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Signs A Yeast Infection Is Clearing Up
It can be, but…: it can also be a sign of other things, in addition, and should be worked up by your physician. I would schedule an office appointment, and be alert for any other symptoms which may occur in the meantime. Good luck. ...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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Often a prominent: symptom. Yeast can present with clumpy, white vaginal discharge to a watery, white discharge. Sometimes a discharge is not apparent. There is no odor. It can cause swelling and redness of vulva along with itching and burning pain. It may lead to pain with urination or intercourse. ...Read more
Bladder infection: If not treated, a bladder infection could lead to a serious complication - a kidney infection. If you have had a bladder infection before and think you have another one, you are right most of the time. Please have a urinalysis and culture and senitivity performed on a clean catch urine specimen for the correct diagnosis and treatment. See your hcp ! don't wait. Uti1. ...Read more
Unpleasant odor looks milky and looks off white, is it an bacterial infection, itook the yeast/bv test it said bacterial infection 5.5 is that an std?
Neutral: I don't know about good or bad. The discharge just means your body is dealing with something, in this case an infection. Your body's white cells and perhaps the yeast itself are adding up to the discharge you see. It's showing you that you need to see your physician -- especially if over the counter anti-fungal medicines have not helped. ...Read more
I get bladder infections (once led to a kidney infection) a lot, is it a 'chronic bacterial infection'?
No it's not: A chronic but a recurrent infection. Ask ur pcp about a referral to a urologist for further workup to check for abnormal structure in ur urinary tract. Take care! http://www.Patient.Co.Uk/doctor/recurrent-urinary-tract-infection. ...Read more
Are bacterial skin infections contagious a friend has a rash and says its a bacterial skin infection how would you contract a bacterial skin infection
Hello. : Hello. There are a number of bacterial skin infections that can be transmitted by skin to skin contact. Some can be transmitted by touching contaminated clothing. ...Read more
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