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Yeast Infection And Painful Defecation
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
Can cephalexin be used to treat a vaginal/skin bacterial infection. Symptoms: swelling, pain and burning during urination, and abscess foul odor puss
Not likely: In most cases of ibs there is no anatomical abnormality. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im having frequent urination, pain when bladder empties, and foul odor. Can this be STD or bladder infection. No vaginal odor that I've noticed.
Could be either: Please get medically evaluation. Take care.Get a more detailed answer ›
Curd-like vaginal discharge(mostly odorless but somtimes malodorous) wit severe itching in genital area &surroundings.Yeast infection or bv? How 2know
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
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
Itchy labia majora is it yeast infection? Or does itching in yeast infection only occur around vaginal opening &I have white chuncky vaginal disharge
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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