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Can std and yeast infection feel similar?

Can std and yeast infection feel similar?

Yes and no: Vaginal yeast usually irritation or itching, sometimes with scant clumpy white discharge, no odor. Discharge due to STDs (gonorrhea, chlamydia, trichomonas) usually yellowish, often with odor, usually little irritation. Bacterial vaginosis thin, gray discharge, strong odor, no itch. Herpes can mimic yeast; check for open sores/blisters. These are only guidelines; many exceptions. See your doctor! ...Read more

Dr. Robert Killian
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Std (Definition)

This is a disease which can be transmitted from one person to another person through sexually related activities. This does not limit these activities to heterosexual intercourse, but encompasses all modalities of human-to-human sexual activity. It does not include illnesses that may make an individual more susceptible to a condition because of a sexual ...Read more


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If I treat myself for a yeast infection but have an STD how long will it take symptoms to reappear?

STD: If you actually have an STD, the treatment for a yeast infection shouldn't make the symptoms go away. STDs, however, are not always associated with symptoms, so you should get tested regularly regardless. ...Read more

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I was treated for a yeast infection & symptoms went away. Is it still possible that it was a STD & not a yeast infection?

I was treated for a yeast infection & symptoms went away. Is it still possible that it was a STD & not a yeast infection?

Without testing?: Untreated vaginal STDs become less symptomatic. And even asymptomatic. But they can prove dangerous and over time make a female infertile. If you could have an STD then you need testing. Infections do not clear on their own. Ever. ...Read more

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I got treated for a yeast infection and STDs just to be safe it's been 2 days symptoms still the same but now have large hard bump near clitoris?

I got treated for a yeast infection and STDs just to be safe it's been 2 days symptoms still the same but now have large hard bump near clitoris?

Need an exam: If there is a large bump in that area you need to be seen for an exam to determine the cause and treatment. That would not be caused by a recent yeast infection. ...Read more

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Do I have a yeast infection or STD? Got rid of all other symptoms but still have alot of disharge which is white in color with a slight green tinge.

Do I have a yeast infection or STD? Got rid of all other symptoms but still have alot of disharge which is white in color with a slight green tinge.

Needs testing: Yeast infections in women generally appear as white or yellowish thick clumpy vaginal discharge, often associated with redness and itching. Vaginal yeast infections are typically not green. ...Read more

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Had sex 4days ago and now I have yeast infection. Is this a possible symptom of an std?

Had sex 4days ago and now I have yeast infection. Is this a possible symptom of an std?

Could be: Schedule a visit to get tested. Use an over the counter yeast medicine while waiting for an appointment. ...Read more

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I have been tested for stds, uti and yeast infection several times all negative but I have itchy/ pain symptoms what could it be? No doctors know

I have been tested for stds, uti and yeast infection several times all negative but I have itchy/ pain symptoms what could it be? No doctors know

Anxiety: Symptoms are not a sign of illness, they are the mind's ability to produce the "flight or fight" response which gives rise to many physiological changes include heart palpitations, nausea, sob, insomnia, dry mouth, speech impairment, tremor and sweating. Depending on the cause of your anxiety symptoms, your health care provider can provide you with treatment options. ...Read more

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Seen on Thurs due to discharge-no other symptoms. No yeast infection or BV. NP said white count was up. Dx w/cervicitis. Abx given. Do I have an STD?

Seen on Thurs due to discharge-no other symptoms. No yeast infection or BV. NP said white count was up. Dx w/cervicitis. Abx given. Do I have an STD?

Cervicitis has: Multiple causes some std infections like chlamydia or gonorrhea, genital herpes, trichomoniasis can cause cervicitis. Some non std infections also can cause cervicitis. It is possible that np gave you antibiotic aganist one of the agent causing your cervicitis. ...Read more

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Negative on stds, more symptoms towards sever male yeast infection. Tried otc nothing working and doc tried diflucan! Any other medication? I need rx

Negative on stds, more symptoms towards sever male yeast infection. Tried otc nothing working and doc tried diflucan! Any other medication? I need rx

Poss Prostatitis: These sx together suggest prostatitis - inflammation o f the prostate gland. This can be due to bacterial infection, or not. If sudden in onset, and associated with fever, chills and overall feeling very poorly, most likely acute bacterial prostatitis, requiring antibiotics. If no fever, chills, generalized illness, considered chronic prostatitis, which may be caused by bacterial infection or not. ...Read more

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Can you have a yeast infection with no symptoms? White discharge no infection no STD how can I get my vagina balanced so I can have normal discharge?

