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What Are The Signs Of A Yeast Infection In Women
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
Is AZO yeast safe for males? I recently had sex with a woman and show no signs of a yeast infection physically, but my stomach won't stop growling.
Yeast: Yes, it is safe for malesGet a more detailed answer ›
Maybe but: Vaginal itching and in the surrounding area called the vulva can be a sign of a yeast infection in the skin. If it happening from time to time that is not likely. Simple heat & sweating are the most common cause of occassional genital itching. Herpes can present as itching which comes and goes. Allergic reactions to houselhold products can too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can be but unlikely: Vaginal yeast infections are very common in women and mostly have nothing to do with diabetes. If you have diabetes, you're more likely to get them because sugar in the urine feeds yeast cells normally present on the skin anyway which can lead to overgrowth. If you're worried about having diabetes, please see your doctor. A hba1c can be checked. If you're spilling sugar in urine, it will be high. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Asymptomatic infect: Just consider yourself blessed.Get a more detailed answer ›
I having itching down there, but no signs of a yeast infection. What else could it be caused from?
Any irritant: Hpv, dysplasia(precancerous change), bacterial vaginosis, lichen sclerosus, genital shaving, irritation from the tissues rubbing against other tissue (obesity), several dermatologic changes. For non infectious sources a topical steroid is the treatment, for infection the appropriate antibiotic if bacterial, virus has to be addressed by immune system or aldara (imiquimod). ...Read more
My discharge has smelt like yeast a couple of times in the past 3months but i havent had other signs of a yeast infection..do i have a yeast infection?
Wet Prep Needed: You may or you may not. There are lots of non-infectious causes for vaginal odor as well. However, I would strongly recommend being seen for an exam and a test called a "Wet Prep." ...Read more
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