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I Have A Yeast Infection What Do I Do
Went to the doctor 2 weeks ago and doctor said I had a throat infection and gave me a Zpack. I am now having yeast infection symptoms. What do I do?
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
Topical treatment: Jock itch or tinea cruris is a fungal skin infection in the groin/inner thigh. It is characterized by a red itching rash in this location with small satellite lesions. It is easily cured with topical or oral antifungal treatment. Terbinafine, miconazole, econazole and Clotrimazole creams are effective and available over the counter. Oral Fluconazole or itraconazole are used for unresponsive inf. ...Read more
Vagina smells after husband ejaculate's inside me. Don't have yeast infection... what do I do to take smell away?
Bacterial vaginosis?: The most common cause of increased vaginal odor is bacterial vaginosis, an overgrowth of mostly normal bacteria. Your symptoms are typical: often odor with little dishcarge, with odor often most prominent after sex. It typically smells fishy. Trichomonas and other STDs possible, but only if at risk for STD. Treatment is metronidazole, a prescription antibiotic, so see doctor for diagnosis and Rx. ...Read more
Oh no: Sorry to hear that - three things at once. Well, see your doctor - you definitely need an antibiotic for the UTI - the period won't matter. As for yeast infection, your doctor may place you on an oral antifungal but may also wait until your UTI clears - some antibiotics are affected by antifungals. Regarding the period, the usual therapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I think I have a yeast infection and i just told my boyfriend about it. He's mad at me because he thinks i might have given it to him too, help!
Is "rare budding yeast" a normal finding upon female exam? I did have a yeast infection, but why the term "rare"?
Yeasts seen...: It means that on microscopic exam of vaginal fluid, a very few yeasts were seen. If you had symptoms at the time, it confirms the diagnosis. If no symptoms, in and of itself this doesn't require treatment. Yeast in the vagina is entirely normal -- most or all women have it some of the time, and some women most of the time. It's considered a "yeast infection" only when symptoms are present. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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