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Yeast Infection Vs Std
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
I'm worried I might have a yeast infection, but I think it might be another kind of std. Please help what do I do?
See your doctor: Best bet is to see your doctor for an exam. Otherwise you'll be wondering and worrying, and that's no good for you. Take care. ...Read more
I was treated for a yeast infection & symptoms went away. Is it still possible that it was a STD & not a yeast infection?
I am suffering from yeast infection symptoms for about a month on and off. I know it's not an std. What could be going on?
Original infection: Not treated to complettion or reinfected. See your dr. If you have only tried over the counter remedies or probiotics. ...Read more
Could I get a yeast infection from someone performing oral sex on me? I don't have any STDs nor my boyfriend. He just performs too rough.
Please respond! If I have yeast infection possibly (not std) and I use topical yeast medication and it's not yeast infection, will that cause one?
Pain during and after sex everytime. It feels like something rips externally. I have no STDS or yeast infection. I only got this a year after being acti?
Not normal: Hi. I can't tell you what that is, but I sure can tell you what it isn't - normal! Pain with intercourse at your age needs a gynecologic evaluation. Please see your gyn! Good luck! ...Read more
I have had something like a yeast infection for 2 months. My partner and I don't have stds. It's milky white and runny an itch and little clumps. Help?
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
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
I have a small bump that I noticed after yeast infection. Gyno says she didn't see anything. Can this be a STD?
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
What is the creamy white substance that comes from my vaguna during sex? I've 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
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
I was recently treated for a yeast infection and bv. And ialways under impression BV was std. Is it common to have yeast and BV at same time?
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.
Yes and no: Vaginal yeast usually irritation or itching, sometimes with scant clumpy white discharge, no odor. Discharge due to STDs (gonorrhea, chlamydia, trichomonas) usually yellowish, often with odor, usually little irritation. Bacterial vaginosis thin, gray discharge, strong odor, no itch. Herpes can mimic yeast; check for open sores/blisters. These are only guidelines; many exceptions. See your doctor! ...Read more
STD vs Yeast: An std is a disease transmitted sexually that is from an organism that normally does not colonize the genitourinary tract but has been introduced through the act of intercourse, that would include gc, syphilis, hiv, hepatitis, herpes, chlamydia, lgv...And the like. Yeast infections can be passed with sexual intercourse but usually they are from overgrowth of normal flora, . ...Read more
No: In general a vaginal yeast infection does not turn into an std. Always use condoms to prevent stds. ...Read more
Yeast infection is: Not an std. A doctor can diagnose a yeast infection. 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
Yeast infection: Men seldom develop symptomatic infection but can colonize the skin on the penis and transmit it back to the woman, resulting in difficulty in elimination of her symptoms. It is not an std in the sense that you are using it. ...Read more
What is the cause of yeast infection? How can you get yeast infection? Is it an STD type disease?
Opportunist germ: Yeast infection come from the spores (seeds) of the yeast that are present all around us. Yeast makes up at least 5% of the dry weight of your poo & self contamination of the tissues surrounding the genitals is always possible. After spores come in contact with moist irritated skin, they can live off the serum oozing from that irritation & produce a rash. They don't require sex for their spread. ...Read more
Superficial entrance pain at beginning of sex. Dr treated yeast infection, no stds, said it's dryness, still painful, occasional small amt of blood too?
Why can't my yeast infection go away tested for STD negative I wonder is it diabetes or something else?
Yeast always there.:
The vagina always has yeast! It is part of the group of organisms that are normally and naturally present in the the vagina. When the yeast multiply and cause symptoms like itching and 'cottage cheese' discharge we refer to this as a yeast infection. Since you are on an antifungal medication, give it time to work. If symptoms continue then a work-up for diabetes is wise. ...Read more
Is it rare to have say both ghonnirea, herpes, a yeast infection and cervicitis? I'm sure I have an Std but I have sores maybe from yeast infection?
100mg of Fluconazole every other day for 7 days for a yeast infection.... Not working, but I know I'm clean of std's. If it's not yeast, what is it??
Candida glabrata?: This is an atypical treatment for vaginal yeast infection. A single dose of fluconazole by mouth is the normal treatment and ususally effective. However, about 10-15% of infections are caused by Candida glabrata, which often is resitant to all "azole" drugs -- unlike the more common Candida albicans. Speak with your doctor about a) confirning the diagnosis and b) alternative treatments. Good luck! ...Read more
Yes: Fungal treatment should have no effect on the testing for STD. Good luck! ...Read more
Gyno said yeast infection. Gone for a day came back reoccurring discharge and sever itching. Is this an std?
Yeast causes severe itching. The fact that it left for a day (with treatment I assume) is a good sign that it was yeast.
Sometimes you have to use the treatment for twice as long as recommended, or repeat it right away. I would advise using treatment for longer.
And no, it is not and std although sex can cause the overgrowth of your own yeast, and give you these symptoms. ...Read more
Can a bacterial and a yeast infection diagnosis at the same time mean something bad like a std. This is my first yeast infection and im 20?
Combined yeast and b: Yeast and bacterial infection occurring simultaneously is not uncommon in young sexually active females. Having a new sex partner or multiple sex partners increases the risk of bacterial infection (bacterial vaginosis). Administration of antibiotics at times may precipitate vaginal yeast infection. Both conditions are curable. ...Read more
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