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How to know I have a yeast infection?

How to know I have a yeast infection?

Vaginal?: 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. Sanjiv Kaul
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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?

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

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Know how do I tell if I have a yeast infection?

Know how do I tell if I 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 do ik if I have a yeast infection?

How do ik if I have a yeast infection?

To know for: Sure, you need exam and tests. Typical symptoms of vaginal candidiasis are cottage cheese like discharge and itching. You should also get tested for diabetes if this becomes recurrent problem. ...Read more

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How do I stop a yeast infection?

How do I stop a yeast infection?

See your doctor: Get examined. Depending on what your family doctor finds, you'll be given appropriate therapy. ...Read more

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How do I heal a yeast infection?

Yeast medication: You can try time and your immune system as well as limiting sugar and yeast in your diet, but typically, due to discomfort, patients prefer medication. I assume this is vaginal, but yeast under skin folds can be treated the same way - with an over the counter vaginal yeast medication/cream. If it doesn't respond to this you will need to be eval'd for other infection or resistance. ...Read more

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

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

See your doctor: Utis usually have symptoms like burning when you pee, the urge to pee frequently, sometimes foul smelling or bloody urine. Yeast infections usually are accompanied by itching, burning, and a vaginal discharge. Ultimately, only your doctor can confirm which you have and give you the right treatment. ...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 to know if I have a yeast infection?

How to know if I have a yeast infection?

Vaginal ?: 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. For your first possible yeast infection - get medically evaluated to get an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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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 get a yeast infection?

How do I get a yeast infection?

Easy: We are all colonized with yeast, usually candida albicans. If your immunity is profoundly reduced, or if the acidity and other factors in the vaginal barrel are right you may get it. Babies frequently get thrush which is yeast infection in the mouth, and people may get secondary yeast infections after treatment with antibiotics reduces the bacteria which previously inhibited the yeast growth. ...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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What to do if this is now the 3rd time I have had what I believe is a yeast infection, how do I know if it is a yeast infection for sure?

Go to doctor: A doctor can take a sample during a speculum exam and look for yeast under a microscope. This would assure that you are treating the right condition. ...Read more

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How do I cure a yeast infection?

Yeast: Best treatment for yeast is a pill called fluconazole. If a rash only, try over the counter Miconazole cream. ...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 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

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How do I know if I have a fungal infection?

How do I know if I have a fungal infection?

Fungal infection: There are dozens of different fungal infections, some superficial skin infections, others systemic, some a combination of both. Cannot answer your question as asked. Be more specific and ask again. ...Read more

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How do I treat a yeast infection?

Yeast infection: I assume it is vaginal. There are OTC preparations (clotrimazole).Take oral probiotics/ yogurt to prevent . If not vaginal (can have it in mouth or GI tract) will need evaluation. Though vaginal yeast infections are common would check for diabetes. In any case going to an urgent care/doctor may be helpful ...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