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Doctor insights on: Signs A Yeast Infection Is Clearing Up

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Dr. Krishna Kumar
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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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What happens when a yeast infection is clearing?

What happens when a yeast infection is clearing?

Yeast infection: This question is very unclear. Please rephrase and tell us what you are asking. If something is clearing it means it is getting better. What else do you want to know? ...Read more

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How do I know my yeast infection is clearing? I was given fluconazole by my doctor and told me to put vagisil I see mucus now but it still itches

Yeast infections: Usually clear within 1 day with fluconazole. It may need to be repeated. I do not recommend Vagisil as this can also change your vaginal PH and facilitate continued growth of the yeast (white Cottage cheese discharge) a clear discharge can mean a bacterial infection. ...Read more

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Is Monstat or vagisil better for clearing a yeast infection?

Monistat: Vagisil cream is designed to help control itching, but doesn't treat yeast at all. Miconazole (Monistat) is very effective. ...Read more

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I have been treating a yeast infection with store bought 3 day treatment, my symptoms are clearing; I had a small amount of pink discharge. Normal?

I have been treating a yeast infection with store bought 3 day treatment, my symptoms are clearing; I had a small amount of pink discharge. Normal?

Yeast Infection: The pink discharge does not sound worrisome right now. If your symptoms are clearing, you should be fine. I am wondering why you have the yeast infection to begin with. If you recently took antibiotics, then that is a common cause. The more troublesome cause is high blood sugar or diabetes, which decreases your immune system. ...Read more

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What is the difference between a monostat suppository and a prescription suppository for clearing up a yeast infection?

What is the difference between a monostat suppository and a prescription suppository for clearing up a yeast infection?

Monistat Suppository: Monistat, generic name miconazole actually used to be available by prescription only in the not to distant future. Just because it's now over the counter does not mean that it's no longer effective. The prescription suppository you mention could be any number of different anti fungal prescription only suppositories that are newer than Monistat. I suggest trying the Monistat first. ...Read more

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What are the signs of a yeast infection?

Yeast: Vaginal yeast infections commonly cause redness, itching and a thick yellow-white discharge, sometimes in small clumps like cottage cheese. Treatment is available without a prescription. ...Read more

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What are the signs that someone has a yeast infection?

What are the signs that someone has a yeast infection?

Sxs: 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

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I have chronic yeast infection possible sign of diabetes, what do you suggest?

I have chronic yeast infection possible sign of diabetes, what do you suggest?

Possibly have DM: Get blood glucose monitor over-the-counter in pharmacy.

Check sugar after overnight fast- if126 diabetic.
Or

check 2 hours after eating
if 200, diabetic. ...Read more

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I having itching down there, but no signs of a yeast infection. What else could it be caused from?

I having itching down there, but no signs of a yeast infection. What else could it be caused from?

Any irritant: Hpv, dysplasia (precancerous change), bacterial vaginosis, lichen sclerosus, genital shaving, irritation from the tissues rubbing against other tissue (obesity), several dermatologic changes. For non infectious sources a topical steroid is the treatment, for infection the appropriate antibiotic if bacterial, virus has to be addressed by immune system or aldara (imiquimod). ...Read more

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My discharge has smelt like yeast a couple of times in the past 3months but I haven't had other signs of a yeast infection. Do I have a yeast infection?

My discharge has smelt like yeast a couple of times in the past 3months but I haven't had other signs of a yeast infection. Do I have a yeast infection?

Wet Prep Needed: You may or you may not. There are lots of non-infectious causes for vaginal odor as well. However, I would strongly recommend being seen for an exam and a test called a "Wet Prep." ...Read more

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What are common signs of a yeast infection?

What are common signs of a yeast infection?

Sxs: 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

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What are the signs when you get a yeast infection?

Sxs: 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

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What are the sign and symptoms of yeast infection?

What are the sign and symptoms of yeast infection?

Discharge and itchin: The commest symptoms are ithching, discomfort and thich white cheesy discharge from vagina
it can also sometimes cause pan or burning during urination or during sex
on examination you see some rash and thick whitish vaginal discharge. ...Read more

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What signs, symptoms of yeast infection for women?

Yeast infection: Yeast infection can cause cheesy smelling white discharge that may stick to vaginal/vulvar area. It is associated with itching and at times lower abdominal discomfort. ...Read more

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What are the signs when you get a yeast infection?

What are the signs when you get a yeast infection?

Yeast infection.: Vaginal itching plus a thick white discharge like cottage cheese is usually a yeast infection. You can treat this with an over the counter medication for yeast infections that can be found in a drug store. Being on antibiotics or eating a lot of sweets, soda pop, fruit juice and alcohol makes a person more prone to yeast infections. ...Read more

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What are the signs / symptoms of a yeast infection?

Yeast infection: Itching, white discharge, mild redness, odor, sometimes burning with urination. You can use otc meds or see your physician. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are signs of yeast infection?

Could you tell me what are signs of yeast infection?

Yeast: 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

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Can you tell me which are the signs of a yeast infection?

Vaginal Yeast SX's.: 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

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What are the signs when you get a yeast infection (in a man)?

What are the signs when you get a yeast infection (in a man)?

Yeast in men: Men with yeast infections may have burning or itching at the urethra (hole in the penis). There may be a red rash as well. Monistat can be applied to the tip of the penis twice a day. If not resolving in a week, see physician. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are all the signs of a yeast infection?

Sxs: 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

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What are the symptooms/signs of a yeast infection and what is a yeast infection in a male?

What are the symptooms/signs of a yeast infection and what is a yeast infection in a male?

Sxs: Men with yeast infections may have burning or itching at the urethra (hole in the penis). There may be a red rash as well. Monistat can be applied to the tip of the penis twice a day. If not resolving in a week, see physician. ...Read more

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If you think you had a yeast infection but never really thought about and you left it as it is, my it cuase some sort of danger, what are the signs?

Yeast infection: Usually, if this is vaginal, it produces discharge, white patches, redness of the tissues, itching and tenderness. It would be unusual to be present without symptoms. ...Read more

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Is itchiness a sign of yeast infection?

Is itchiness a sign of yeast infection?

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

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I'm on trivora and I have a yeast infection could that be a sign of pregnancy?

Pregnancy: Although yeast infections can occur during early pregnancy it is not a pregnancy indicator. If you miss your period - then would take a home pregnancy test to know. Increased estrogen from some oral contraceptives can also contribute to growth of yeast. Take care. ...Read more

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I have no signs of a yeast infection but my urine smells like yeast. Is it because of the valacyclovir and camrese?

I have no signs of a yeast infection but my urine smells like yeast. Is it because of the valacyclovir and camrese?

Maybe: Medications can often cause the urine to have a slightly different odor. Unless you are having urinary tract infection symptoms then a temporary change in urine odor is not likely to be important. ...Read more

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Signs and symptoms of yeast infection?

Agree w Dr. Cox.: 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

Yeast (Definition)

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