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Do u swell when u have a yeast infection?

Do u swell when u have a yeast infection?

Swelling is possible: 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. Austina Cho
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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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Is there an effective way to determine if u have a yeast infection?

Is there an effective way to determine if u have a yeast infection?

First possible yeast: Infection - get it checked by a physician for definitive 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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What happens if you have sex with a condom while u have a yeast infection ?

What happens if you have sex with a condom while u have a yeast infection ?

Painful vagina: Probably your vagina will be irritated and you might have more pain. Otherwise, it's not a big deal. ...Read more

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How do u get a yeast infection?

From colonized Fungu: Usually when our immune system is compromised or suppressed by antibiotics or an illness, the funguses in our system take opportunity to multiply and cause a yeast infection. ...Read more

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A condon could give u yeast infection?

A condon could give u yeast infection?

No.: A condom does not give a yeast infection, but a latex condom can give certain women an allergic reaction which will feel like a yeast infection. This allergic reaction is an itching and/or burning feeling in her vulva/vagina. These symptoms usually resolve within a day or less. The best thing is to use a non-latex condom (such as polyurethane) which should not cause any allergic reaction. ...Read more

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Can u heal a yeast infection with yogurt?

Into vagina: Plain yogurt with live culture of lactobacillus acidophilus without sugar by mouth is a good preventative from yeast infections recurring + worth taking whilst on antibiotics, bvut unlikely to cure established infection. Some women claim to have successfully used home made yogurt popsicles or suppositories. Better still is Mycostatin (nystatin) vaginal cream. ...Read more

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What can u eat to help not get yeast infection ?

Foods for Yeast: These candida diet foods help eliminate Candida Albicans from your body. Green leafy vegetables (including plenty of raw garlic), protein foods (beef, chicken, eggs, fish that are antibiotic and hormone free), live yogurt cultures (both dairy and non-dairy, ) whey, acidophilus (non-sweetened types of yogurt), green algae (such as chlorella), nuts and seeds, healthy oils (olive, canola, fish) no. ...Read more

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What happens if u don't cure a yeast infection or bv?

What happens if u don't  cure a yeast infection or bv?

You stay infected: Bv and yeast infections should be treated, so they do not progress into a more serious, possible systemic infection. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can u use a tampon with a yeast infection?

You can: Use a tampon when you have a yeast infection, but if you are treating the yeast with a vaginal cream it might block the treatment from clearing up the infection. Also because the vaginal tissue is usually irritated and inflamed with yeast a tampon might be uncomfortable. So a pad might be more comfortable. ...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