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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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My vagina is very red and sore and feels raw on the left side. There are no sores that I can see but it is not a yeast infect.. could it be herpes??

My vagina is very red and sore and feels raw on the left side. There are no sores that I can see but it is not a yeast infect.. could it be herpes??

Vaginal pain: What you are experiencing is an inflammation of the vagina , most likely due to an infection. If you are sexually active then this could be a sexually transmitted disease, and you need to contact your doctor for an examination and treatment. ...Read more

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I recently had oral sex with a girl while having sex i found her vagina stinky may be its a yeast infection are there any chances for me to get infect?

I recently had oral sex with a girl while having sex i found her vagina stinky may be its a yeast infection are there any chances for me to get infect?

Yes: Any time you have sexual contact with another person's genitals there is risk for infection, viral or bacterial. Though unlikely, it is definitely not unheard of. You may want to discretely mention to her that you noticed an odor and inquire as to whether or not she has had a recent STD check up. Could also be something benign like bacterial vaginosis. Have a conversation, prevent STIs. ...Read more

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How does yeast get from the vagina to the anus?

How does yeast get from the vagina to the anus?

The two areas: Are only separated by the perineum - wiping, or just spread along skin can cause this. ...Read more

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My vagina stays thick like inhave yeast..But no smell or symtoms..But wont go away..Why?

Need exam: Sometimes women have vaginal symptoms and it just isn't clear if there is an infection or an irritation reaction or what. An exam by your doctor is the best way to figure this out. ...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