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Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
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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


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What are the signs of a yeast infection?

What are the signs of a yeast infection?

Yeast: Vaginal yeast infections commonly cause redness, itching and a thick yellow-white discharge, sometimes in small clumps like cottage cheese. Treatment is available without a prescription. ...Read more

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What are common signs of a yeast infection?

What are common signs of a yeast infection?

Sxs: 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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What are the signs of a yeast infection vs normal discharge?

What are the signs of a yeast infection vs normal discharge?

Different: Yeast infections often produce a cheesy white exudate and it is often accompanied by itching and sometimes a rash which may spread to the area around the anus and onto the thighs. There is also a different odor to the discharge (which is difficult for me to describe). ...Read more

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What signs, symptoms of yeast infection for women?

Yeast infection: Yeast infection can cause cheesy smelling white discharge that may stick to vaginal/vulvar area. It is associated with itching and at times lower abdominal discomfort. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are signs of yeast infection?

Could you tell me what are signs of yeast infection?

Yeast: 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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Itching vagina for 2 days. Do I have a yeast infection? And what are the signs for yeast infections? It's red and the area gets a little moist.

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Itching vagina for 2 days. Do I have a yeast infection? And what are the signs for yeast infections? It's red and the area gets a little moist.

Possible: With yeast infections, you may experience vaginal itching, burning, and notice a thick white "cottage cheese" type discharge. You should have your doctor take a look, especially if you have already tried over the counter treatments with no success. Good luck. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are all the signs of a yeast infection?

Sxs: 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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What are the symptooms/signs of a yeast infection and what is a yeast infection in a male?

What are the symptooms/signs of a yeast infection and what is a yeast infection in a male?

Sxs: Men with yeast infections may have burning or itching at the urethra (hole in the penis). There may be a red rash as well. Monistat can be applied to the tip of the penis twice a day. If not resolving in a week, see physician. ...Read more

Yeast (Definition)

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