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What Causes Frequent Topical Yeast Infections
Please respond! If i have yeast infection possibly (not std) and i use topical yeast medication and it's not yeast infection, will that cause one?
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
Frequent yeast infec: There's no easy answer to this question. Partner harboring yeast but not being treated for that is often the case. Co-existence of other infections such as bacterial vaginosis which may not be identified is another issue. Using tampons and certain hygiene products that may be offensive to the vagina may predispose women to recurrences. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It can contribute: Yeast infections are due to a fungus called candida which is normally found in the vagina. However, if there is a lack of healthy vaginal bacteria it can lead to overgrowth of yeast. Some causes of overgrowth: antibiotics, ^ estrogen (pregnancy or some birth control pills), malfunctioning immune system, diabetes mellitus as well as friction against vaginal tissues (intercourse) and douching. ...Read more
My boyfriend is a frequent drinker of dark liquor, can this cause me to get a yeast infection from him?
No: Yeast infections usually are not caught from sex partners. Yeast is normal in the vagina, rectum, and on genital skin, and a new yeast infection means yeasts already present have grown to greater number, causing symptoms. Even if some infections were transmitted sexually, drinking "dark liquor" or anything else wouldn't make any difference. See your doctor if you think you have a yeast infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Antibiotics, diabete: Frequent yeast infections can be caused by elevated blood sugars. You should be screened for diabetes. Also frequent use of antibiotics disrupts the body's normal mechanism for controlling yeast . Antibiotics can kill 'good bacteria' which normally keep yeast in check. Take probiotics and/or eat yogurt with active cultures especially when taking antibiotics. ...Read more
I have itchy and frequent urinate for a week. Now I have sharp pain in left lower back. Does yeast infection cause the pain or sth else?
I have itchy and frequent urination. Had UTI a month ago. Test again and its negative. Will yeast infection cause frequent urination?
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