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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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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

Dr. Creighton Wright
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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