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Can oral thrush in infants be black spots instead of white spots?

Can oral thrush in infants be black spots instead of white spots?

Thrush is white: Thrush is white. Black discoloration of the mouth can happen. It is usually temporary and harmless. However, it is impossible for any doctor to day what is causing it without seeing it. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Are vaginal yeast infections and circular bumps on my tongue signs of thrush?

Are vaginal yeast infections and circular bumps on my tongue signs of thrush?

Thrush: That may not necessarily be a sign of thrush but you should certainly see your doctor to be sure and get it treated. ...Read more

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Recently had a viral infection. Noticed white roof of mouth, furry white tongue, and yellow/red/white spots at back of mouth.

Recently had a viral infection. Noticed white roof of mouth, furry white tongue, and yellow/red/white spots at back of mouth.

Oral Thrush?: What you describe may be candidiasis or oral thrush, which is a fungal infection and easily treated by your dentist (or physician). However, you need to have it looked at to confirm the diagnosis and then have proper treatment. ...Read more

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Fordyce spots, vaginal discharge, tiny whitish spots in corners of mouth that travel up sides of upper lip.

Fordyce spots, vaginal discharge, tiny whitish spots in corners of mouth that travel up sides of upper lip.

Not related.: Fordyce spots and vaginal discharge are not related. Fordyce spots are glands that are visible on the lips. Not related to infection. There are several causes for vaginal discharge which are often infection related. ...Read more

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Can untreated yeast infections cause bumps around vagina to appear?

Can untreated yeast infections cause bumps around vagina to appear?

Unusual: It is unusual for yeast to do this. It usually causes thick white discharge and is very pruritic. Let your doctor see the rash and help out with the diagnosis. All the best. ...Read more

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Are red specks in urine from yeast infection?

Are red specks in urine from yeast infection?

The red specks: Would have to be examined microscopically to determine what they are. ...Read more

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White spots in mouth are cancer, right?

White spots in mouth are cancer, right?

Usually not: There are many causes of white spots in the mouth and most of them are not cancer. It is not possible to say if the spots you have are cancer or not, without examination and if indicated by a biopsy sent to a pathologist for microscopic study. ...Read more

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Are skin tags, white painful spots in mouth, related to HPV in an kind of way?

Are skin tags, white painful spots in mouth, related to HPV in an kind of way?

Mouth lesions: Skin tags are outpourings of skin. They do not occur in the mouth. White patches in mouth can be canker sores or aphthous stomatitis. Not caused by HPV. ...Read more

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White spots in mouth? What are they?

White spots in mouth? What are they?

A few possibilities: Possibly thrush or yeast infection or a viral infection causing ulcers or canker sores/cold sores. Difficult to tell without looking at it directly to be sure if it persists or worsens see your doctor. ...Read more

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Scaly, itchy rashes at ankle that turn brownish- fungal/bacterial infection?

Scaly, itchy rashes at ankle that turn brownish- fungal/bacterial infection?

Rash: It would be nice to see what you are asking about , but usually itching indicates fungus. Your best course of action is to see a podiatrist who will assess what you have . Good luck. ...Read more

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Yellow roof of mouth with red spots. White tongue. Dry itchy skin all over. Chills. Bumps on pubic area. What std could this be?

Yellow roof of mouth with red spots. White tongue. Dry itchy skin all over. Chills. Bumps on pubic area. What std could this be?

Evaulation: What you describe can not be properly diagnosed and addressed over the internet. It requires a one on one evaluation by both a physician and a dentist. Please make some phone calls to your local health care professionals. ...Read more

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Can tanning cause white bumps around the vagina?

Can tanning cause white bumps around the vagina?

No.: Unless you've been tanning for a long time and have not been protecting your skin so much that we should be worried about skin cancer, tanning shouldn't be creating white bumps on any parts of your skin, including the vagina. Check with your gynecologist to see if anything else might be causing these bumps, i.e. HPV. Are you shaving/waxing? ...Read more

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How do you diagnose a yeast infection in males? I had unprotected sex with my gf while she thought she had a Y.I. Now I have white spots on my penis..

