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Dr. Qamar Khan
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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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What to do if I have a yeast infection due to the antibiotics for my colon infection, so I know that much but my pee hole is?

What to do if I have a yeast infection due to the antibiotics for my colon infection, so I know that much but my pee hole is?

Confusing question: You have asked the same question several times. It is very confusing and I can't tell what you are asking. This may be why you haven't been getting replies. Please start over with a new question. Or see the doctor who prescribed the antibiotic treatment. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I have a yeast infection due to the antibiotics for my colon infection, so I know that much but my pee hole is?

What do you suggest if I have a yeast infection due to the antibiotics for my colon infection, so I know that much but my pee hole is?

Fungal: Fungal infections are common after taking antibiotics for utis. Sometimes taking a prebiotic can prevent this. Usually a single dose of Diflucan (fluconazole) 150 my is sufficient ...Read more

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What can happen if you have a yeast infection for years? Can it enter the colon? Also what can a bubbling feeling in the colon, groin & vagina mean?

Not really: You have yeast in your body, including the colon, but your body keeps it in control. You are taking probiotics, and that's key to helping your body. The bubbly feeling does not sound like yeast. You should probably be evaluated to make sure something else isn't going on. ...Read more

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I think I have a yeast infection. What could happened if I leave it untreated?

I think I have a yeast infection. What could happened if I leave it untreated?

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

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How to know I have a yeast infection?

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. ...Read more

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Could I still have a yeast infection?

I don't know your: Symptoms. But one can develop chronic or recurrent yeast infections. ...Read more

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How to know if I have yeast infection?

How to know if I have yeast infection?

Med eval.: 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. ...Read more

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How do ik if I have a yeast infection?

How do ik if I have a yeast infection?

To know for: Sure, you need exam and tests. Typical symptoms of vaginal candidiasis are cottage cheese like discharge and itching. You should also get tested for diabetes if this becomes recurrent problem. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a yeast infection?

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

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How to know if I have a yeast infection?

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

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How to tell if I have a yeast infection?

How to tell if I have a yeast infection?

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

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I am diabetic and have a yeast infection?

Classic: This is typical for diabetes

close follow up with your doc is very important. ...Read more

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How to tell if I have an yeast infection?

How to tell if I have an yeast infection?

Symptoms: Vaginal itching, thick whitish discharge, external itching or irritation are common symptoms. Diet can have an effect. So can your blood sugar levels. See your healthcare provider if it happens frequently. ...Read more

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I have a yeast infection, what should I do?

Treat it: If that is truly the correct diagnosis and not just your assumption, there are many medications available to treat it, both over the counter and by prescription. ...Read more

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I think I have a yeast infection, what to do?

Get evaluated for: Definitive diagnosis. 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. ...Read more

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If I have a yeast infection, what should I do?

Have diagnosis: Medically confirmed. Yeast infections may be treated with OTC meds such as: Clotrimazole, Miconazole, Butoconazole & Tioconazole. Sometimes prescription of Diflucan  (Fluconazole)may be indicated. ...Read more

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What to do if I think I have a yeast infection?

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

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I had yeast infection, what is the medicine for that?

Consider diflucan (fluconazole): Dr. Fowler has discussed many excellent medications. If these don't work consider contacting your physician for an oral course of fluconazole (Diflucan) ...Read more

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What to do if I've had a yeast infection for a while?

If your yeast: Infection is not responding to over the counter medications then it is probably time to see your gynecologist. Take care. ...Read more

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I think I might have a yeast infection. What should I do?

See below: There are several over-the-counter creams that are effective. If symptoms persist, see your family doctor. ...Read more

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Having repeated incidents of yeast infection what should I do?

Test for Diabetes: Repeated yeast infection may be sign of elevated sugar.Get tested. ...Read more

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I am a boy and I think I have a yeast infection. If it's not a yeast infection what is it?

See below: Men with yeast infections may have burning or itching at the urethra (hole in the penis). There may be a red rash as well. Monistat can be applied to the tip of the penis twice a day. If not resolving in a week, see physician. ...Read more

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Can I use vagisil for a yeast infection?

Not a treatment: A yeast infection is an infection from a fungus and requires an anti-fungal antibiotic like Clotrimoxazle. Vagisil is a topical anesthetic that decreases the itching and burning symptoms but does nothing to treat the fungal cause of the infection. You can use Vagisil for the itching and pain but you must treat the fungus at the same time. With a vaginal anti-fungal medication. Physician follow up. ...Read more

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Why do I get a yeast infection after sex?

Why do I get a yeast infection after sex?

Definitely yeast?: Are you sure it's a yeast infection? You may need to get checked to see if it's something else. You don't get yeast infections from sex. You have yeast in the vagina, but it it suppressed by your vagina's normal bacterial flora. If something happens to the normal bacteria, yeast will then overgrow, causing symptoms. Probiotics, such as yogurt, can replenish the normal bacteria. Don't douche. ...Read more

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I took penicillin and I got a yeast infection?

I took penicillin and I got a yeast infection?

Antibiotics n' yeast: Antibiotics kill bacteria. Some bacteria in certain body areas are normal and good. If they are killed off, it can allow other things to grow instead--yeast. Some women are very susceptible and antibiotics will often produce a yeast infection. If this is you, asking for a Fluconazole pill along with your antibiotic prescription may be an answer. ...Read more

Colon (Definition)

The colon is another term for the large intestine. This is the final portion of the digestive system, responsible for absorbing water and storing stool before evacuation. It is divided into sections described as cecum; ascending, transverse, descending and ...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