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Which STD is often confused with yeast infections and uti's?

Which STD is often confused with yeast infections and uti's?

Requires testing: Yeast and bladder infections cause symptoms similar to several stds. The only way to know the difference is to see your doctor for an exam and testing. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Killian
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Std (Definition)

This is a disease which can be transmitted from one person to another person through sexually related activities. This does not limit these activities to heterosexual intercourse, but encompasses all modalities of human-to-human sexual activity. It does not include illnesses that may make an individual more susceptible to a condition because of a sexual ...Read more


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Do I have a yeast infection or an std?

As above : U did not provide enough information , but something like this is better to see a physician for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Do I have a yeast infection or std? I have a white cloudy discharge and some itch but thats it.

Do I have a yeast infection or std? I have a white cloudy discharge and some itch but thats it.

Could be either/both: The only way to tell for sure is getting it checked by your doc. You can try otc monistat or vagisil which can treat yeast but nothing else. If either of these meds gets rid of your trouble, then it is yeast infection. If not, you need to see doc for an evaluation/treatment. Untreated std can have devastating consequences such as pelvic inflammatory disease and infertility etc...Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a discharge of what seems like everyday, but it isn't a yeast infection or any type of std. What is it?

Maybe..: If it is clear to white, varies in volume, goes from liquidy to stretchy, has no odor and causes no itching, burning, redness or pain - it could be leukorrhea. This is a normal vaginal secretion. Get checked for any sxs. ...Read more

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I have a small bump that I noticed after yeast infection. Gyno says she didn't see anything. Can this be a STD?

I have a small bump that I noticed after yeast infection. Gyno says she didn't see anything. Can this be a STD?

Vaginal bump: May be batholin gland cyst. try soapy sitz bath 2-3 times a day .If does not get better in 1-2 days seek medical attention in doctor/urgent cause you may need antibiotics as they can get very large and painful very quickly( within a week). Call and discuss with doctor ...Read more

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How can I get yeast infection? What are its complications? Will it lead to STD even if you have only one sex partner?

Opportiunistic: Yeast infections are opportunistic infections, no matter where they occur. If you have been on an antibiotics for a period of time, that is a frequent side-effect in some women. There are otc medicines for these issues, in early stages, and you are sure it is indeed a yeast infection. No real complications, but deal with it in a fairly rapid manner, and it will not give you any stds. ...Read more

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What is the creamy white substance that comes from my vaguna during sex? Ive been tested for stds, and I also don't have a yeast infection.

Normal: the creamy white discharge in your vagina that occurs during sexual intercourse is normal. There are glands within the walls of the vagina that release lubrication and mucus during sexual intercourse and when you have an orgasm. vaginal discharge from STDs or yeast infection is itchy, foul-smelling or yellow or green in color. gentle irrigation of vagina w/warm water to remove discharge. ...Read more

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I'm worried because my discharge is clumpy and has a slight odor . Is this just a yeast infection or could it be a STD , what do you suggest?

It might be: Yeast. 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. Would encourage you to obtain medical eval to determine what type of infection this is. ...Read more

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Do I have a yeast infection or STD? got rid of all other symptoms but still have alot of disharge which is white in color with a slight green tinge.

Do I have a yeast infection or STD? got rid of all other symptoms but still have alot of disharge which is white in color with a slight green tinge.

Needs testing: Yeast infections in women generally appear as white or yellowish thick clumpy vaginal discharge, often associated with redness and itching. Vaginal yeast infections are typically not green. ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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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


Yeast (Definition)

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