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Yeast Infection In Uterus
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 an untreated vaginal yeast infection lead to a systemic yeast infection in the fetus or uterus?
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.
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
Constant need to pee, slight discharge (light pink/brown... Almost blends in with white underwear), uterus pain. Could this be a yeast infection?
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
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 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?
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
Achy feeling in uterus. Had taken antibiotics for a lung infection that led to a yeast Inf. It's been treated and cured. Period in 7 days.
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
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
See below: There are several over-the-counter creams that are effective. If symptoms persist, see your family doctor. ...Read more