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I'm having my second bout of vag thrush in 1 month (had the flu&lots of stress). Now the discharge is a little pink. What's wrong?

I'm having my second bout of vag thrush in 1 month (had the flu&lots of stress). Now the discharge is a little pink. What's wrong?

See a doctor: Vaginal discharge that is pink (or any color other than white) suggests something other than yeast. Do not re-treat yourself for yeast; for sure see a doctor to confirm the diagnosis of yeast or look for other possibilities. Depending on sexual lifestyle, an STD may be possible, so get it checked out soon. Whatever the cause, it has nothing to do with either influenza or stress. ...Read more

Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
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Oral Thrush (Definition)

Oral thrush or oral candidiasis is a yeast infection of the mouth. White plaques are present on the inner side of cheeks of the mouth. The tongue may also have a white coat. Treatment is by antifungal liquid, tablets or troches. Thrush can occur when the normal flora of the mouth is disturbed such as during antibiotics, oral ...Read more


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I have thrush on my tongue is that due to having the flu virus?

I have thrush on my tongue is that due to having the flu virus?

Thrush: Adults do not generally get thrush without some predisposing factor. If you have not been on antibiotics recently or are having any difficulty eliminating this problem you may want to have your immune status examined and specifically exclude HIV as a source. ...Read more

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Could I have Lupus? Age 34 female symptoms, fatigue, migraines, joint pain, numb hands & toes, bruise easy, oral thrush 5 times in 3 months flu symp

Could I have Lupus? Age 34 female symptoms, fatigue, migraines, joint pain, numb hands & toes, bruise easy, oral thrush 5 times in 3 months flu symp

It's hard to say: Clearly you have symptoms that are affecting your quality of life. Although fatigue and joint pain can be associated with an autoimmune disease like lupus, it is difficult to tie all of your symptoms into that disease. Please see a doctor to get your symptoms checked out. ...Read more

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5 month old gas asthma reflux had the flu 3 ear infection pink eye thrush and now boil in anus low immunity or something else?

5 month old gas asthma reflux had the flu 3 ear infection pink eye thrush and now boil in anus low immunity or something else?

Frequent infections: In view of all his infections at such a young age, I believe you should discuss his problem with your pediatrician. He may need to have immune globulins evaluated. ...Read more

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What is the flu?

What is the flu?

A nasty virus: "flu" is often applied to any virus kids get, (like "stomach flu") but specifically it refers to influenza virus, a respiratory virus that causes cough, fever, fatigue, vomiting, and sometimes lower respiratory issues like bronchitis and pneumonia. There can be a high fever, chills, and dehydration lasting 3-4 days, and a week or two of fatigue afterwards. Only protection is vaccination. ...Read more

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How is the flu treated?

How is the flu treated?

Influenza: If you have the flu hydrate well w water, herbal teas, soup or juice. Drink sufficiently to have pale to light yellow urine. You can use pain relievers like tylenol (acetaminophen) or nsaid’s. Rest a lot! In some situations antiviral medications (tamiflu, relenza, flumadine) may be prescribed within the first couple of days of symptoms to hasten healing or they can be used after flu exposure to prevent illness. ...Read more

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What are the signs that I have the flu?

What are the signs that I have the flu?

Flu: Usually high fever withe associated muscle aches. You may also be sweating and shivering. However this year, s flu has had atypical symptoms like abdominal discomfort. Nausea and vomiting. Good Luck
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Cant get rid of the flu?

Cant get rid of the flu?

Flu relief: Get plenty of rest and fluids. If you have flu or cold symptoms. He can prescibe medicine for the flu. ...Read more

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How u know u got the flu?

How u know u got the flu?

See a doctor: Documentation of an illness as being influenza requires testing you cannot do at home. You must see a doctor. ...Read more

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Best home care for the flu?

Best home care for the flu?

Flu: If you have the Flu hydrate well w water, herbal teas, soup or juice. Drink sufficiently to have pale to light yellow urine. You can use pain relievers like Tylenol (acetaminophen) or NSAID’s. Rest A LOT! ...Read more

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I think I may have the flu?

I think I may have the flu?

Managing flu: We're in flu season, but so far there's been minimal influenza in most of the US. There are however many other causes of viral illness (colds, and upper respiratory illness). Treatment is still rest, fluids, and acetaminophen or ibupofen for fever and aches. If you haven't already had one this year, now's a great time to get a flu shot! See your doctor if high fever, chest pain, or short of breath. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of the flu?

