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Yeast (Definition)

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


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What is d meaning of yeast cells present in urine? Is it due to comsumption of alcohol.?

What is d meaning of yeast cells present in urine? Is it due to comsumption of alcohol.?

Many possibilities: Could be a contaminant or could be associated with a variety of issues. Assuming you are an otherwise healthy female i would not pay much attention to it. If on the other hand you have urinary tract issues, diabetes or recurrent infection or immunosuppression, i would discuss with your doc. It is most definitely not associated with alcohol use. ...Read more

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Gram smear result yeast cell + and fungal hypea +,now im taking betadine supposetory,duracan,cefix 400mg.is this something i could afraid of..

Candida vaginitis: Candida (yeast & fungal hyphea) inside the vagina is common. The duracan (fluconazol) is very effective for treating this. The cefixime is treatment for a bacterial infection of some kind, but this antibiotic often leads to yeast vaginitis. Unfamiliar with betadine supposetories -- not prescribed commonly in the U.S. ...Read more

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What is yeast cell result in stool exam?

What is yeast cell result in stool exam?

See below: Small amounts of yeast may be present in stool without any symptoms or any disease. Anal candidiasis may occur in young children and in immunodeficient persons. ...Read more

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I have stool examination and found out that I have few yeast cell. What does it means?

I have stool examination and found out that I have few yeast cell. What does it means?

Maybe not much...: No test result can be evaluated out of the context in which it was ordered. What kind of symptoms prompted the study? What are your underlying medical conditions (that may predispose you to intestinal yeast)? If you are in the midst of a GI evaluation, have they ruled out inflammation, other infections, ischemic pathology, as well as motility disorders? ...Read more

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Should I see a gastroenterologist if my fecalysis test showed I have pus cell 1-2, RBC 0-1, yeast cell few?

No: The fecal test is normally performed to examine for trace blood to detect presence of a neoplasm. The stool itself is composed of shed colonocytes, bacterial , food particles and bile pigment. The bacteria comprise the microbiome of the intestine and if not perfect may contain an occassioanl yeast and WBC cell. Trace blood can always be found at a microscopic level. No GI work up needed. ...Read more

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Had an HVS test with result as follows Pus cells is 0.2 hpf,epithelial cells is ++, yeast cells nil, RBC is nil, bactRia is ++?

Had an HVS test with result as follows       Pus cells is 0.2 hpf,epithelial cells is ++, yeast cells nil, RBC is nil, bactRia is ++?

Not the right test: This is not in any way a test for herpes. There is nothing the test report you have shared that indicates the appropriate test for herpes was completed. Usually herpes is best tested by a blood test. ...Read more

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I had stool exam, the results showed rare yeast cells, what does that means? Had no diabetes, but have hemorrhoids.

Minimal: Yeast are a normal inhabitant of our colon and can be seen on stool examinations. Like bacteria, some yeast take up residence there and live for years, enjoying undigested matter. They can, on occasion, cause an issue- but if you are fine then leave them alone and let them enjoy life in the warm confines of your bowel. ...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