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Doctor insights on: Yeast Infection On The Tongue

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Are vaginal yeast infections and circular bumps on my tongue signs of thrush?

Are vaginal yeast infections and circular bumps on my tongue signs of thrush?

Thrush: That may not necessarily be a sign of thrush but you should certainly see your doctor to be sure and get it treated. ...Read more

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Is it ok to put Neosporin on my yeast infection cuts on the inside of the lips?

Is it ok to put Neosporin on my yeast infection cuts on the inside of the lips?

No: Topical neosporin should not be used in your mouth. There is treatment for the yeast infection which would heal the cuts. neosporin is unlikely to be effective ...Read more

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Can I use Bactroban (mupirocin) on the inside of the labia minora, near the vaginal opening, to treat a bacterial infection?

Can I use Bactroban (mupirocin) on the inside of the labia minora, near the vaginal opening, to treat a bacterial infection?

You can: But what are you treating? "Bacterial infection" includes many different things. A furuncle? Bacterial vaginosis? STD? Don't expect much benefit from bactroban (mupirocin) in this area. ...Read more

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Can a yeast infection cause broken skin?And ?Redness on the vulva?

Can a yeast infection cause broken skin?And ?Redness on the vulva?

Yes: Some yeast infections will cause intense pruritus (itching) of not just the vagina but also the vulva - this is called vulvovaginal candidiasis. The itching can be so intense that the patient can literally break or injure the skin of the vulva due to extreme scratching, which is sometimes inadvertently done during sleep. The doc will note what are called excoriations (shallow tears or abrasions). ...Read more

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Can yeast/bacterial infections or thrush cause little splits on the vulva ?

Yes: There are several things than may cause this, yeast or candida infection being one of the most common. This is usually treated with a antifungal pill or an ointment that combines a steroid and an antifungal together. Vulvar care is very important to minimize irritation while you are healing. Look at this web site for specifics: http://www.Nva.Org/self_help_tips.Html. ...Read more

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Can a vaginal yeast infection or the antibiotics you take for it cause white spots on throat?

Can a vaginal yeast infection or the antibiotics you take for it cause white spots on throat?

Oral candidiasis: The white spots on your throat are probably thrush. That means you have a yeast infection in your mouth and probably your entire digestive tract. It's likely that yeast from your colon is reinfecting your vagina making it impossible to cure. It's also possible that you have a weakened immune system. This could be or become a serious problem. See your doctor soon. ...Read more

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Can chlamydia cause canker sores on the back of your mouth near your tonsils?

Can chlamydia cause canker sores on the back of your mouth near your tonsils?

Not likely: Chlamydia of the throat is more frequent than once thought, but still quite uncommon. When present, it almost always cause no symptoms at all -- no sore throat, no sores, nothing. For sure it would not cause ulcers (canker-like sores) in the throat. However, symptoms like this are typical for initial oral herpes, and for certain other non-STD viruses. See a doctor ASAP for diagnosis and maybe Rx. ...Read more

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Which viral diseases cause bumps inside the mouth on the upper gums?

Which viral diseases cause bumps inside the mouth on the upper gums?

Most common: Most common is the Herpes Virus. But there are other virul, bacterial, and fungal causes for "bumps." Please see your Dentist for an examination, symptom review, health history, etc., all leading to the correct diagnosis and treatment plan for you. ...Read more

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Could a gum infection spread to the roof of my mouth?

Could a gum infection spread to the roof of my mouth?

Anything's possible: Unusual, however. Are you sure it's gum disease, or could it be a different type of infection. Ask your dentist or periodontist to take a look and advise you. ...Read more

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Is raw, irritated skin on inner labia and vaginal opening a sign of a yeast infection or a bacterial infection?

Is raw, irritated skin on inner labia and vaginal opening a sign of a yeast infection or a bacterial infection?

Either: It is more likely to be a yeast infection or an irritant dermatitis, but a bacterial infection can also be a potential cause. Consult a physician for a culture and treatment. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a staph infection on the penis? Does it cause redness on glans and tiny red bumps? And can it spread internally?

What are the symptoms of a staph infection on the penis? Does it cause redness on glans and tiny red bumps? And can it spread  internally?

Staph Infections: Yes. Of course. I am not sure why you have not gone to the doctor. This is not a kind of infection and not a place to just wait and let it get worse. Please get to your family doctor urgently. ...Read more

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Can a yeast infection cause broken skin or redness on the vulva?

Can a yeast infection cause broken skin or redness on the vulva?

Yes: Some yeast infections will cause intense pruritus (itching) of not just the vagina but also the vulva - this is called vulvovaginal candidiasis. The itching can be so intense that the patient can literally break or injure the skin of the vulva due to extreme scratching, which is sometimes inadvertently done during sleep. The doc will note what are called excoriations (shallow tears or abrasions). ...Read more

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Can a yeast infection cause oral thrush in the same person? Would oral thrush go away if the vaginal yeast infection is treated?

Depends: It depends on the treatment rx'd. But usually, oral thrush needs to be treated "orally" of course where vaginal yeast infections may be treated with oral medications as well as vaginal creams. ...Read more

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Does vagisil work for yeast infections, thrush, irritation, itchiness, redness, burning on the vagina?

Vagisil: Vagisil is an otc (over the counter) preparation only, and has no antifungal medication in it, so it won't "treat" a yeast infection. It is a mild topical anesthetic (benzocaine) and merely treats the symptoms. You will need a prescription from your doctor to treat the yeast, if present. ...Read more

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What are the effects of a yeast infection on the actual private area?

Inflammation: Yeast is a fungus that likes to grow in dark, moist, warm enviroments. It can cause inflammation and irritation to the tissue. Yeast can be a sign of other underlying medical problems such as diabetes, other disorders of sugar metabolism, hormone disorders, immune deficiencies, nutritional deficiencies, pregnancy, in relation to medications such as steroids..... ...Read more

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Can foot powder cure a fungal infection on top of the breast?

Can foot powder cure a fungal infection on top of the breast?

Not necessarily : Different fungal organisms cause infections in different parts of the body and different anti fungal medicines are used depending on where and which organisms. You should never use old medicine made for treating one thing to treat a different infection. Consult with your doctor to het a prescription for an appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What is a yeast infection look like on your tongue?

What is a yeast infection look like on your tongue?

Yeast infection: On the tongue, yeast infections can look like cottage cheese curds. When these are removed or scraped off, the underlying mucous membranes are intensely red. The tongue can also be uniformly red or look like it has folds on it without the white curds. ...Read more

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Can a UTI cause bumps or sores on the vaginal area?

Can a UTI cause bumps or sores on the vaginal area?

Not usually: This would depend on the skin coming into contact with the urine. A barrier such as a&d ointment can correct that. If the two things happened at the same time i would be concerned something else is going on. ...Read more

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What is a yeast infection look like on your tongue?

Yeast infection: On the tongue, yeast infections can look like cottage cheese curds. When these are removed or scraped off, the underlying mucous membranes are intensely red. The tongue can also be uniformly red or look like it has folds on it without the white curds. ...Read more

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