Can you have a yeast infection with no symptoms? White discharge no infection no STD how can I get my vagina balanced so I can have normal discharge?

Yes: Many women have discharge without other symptoms. In general we look for itching and odor. Testing is needed to determine the exact cause and then create a treatment option. Yeast and bacterial vaginosis are the two most common non sexually transmitted causes of discharge. Testing is needed to know which is the cause. ...Read more

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Azo still pos for WBCs. No nitrites. On Cipro (ciprofloxacin) for 4 days now. No yeast infection or STD. No other symptoms. Have been stressed about this for days now?

Azo still pos for WBCs. No nitrites. On Cipro (ciprofloxacin) for 4 days now. No yeast infection or STD. No other symptoms. Have been stressed about this for days now?

Testing: No reason to be stressed. This is an easy problem to fix. Schedule a visit for an official urinalysis and urine culture. This will detect if an infection is still present. If other tests are needed then those can be done. The presence of WBCs may or may not indicate an infection or problem. This is a nonspecific finding. ...Read more

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I had a Uti and was diagnosed with a bladder infection. I have symptoms of a yeast infection with dark brown discharge. Meds, birth control, std?

Probably yeast: You could have a yeast infection after antibiotics so you could start over the counter yeast medications and if no help see your provider for en exam and perhaps stronger anti fungal medications and sometimes you may have a secondary infection which needs different medications ...Read more

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On bc pills, had sex and 2 days after I had a large increase in vaginal discharge w/white clump. No stds or yeast infection. From sex? Pregnancy symptom?

On bc pills, had sex and 2 days after I had a large increase in vaginal discharge w/white clump. No stds or yeast infection. From sex? Pregnancy symptom?

Discharge: The likelihood of pregnancy is low if you are taking your OCPs as directed. The discharge may be related to intercourse and any lubricants that you used. ...Read more

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Does a yeast infection turn into a STD if not treated?

Does a yeast infection turn into a STD if not treated?

No: In general a vaginal yeast infection does not turn into an std. Always use condoms to prevent stds. ...Read more

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I have a discharge of what seems like everyday, but it isn't a yeast infection or any type of std. What is it?

Maybe..: If it is clear to white, varies in volume, goes from liquidy to stretchy, has no odor and causes no itching, burning, redness or pain - it could be leukorrhea. This is a normal vaginal secretion. Get checked for any sxs. ...Read more

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Differences between yeast infection and thrush? Whether it is an std?

Thrush: Thrush and yeast infection are one in the same. It is not considered an std. ...Read more

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If you have a yeast infection or any STD, would that stop your period?

No: You can still have your period even if you have a yeast infection or a sexually transmitted disease. ...Read more

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Do I have a yeast infection or an std?

As above: U did not provide enough information, but something like this is better to see a physician for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Std or yeast infection, what's the difference?

STD vs Yeast: An std is a disease transmitted sexually that is from an organism that normally does not colonize the genitourinary tract but has been introduced through the act of intercourse, that would include gc, syphilis, hiv, hepatitis, herpes, chlamydia, lgv...And the like. Yeast infections can be passed with sexual intercourse but usually they are from overgrowth of normal flora, . ...Read more

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How to know if you have a yeast infection, is that considered an std?

Yeast infection is: Not an std. A doctor can diagnose a yeast infection. 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 having a yeast infection cause your partner to catch another std?

No: Although a yeast infection can irritate the skin and make it more likely for the partner with yeast to catch an std from an std infected partner (since breaks in the skin are entry points for infection), yeast infections cannot transmit std's. ...Read more

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Can a woman give a man a yeast infection? Can a yeast infection turn into a std?

Can a woman give a man a yeast infection? Can a yeast infection turn into a std?

Yeast infection: Men seldom develop symptomatic infection but can colonize the skin on the penis and transmit it back to the woman, resulting in difficulty in elimination of her symptoms. It is not an std in the sense that you are using it. ...Read more

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What is the cause of yeast infection? How can you get yeast infection? Is it an STD type disease?

Opportunist germ: Yeast infection come from the spores (seeds) of the yeast that are present all around us. Yeast makes up at least 5% of the dry weight of your poo & self contamination of the tissues surrounding the genitals is always possible. After spores come in contact with moist irritated skin, they can live off the serum oozing from that irritation & produce a rash. They don't require sex for their spread. ...Read more

Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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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


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