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Doctor insights on: Vaginal Yeast Test

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Yeast (Definition)

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


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Which STD change vaginal discharge?

Which STD change vaginal discharge?

STD: This may not be all inclusive. Chlamydia, Gonorrhea & Trichomoniasis can cause discharge. ...Read more

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Vaginal itching/dryness during pregnancy...Treated twice for yeast infection?

Vaginal itching/dryness during pregnancy...Treated twice for yeast infection?

Vaginitis : This could also be due to a bacterial vaginosis infection or trichomonas. You need to be examined and evaluated by a physician whom can perform a wet mount and make further assessment of the cause of your itching or discharge. ...Read more

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Can UTI antibiotics cause vaginal discharge? Runny milky-white. No itching or blood. Negative swab for std, bv, trich, and yeast.

Vaginal discharge: No, antibiotics themselves will not do this. They may induce secondary overgrowth which produces vaginal discharges, but you seem to have covered all those possibilities. Have you discussed this with your gynecologist? If not, do so. Good luck. ...Read more

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Yellow/pink vaginal discharge, itchy vaginal canal, no smell. Late period. Infection? Std? 1 partner only.

Yellow/pink vaginal discharge, itchy vaginal canal, no smell. Late period. Infection? Std? 1 partner only.

Probably...: Yes it looks like you have an infection. Some infections does not have smell. You need to be examined and tested. ...Read more

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Having vaginal burning. Yeast infection or vaginal dryness?

Having vaginal burning. Yeast infection or vaginal dryness?

Could be either: Cannot tell you without an exam, could also be a herpes infection or a vaginal dystrophy, there are many conditions that could cause burning in someone your age , you need to see your gyn. ...Read more

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Cervicitis tested negative for gonnerhea and chlamydia no bv no yeast. Positive white blood cells uncomfortable with burning itching thin discharge?

Cervicitis tested negative for gonnerhea and chlamydia no bv no yeast. Positive white blood cells uncomfortable with burning itching thin discharge?

Other factors?: Glad, thus far, all tests turned out to be (-). More info on the specific features (when, where, how, what duration) & relevance of all symptoms & other related factors such as possible douche, intercourse, sex-enhancing tool/ cream, etc. + physical exam to verify where the itch is or local sensory change would help deduce possible cause. How? Work with your gyn-doc. Together, a glimpse of what... ...Read more

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Can a yeast infection cause fishy vaginal odor?

Bacterial vaginosis: Not usually. A fishy order is usually caused by bacterial vaginosis. ...Read more

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Vaginal yeast infection. Same as thrush?

No, Thrush is oral: A vaginal yeast infection and thrush are caused by the same same fungus, candida, but thrush is oral (only the mouth), and the former only affects the vagina. Clotrimazole can be used for both, but usually different medications are used for the vaginal infection. ...Read more

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Vaginal itching, dryness, thick mucus discharge, pain during sex, vaginal odor & burning. Not an STD, yeast inf, or BV. Have gotten medicine for all. ?

Vaginal itching, dryness, thick mucus discharge, pain during sex, vaginal odor & burning. Not an STD, yeast inf, or BV. Have gotten medicine for all. ?

No, but...: No one drug for all around. To decide what may fit your need, one has to analyze your detailed history of all related symptoms + findings of physical exam + proper testing as needed. How to put all related things together correctly? Follow instruction in articles listed in http://www.formefirst.com/onUTI.html & http://www.formefirst.com/onLifeBasics.html. Thereby you can work better with your doc. ...Read more

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Yeast infection after intercourse?

Colonized: It sounds like your partner has been colonized. It is common in uncircumcised men. You should use condoms to help prevent it. Treatment should clear it up if you are not exposed again. ...Read more

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Vaginal itching and very sore nipples. Tested negative for gonorrhea, chlamydia, trich, bv and yeast. What can it be??

Vaginal itching and very sore nipples. Tested negative for gonorrhea, chlamydia, trich, bv and yeast. What can it be??

See a doctor/OB: This is highly dependent on where you are in your menstrual cycle and if you have missed any periods. Go to an OB, get a full exam and give all your relevant history. Could be pre-menstrual symptoms or something else if your period is late - pregnancy. But the doctor will help narrow down the possibilities... ...Read more

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1 sex partner.After initial sexual encounter fishy rectal odor, lip tingling. Tested for gonorrhea and chlamydia= negative?Fishy odor due to herpes?

1 sex partner.After initial sexual encounter fishy rectal odor, lip tingling. Tested for gonorrhea and chlamydia= negative?Fishy odor due to herpes?

Bacterial vaginosis: The fishy odor is usually due to an infection that is a mixture of many different bacteria, the common name is bacterial vaginosis, also call it bv. The causes are many, bringing bacteria from the rectum to the vagina. It is not classified as a std, but it can be transferred from one partner to the other. Women can develop this with out being sexually active, hence not a true std. ...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