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Can a vaginal yeast infection or Flucanozole treatment cause dry mouth?

Can a vaginal yeast infection or Flucanozole treatment cause dry mouth?

Yes: Lots of causes including not drinking enough water, climate dryness, medications, allergies and acid reflux. If you suspect that you have a yeast infection see your doctor for a culture ...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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My penis has litle red dots all over the head. I have no itchyness or anything. My girlfriend has treatment for yeast infection.

Red dots: It is very likely you may have a yeast infection as well. Recommend evaluation by a primary care physician for confirmation. ...Read more

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I have a rash on the corona of my penis and the head. I've been treating as a yeast infection I was just wondering what arevthe signs of the treatment working?

I have a rash on the corona of my penis and the head. I've been treating as a yeast infection I was just wondering what arevthe signs of the treatment working?

Rash goes away.: If the medicine works, the rash will go away, usually within 10 days. If you have not seen any improvement after three to five days, get seen by a doctor to be sure you do have a fungal infection. There are other causes of rashes besides yeast. If you have had unprotected sex, get checked for std's. Also, avoid scented products and harsh soaps/detergents/fabric softeners. Don't over-scrub. ...Read more

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I have a rash on the head and around the rim of my penis. No itch. No skin raised. Mild soreness. I think it might be a yeast infection? Treatment?

I have a rash on the head and around the rim of my penis. No itch. No skin raised. Mild soreness. I think it might be a yeast infection? Treatment?

See a doctor: Genital skin problems are quite common and there are too many possibilities to make even an educated guess. No STD is a likely cause of such a rash, but that's about all that can be said. See a doctor -- and avoid any self treatment before you are seen, which could make diagnosis more difficult. ...Read more

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Hi I think I have yeast infection on my penis head how do I cure it I'm so scare?

Hi I think I have yeast infection on my penis head how do I cure it I'm so scare?

See your doctor: Men are less likely to get yeast infection but they can. There is itching, dryness and head of penis skin may be cracked, sometime it can also cause blisters, these can break open.
Use over the counter antifungal cream like Monistat twice daily, avoid having sex with your partner and have her treated
retract your foreskin if it is present and clean thoroghly/keep dry
prescription rx like Diflucan (fluconazole) tabl. ...Read more

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How can I get treatment for a yeast infection?

Yeast infection: There are many over the counter treatments. If these do not work, you may need anti fungal prescribed by your family practitioner or gyn. ...Read more

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I have an yeast infection. What do you recommend for treatment?

I have an yeast infection. What do you recommend for treatment?

See below: Effective treatments include vaginal preparations that contain nystatin, miconazole, clotrimazole, butoconazole, terconazole and tioconazole. Most of these are available over the counter without a prescription. ...Read more

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Is there a reason why I am spotting while on yeast infection treatment?

Is there a reason why I am spotting while on yeast infection treatment?

Get checked: Suggest getting checked medically. Yeast doesn't tend to cause vaginal bleeding. Your doctor can accurately assess the situation. ...Read more

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Natural yeast infection treatment? I'm allergic to monistat..

Non-azole drugs: There are no "natural" treatments likely to help much. There are non-azole treatments, such as nystatin, caspofungin, and flucytosine. Nystatin is available OTC, I think not the others; your pharmacist can help. Or maybe your allergy isn't to miconazole per se, but other ingredients in the cream; you could try other azoles (clotrimazole, terconazole, etc), or oral fluconazole (Diflucan). ...Read more

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How long should I wait to have sex after treatment of yeast infection?

How long should I wait to have sex after treatment of yeast infection?

comfortable & tx'ed: Until you are no longer uncomfortable. If you have red, irritated, burning tissues - this would not make sex very pleasurable. It is also important to complete the course of treatment to avoid infecting your partner. ...Read more

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What can I do about vaginal odor that came back after yeast infection treatment?

What can I do about vaginal odor that came back after yeast infection treatment?