Swab: Men can have candida infection of the penis and it is called balanitis. It typically manifest as white itchy patches on the glans of the penis. To confirm the diagnosis, the doctor may swab around glans penis and under the foreskin, and send this sample for laboratory culture of the organism and the typical microscopic appearance of the spores and hyphae ...Read more

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Had a yeast infection 2 weeks ago. I took the pill prescribed and everything cleared. Now I feel itchy again and I see 2 white spots. What is wrong?

Yeast again.: The yeast infection may not have been completely treated by one pill. Try the over-the-counter yeast meds for 7 days and see if goes away. Or see doc for further treatment. Avoid animal products with added hormones and antibiotics. ...Read more

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Is how do yeast infections look because my penis been hurt well the head and I looked and there's white slimy stuff on it with red spots underneath?

Is how do yeast infections look because my penis been hurt well the head and I looked and there's white slimy stuff on it with red spots underneath?

Can't diagnose: with the info available. Do not know if this is yeast without getting more history and visualizing. But is your penis is inflammed and painful - do recommend assessment. You can start with your PCM. Take care. ...Read more

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Is how do yeast infections look because my penis been hurt well the head and I looked and there's white slimy stuff on it with red spots when it comes?

Is how do yeast infections look because my penis been hurt well the head and I looked and there's white slimy stuff on it with red spots when it comes?

Male yeast infection: Usually only non-circumcised men get yeast infections under the foreskin. Pulling back the foreskin will show some "white slimy stuff" which can be yeast. If this continues, see your healthcare provider. ...Read more

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I have yeast infections in several locations on my body. Will all spots heal if 1 is treated?

Pill yes, cream no: First thing is off course to confirm the diagnosis of yeast infection. Now, if you are treating them with a systemic treatment (a pill, for example) then they will all get better. If you simply rub an anti-fungal cream on one of the spots, that spot might get better but the others will not. See your doc for an evaluation and a prescription to knock out this yeast infection. ...Read more

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Does yeast infection on penis cause red spots?

Yeast infection: Yes....This yeast infection of penis is called balanitis which cause red spots and treatment is topical cream and tablets if not respond to cream. ...Read more

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Being treated for BV and Yeast Infection. Developed bright red flat spots on groin area. Also have rash on entire body. What could be causing this??

Being treated for BV and Yeast Infection. Developed bright red flat spots on groin area. Also have rash on entire body. What could be causing this??

Drug allergy?: There are many possibilities, but I would guess an allergic reaction to one of the treatments you are receiving. Metronidazole, the usual treatment for BV, could do it; and so could fluconzole (Diflucan) orally if that's your yeast treatment. I suggest you hold additional doses and contact the doctor or clinic treating you in the morning. ...Read more

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I just got rid of what I thought to be a yeast infection last week.Now I am very itchy and and red down there also the labia minor has red spots.help?

Could still be yeast: Do not apply Hydrocortisone for any type of Infection. How did you get rid of Yeast Infection? May be it did not get cured. OTC Vaginal cream Monistat1, 3, 7 are available. You can use it for 1,3 or 7 days. If you already used it and you need to be examined by the Physician for proper Diagnosis. May be Red spot is due to your nails scratching. ...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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Red spots on penis after unprotected sex months ago and now its back.A doc told me its yeast infection but didn't mention any medication. Suggestions?

Red spots on penis after unprotected sex months ago and now its back.A doc told me its yeast infection but didn't mention any medication. Suggestions?

Rash: It would be rash to try and diagnose a rash without seeing it. Go back to the doctor, ask to undergo testing for stds and a diagnosis for the lesions on the penis. Good luck. ...Read more

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Skin rashes mostly around my inner thighs n buttocks..there's a few tiny spots on my lower leg n arm..currently having yeast infection cuz of plan b..

Skin rashes mostly around my inner thighs n buttocks..there's a few tiny spots on my lower leg n arm..currently having yeast infection cuz of plan b..

Rash: Yeast infection is common is areas of the body that is moist like inner thighs, arm pits. See you physician. If it a yeast infection it will require antifungal topical medication and keeping the area dry. ...Read more

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Can yeast infection medicine make you spot.

Can yeast infection medicine make you spot.

Yes: If it's topical or local treatment , not taken by mouth meds. Can cause the spoting. ...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


Yeast (Definition)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable ...Read more