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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

Discharge (Definition)

Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...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 the symptoms of a vaginal infection?

What are the symptoms of a vaginal infection?

Depends: Depends on the infction.-sx can be with vagina discharge, odor or itching. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a vaginal yeast infection?

Discharge/itching: Most vaginal yeast (candida) infections are associated with a discharge, and or itching and sometimes frequent and/or uncomfortable urination. Some have a whitish, "cottage cheese-like" discharge. Hyphae (branhing from the yeast can sometimes been seen on a smear from a vaginal swab. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of a vaginal infection?

What are symptoms of a vaginal infection?

-itis or -osis: Vaginitis is inflammaiton of vagina & can be due to infection, inflammation or a change in the normal flora. Symptoms usually are a discharge, odor, itching, spotting, burning, irritation to vag pain (esp w/sex or w/urination. Most common causes are bacterial, candida (yeast) or trichomonas but bubble bath, topical agents /sprays can cause irritation as can foreign bodies (retained tampon). ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of a yeast infection?

What are the signs and symptoms of a yeast infection?

Vagina discharge etc: Symptoms may include vagina discharge with whitish cottage cheese kind of texture discharge, itchiness, redness, burning pain etc. Yes, other infection- bacterial infection also can happen-from bacterial vaginosis to many kind of std. Go to see gyn to get yourself checked. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a male yeast infection?

What are the symptoms of a male yeast infection?

Penile itching: penile redness, irritation and itching may be a sign of penile candidiasiss. ...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 symptoms of a yeast infection?

Yeast Symptoms: I assume you mean a genital yeast infection (vaginal or penile) - symptoms will include itchiness, mild redness, white smelly discharge. Treatment is with an antifungal (topical or oral). ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a yeast infection?

Itching, discharge: Itching, burning, white, cottage cheese discharge. But sometimes you don't have all these. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a yeast infection vs. A bladder infection?

What are the symptoms of a yeast  infection vs. A bladder infection?

Mild differences: Yeast infection symptoms tend to have itching, may have whitish discharge- bladder infections tend to have pain, frequency of urination, fever, chills. ...Read more

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What are the sign and symptoms of yeast infection?

What are the sign and symptoms of yeast infection?

Discharge and itchin: The commest symptoms are ithching, discomfort and thich white cheesy discharge from vagina it can also sometimes cause pan or burning during urination or during sex on examination you see some rash and thick whitish vaginal discharge. ...Read more

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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

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What are the symptoms of a vaginal infection during pregnancy?

What are the symptoms  of a vaginal infection during pregnancy?

Same as nonpregnant: A vaginal infection during pregnancy is usually accompanied by an increased discharge over normal for pregnancy. It may be thick, curd like, itchy and/or malodorus. You need to see your doctor to be tested and prescribed the proper treatment. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a yeast infection on a penis?

What are the symptoms of a yeast infection on a penis?

Burning, itching: A yeast infection of the skin of the groin, called tinea cruris, presents as intensely red, itchy, with occasionally in burning pain sensation. If you know someone with these symptoms, have him evaluated by a physician. Hygiene, keeping the area clean and dry, wearing loose, breathable fabrics, and use of prescription topical antifungal medications are necessary to control the infection. ...Read more

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Which are symtoms of a vaginal infection?

Which are symtoms of a vaginal infection?

The woman may: Have a vaginal discharge with a change in color, texture, odor or amount (over her normal baseline vaginal secretions) as well as problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling. If these occur then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more

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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


Yeast (Definition)

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