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Dr. David Rosenfeld
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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 long after curing a yeast infection can you have intercourse?

How long after curing a yeast infection can you have intercourse?

No rules: There are no rules limiting your sexual activity when you have or are treating a yeast infection. It is not sexually transmitted. ...Read more

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How long after a yeast infection can I have sex?

How long after a yeast infection can I have sex?

Yeast ; sex: Hold off on having vaginal intercourse until your course of treatment is complete and you no longer have redness, itching or burning of vulva. ...Read more

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How can I test for a male yeast infection? How long can it usually last without treatment?

How can I test for a male yeast infection? How long can it usually last without treatment?

Yeast infection can: last forever w/out treatment. Symptoms can include white spots in throat, urethra and penis itch or pain, and itching anus. Please see your doc for a simple blood test. Treatment can be Western meds such as Nystatan and elimination of sugar indiet and good probiotics. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How long does a pinworm infection last?

How long does a pinworm infection last?

Until treatment over: Pinworm infestations will cease after proper treatment which takes about two weeks time. ...Read more

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On average, how long will a yeast infection last?

On average, how long will a yeast infection last?

Antifungal meds: A yeast infection usually resolves in one to two weeks with appropriate treatment. It may take longer for those who are immunocompromised. ...Read more

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For how long will a chlamydial infection last?

For how long will a chlamydial infection last?

It will not go away: It will not go away if untreated and can lead to pelvic inflammatory disease (which will cause infertility). Chlamydia is treated with antibiotics. There are two recommended regimens, and several alternate regimens. Antibiotics, including Azithromycin and doxycycline, are generally prescribed to treat chlamydia. Patients should wait until the chlamydia has been completely cured before engaging in. ...Read more

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How much time does a yeast infection last?

How much time does a yeast infection last?

Yeast Infections: A yeast infection usually resolves in one to two weeks with appropriate treatment. It may take longer for those who are immunocompromised. ...Read more

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How long does a staph infection last?

How long does a staph infection last?

Depends where it is: What staph infection? Staph can cause infections virtually anywhere in your body. Some can kill you within 24 hours. If it's a staph skin infection, it can stay with you indefinitely until it's treated. If you keep getting staph infections after they've been treated, go away, then come back, you probably have staph germs lurking inside your nose. Have your nostrils cultured for staph. ...Read more

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How long after an yeast infection can I have sex?

How long after an yeast infection can I have sex?

Symptoms gone: Once the itching and irritation of a yeast infection are gone it is fine to have sex again. You can actually have sex while you still have a yeast infection - it will be uncomfortable though. If you do have sex while you are taking vaginal medication for yeast, don't have sex right after you've put the medication in, or it will get wiped out of the vagina and won't treat you. ...Read more

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How do you catch a yeast infection and how long does it last?

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Not transmissible: Yeasts are part of the normal germ population of the gastrointestinal tract. Yeast infections are not transmitted but develop whenever there is an imbalance in the body's germ population, such as when you take antibiotics, or when there is a drop in the immunity level. ...Read more

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How long does a normal yeast infection last for ?

Depends: If you are not using anything to treat a yeast infection may linger for weeks. If you are using a medication to treat it it may go away in 1-2 days. ...Read more

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How long can fungal infections last?

How long can fungal infections last?

Fungal infections: That depends upon the fungus, where the infection is located and how it is treated. Go and have a doctor look at this. Good luck. ...Read more

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How can you treat a yeast infection after a hysterectomy?

How can you treat a yeast infection after a hysterectomy?

Call your doctor: I usually recommend a Diflucan (fluconazole) pill, but your doctor will know more about your surgery and may advise differently. ...Read more

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How long can a yeast infection stay if not treated?

Depends: It depends where is the yeast , yeast in blood is serious. Yeast in urine is not significant in most circumstances . Yeast in vagina without treatment may takes time to go if not treated or predisposed condition not removed. ...Read more

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How long after yeast infection can you have sex?

How long after yeast infection can you have sex?

Wait until you have: Completed your course of treatment and you are no longer, red, raw and in pain. ...Read more

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How long can it take for a vaginal yeast infection to go away?

How long can it take for a vaginal yeast infection to go away?

See below: With appropriate treatment, symptoms usually abate within 72 hours. ...Read more

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How long can a yeast infection last after taking diflucan (fluconazole)? Anything else i can do about huge symptoms?

How long can a yeast infection last after taking diflucan (fluconazole)? Anything else i can do about huge symptoms?

Varies: Diflucan (fluconazole) works about 98% of the time when taken in three doses (one a day, every other day, for three doses). It can take 2 to 5 days for the symptoms to clear up. If the symptoms persist, see your doctor. If the symptoms reoccur (happens about 10% of the time) re-treatment and suppression may be required. ...Read more

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How long can a yeast infection last? I been having a lot of itching n burning sensation can it be something else than a yeast infection?

It may or may not: Be a yeast infection. When it doubt get it checked by a physician. A yeast infection usually resolves in one to two weeks with appropriate treatment. It may take longer for those who are immunocompromised. ...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