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What happens if a yeast infection doesn't clear up?

What happens if a yeast infection doesn't clear up?

NEEDS TESTING: Chronic yeast infection in females can be related to immune deficiencies. 2 important diseases to consider are: HIV or diabetes. Simple blood tests can check for these. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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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 happens when a yeast infection is clearing?

What happens when a yeast infection is clearing?

Yeast infection: This question is very unclear. Please rephrase and tell us what you are asking. If something is clearing it means it is getting better. What else do you want to know? ...Read more

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I just went to dr i got my yeast infection backsex is painful its ruining me is there anything i can buy that will clear it up for good?

Recurrent : Infections might mean you have undiagnosed medical condition, such as diabetes, that predisposes you to infection. Ask your doctor about it. Or it could mean that you are getting reinfected from your partner too. ...Read more

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How do I clear up a chronic yeast infection? And if my husband has it will OTC products work on him too? Could we be passing it back and forth?

How do I clear up a chronic yeast infection? And if my husband has it will OTC products work on him too? Could we be passing it back and forth?

Confirm diagnosis: Need to make sure it is yeast infection and not irritant vulvitis.It is done by seing yeast on wet prep by your doctor or a culture.If it confirmed yeast, you need to rule out diabetes and oral contraceptive use, HIV infection, chronic antibiotic therapy.Butoconazole more effective, weekly rx with terazole may help, Diflucan (fluconazole) once a week may help.Your husband can try terazole, yes you can be back;forth. ...Read more

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Diagonosed yeast infection i used gyno dak and disease cleared up.I had inter course with my bf itching started what should my bf use to be clean?

Diagonosed yeast infection i used gyno dak and disease cleared up.I had inter course with my bf itching started what should my bf use to be clean?

Skin Irritation: I am not sure if your boy friend is reacting to the left over medication you used to clear up your yeast infection, or if he is reacting to lube used during intercourse or something else. In general yeast infections are not contagious. ...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