There is: Antiviral medication.....for type A influenza. the real "plan" is to PREVENT THE FLU! BE WISE. ...IMMUNIZE

If you already have Flu and its type B TNT always cures it (TNT=Tincture of Time")
Hope this helps
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Can I nurse if I have the flu?

Can I nurse if I have the flu?

Yes: Since flu (influenza) is transmitted through secretions from respiratory tract, not through breast milk, it is safe to breast feed. Using face mask while nursing or in close contact with infant would be prudent. Most of the over-the-counter fever reducers and painkillers are safe as well. ...Read more

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How does a person get the flu?

How does a person get the flu?

Usually droplets: Flu is usually transmitted person to person through aerosolized droplets (a cough or sneeze does this well) that land in the upper respiratory tract or mucus membranes. Of note flu can last on surfaces for quite a while so decontaminating surfaces around infected folk is important to prevent transmission. ...Read more

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Can the flu shot cause the flu?

Can the flu shot cause the flu?

No: No. The virus in the vaccine is not a live virus and cannot cause the flu. ...Read more

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How to get rid of the flu fast?

If you have the Flu: Hydrate well w water, herbal teas, soup or juice. Drink sufficiently to have pale to light yellow urine. You can use pain relievers like Tylenol (acetaminophen) or NSAID’s. Rest A LOT! In some situations antiviral medications (Tamiflu, Relenza, Flumadine) may be prescribed w/n first couple of days of sx’s to hasten healing or they can be used after flu exposure to prevent illness. ...Read more

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Can the flu shot cause sickness?

Can the flu shot cause sickness?

Influenza vaccine: Flu shot side effects may include: slight swelling, redness or pain at vaccination site. If headache, nausea, fever or muscular pain occur they usually resolve within one to two days. You won't get the flu from a flu shot because the virus either contains inactivated virus or doesn't have virus particles in it. Severe side effects are rare. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have the flu?

YOU WILL BE SICK: You will be sick with following symptoms
1fever 100 to104degree f
2bodyaches/headache/muscle pain
3cough and nasal congestion
4 nausea/vomiting
5fatigue
if you any of these symptoms you should consult your doctor. ...Read more

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How to get over the flu quickly?

How to get over the flu quickly?

Influenza: F you have the flu hydrate well w water, herbal teas, soup or juice. Drink sufficiently to have pale to light yellow urine. You can use pain relievers like tylenol (acetaminophen) or nsaid’s. Rest a lot! In some situations antiviral medications (tamiflu, relenza, flumadine) may be prescribed within the first couple of days of symptoms to hasten healing or they can be used after flu exposure to prevent illness. ...Read more

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How can I know if I have the flu?

How can I know if I have the flu?

Influenza: Flu symptoms may include: muscle aches ; pains, a fever above 100 degrees, headache, congestion, weakness, chills, increased sweating and coughing. Your doctor can test you to see if have influenza. ...Read more

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How do you know you have the flu?

Testing: Fevers, body aches, runny nose, cough all suggest influenza - but these symptoms are common to many other respiratory viri, so getting tested early (so you can get treated) is worth it. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have the flu?

Fever, cough, bodyache: You are sick with following symptoms
fever
headache&bodyache
cough and congestion
nausea&vomiting
loss of appetite
abdominal pain
if you think you have flu see your doctor asap. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have the flu?

Flu swab: Your doctor has an effect test kit that can be used to detect the presence of the virus. ...Read more

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Can orchitis be caused by the flu?

Maybe: Orchitis is inflammation (redness, warmth, tenderness, swelling) of one or both testicles, generally caused by a viral or bacterial infection. Influenza virus (the flu) is one of the viruses that has been reported to occasionally cause orchitis as part of a generalized febrile illness. ...Read more

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How do u feel when u have the flu?

How do u feel when u have the flu?

Flu symptoms: The flu could be mild to severe, even be fatal. Typically, the flu symptoms are different from the cold symptoms. The flu usually comes on suddenly. You may get fever, chills, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headaches, cough, sore throat and nasal congestion. You may have nausea and vomiting. You may get pneumonia. Not every flu presents the same way, and you don't have to have a fever. ...Read more

Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
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Candidiasis (Definition)

Candidiasis is an infection caused by a specific group of fungi or yeast that usually occur in warm, moist parts of the body. Common symptoms include ...Read more


Thrush (Definition)

A yeast infection of the mucus membrane lining ...Read more