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Scaly, itchy rashes at ankle that turn brownish- fungal/bacterial infection?

Scaly, itchy rashes at ankle that turn brownish- fungal/bacterial infection?

Rash: It would be nice to see what you are asking about , but usually itching indicates fungus. Your best course of action is to see a podiatrist who will assess what you have . Good luck. ...Read more

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Yeast (Definition)

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


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Cottage cheese discharge. Is this a yeast infection?

Cottage cheese discharge. Is this a yeast infection?

Could be.: Vaginal itching/burning and a cottage cheese-like discharge could be signs of a vaginal yeast infection. You can try using over the counter yeast infection medication (like miconazole) if you have these symptoms. If the symptoms persist after this treatment, or if you are experiencing any pain, it should be evaluated by a doctor since it could mean a different diagnosis. ...Read more

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Self diagnosed vaginal yeast infection. took fluconazole & dexchlorpheniramine maleate yesterday. increased white lumpy discharge. is this normal?

Vaginal discharge: Studies show in the evaluation of a woman with vaginal discharge a pregnancy test and urinalysis are useful. If you have external itching with the discharge then it probably is a yeast infection. Does the discharge have odor? Lots of women have a mixed infection with BV urine STI panel may be helpful. One solution is to use vaginal suppositories such as terconazole for 3 nights see MD ...Read more

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Red cell.2-4 pus cell 20-25 uretheral discharge specimen culture. No growth of pathogenic bacteria bacterial count.9, 000 ml is this normally?

Red cell.2-4
pus cell 20-25
uretheral discharge specimen
culture. No growth of pathogenic bacteria
bacterial count.9, 000 ml

is this normally?

UTI: It sounds like there is an infection even if the culture is negative and colony count low. It may be partially treated and continued antibiotic coverage necessary. If symptoms don't improve revaluation with repeat urinalysis and culture as well as an imaging study may be needed to evaluate your kidneys. ...Read more

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White discharge itchiness and cramps! Is this Yeast infection?

White discharge itchiness and cramps! Is this  Yeast infection?

Yeast: Usually itching and discharge is likely a yeast infection an could use an OTC for vaginal yeast. I f no resolution would visit your PCP or gyn ...Read more

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Does bacterial vaginosis give you red bumps?

Does bacterial vaginosis give you red bumps?

Bacterial vaginosis: "Approximately 50 to 75 percent of women with BV have no symptoms. Those with symptoms often note an unpleasant, "fishy smelling" vaginal discharge that is more noticeable after sexual intercourse. Vaginal discharge that is off-white and thin may also be present. Some patients have itching. Pain during urination or sex, redness, and swelling are not typical." See dr to know. ...Read more

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Yellow green discharge, looks like phlegm, after using canesten cream in vagina to treat yeast infection, no odor. Can this happen?

Yellow green discharge, looks like phlegm, after using canesten cream in vagina to treat yeast infection, no odor. Can this happen?

Normal: Yellowish greenish discharge can be normal if your having itching or discomfort or pain you may want to see the doctor to make sure the infection is gone. Signs of infection are pain, burning, copious discharge, or foul odor. ...Read more

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White bums on throat, red veins &bumps at the bak, sores at bak of tongue, red tonsils with sores.Zithromax 3pak no change.Began afta hvng banana.Cause?

White bums on throat, red veins &bumps at the bak, sores at bak of tongue, red tonsils with sores.Zithromax 3pak no change.Began afta hvng banana.Cause?

A virus perhaps: If your symptoms did not respond to zithromax you probably have a virus which is not effected by antibiotics. The fact that you at a banana as the same time that you noticed your symptoms is likely a coincidence. ...Read more

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Itchy genital region, swollen labia, thick white discharge (picture in file) is it a yeast infection? Tested for STDs last month and nothing.

Dr. Peter Lio Dr. Lio
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Itchy genital region, swollen labia, thick white discharge (picture in file) is it a yeast infection?  Tested for STDs last month and nothing.

Maybe yeast, but...: Note: I am not able to see the photo. This sounds like it could be a yeast infection, but you need to see your doc asap to get the proper diagnosis and treatment. They may have to culture the area and/or look under the microscope as well. ...Read more

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Does yeast infection on penis cause red spots?

Does yeast infection on penis cause red spots?

Yeast infection: Yes....This yeast infection of penis is called balanitis which cause red spots and treatment is topical cream and tablets if not respond to cream. ...Read more

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Do I have a vaginal yeast infection? Cottage cheese discharge, mild itching (worsened by touching), redness and swelli g of vulva. No antibiotics

Do I have a vaginal yeast infection? Cottage cheese discharge, mild itching (worsened by touching), redness and swelli g of vulva. No antibiotics

Yeast infection: Well done. You have diagnosed yourself with yeast infection. This is true vaginal candidiasis appear cottage cheese appearance with itching and redness. You need anti fungal and not antibiotics for bacteria. There are many over the counter. If it persists more than 2 weeks then see your doctor. Wish you good health. ...Read more

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White clumpy discharge 24 he's after yeast infection treatment? (1 dose of flucanozole)

White clumpy discharge 24 he's after yeast infection treatment? (1 dose of flucanozole)

See a doctor: There is no way to know what this is without examining you. If you have failed a single oral dose of Fluconazole you might want to try intravaginal medication containing butoconazole, clotrimazole, miconazole, nystatin, tioconazole, or terconazole. But this may not be failure of treatment. It might be something else, and this is not the place for personal diagnoses. ...Read more

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Is a red irritated clitoris signs of yeast infection?

Is a red irritated clitoris signs of yeast infection?

If could be: If it’s your 1st possible yeast infection or you aren’t sure if it’s yeast – see your dr. 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