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Infections Similar To Yeast Infection
13 month old daughter has rash on chin that looks very similar to yeast infection and is causing her discomfort. What can be done?
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
Not really: Burning on urination, increased frequency, delayed starting/ stopping urination, suprapubic / flank discomfort are symptoms of a uti. Yeast infections are highlighted by signs of redness and symptoms of intense itching and sometimes, the presence of whitish curdly material in the warm/ moist areas in and around the genitals. ...Read more
Yes and no: Vaginal yeast usually irritation or itching, sometimes with scant clumpy white discharge, no odor. Discharge due to STDs (gonorrhea, chlamydia, trichomonas) usually yellowish, often with odor, usually little irritation. Bacterial vaginosis thin, gray discharge, strong odor, no itch. Herpes can mimic yeast; check for open sores/blisters. These are only guidelines; many exceptions. See your doctor! ...Read more
No Trich totally dif: Trich is caused by an organism that is an std, yeast is caused my different strains of candida which is not an std and the txment is totally differnet, and u may be allergic to the monistat or if u do not ahve a yeast infection that could react with it to make it burn, u need to see your gyn. ...Read more
Symptoms similar with yeast infection except for boil near vaginal opening. Been with one sexual partner ever and we have only been with each other. ?
Can discharge from an STI look and smell similar to BV or yeast infection or are the completely different? (I'm a female by the way)
I've had a severe itching, almost burning sensation, around my vulva. At first I thought it was a yeast infection because it felt similar to one I'd gotten a few years ago. But even after using Vagisil and Monostat, it hasn't gotten better in fact it seem
See a doctor: Yeast infection remains possible; about 10-15% are resistant to the usual treatments. Or perhaps something else, including a possibility of an STD like gonorrhea, chlamydia, trichomonas, etc (if you are at risk). Failure to respond to self-treatment for yeast always should be followed right away by professional evaluation. See a doctor. Good luck! ...Read more
My father has a diabetic rash on his legs/groin area. I recently came down with a yeast infection now have a similar rash on my chest. Thought?
Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause a skin rash. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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