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Is it possible to have a yeast infection with only burning and itching?

Is it possible to have a yeast infection with only burning and itching?

Yes: In women, yeast infections are the second most common reason for vaginal burning, itching, and discharge. Yeasts are found in the vagina of 20% to 50% of healthy women and can overgrow if the environment in the vagina changes. Antibiotic and steroid use is the most common reason for yeast overgrowth. But pregnancy, menstruation, sperm, diabetes, and birth control pills also can contribute to it. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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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My vagina itches and burning when i pee. I pee friquently, i think i have a yeast infection. What home remedies can i do?

My vagina itches and burning when i pee. I pee friquently, i think i have a yeast infection. What home remedies can i do?

Probiotics: Probiotics are a good home remedy. You don't mention if you have vaginal discharge or redness of your labia. Your symptoms may be due to yeast, bacterial vaginosis or a UTI. You may want to see a doctor to be sure. ...Read more

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Ok i think I have a yeast infection i done a one day OTC treatment and was wondering how long til it starts to relieve the itching, burning and pain?

Ok i think I have a yeast infection i done a one day OTC treatment and was wondering how long til it starts to relieve the itching, burning and pain?

Resistant Yeast: Symptoms normally improved quickly (within a day or so) after treatment with the right anti-fungal medicine. About 15% of the time, the yeast will be resistant and require a different medicine. ...Read more

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I think I have a yeast infection but not sure. Burning when urination, itching (not all the time). Could this be something else?

I think I have a yeast infection but not sure. Burning when urination, itching (not all the time). Could this be something else?

UTI: You could have a bacterial urinary infection or a tricomonas infection. That why you should see your foctor so he can culture your urine or check it underthe microscope. ...Read more

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I was recently treated for BV but I still have discharge burning and itching I finished RX for the BV so I am wondering if I have a Yeast infection?

Yeast infection: It could be a yeast infection. Try an over the counter yeast infection preparation for vaginal yeast infections like Monistat. If your symptoms have not resolved by one week after treatment, then you should see your family physician or gynecologist for further evaluation. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Yeast Infection (Definition)

Clinical illness due to a fungus which exists in a yeast form is the definition. Some fungi only form yeasts and some are dimorphic, having both a yeast stage and a stage in which they form a mesh-like network of a ...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