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Yeast Infection Fingers
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
Inflamed area on the right side of the groin, and a white, flaky substance came off on my finger when I went to check. Is this a yeast infection?
Probably: However, requires exam. Evaluation, diagnosis and treatment. Get a medical exam. ...Read more
Yeast infection is better and I used Monistat 7 with the applicator. On the 7th day, I misplaced the applicator. I used my finger instead. Will it work?
Yeast infection: As long as you washed your hands well first, after 6 days with applicators and relieved symptoms, probably nothing to worry about. Worst case scenario would be having to retreat the infection, which sometimes needs to be done after the next menstrual period anyway in many women. You can use OTC medications if your symptoms return. ...Read more
I've had a mild yeast infection for about a month now, a couple weeks ago my fingers and toes started peeling. Can't make either go away! Please help.?
Fluconazole cured my first yeast infection. Then I got another one or it came back after my boyfriend fingered me. Why? We use condoms during sex.
Vaginal flora: The ph (acidity/alkalinity scale) is kept constant by "good bacteria" (doderlein's bacilli) at between 4.5 to 5.5. Mechanical manipulation/sex can change the ph as well as harsh soaps, douches & sex toys. Unclean hands can also contrubute. Local vaginal yeast rx's are more effective than systemic oral meds like Fluconazole that go all over the body before it makes it to the vagina. ...Read more
My doctor told me that I have yeast infection and yeast discharge is very sticky so she asked me to take them out of my vagina by my fingers, is it ok?
Its okay: Make sure your hands are clean & don't try to remove it all. If you are just trying to get a sample to confirm what it looks like you won't harm anything. Best thing is to have your doctor take a look unless you have had this before. Then in that case you can treat with same medication previusly prescribed. If that doesn't work then definitely go to doctor who can also rule out other issues. ...Read more
Is it dangerous for a man if I have a vaginal yeast infection and he gets some in his mouth via his fingers?
No: Should not be a problem.Get a more detailed answer ›
Neither: Having a finger inserted into your vagina will not cause either of these things. ...Read more
My girlfriend had a yeast infection while she was pregnant. And some how developed trickaminalsis from it! All fingers are being pointed at me. Help?
During sex milky white thin discharge, my bf fingered me and it was thick and clumpy on his finger. Is this a yeast infection or is it normal?
Too little info: You can best tell whether your discharge is normal for you. The amount and appearance of discharge vary widely with the menstural cycle and from woman to woman. Probably not abnormal if amount not unusal; no strong odor; if not colored (yellow, creamy, green etc) and doesn't stain underwear; and if no itching/irritation. If any of these, or in doubt, see your doctor. Better safe than sorry! ...Read more
Yeast infection symptoms, instead of messy, wet, kinda cottagecheese discharge, having dry paper mache discharge only removable by inserting finger...
Need exam: You will need exam and lab analysis of the discharge to make the DX ...Read more
My boy fingered me and ate me out while being in dirty place. Now my vagina is itching? Is it yeast infection? Took pills for yeast infection
Treatment is simple:
If you are referring to vaginal yeast infection, you should get treated with at least using over the counter medication. There are multiple anti- fungal creams at the drug store and they are not expensive. Ask the pharmacist for help.
You may also have a different type of infection, like bacterial vaginosis. Seek medical care with a gynecologist or a family physician. ...Read more
Yeast: Some tx options include vaginal cream, ointment or suppository for sev. Days (7 to 14 days sometimes). OTC meds include Monistat (miconzole), Vagistat-1 (tioconazole), Femstat (buoconazole), Gyne-Lotrimin or Mycelex (clotrimazole). OTC meds don’t work? See your Dr. S/he may order Diflucan (fluconazole) (oral antifungal) that is taken once (occasionally needs multiple doses for complicated cases). ...Read more
Vaginal?: Symptoms of a yeast infection may include: burning, redness ; itching of the vulva; burning with urination ; vaginal intercourse ; a clumpy, white, vaginal discharge with no odor. Sometimes the discharge isn’t apparent. For your first possible yeast infection - get medically evaluated to get an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more
See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more
Yeast infection?: If it’s your 1st possible yeast infection or you aren’t sure if it’s yeast – see your dr. Some tx options include vaginal cream, ointment or suppository for sev. Days (7 to 14 days sometimes). OTC meds include Monistat (miconzole), Vagistat-1 (tioconazole), Femstat (butoconazole) (buoconazole), Gyne-Lotrimin or Mycelex (clotrimazole). OTC meds don’t work? See your dr for oral meds. ...Read more