See your Gyn: Bacterial vaginosis is more likely than yeast. Some yeast treatments will briefly make it seem better. If the yeast medication didn't work, you need to be seen and have an exam to find out for sure what it is. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I got a yeast infection on tuesday and took the treatment. Would I be okay to have sex now?

If no sx or discharg: The medication should be completed and you should have no symptoms or discharge. ...Read more

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Besidea using medications that my doctor has prescribed what can I do for better treatment of my yeast infection?

Minimize poss causes: The vagina is in a balancing act with a very acidic ph as the most natural baseline. Probiotics have shown some benefits, but there are things that allow the ph to rise like the ejaculate, menstrual blood, antibiotics that wipe out healthy bacteria, even some underwear that hold in heat and moisture. Recurrent yeast infections can herald diseases like diabetes and requires a doctor's appointment. ...Read more

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Just had cryotherapy and am not supposed to use tampons, but can I use a yeast infection treatment with an insertion?

Just had cryotherapy and am not supposed to use tampons, but can I use a yeast infection treatment with an insertion?

Check with your HCP: It may be wise to wait for any internal treatment until you contact your healthcare provider. Cryotherapy of the cervix may be associated with a significant discharge following the procedure. Check with your hcp first. ...Read more

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Are the chances high of getting a yeast infection after my last metrogel 5 day treatment? Should I get fluconazole now from my dr?

Metronidazole: It is always possible to get secondary yeast infections with any antibiotic therapy, but would hold off on using fluconazole until the infection appears, assuming it does. ...Read more

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Tomorrow is my last treatment for yeast infection and I had sex today and when I whipped it was a little blood on the towel. Is that bad?

Tomorrow is my last treatment for yeast infection and I had sex today and when I whipped it was a little blood on the towel. Is that bad?

It is best to hold: Off on sex until you have completed treatment and your genitalia are no longer raw, red or swollen. If tissue is still raw, friction from vaginal intercourse could be reason for bleeding. ...Read more

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I had a yeast infection and got treated but my clitoris is still red and has a white paste. Did the treatment not work since it only treated inside?

I had a yeast infection and got treated but my clitoris is still red and has a white paste. Did the treatment not work since it only treated inside?

Yeast & smegma is: Jointly or individually can account for the white paste. Clitoris is red from irritation or inflammation. Need to clean and remove smegma from between labia, and use the anti fungal cream between labia and on the clitoris. Good luck. ...Read more

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I went to the doctor 2 days ago. I was told I have a yeast infection. I started the three days treatment the same day. How long will it take to clear?

I went to the doctor 2 days ago. I was told I have a yeast infection. I started the three days treatment the same day. How long will it take to clear?

Yeast treatment: If it is topically up to 2-3 weeks. A diflucan (fluconazole) pill may work within 72 hours. This can be purchased over the counter. It may need to repeated times 1 in 7 days. Insure all partners are treated at the same time and there is no sex until both of you are adequately treated. ...Read more

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I have a severe yeast infection and I started treatment of miconazole 7 3 days ago but it doesn't seem like it's getting any better, what should I do?

May need systemic: It may be that localized treatment has not been used long enough, especially in a severe yeast infection. Oral Diflucan (fluconazole) can sometimes be more effective, which is taken orally. ...Read more

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I put a gyno canesten ovule last night to treat a yeast infection. It was the last of a 3 day treatment. This morning I woke up with a pink/orange dis?

Vaginal spotting: Sounds like you may be having some menstrual spotting if it is in between your periods. Those yeast creams are usually white, so if you get some bleeding, it will look pale orange or pink mixed with the cream. If your symptoms don't clear up, see a doctor. ...Read more

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I recently got a bad yeast infection days after sex. A 3day treatment helped but it did not go away. Is this normal? Will diflucan (fluconazole) help get rid of it?

