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Internal Yeast Infection Symptoms
How long will a topical (internal and external) yogurt treatment relieve yeast infection symptoms?
Prevention: Some people place yogurt in the vagina to tx yeast infections (but there is no clear research to back claims of its benefits). The average yogurt you buy in the grocery store has dead cultures. Consider eating yogurt with live cultures or kefir. There is a prebiotic product called luvena (vaginal wipes). The wipes are not a treatment for candidiasis but do help vaginitis. ...Read more
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
Can you tell me are swelling of the inner labia and itchy clit normal symptoms of yeast infection?
What are main symptoms of a yeast infection? Can it cause the vaginal labia to rash,peel and discoloration and inner leg connection?
OTC products or Rx: Yeast infection can cause vaginal itching; bacterial infection can cause vaginal discharge and odor. There are many otc products you may try first (terazol, monostat, vagisil). If those don't work, then you may need to see your fp and take a dose of oral diflucan (fluconazole). The most common reason for yeast infection is oral antibiotics and bowel seeding; the oral med treats both bowel & vaginal yeast. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Discuss with doc: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more
Yeast Infection: Redness, burning, itching, swelling and white, clumpy discharge without odor are typical. ...Read more
Incomplete treatment: Frequently yeast infection need to be treated a second time or on a weakly basis for a few weeks . If you have not seen a doctor and self treated with over the counter medication, it would help to get tested as a lot of time bacterial vaginal infection are misdiagnosed as recurrent yeast infection. ...Read more
If i recently cured a yeast infection but still have the same symptoms, should I use even more medicine?
See a doctor: If it came back or did not go away after you used the medication, you should see a doctor. ...Read more
Is it ok if I use a different yeast infection medication after I completed the first one which didn't completely take away the symptoms?
I have an yeast infection, what foods would continue to aggravate it and what other goods and herbs can I consume that will ease the symptoms?
Abx and carbs worsen: Vulvovaginal yeast infections are caused by an overgrowth of candida, which normally lives in ur vagina. Causes include - recent antibiotic use, diabetes, high carb diets, HIV, douching and oral contraceptives. Tight fitting clothes is not. lactobacillus is a healthy bacteria in ur vagina but no proof that eating lactobacillus-containing or other foods/herbal products helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I used my yeast infection medicine right when I bought it (morning) it said night time. Can I use it at night too? For relief. Still feel symptoms
OK: The reason it says to use it at night is that it is less messy and doesn't come out in your underwear. It won't hurt you to use it again. Best wishes! ...Read more
Hello I am concerned that I have a yeast infection but Im not showing all the symptoms that come along with the infection. ?
Please elaborate: Exactly what symptoms are you experiencing? how long? discharge? ...Read more
Does trichomonas feel like a bad yeast infection ? I've currently been treated for trichomonas 2 days ago & my symptoms are terrible .
I had a yeast infection took medication and cream ! My symptoms stopped 4days ago and I'm starting to feel them again ?is this normal ?
Resistant yeast: Sometimes yeast infections can recur-- especially if the conditions that allowed it to form in the first place are still there (uncontrolled diabetes, antibiotic use, vaginal factors etc). That said, yeast can also be resistant to anti fungal treatment. This means you may need a higher dose of the original therapy or a different med that would bypass the resistance. Sounds like you may need an MD. ...Read more
Itching / discharge.: Women with vulvovaginal candidiasis (yeast infection) usually experience genital itching, burning, and sometimes a "cottage cheese-like" vaginal discharge. Men with genital candidiasis may experience an itchy rash on the penis. The symptoms of vaginal infection are similar to those of many other genital infections, so it is important to see your doctor if you have any of these symptoms. ...Read more
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