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Doctor insights on: Signs Of A Yeast Infection In Teenagers

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Dr. Milroy Samuel
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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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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 havent 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 havent 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 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 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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Can you tell me which are the signs of a yeast infection?

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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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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What are the signs of a yeast infection vs normal discharge?

Different: Yeast infections often produce a cheesy white exudate and it is often accompanied by itching and sometimes a rash which may spread to the area around the anus and onto the thighs. There is also a different odor to the discharge (which is difficult for me to describe). ...Read more

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Can you please describe the early signs of a yeast infection?

Sxs: May start with burning or itching. 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

Yeast (Definition)

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


Candida (Definition)

Is a type of fungus which normally lives in small amounts on mucus membranes. An overgrowth of candida in the mouth produces a condition called 'thrush'. This is often triggered ...Read more