Is it normal to bleed with a yeast infection - Doctor answers

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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


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So I'm 21 and I have my first yeast infection ever. I noticed that I started to bleed more after my first use of medicine. Is that normal?

So I'm 21 and I have my first yeast infection ever. I noticed that I started to bleed more after my first use of medicine. Is that normal?

Depends: Any soiurce of stress can affect your menstrual flow. It is possible for any drug to have different side effects, but not knowing whether your medication is oral or vaginal, it would be difficult to say that it is "normal" to bleed heavily after treating a yeast infection. If it persists, see your hcp. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get a yeast infection after implantation bleeding?

Is it normal to get a yeast infection after implantation bleeding?

No not normal: U can get a yeast infection any time, that should not cause an infection, but if you have one please call your doc for treatment recommendations. ...Read more

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I got a yeast infection after implantation bleeding is that normal?

I got a yeast infection after implantation bleeding is that normal?

Yeast: Yeast infections are very common and can happen at any time. Anything that reduces your immune system or blood sugar like diabetes may cause this. Pregnancy naturally reduces some immune components so its common. ...Read more

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I had pap Tuesday. Now heavily bleeding like my periods. My period should be another week away. She believes I may have yeast infection. Normal?

I had pap Tuesday. Now heavily bleeding like my periods. My period should be another week away. She believes I may have yeast infection. Normal?

Pap scraping: If the MD vigorously scraped the cervix to do the pap smear, there could be light spotting or bleeding to follow for a couple of days. Heavy bleeding is NOT characteristic of this event and needs a MD evaluation if it continues. ...Read more

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Can you bleed during a yeast infection?

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A little: It is conceivable that the inflammation may lead to a little blood-tinged discharge from a yeast infection; it should not cause a frank bleed, so if you have having significant bleeding, you should definitely get it evaluated. ...Read more

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Can you bleed when you have a yeast infection?

Can you bleed when you have a yeast infection?

Vaginal?: Normally bleeding doesn't occur with a vaginal yeast infection. ...Read more

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I have a question about yeast infection and bleeding?

I have a question about yeast infection and bleeding?

You can go: Ahead and ask the question. You can ask a general question by just posting the actual question or you can contact the physician of your choice (for a small fee). ...Read more

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If I am now almost positive I have a yeast infection, is a little bit of bleeding ok?

If I am now almost positive I have a yeast infection, is a little bit of bleeding ok?

Gynecologist.: Symptoms of a yeast infection may include: burning, redness & itching of the vulva; burning with urination & vaginal intercourse & a clumpy, white, vaginal discharge with no odor. Sometimes the discharge isn’t apparent. You could have small fissures in the tissues that could cause a small amount of bleeding. Since you aren't sure if you have a yeast infection recommend you see your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Can a yeast infection cause u to bleed almost all the time randomly but not a lot at once?

Can a yeast infection cause u to bleed almost all the time randomly but not a lot at once?

Not at all: Yeast infections are not related in any way to vaginal bleeding; I recommend strongly you see a doctor for an exam if you are having abnormal bleeding. ...Read more

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Irritation while having a yeast infection can make you bleed?

Irritation while having a yeast infection can make you bleed?

Atlhough yeast: Infections don't cause bleeding in general, if the tissues become abraided or irritated enough there could be a very small amount of blood. ...Read more

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Help please. Could a yeast infection cause bleeding during sex?

Help please. Could a yeast infection cause bleeding during sex?

Not usually: Yeast infections don't usually cause bleeding. It would be prudent to get this medically evaluated. ...Read more

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I have been bleeding for almost 3 weeks now. It started after I used a yeast infection cream. What do you think could be wrong?

I have been bleeding for almost 3 weeks now. It started after I used a yeast infection cream. What do you think could be wrong?

Infection? Not yeast: I would guess that your apparent yeast infection was something else; or yeast plus something else -- especially if your main symptom was discharge and not itching/irritation. Depending on age and risks, STDs and other infections are possible. It isn't caused by the yeast treatment. All abnormal vaginal bleeding requires professiona evaluation, so see your doctor soon. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can you get nausea and bleeding from a yeast infection?

Can you get nausea and bleeding from a yeast infection?

Not normally: Symptoms of a yeast infection may include: burning, redness & itching of the vulva; burning with urination & vaginal intercourse & a clumpy, white, vaginal discharge with no odor. Sometimes the discharge isn’t apparent. ...Read more

Yeast (Definition)

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


Candida (Definition)

Is a type of fungus which normally lives in small amounts on mucus membranes. An overgrowth of candida in the mouth produces a condition called 'thrush'. This is often triggered ...Read more