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How do I know if I have a yeast infection?

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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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?

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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How do I know if I have a vagina infection?

How do I know if I have a vagina infection?

With an infection: You might have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling . In that case it would be best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...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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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 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 can I know if I have a yeast infection?

Medical eval.: 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 do I know if I have an yeast infection?

You may have clumpy: Cottage cheese type discharge with no odor. There was be redness, swelling, itching or burning. ...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 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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What can I do if I have a yeast infection?

Try OTC Monistat: you can try OTC Monistat. If it is not effective you should see your doctor for a checkup. Remember that consuming too much sugar, antibiotics, diabetes etc can increase risk of yeast infection. Frequent infections can be a sign of an other problem. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have yeast infection?

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. See your physician/ gynecologist for definitve diagnosis the first time. ...Read more

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What to do if I think I have a yeast infection?

What to do if I think I have a yeast infection?

Yeast infection ?: If it’s your 1st possible yeast infection or you aren’t sure if it’s yeast – see your dr. Some tx options include vaginal cream, ointment or suppository for sev. days (7 to 14 days sometimes). OTC meds include Monistat (miconzole), Vagistat-1 (tioconazole), Femstat (butoconazole) (buoconazole), Gyne-Lotrimin or Mycelex( clotrimazole). OTC meds don’t work ? See your dr for oral meds. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have a infection on my vagina?

How do I know if I have a infection on my vagina?

Infection sxs.: Hello. Possible indicators of a vaginal infection include: odor, discharge, redness, itching, pain or discomfort with urination. If you have not been treated for these symptoms previously, then evaluation by your gynecologist or family doctor would be helpful. Take care. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have a bladder infection?

How do I know if I have a bladder infection?

Few symptoms such as: Increase of urinary frequency, urgency, burning, dribling, and possibly different odor in your urine may suggest a bladder infection/cystitis. Vaginitis may present with similar sx, and maybe itching/vaginal dicharge/odor. In the elderly, often in nursing homes etc..Uti may present as confusion, increase urinary incontinence etc...If you have concern, consult doc. Good luck. ...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

Yeast (Definition)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable ...Read more