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Treat Yeast Infection Symptoms
If a man has a yeast infection but does nothing about it and the symptoms go away, does he still have it because he did not treat it? Or is it gone?
Probably still there: He probably still has it, but that really doesn't matter. We all normally carry yeasts in our rectums, genital tract, and skin, especially in moist areas like the groin. Yeast infections don't mean someone has acquired yeast. They already had it, but yeast grows to greater number or the body reacts to it. As long has he has no symptoms, there should be no concern. I hope that helps. Best wishes. ...Read more
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 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. Over- the- counter medicines for yeast infections include: Micon 7, Monistat, Vagistat, Gynazole, Femcare, Gyne-lotrimin & Mycelex. ...Read more
If I have slight symptoms of a yeast infection and after intercourse the symptoms become major have I infected my partner or should I treat myself otc?
Took Flucess 150mg pill (lasts 1 month in body) to treat vaginal yeast infection. 2 weeks later, all other symptoms are gone but discarge still there?
Further eval needed: It's possible that it is still there, though there may be another cause. it's also possible that it may be normal discharge. I would recommend seeing your primary care provider or ob/gyn for further evaluation ...Read more
What are the symptoms of a yeast infection? And with harm my 4 month old cause I am nursing? And how to treat it?
CANDIDIASIS: It depends on the location. It can be oral or vaginal. It will not affect your breast feeding. If oral, you can use Nystatin oral suspension. If vaginal, it is itchy with cottage cheese discharge. Rx is Monistat Vaginal Cream or supp. Ask gyne, there's also difloucan oral rx. ...Read more
Would Monistat 1 treat trich or BV symptoms. If Monistat works on itch and there was no odor/discharge, just itch/soreness was it a yeast infection?
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