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What does a yeast infection look like?

What does a yeast infection look like?

Yeast: Symptoms of a yeast infection in a woman 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. Men with yeast infections may have burning or itching at the urethra (hole in the penis). There may be a red rash as well. ...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


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What does a female yeast infection look like?

What does a female yeast infection look like?

Yeast infection: 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 does a yeast infection look like on a guy?

What does a yeast infection look like on a guy?

Yeast infection male: A yeast infection on a man's penis, called candida balanitis, is usually red, irritated patches of skin with occasional pustules. The infections seems to be almost always confined to the glans and corona. It is most commonly seen in men whose partners have yeast infections, in people with diabetes, and those that took antibiotics recently. ...Read more

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How does a vaginga with yeast infection look like?

How does a vaginga with yeast infection look like?

Normal: Like any other vagina. But there may be some redness on the outside and a thick white discharge on the inside. ...Read more

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What do open soars look like from a yeast infection?

No sores: Yeast does not cause open sores. If sores are present you should seek help from a gyn. ...Read more

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What does yeast infection look like in your unmentionables?

White discharge: It's usually a thick white discharge that is different from the usual white secretions. ...Read more

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What is a yeast infection look like on your tongue?

What is a yeast infection look like on your tongue?

Yeast infection: On the tongue, yeast infections can look like cottage cheese curds. When these are removed or scraped off, the underlying mucous membranes are intensely red. The tongue can also be uniformly red or look like it has folds on it without the white curds. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get herpes like sores from an untreated yeast infection?

Possibly: Candida (yeast) infections can present as red bumps or pustules that might resemble a herpetic sore or ulcer in their later stages. Herpes sores are usually very distinctive in that they start out as blisters in clusters, are usually painful and last 5-15 days and resolve, often to reccur again in the same spot. As a rule candia infections do not behave in this fashion. ...Read more

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What can look like yeast infection or bacteria infection but really isn't?

Varies: Some std's can mimic the symptoms of yeast or BV - such as chlamydia, trichomoniasis, gonorrhea, etc. Some pelvic, vaginal, cervical, or uterine cancers could present with similar symptoms as well. ...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