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Doctor insights on: Yeast Infection In Uterus

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Dr. Mark Ingerman
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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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Can an untreated vaginal yeast infection lead to a systemic yeast infection in the fetus or uterus?

Can an untreated vaginal yeast infection lead to a systemic yeast infection in the fetus or uterus?

Unlikely: It is unusual for a fetus to get a systemic yeast infection. It is extremely rare for yeast to infect the inside of the uterus and cause problems. ...Read more

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I had a hysterectomy and feel pain, bloating and have severe yeast infection that OTC did not treat. Is my cervix closed they took my uterus only.

Time to see GYN: Sounds like it would be best to see the GYN and get an exam and treatment. Tx can start with Prescription medication for the Yeast infection. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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Could a tilted uterus cause vaginal burning and pain during sex I have never had an underlying STD just bacterial vaginitis and yeast infection?

Could a tilted uterus cause vaginal burning and pain during sex I have never had an underlying STD just bacterial vaginitis and yeast infection?

See answer: ~20% of females born in the U.S. Have a tipped/tilted uterus which simply means that the uterus is not in a normal up and down placement but tipped forward or back in comparison to where it should be aligned. Though usually asymptomatic, it may be associated with pain during sex or menstruation. Vaginal burning unassociated with sex would not be a typical symptom. Gynecologist can provide answer. ...Read more

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Does having a tilted uterus mean it came from an infection? I was told I have a tilted uterus but never had an STD just BV and yeast infections

See answer: In most cases, a tipped, tilted, retroverted uterus is genetic and is perfectly normal but there are other factors that can cause the uterus to be tilted including: prior pelvic surgery, pelvic adhesions, endometriosis, fibroids, pelvic inflammatory disease, or pregnancy and the labor of childbirth. Not caused by vaginitis (bsv or yeast). ...Read more

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I have had 4 periods and 2 yeast infections in 6 weeks. I feel constant pressure in my uterus. I'm not on birth control. Not currently sexually active?

I have had 4 periods and 2 yeast infections in 6 weeks. I feel constant pressure in my uterus. I'm not on birth control. Not currently sexually active?

Disfunctional bleed: What you think is period likely is not period. It may be dysfunctional uterine bleeding. Go and see your primary or better gynecologist. The longer you weight the more chances that you will run into bigger problem. ...Read more

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I had a hysterscopy with resection of small uterine septum 4 days ago and I am now having sypmtoms of a yeast infection. Is it safe to use Canestan?

Yes: It is okay to use Canestan, a vaginal yeast cream. But, I would still call your doctor tomorrow to let them know what's going on to see if they'd like you to come in for an exam since you did have a recent surgery. ...Read more

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Uterine polyps, tinea versicolor, infectious hidradenitis, sinus inflammation, mild yeast infections and high anxiety be hormones or something else? Had MRI and CT scan because of vertigo too. Help!

Uterine polyps, tinea versicolor, infectious hidradenitis, sinus inflammation, mild yeast infections and high anxiety be hormones or something else? Had MRI and CT scan because of vertigo too. Help!

None of these: Are even related to each other. You need a good talk with a primary care doctor: make a list of problems and make a plan to work through the list. These complaints are not related. None of it is "hormones" look for more likely causes. ...Read more

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I am 34 weeks and 2 days and have discharge comin out the doctor checked me 2 weeks ago for yeast infection it was neg. And the baby what does it mwan when you have discharge comin out and it s not a yeast infection

I am 34 weeks and 2 days and have discharge comin out the doctor checked me 2 weeks ago for yeast infection it was neg. And the baby what does it mwan when you have discharge comin out and it s not a yeast infection

Many: Many women do get more discharge at this stage of pregnancy, because of hormonal changes. Your body is making much more estrogen so you have more secretions. I am glad that your doctor checked it to be sure. If the discharge changed or of course if you had any blood or pain then notify your physician. ...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

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


Uterus (Definition)

The uterus is a muscular organ in a woman's pelvis where the the fertilized egg attaches ...Read more