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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
I have a history of BV and yeast infections, yeast more frequently but BV more recently. With a sour-cream-like odor (the condiment, not the spoiled food) and no other unexplained symptoms, which is more likely?
Vaginal infections: The typical symptoms of bacterial vaginosis are: foul smelling, often fishy, yellow-greenish discharge with irritation. The typical symptoms of yeast infection are: white clumpy discharge with itching and irritation. Women also have a normal discharge that is often white, clear or sometimes yellowish that occasionally has an odor but is completely normal ...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
No!: 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?
What else could cause discharge from the penis beside a STD infection yeast infections trichomas infection?
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, ?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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