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Yeast Infections Use Mouthwash More Than Toothpaste
Absolutely not: Toothpaste does not eliminate any of the creepy crawlies that live in your mouth, just helps control them. You'll notice I said in your mouth, not anywhere else in or on your body. Please see your physician for the appropriate treatment for your particular yeast infection. ...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
What are signs of a yeast infection. Could a recent course of antibiotics cause it? If so save to use e.g. Canteen or needs to be treated different?
I have a new partner of 8 months. He is not circumscised. I have yeast Infections And bv frequent. Just test positive for ureaplasma. How to tell h?
Not an STD: Ureaplasma is a normal bacteria in the genital tract. Knowledgeable STD experts almost never test for it; half of all sexually active people have it. Yeast also is not sexually transmitted. BV may or may not be an STD; experts don't agree. You may be able to prevent recurrent BV by consistent condom use. See an STD expert or a gyn who specializes in infectioud diseases. ...Read more
I feel like I am pregnant but all the tests keep coming negative. I went to e. R last night and they told me I had a yeast infection?!
No: These are not related, good wishes.Get a more detailed answer ›
Some options: If its your 1st possible yeast infection or you arent sure if its 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 (buoconazole), Gyne-Lotrimin or mycelex(clotrimazole). Otc meds dont work? See your dr. S/he may order Diflucan (fluconazole) (oral antifungal). ...Read more
Yes. Things that may encourage an excess growth of vaginal yeast include using antibiotics, having high estrogen levels (such as during pregnancy, high-dose birth control pill use, & the follicular phase of the menstrual cycle), having diabetes, having an impaired immune system, using corticosteroids, such as prednisone, &
being overweight. Avoid douching, see your dr. ...Read more
Itching / discharge.: Women with vulvovaginal candidiasis (yeast infection) usually experience genital itching, burning, and sometimes a "cottage cheese-like" vaginal discharge. Men with genital candidiasis may experience an itchy rash on the penis. The symptoms of vaginal infection are similar to those of many other genital infections, so it is important to see your doctor if you have any of these symptoms. ...Read more
OTC Creams: Over the counter antifungal vaginal creams containing Miconazole or Clotrimazole are effective means of treating the usual vaginal yest infection. Oral medications are no more effective for this problem and are best used for systemic infection. Vaginal creams are less convenient, messier, but do not have the rare risk of liver failure found in the oral medication. 7 day use is most effective. ...Read more
Yes: Use of antifungal drugs.Get a more detailed answer ›
Easy: We are all colonized with yeast, usually candida albicans. If your immunity is profoundly reduced, or if the acidity and other factors in the vaginal barrel are right you may get it. Babies frequently get thrush which is yeast infection in the mouth, and people may get secondary yeast infections after treatment with antibiotics reduces the bacteria which previously inhibited the yeast growth. ...Read more
Over the counter med: Vaginal itching and a cottage cheese-like discharge could be signs of a vaginal yeast infection. You can try using over the counter yeast infection medication (like miconazole) if you have these symptoms. If the symptoms persist after this treatment, it should be evaluated by a doctor since it could mean a different diagnosis. ...Read more
Yeast medication: You can try time and your immune system as well as limiting sugar and yeast in your diet, but typically, due to discomfort, patients prefer medication. I assume this is vaginal, but yeast under skin folds can be treated the same way — with an over the counter vaginal yeast medication/cream. If it doesn't respond to this you will need to be eval'd for other infection or resistance. ...Read more
Several factors can cause a yeast infections-
1. Local balance of normal flora is disrupted, typically from the recent use of antibiotics; 2. Impaired immunity- this may be due to steroid use or having other illnesses such as diabetes or hiv; 3. Misdiagnosis of symptoms in the absence of yeast from testing- adverse drug effects can be mistaken as a yeast infection. ...Read more
Yeast infection: I assume it is vaginal. There are OTC preparations (clotrimazole). Take oral probiotics/ yogurt to prevent. If not vaginal (can have it in mouth or GI tract) will need evaluation. Though vaginal yeast infections are common would check for diabetes. In any case going to an urgent care/doctor may be helpful ...Read more
Imbalance of vaginal:
Bacterial flora. Yeast is normally present in small numbers in the vagina, Other bacteria, normally present there, keep yeast in check. If the balance is disturbed due to hormonal changes or antibiotics, yeast takes over. See this site for more info.
http://www.webmd.com/women/tc/vaginal-yeast-infections-topic-overview ...Read more
Yeast tx: If its your 1st possible yeast infection or you arent sure if its 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 (buoconazole), Gyne-Lotrimin or mycelex(clotrimazole). Otc meds dont work? See your dr. S/he may order Diflucan (fluconazole) (oral antifungal). ...Read more
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