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Ovarian Cysts Cause Yeast Infections
A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more
I was diagnose with ovarian cyst & took birth control pills & then stopped and i think its back and I have vag cramps n yeast infection , help?
See an OB/GYN: Several issues here, all of which will require an examination and thorough history. ...Read more
I have chronic subcutaneous cysts under both breasts each time cyst comes and pops a yeast infection follows any suggestions? have had surgery in past
I thought I had a yeast infection but realized it was vestibular gland cyst Was extremely painful for 2 days but stopped..area is still hard. abbcess
I was prescribed Cephalexin for a cyst- 3 a day for 7 days. On day 3, I have developed a yeast infection. Can I ask for diflucan (fluconazole)?
Yes: Sure, no problem. Fluconazole (Diflucan) and cephalexin (Keflex) won't interfere with each other. However, you should first check with the doctor who prescribed the cephalexin and see if s/he would like to check for sure whether you have a yeast infection and/or approve the treatment. ...Read more
I tend to get yeast infections a lot also cysts a lot in the vagina area... Every time I go to the doc say looks fine.. What else could be going on?
I went to the doctor yesterday for thinking I had a yeast infection the doctor examined me and said it was a Bartholian cyst I never seen it until now and the inside of my vagina looks swollen on one side and there is a small white bump on the outside . S
Common cyst : The bartholin glands help provide vaginal lubrication and can become blocked and form a cyst. Usually a warm compress can help, in some cases they will require minor surgery to drain them ...Read more
I have a sebaceous cyst on my arm pit that has a yeast infection. Is there any way to get rid of the yeast infection?
Yeast in your armpit: Is not a common area for infection unless you have predisposing problems such as hidradenitis suppurtiva. But if its a superficial infection, most over the counter antifungals will work for you. If its more refractory, you will have to see your local physician for further treatment. ...Read more
I think that I have a Bartholin Cyst. I noticed it earlier today as a HARD lump near my labia minora area. I thought I just had a yeast infection.
Painful intercourse, sharp pain inside of right hip, recurrent sebaceous cysts, and "traveling" yeast infections (head, belly button) what dr do I see?
Painful intercourse: May be infection like yeast or I have seen issues with mycoplasma/ ureoplasma overgrowth.( they are normally in the bowel) or strep , BV I sometimes treat with triple treatment with flagyl, doxycyline - if not pregnant- and then clotirmazole/diflucan and see if helps. a May also be ovarian cysts, check sonogram, Would follow up with GYN ...Read more
Can mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD strings cause infections? An ovarian cyst formed for me and the mirena (levonorgestrel) string is caught in it! help!
Not really: Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud strings do not cause infection, nor have anything to do with an ovarian cyst. The ovary will creat a so called cyst for the ovulation process. Iud's do not cause infection , but sexual behavior can put you at risk for infection regardless of the prescence of iud. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with a hemorrhagic ovarian cyst. I have read this type of cyst can cause an infection what should I watch for?
Can an ovarian cyst cause urinary tract infections? Have gotten a UTI two months in a row following growth and pain in ovarian cyst.
No: There is no association.Get a more detailed answer ›
My girlfriend has an ovarian cyst that ruptured . The doctor said it was caused by a bacterial infection i gave her?
Not sure: I would make that connection. You may want to ask for clarification and how he/she arrived at that diagnosis. I suppose anything may be possible but unless you have some type if genital infection i can't see the correlation. ...Read more
I have two ovarian cyst that have ruptured and caused stomach infections. Would it have an impact on my fertility and future pregnancy?
It might: Depends on cause, treatment (surgery?), etc. Maybe tests already were done or planned to evaluate for fallopian tube damage (laparoscopy, ultrasound, etc). Discuss with your gynecolgist and/or infertility specialist. Ask if "infected ovarian cyst" was a euphemism for pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) or tubo-ovarian abscess, which may cause more tube damage than simple infected cysts. Good luck! ...Read more
Not infection: Ovarian cysts are not related to an infection. ...Read more
It can contribute: Yeast infections are due to a fungus called candida which is normally found in the vagina. However, if there is a lack of healthy vaginal bacteria it can lead to overgrowth of yeast. Some causes of overgrowth: antibiotics, ^ estrogen (pregnancy or some birth control pills), malfunctioning immune system, diabetes mellitus as well as friction against vaginal tissues (intercourse) and douching. ...Read more
Bacterial imbalance: Most yeast infections are caused by a fungus candia albicans which is normally present in small amount in vagina and is kept under control by haelthy bacteria called hemophulus, when that balance is compromised by antibiotics, hormone replacement, pregnancy, or there is immune problems due to diabetes or HIV than there is overgrowth of the fungus and that causes yeast or candia infection with discharg. ...Read more
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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