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Dr. Amr Azim Dr. Azim
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Is it possible for vulvovaginal candidiasis to cause infertility?

Dr. Amr Azim Dr. Azim
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Is it possible for vulvovaginal candidiasis to cause infertility?

No: Factors that cause infertility affect ovulation, sperm parameters or tubal patency. Vulvovaginal candidiasis is not a cause for infertility. ...Read more

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Dr. Khurram Rehman
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Infertility (Definition)

Infertility = inability to conceive or if a woman under age 35 - not being able to get pregnant after having regular sex for a year without birth control use. For a woman over 35 years old is not being able to get pregnant after having regular ...Read more


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Is it safe to try and get pregnant with recurring yeast infection. Can yeast infection cause infertility. Can any treatment cause infertility.?

Is it safe to try and get pregnant with recurring yeast infection. Can yeast infection cause infertility. Can any treatment cause infertility.?

Ok but....: Yeast cannot cause infertility, but the medicine may not be sperm friendly. The good news is that vaginal yeast infections are easily treated. If you get them often please see your doctor. Frequent yeast infections can sometimes be a sign of other health issues such as diabetes. ...Read more

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Is it possible for vaginitis to affect periods?

Is it possible for vaginitis to affect periods?

Opposite is true: Having a vaginal infection should not change your period. Having vaginal bleeding can worsen a vaginal infection though. Bacterial vaginisis for example is more noticeable when blood is present. The fishy odor will be more profound. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a yeast infection to lead to an itchy anus?

Is it possible for a yeast infection to lead to an itchy anus?

Unlikely: That would be very unusual. The most common causes of anal itching are over-washing, overuse of soap or chemicals, over-wiping, and over-scratching. The best solution is to leave it alone. ...Read more

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Is it possible for men get an oral yeast infection?

Any reason: Yes. Things that may encourage an excess growth of yeast include using antibiotics, having diabetes, having an impaired immune system, using corticosteroids, such as prednisone, & being overweight. ...Read more

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Is it possible to treat a penile yeast infection with garlic?

Is it possible to treat a penile yeast infection with garlic?

Yes: Garlic is fungicidal. To treat penile yeast infections a man can eat fresh garlic twice a day or take garlic supplements. Sometimes a slice of fresh garlic is rubbed onto the effected area directly. (use a small test dose to ensure that it does not irritate the skin). There is are no clinical trials on this use of yeast. Monistat can also be used. ...Read more

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Is it normal for gonorrhea to cause itching?

Is it normal for gonorrhea to cause itching?

Yes: Gonorrhea in men can cause an abnormal discharge from the urethra, urinary frequency and itching around the anus among other symptoms. Make sure you are receiving treatment. ...Read more

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Is it possible for neosporin to cause a yeast infection on male if applied to penis?

Is it possible for neosporin to cause a yeast infection on male if applied to penis?

Staph: No. But it promotes staph infections since most staph now are resistant to neosporin and this product should be thrown away and never used again. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a mouth yeast infection?

Dr. Dinh Bui Dr. Bui
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Is it possible to have a mouth yeast infection?

Yes: Yeast infection is just another term for fungal infection. In your mouth, bacteria and fungal is balancing each other. When you take antibiotic, you kill of the bacteria, thus exposing your self to the risk of superinfection of fungal. Clean and scrape your tongue, keep the oral cavity clean and the fungal infection will resolve in 1 to 2 weeks as your bacterial/fungal balance reestablished. ...Read more

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What is bacterial vaginosis? Is it a seriously infection can it make you infertil or cause cancer?

What is bacterial vaginosis? Is it a seriously infection can it make you infertil or cause cancer?

See below: Bacterial vaginosis results from an imbalance in the normal vaginal bacteria. It's quite common, not serious, and has been thought of as a nuisance in the past. It usually gives a whitish discharge and is readily treatable with antibiotics. ...Read more

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Is it possible for masturbation to cause urethral bleeding in males?

Is it possible for masturbation to cause urethral bleeding in males?

Usually not...: ...without out some associated foreign object insertion. Can occasionally see blood in ejaculate from seminal fluid or if have an STI. If no urinary / genital pain, abstain from sex/masturbation for 2-3 days, then reattempt. If persists, see a Urologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Is it possible to cause reversible infertility?

Is it possible to cause reversible infertility?

Yes: Sperm counts caused by varicocoele's(dilated scrotal blood vessels), fallopian tubes can be sometime "unblocked", closed cervices(stenosis) can be opened surgically, and ovulation induced. Those are some examples of reversible infertility. ...Read more

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Can not treating bacterial infection lead to vagina bleeding for a months?

Can not treating bacterial infection lead to vagina bleeding for a months?

Well it is hard to : Know what you are currently infected with. Note a history of chlamydia, yeast ; gonorrhea. Please see your gynecologist or a std clinic asap. ...Read more

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What is a vaginal yeast infection?What are the sypmtpons?And how can it be treated?

What is a vaginal yeast infection?What are the sypmtpons?And how can it be treated?

Yeast Infection: A vaginal yeast infection is a type of vaginitis (inflammation of the vagina) characterized by vaginal irritation, intense itchiness and vaginal discharge.A one-time application or one-to-three-day regimen of an antifungal cream, ointment, tablet or suppository effectively clears a yeast infection in most cases. Otc meds include: gynazole-1, gyne-lotrimin, Monistat 3, terazol (terconazole) 3. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have bacterial vaginosis for years and have it mistakenly diagnosed as reacurrent yeast infections? Does this cause damage?

Is it possible to have bacterial vaginosis for years and have it mistakenly diagnosed as reacurrent yeast infections? Does this cause damage?

Possibly: Recent article in clinical infectious diseases journal showing that sexual activity can play a major role in recurrence of BV and frequency effected by oral contraception. Certainly not entirely normal, and conceivably organisms producing chronic inflammation can lead to scarring and potentially infertility, tubal pregnancy and other issues. ...Read more

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Candidiasis (Definition)

Candidiasis is an infection caused by a specific group of fungi or yeast that usually occur in warm, moist parts of the body. Common symptoms include ...Read more


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The external female genitalia including the mons pubis, labia majora and minor, clitoris, vestibule, ...Read more