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Doctor insights on: Yeast Infection And Painful Defecation

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Dr. Creighton Wright
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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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Will nystatin cure an anal yeast infection? And what are symptoms of a anal yeast infection

Will nystatin cure an anal yeast infection? And what are symptoms of a anal yeast infection

Oral Nystatin: Oral Nystatin will kill the yeast living in your digestive system and that recontaminates the affected area. Probiotics, yogurt & acidophilus milk will provide bacteria to help restore microbiological balance to the gut. If this doesn't work it may be time to see a physician to check your immune system. ...Read more

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Can a yeast infection cause anal itch?

Yes: The skin and soft tissues react to the yeast by producing rash and sometimes discharge. They can be very itchy. ...Read more

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Lacerated toe. Infected, swollen, red, radiating pain. Now, urge to urinate often and rectal discharge/itching. Coincidence or infection spreading?

Lacerated toe. Infected, swollen, red, radiating pain. Now, urge to urinate often and rectal discharge/itching. Coincidence or infection spreading?

Sounds awful: That sounds like a nasty toe laceration, and if infected it should be looked at by a primary care or urgent care Dr. who will see if it needs to be drained or consider antibiotics. A spreading infection can lead to fever, chills, spreading redness, fatigue then may lead to diarrhea, but what you're describing without the other symptoms I've mentioned is unlikely to be from a toe infection. ...Read more

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My vagina burns its not an std, yeast infection or UTI infection?

My vagina burns its not an std, yeast infection or UTI infection?

Vulvodynia?: If common causes of vaginal discomfort have been ruled out a gyn should be consulted. ...Read more

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I have two small vaginal fissures. Treated for bacterial vaginosis and yeast infection. Do I have herpes or somthing. Irritated red, white . Itchy?

I have two small vaginal fissures.  Treated for bacterial vaginosis and yeast infection. Do I have herpes or somthing. Irritated red, white . Itchy?

More testing needed: Testing for herpes would entail a simple vaginal swab in the office. It is likely that you are experiencing irritation from the yeast or BV and the vaginal fissures. Until those heal you not experience relief. The best bet would be to return to your doctor to see if there is a new problem (like herpes) or still dealing with the same issues. ...Read more

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Itchy labia majora is it yeast infection? Or does itching in yeast infection only occur around vaginal opening &I have white chuncky vaginal disharge

Itchy labia majora is it yeast infection? Or does itching in yeast infection only occur around vaginal opening &I have white chuncky vaginal disharge

Can be yeast: Yeast infections typically have a thick white discharge that is in clumps and usually itches. Yeast can be in the vagina but can also come onto the labia and even on the skin of the vulva and cause itching around the vulva and labia. ...Read more

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Do I have a vaginal yeast infection? Cottage cheese discharge, mild itching (worsened by touching), redness and swelli g of vulva. No antibiotics

Do I have a vaginal yeast infection? Cottage cheese discharge, mild itching (worsened by touching), redness and swelli g of vulva. No antibiotics

Yeast infection: Well done. You have diagnosed yourself with yeast infection. This is true vaginal candidiasis appear cottage cheese appearance with itching and redness. You need anti fungal and not antibiotics for bacteria. There are many over the counter. If it persists more than 2 weeks then see your doctor. Wish you good health. ...Read more

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Is yeast infection painful?

Is yeast infection painful?

Symptoms include..: Vaginal itching and a cottage cheese-like discharge could be signs of a vaginal yeast infection. You can try using over the counter yeast infection medication if you have these symptoms. Pain is not typically a symptom of a yeast infection, and should be evaluated by a doctor since it could mean a different diagnosis. ...Read more

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Itchy and burning vaginal opening and now sensitive clit. Could this be a yeast infection, uti, and/or bv?

Itchy and burning vaginal opening and now sensitive clit. Could this be a yeast infection, uti, and/or bv?

Yeast? STD?: These symptoms are most typical for yeast. UTI unlikely unless you also have urinary urgency and painful urination. BV usually causes odor and sometime discharge, but no itching or irritation. Chlamydia, gonorrhea or herpes could cause these symptoms as well. Don't just guess or self treat. See a doctor or clinic soon for proper diagnosis and treatment. Good luck! ...Read more

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Will a yeast infection in males cause burning urination and irritated eyes?

Will a yeast infection in males cause burning urination and irritated eyes?

STD ?: Your description is more consistent with a sexually transmitted disease such as chlamydia or gonorrhea. Autoimmune disease can also cause similar symptoms. See an eye and regular doctor.. ...Read more

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Vaginal fissure leaking pus and burn when I pee. Is this bacterial infection?

Vaginal fissure leaking pus and burn when I pee. Is this bacterial infection?

Could be!: If you have pus and pain you need to be seen. Call your doc. If you have a fever or the pain gets a lot worse, and you can'[t get seen, head to the ER. ...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


Defecation (Definition)

Passing food that is fully digested and ready for excretion out the ...Read more