms, such as bacterial vaginosis or std. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have a yeast infection , or worse ?

Medical evaluation: Will help to defintively diagnose the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have a yeast infection, and how do I treat it?

How do I know if I have a yeast infection, and how do I treat it?

Usual symptoms:: Include vaginal discharge, typically is white, thick, curdlike, may have vagijnal irritation, itching or burning. And the usual treatments include over-the-counter treamtents with miconazole-type of medications. Prescription strength Diflucan (fluconazole) is very helpful in most cases. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have a yeast infection and what can I do about it?

How do I know if I have a yeast infection and what can I do about it?

Possible Yeast: 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. See your doctor / gynecologist for definitive diagnosis and treatment will be recommended. ...Read more

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I am a guy and was wondering how do I know if I have a yeast infection?

I am a guy and was wondering how do I know if I have a yeast infection?

See below: If you have no symptoms, see your family doctor. Common symptoms include rash and discharge, depending on where the infection is. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have a yeast infection, and how do I know if its something else?

See your doctor: Is the only way to differentiate. Sometimes women have two kids of infection. Yeast is typical thick, white, cheesy and itchy. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have a yeast infection or herpes?

Medical eval will: Distinguish. 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. Local symptoms from a herpes simplex 2 infection are usually is seen 2 to 12 days after exposure ; consists of a cluster of lesions that look like blisters. The lesion. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have a yeast infection or bacteria vagiosis?

See your GYN: A good exam and some testing will answer this. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have a yeast infection and what are yeast infection treatments?

Yeast: 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. If this is your first possible yeast infection or if you are not sure if you have a yeast infection – see your physician. If over the counter meds don’t work that would be another. ...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