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If untreated, does a vaginal yeast infection affect other parts of the body?

If untreated, does a vaginal yeast infection affect other parts of the body?

An untreated vaginal: Yeast infection will not , but sometimes you can have yeast in other parts of your body also like the GI tract, u can get otc creams to treat vaginal yeast if they do not work then u need to see your gyn for a culture and a stronger script med. ...Read more

Dr. Milroy Samuel
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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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Does a vaginal yeast infection can cause a small pimples above the urethra?

Does a vaginal yeast infection can cause a small pimples above the urethra?

Satellites?: Yeast infections can cause a red rash with "satellite" lesions extending from the main rash. The small pimples you describe could be "satellites". ...Read more

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What can I use to treat a vaginal yeast infection?

Anti fungal: You can use an otc medicine like monistat. If that doesn't work, see your doctor for a prescription anti fungal medicine. ...Read more

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If i focused on treated a vaginal yeast infection internally with pills, can I cure it ?

Diflucan (fluconazole) can be: Very effective in the treatment of yeast infections. It is a prescription medication. ...Read more

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I'm scared to death that I'll have a vaginal yeast infection forever one day due to a resistant yeast. Should I be worried?

Not likely: Unless a person has other health problems that suppress immune system (uncontrolled diabetes, HIV, cancer) making them prone to resistant yeast, the situation you are concerned about would be very unlikely. ...Read more

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I have a vaginal yeast infection is it okay to have sex using a condom?

I have a vaginal yeast infection is it okay to have sex using a condom?

Yeast infection: iIt is OK to have sex when you have a yeast infection. What's really at stake is your comfort — intercourse might be uncomfortable, if you have an active vaginal infection. Sex will not make the infection clear more slowly. ...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