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Dr. Warren Foster
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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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Could it be a yeast infection? "hi, I have a rash in between my leg and my vergina an it was itchy and it was pilling i m assuming due to the scratching i would to but know its not itchy but it is sensitive and red but it looks like its going away.. Is it

Could it be a yeast infection? "hi, I have a rash in between my leg and my vergina an it was itchy and it was pilling i m assuming due to the scratching i would to but know its not itchy but it is sensitive and red but it looks like its going away.. Is it

There : There are many possible source of your "rash". Allergic reaction: could you be sensitive to the material or elastic in a swimsuit, panties, shorts or pants? If so, an antihistimene tablet would help (benadryl, claritin, (loratadine) zyrtec) yeast: typically red with well defined borders, and a hazy white surface. May or may not have clumpy-white discharge. You can try any of the yeast preparations. Irritant: extremely itchy and red. Try an anti-itch cream (outside only). The drug stores have 1% hydrocortisone. Good luck. ...Read more

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Hav yeast infection ( swollen red itchy bumps on legs arms n butt )after childbirth. Can it b a sign of diabetes. Wht can b other reason fr the prblm?

Probably not yeast: These are not the typical sites for yeast infection and thus it is likely from something else. Pregnancy itself can be associated with unusual skin rash which should subside within 30 days after delivery. If the problem persists and not helped by topical cortisone, see your doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have a white itchy spot on my vigina, i previously had a yeast infection?

I have a white itchy spot on my vigina, i previously had a yeast infection?

White vulvar spots: There are several skin conditions that can have white itchy spots on the vulva. If the spots are itchy and are being rubbed or scratched, these conditions will unfortunately worsen. Most of the time only topical medications are required, but before that, an accurate diagnosis has to be made. Some of the white itchy vulvar conditions can lead to scarring in the area and must be treated promptly. ...Read more

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What to do if I have pink/red itchy little bumps inside my vagina, do I have a yeast infection?

May be, may be not.: Usually yeast infection causes redness, itchiness and abnormal thick cheesy and curdy discharge. It is less likely to cause bumps in the vagina. So please get checked to be sure. There are other infections can cause redness and itchiness in vaginal area. The best. ...Read more

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I have been really itchy down there and have white discharge also after sex it really burns do I have yeast infection?

Yeast infection: Sounds like you may be correct. But the best thing to do is consult with your friendly pharmacist for OTC therapy and if you fail to respond go and see a doctor for more detailed evaluation. ...Read more

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I have an itchy sensation on the lips near my urethra but not near my vagina. I don't think it's a yeast infection, what could it be?

I have an itchy sensation on the lips near my urethra but not near my vagina. I don't think it's a yeast infection, what could it be?

Irritation?: It could be from soap or laundry detergent is they have perfume/dyes in them. Try soaking in a plain water bath and sleeping without underwear. If symptoms continue, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have itchy and frequent urinate for a week. Now I have sharp pain in left lower back. Does yeast infection cause the pain or sth else?

I have itchy and frequent urinate for a week. Now I have sharp pain in left lower back. Does yeast infection cause the pain or sth else?

Something else: Yeast infection, limited to the vulva and vagina, is not likely to cause back pain. You may have an associated uti, but the history you provide is too sparse and you also need to be examined. See a doctor soon, and hope you are better in a short time thereafter. ...Read more

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Recently had a yeast infection to which I am clear of now. Now I just got my period (light) and I get itchy with the pads now. What is it?

Allergy to pad?: Perhaps you have become allergic to one of the ingredients present in the pad. Consider trying a different brand. On the other hand, your yeast infection might not have totally clear and the use of the pad just worsens the condition. Talk to GYN again if changing pad brand does not help. ...Read more

Yeast (Definition)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable ...Read more


Candida (Definition)

Is a type of fungus which normally lives in small amounts on mucus membranes. An overgrowth of candida in the mouth produces a condition called 'thrush'. This is often triggered ...Read more