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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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Is it chlamydial urethritis curable disease for man ?

Is it  chlamydial urethritis curable disease for man ?

Yes : Can cure with antibiotics. Doing it sooner than later is advised to avoid complication such as urethral stricture. See or call your doctor now. Use protection or practice abstinence to avoid this problem. ...Read more

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Is vaginal yeast infection a sign of diabetes? 27-year-old married female.

Is vaginal yeast infection a sign of diabetes? 27-year-old married female.

Not necessarily: As a diabetic one is more susceptible to any infection. One does not have to be diabetic to have a yeast infection. ...Read more

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H.pyroli infection is curable,is it reoccurent infection?

H.pyroli infection is curable,is it reoccurent infection?

Hopefully not: If helicobacter pylori has been documented in association with your ulcer, then treatment of it is requisite to avoid risk for ulcer non-healing, ulcer recurrence, & even stomach cancer.There are a number of antibiotic combinations that work quite effectively in eradicating the infection.Test & treat +contacts simultaneously to avoid cross infection. Document clearance of H.pylori post-treatment. ...Read more

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How is a vaginal yeast infection self-diagnosed?

Vaginal discharge: Cottage cheese like vaginal discharge, itching, irritation are some of the more common symptoms. Please ensure that your provider is aware of your concerns. ...Read more

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How is yeast infection diagnosed in men?

How is yeast infection diagnosed in men?

Yeast: Yeast has a characteristic appearance under microscope. Your doctor may choose to examine a scrapping under the microscope, in complex cases send a culture out to see if yeast grows in a petri dish, or just treat empirically based on your history and his exam. If the treatment works, diagnosis confirmed! the location, severity, and medical history will determine which method to use. ...Read more

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Is yeast infection common?

Is yeast infection common?

Yes: Many people get yeast infections, this is not uncommon at all. ...Read more

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Could monistats cure a very sever yeast infection?

Could monistats cure a very sever yeast infection?

Often - yes.: If not responding to an otc cream- a physician may order Diflucan (fluconazole) (oral antifungal) that is taken once (occasionally needs multiple doses for complicated cases). ...Read more

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What is the treatment for male yeast infection?

What is the treatment for male yeast infection?

Yeast Infection: There is nothing different for male or female yeast infection. Commonly it refers to candida infection, which can be mild eg oral thrush in a baby, or candida in blood or catheter of a seriously ill patient. Other terminology used for yeast infection are: mycosis, fungal/tinea infection, etc. Treatment depends on site, severity and type of species. Your painful urination needs evaluation by md. ...Read more

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How serious is a vaginal candida infection?

Not serious: Not serious. Just take oral or topical medications for a few days. ...Read more

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Why is a urinary tract infection that started together with a vagina yeast infection treated with antibiotics? Isn't it fungal infection?

Why is a urinary tract infection that started together with  a vagina yeast infection treated with antibiotics? Isn't it fungal infection?

?two separate issues: A vaginal yeast infection can certainly irritate the area & that irritation can lead to a secondary invasion by germs that commonly hang around the genitals. The short distance between the pee outlet & the bladder makes women susceptible to invasion from the outside.Both the yeast & the germ would need separate rx. The best way to confirm a germ is involved is with a urine culture prior to rx. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for trichomonas vaginalis infection?

Is there a cure for trichomonas vaginalis infection?

YES: There are several antibiotics that have high effectiveness against trich. Metronidazole and tinidazole are the most commonly used. Sexual partners also needed to be treated to prevent re-infection. ...Read more

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Is vaginitis curable?

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Is vaginitis curable?

Vaginitis: Very favorable prognosis if treated properly.

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Is hypothyroidism related to yeast infections at all? like is Yeast infection a symptom

No: Interesting question but not usually connected. Thyroid affects heart, lung, blood, GI tract, reproductive, neurologic, skin, eyes, general metabolism though. Yeast infection is not usually associated with being related to hypothyroidism. ...Read more

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What is yeast infection caused by?

What is yeast infection caused by?

Candida: It is caused by one of several fungi of the genus candida. The most common is candida albicans. There are other types of yeasts that do not cause vaginal infections but do cause infectons elsewhere such as the blood. ...Read more

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Virginal trush - is this bacterial or fungal infection?

Virginal trush - is this bacterial or fungal infection?

Vaginal/virginal: Thrush is a fungal infection.It is not necessarily related to sexual activity.Even virgins can get thrush.Speak to your doctor if a non-sexually active person is getting recurrent thrush.Not sure if you meant virginal or vaginal thrush.If you need clarity post your question again. ...Read more

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Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...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