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What To Do For Yeast Infection Caused By Decadron
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
No yeast, but...: Vegetable oil won't cause yeast infections. However, no oils are very good sexual lubricants; water-based products are much better. They can be purchased at any drug store. In addition, oil can weaken latex condoms, with higher risk of breakage. Never use oil for lubrication if also using condoms for contraception or for STD/HIV prevention. ...Read more
How do I know if I have herpes? I am going to the doctors today to get cultured. Can a yeast infection cause cuts?
Both yeast infection: ; herpes infections can cause what seems like tiny cuts. Local symptoms from a herpes simplex 2 infection are usually is seen 2 to 12 days after exposure ; consists of a cluster of lesions that look like blisters. The lesions can appear on the penis, anus, labia or cervix ; they can spread, coalesce followed by crusting over. The fluid in the lesions is very contagious. Some people contract herpes. ...Read more
My UA showed erthyrocytes at 0.3mg/L. I was dealing with a yeast infection at that time - could that be the cause?
Unlikely: unless it was a severe yeast infection where the tissue is so raw that there is blood. Most yeast infections are not a source of blood in a UA. If you are on your period or recently had a period, then that could sometimes be a source of blood. I recommend repeating the UA after all your symptoms have cleared to make sure there is no longer blood in the urine. ...Read more
Can wearing pads over 3 weeks cause an yeast infection? How can I prevent it from happening? (Had an abortion recently)
I have reccurring yeast infections. A month ago i got a yeast infection along with bumps for the first time. Do yeast infections cause bumps?
Yeast infection: Occasionally yeast infections can cause bumps if the tissue is really irritated, though itching and a thick white discharge are more likely. If the bumps go away when the yeast infection does - great. If they don't go away they might be something else like genital warts or infected hair follicles. ...Read more
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