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Is there a reason why I am spotting while on yeast infection treatment?

Is there a reason why I am spotting while on yeast infection treatment?

Get checked: Suggest getting checked medically. Yeast doesn't tend to cause vaginal bleeding. Your doctor can accurately assess the situation. ...Read more

Intestine (Definition)

The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more


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How long after an treatment for a yeast infection can I have intercourse ?

How long after an treatment for a yeast infection can I have intercourse ?

I recommend: Completing your course of treatment and waiting until you are no longer red, itching and in pain. ...Read more

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What to do if i want to know is this, is Monistat a safe treatment for a yeast infection?

Yes: Monistat is a safe and often effective first-line anti-fungal treatment. It will help to relieve the symptoms of most "run-of-the-mill" vulvovaginal yeast infections. You may find generic versions of monistat (miconizole) in various pharmacies, which might be more cost effective for you. There are 1, 3 and 7 day treatment options. It can be used in pregnancy as well. ...Read more

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I'd like some information on treatment for UTI and yeast infection. Can I get help here?

UTI and yeast: We would need more information. Urinary tract infections can be from varying bugs and are treated differently depending on symptoms and history. Yeast infections would need to know where - vaginal, skin, intestinal etc. as to how the infection would be treated. You are welcome to have an online consult or to give us more information so we can give you more specific answers. ...Read more

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How can I test for a male yeast infection? How long can it usually last without treatment?

How can I test for a male yeast infection? How long can it usually last without treatment?

Yeast infection can: last forever w/out treatment. Symptoms can include white spots in throat, urethra and penis itch or pain, and itching anus. Please see your doc for a simple blood test. Treatment can be Western meds such as Nystatan and elimination of sugar indiet and good probiotics. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I can't seem to get rid of my yeast infection, i always get treatment but a month after it back, what could be the causative agent?

Yeast infection: Assuming you are referring to vaginal infection, the best way to approach this is to have your sexual partner(s) apply an antifungal cream or ointment to their penis twice a day while you are being treated, and treat yourself through one menstrual period. Although this is not an std you can be recolonized by the yeast present on your partners skin, and also true for bacteria with bv. Good luck. ...Read more

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I just got done with a three day yeast infection treatment but for some reason I'm still itching worse than before. What could be wrong?

Something or nothing: Perhaps 3d antifungal treatment wasn't adequate duration. Or you might have resistant infection. Or non-yeast infection. Best to go see your Family Doc, GYN or Planned Parenthood for evaluation if standard antifungal treatment doesn't resolve your symptoms. ...Read more

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I just used yeast infection 1 day treatment and all of the symptoms are gone but now I have orange and pinkish spotting. Whats going on?

Spotting: It could be from vaginal irritation, a minor glitch in your cycle, early pregnancy or an infection. If it persists more than a day or two, then see a gyn specialist. ...Read more

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
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Infection (Definition)

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


Yeast (Definition)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable ...Read more