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What is the symptoms of having yeast growth in vagina before a real infection?

What is the symptoms of having yeast growth in vagina before a real infection?

Can't: For some yeast is a normal part of the vaginal flora so there are no preinfection signs. ...Read more

Dr. Adam Lewis
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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 causes continuous growth in the vagina which sometimes results in yeast infections and how can it be treated permanently?

What causes continuous growth in the vagina which sometimes results in yeast infections and how can it be treated permanently?

Hard to say: It is hard to say how to cure this permanently. If you have some sort of other illness like diabetes that may be the cause for your recurrent infections. If not then sometimes adding a probiotic to your diet daily can help normalize the gut bacteria and in some women this helps keep down recurrent vaginal yeast infections. Keeping a normal body weight may also help. Hope you find a cure soon. ...Read more

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Are white flakey/clumpy spots on outer part of vagina a symptom of a yeast infection? Are there any other conditions that cause this?

Usually yeast: This can be normal depending on where you are in your cycle, etc, but usually irritating, itchy, white clumps are a sign of a yeast infection. It's probably worth trying an over-the-counter treatment like monistat, but if it does not improve or you have pain, bleeding, fever, etc - see a doctor. ...Read more

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After intercourse my vagina felt like someone poured boiling water on it. And i think I have a yeast infection. Is that a normal symptom?

After intercourse my vagina felt like someone poured boiling water on it. And i think I have a yeast infection. Is that a normal symptom?

Pain with sexual: Intercourse is indicitive of something else that could be wrong. A thorough history and physical exam including a pelvic exam by your primary care physician can help determine if and what type of infection might be present. ...Read more

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I have a thick white cottage cheese like discharge in vagina. No other symptoms of yeast infection so i don't know what it is?

Although it sounds: Like yeast - whenever uncertain - get it medically checked for proper diagnosis ; treatment plan.If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...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