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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
Given bactrim for uti and fluconazol for yeast infection . Yeast infection discharge has worsened to a greenish hue. Should I stop taking bactrim?
Return to doctor: Yeast usually causes little or no discharge, and usually white, not colored. I'm concerned something else is causing it. STDs like gonorrhea, chlamydia or trichomonas may be more likely and also can cause UTI-like symptoms. Recheck with the doctor or clinic where you are being treated. Good luck! ...Read more
Can I take a laxative for constipation with a over the counter pill called Azo for urinary tract infection/yeast infection?
Yes that should be: ok. OTC laxatives should work for you but if they dont then see a healthcare provider for prescription stuff. Are you taking Azo for a diagnosed UTI? Azo will turn your urine orange. Be sure to drink lots of water/liquids to help keep the constipation from worsening or coming back. ...Read more
No, but...: No, but it doesn't matter. Treat the yeast. Don't worry about the hymen. Usually, only in cases of alleged sexual assault upon girls and women do we physicians engage in the careful examination of hymens, collecting evidence of physical damage to be used later in courts of law. In normal everyday life, people should not be "checking hymens" nor thinking about whether they are broken or not broken. ...Read more
No.: Triamcinolone is a steroid. It can alleviate the itching and redness of a yeast infection temporarily, but many times the yeast infection gets worse. You need an anti-fungal medication to properly treat a yeast infection. You can find some preparations over the counter; stronger ones need a prescription. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Please help ..Have reoccurring vaginal infection/yeast and BV in past 6 months meds stopped working?
Yeast infection: Yeast infections and bacterial vaginosis can both be transmitted back to you by organisms colonizing the surface of your sexual partner's penis. Have him use topical medications to try and reduce or eliminate this carriage, and treat the yeast infection orally with Fluconazole for one month through a menstrual period while he is doing this. Acidify your vagina with whatever your gyn recommends. ...Read more
Are fungal infections/yeast the main infection on the scalp or are there similar infections? And is Nizoral (ketoconazole) good to use?
Topical Antifungal: Nizoral (ketoconazole) is ketoconazol which is a treatment for fungal infection. It is available in tropical preparations and shampoo. It is used for scalp fungal infections that can lead to problems including hair loss. Similar infection in the skin can occur anywhere in the body and can be treated with ketoconazol. ...Read more
Topical corticosteroids inhibit cellular immunity, just exactly the wrong thing for yeast, because it thereby promotes yeast growth, even though its antimflamatory
properties make you feel better. Treat yeast with an antifungal after a certain diagnosis has been achieved at your doc's office. ...Read more
Do overly large and long labia lips make one more prone to bladder infections, yeast infections, and other vaginal issues like that? if so, why?
NO: Labia are external and are not usually a factor in GYN infections. Consult your GYN for recurrent infections. ...Read more
I itch after wiping from using the toilet, i don't have an infection or yeast. I have tried different types and brands of toilet paper and am clean, ?
Culture: Have it evaluated. A culture will be able to determine the diagnosis. Have it treated appropriately. ...Read more
Immune deficiency: There are five classes of immunoglobulins: igg, iga, igm, igd, ige. The igg class of is composed of four different subtypes. Patients who lack, or have very low levels of, one or two igg subclasses, but whose other immunoglobulin levels are normal, are said to have a selective igg subclass deficiency, and this can lead to immune deficiency. See an immunologist or infectious diseases doctor. ...Read more
These are two : Questions. In general watch for symptoms.If you have any see your physican. ...Read more
I'm a 22 year old female with two children
..I have a yeast infection.. Can yeast infections cause bumps ?
I've had yeast infection after yeast infection after having pelvic prolapse surgery. I never had this issue before surgery. I need help!
Further eval: If you are having recurrent infections a detailed evaluation is indicated. It would be important to determine the type of yeast and make sure it is not a continuous undertreated infection versus a recurrent problem. Screening for diabetes may also be helpful. Use of oral medication may be necessary over a several week timeframe may be helpful. ...Read more
Could not shaving my vagina cause infections like yeast and bv? I've been getting it a lot and i can't take it anymore. I use pH soap for my vagina
My pee smells too strong its embarrassing what may be the cause? I took pills for bladder infection and yeast but no luck :(
Can i ask why the way i can tell i'm pregnant, is by a sinus infection and yeast infection?I've noticed with both my pregnancies.What's going on?
I've got a feeling of fullness of the bladder and vaginal burning, is it a bladder infection or yeast infection?
Med eval.: Please see your doctor to have this assessed. It is the only way to provide an accurate dx. ...Read more
NO: Just wash your clothes in the laundry as you normally would. No special cleaning techniques are required. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with acute prostatitis can my wife get a infection or yeast infection through sexual intercourse? We do not use condoms
How does having intercourse cause infections(uti/yeast)? I'm a kidney transplant patient and since i started having intercourse i get a lot of uti's.
As noted below.: Intercourse causes direct irritation to the urethra ( the short tube that connects your bladder to the outside) and perhaps by mechanically pushing bacteria up into the bladder. If uti's are frequent and directly associated with intercourse, try voiding immediately after intercourse, drinking plenty of fluids and if all else fails by using post intercourse antibiotics for prophylaxis. ...Read more