I recently got a bad yeast infection days after sex. A 3day treatment helped but it did not go away. Is this normal? Will diflucan (fluconazole) help get rid of it?

Maybe: You should see your doctor. You can get a yeast infection, but it should clear up with medication such as diflucan, (fluconazole) but you may have a medical problem (e.g. Diabetes) that may prevent a rapid recovery. ...Read more

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What to if I am on my last day of treatment and I still have a yeast infection?

Talk to doctor: It is recommended that you consult with your physician if sxs are not responding within a week. ...Read more

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What should I do if my yeast infection treatment causing irritation?

Med Irritation: Sometimes topically yeast medications can be irritating to the skin. Try first applying yeast medication to skin and thin covering with layer of zinc oxide. The zinc helps sooth and heal the skin. I have also had some patients mix the zinc and yeast cream together prior to application. ...Read more

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I had a yeast infection and had a 3 day treatment but I still feel some itchiness?

Maybe something else: Lingering itch is not too unusual, but it may be dermatitis or chafing. Topical creams may take a week. Give it a bit more time, then consider using some hc cream for only a couple days to treat lingering irritation (not long term!). ...Read more

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How long after an treatment for a yeast infection can I have intercourse?

I recommend: Completing your course of treatment and waiting until you are no longer red, itching and in pain. ...Read more

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What to do if I want to know is this, is Monistat a safe treatment for a yeast infection?

Yes: Monistat is a safe and often effective first-line anti-fungal treatment. It will help to relieve the symptoms of most "run-of-the-mill" vulvovaginal yeast infections. You may find generic versions of Monistat (miconizole) in various pharmacies, which might be more cost effective for you. There are 1, 3 and 7 day treatment options.
It can be used in pregnancy as well. ...Read more

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I'd like some information on treatment for UTI and yeast infection. Can I get help here?

UTI and yeast: We would need more information. Urinary tract infections can be from varying bugs and are treated differently depending on symptoms and history. Yeast infections would need to know where - vaginal, skin, intestinal etc. As to how the infection would be treated. You are welcome to have an online consult or to give us more information so we can give you more specific answers. ...Read more

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How can I test for a male yeast infection? How long can it usually last without treatment?

How can I test for a male yeast infection? How long can it usually last without treatment?

Yeast infection can: Last forever w/out treatment. Symptoms can include white spots in throat, urethra and penis itch or pain, and itching anus. Please see your doc for a simple blood test. Treatment can be Western meds such as Nystatan and elimination of sugar indiet and good probiotics. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I can't seem to get rid of my yeast infection, I always get treatment but a month after it back, what could be the causative agent?

Yeast infection: Assuming you are referring to vaginal infection, the best way to approach this is to have your sexual partner (s) apply an antifungal cream or ointment to their penis twice a day while you are being treated, and treat yourself through one menstrual period. Although this is not an std you can be recolonized by the yeast present on your partners skin, and also true for bacteria with bv. Good luck. ...Read more

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I just got done with a three day yeast infection treatment but for some reason I'm still itching worse than before. What could be wrong?

Something or nothing: Perhaps 3d antifungal treatment wasn't adequate duration. Or you might have resistant infection. Or non-yeast infection. Best to go see your Family Doc, GYN or Planned Parenthood for evaluation if standard antifungal treatment doesn't resolve your symptoms. ...Read more

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I just used yeast infection 1 day treatment and all of the symptoms are gone but now I have orange and pinkish spotting. What's going on?

Spotting: It could be from vaginal irritation, a minor glitch in your cycle, early pregnancy or an infection. If it persists more than a day or two, then see a gyn specialist. ...Read more

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I treated my yeast infection with diflucan (fluconazole) 150mg it has been 13days why do I still itch. Should l be taking another treatment.?

I treated my yeast infection with diflucan (fluconazole) 150mg it has been 13days why do I still itch. Should l be taking another treatment.?

See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...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 of fermenting ...Read more