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Yeast (Definition)

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


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Tue diagnosis impetigo, prescription bactrimds, fri. diangosis yeast infec. On penis. Rxdiflucan, now pressure behind eyes and headache. Pain whn rubbing eyes. Swollen painful lymph nodes back of neck.Ideas? Concerned?

Tue diagnosis impetigo, prescription bactrimds, fri. diangosis yeast infec. On penis. Rxdiflucan, now pressure behind eyes and headache. Pain whn rubbing eyes. Swollen painful lymph nodes back of neck.Ideas? Concerned?

See answer: Only concerned in that your newest symptoms may represent a third type of infection in a relatively short time. Immune system suppressed? Number of potential causes of current symptoms with perhaps viral infection being most likely in which case should be self-limiting. If symptoms persist or worsen, need md evaluation again. ...Read more

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I have these 2 small painful bumps at the bottom of my vaginal opening. Hurts to pee, have sex, & sit. Someone said it could be from an untreated yeast infection or just an abscess. Any home remidies?

I have these 2 small painful bumps at the bottom of my vaginal opening. Hurts to pee, have sex, & sit. Someone said it could be from an untreated yeast infection or just an abscess. Any home remidies?

Possible herpes: The most likely cause of painful bumps in the vaginal areas is herpes. The bump could also be from vaginal irritation from yeast infection or other vaginal infections like STD's. For any of the above, prescription medications is the remedy although there are over-the-counter remedies for yeast infection. Proper diagnosis is key before any treatment. Feel better. ...Read more

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Pain during intercourse at vagina opening, came on gradually starting ~6 mos ago. Pap smears/std screens negative. Don't think it's yeast infection.

Pain during intercourse at vagina opening, came on gradually starting ~6 mos ago. Pap smears/std screens negative. Don't think it's yeast infection.

See doc: There are other causes of pain at the vaginal opening. Sometimes it is a simple as recommending more foreplay (or using lubrication). Sometimes it is an infection or skin condition. Sometimes people need physical therapy (pelvic floor pt). ...Read more

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I experience vaginal pain during intercourse with my boyfriend, specifically around the opening of my vagina. No signs of yeast infection, STD screens negative/pap smears negative.

Is this new?: Is this something new that is happening after having normal painless relations before or has it either always been this way or just become this way? ...Read more

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How do I heal a yeast infenction?

How do I heal a yeast infenction?

Where?: Yeast can be in many areas and to many degrees. Probably the most potent way to rid one's yeast infections is to use and oral antifungal (besides iv). It is available, simple and fairly safe. Next is to use topical antifungal creams and ointments. Again, this willl depend on where and how sifnificant the infecitons is. If in doubt, see your pcp or a dermatologist or infectious disease doctor. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: yeast?

Yeast: Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable of fermenting carbohydrates. http://www.thefreedictionary.com/yeast. ...Read more

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What kind of pills should I take for yeast enfection?

Monistat: You can use Monistat Vaginal Cream or suppositories over the counter. If this does not cure the infection see your doctor as it may not be a yeast infection. ...Read more

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How to know if my virgina yeast is going off?

Yeast infection: The discharge is not apparent ; vulvar redness, itching ; burning are resolving. Hopefully there is no longer pain with urination. ...Read more

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Has anyone gained weight by using brewers yeast?

Has anyone gained weight by using brewers yeast?

Placebo: Few people want to add fat. To add muscle, adopt a fitness-focused lifestyle. Health doesn't come either from a pill bottle or off of a plate. ...Read more

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Can condoms cause yeast?

No: Yeast overgrowth occurs from either infection or other medical conditions that change the usual ph of the area affected. ...Read more

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What does a yeast rash look like?

What does a yeast rash look like?

See below: In kids, yeast diaper rashes are beefy red and have red satellite lesions. These can also be in other areas in babies like the folds of the neck. In adults or older kids, yeast infections vary in appearance depending on the type of agent involved. Athlete's foot is a red, fine scaly rash. Jock itch is similar. Ringworm - a circular like area with a raised ring of scale around a red center. ...Read more

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What is the cause of vaginal yeast?

Causes: Yeast infections are due to a fungus called candida which is normally found in the vagina. However, if there is a lack of healthy vaginal bacteria it can lead to overgrowth of yeast. Some causes of overgrowth: antibiotics, ^ estrogen (pregnancy or some birth control pills), malfunctioning immune system, diabetes mellitus as well as friction against vaginal tissues (intercourse) and douching. ...Read more

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How could prevent this yeast fungus?

Vaginal?: Natural Approaches to Yeast Infections: 1. Wear cotton vs synthetic underwear 2. Avoid wearing underpants in bed at night. 3. No tight fitting panties & pantyhose. 4. Use natural tampon/ feminine pads (avoid scented). 5. No douches or harsh, drying soap on genitalia. 6. Rinse genitalia well after soaping up. 7. Wear pants that fit loosely, not ones that hug the crotch. ...Read more

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What is the side affect of Azo yeast?

What is the side affect of Azo yeast?

Azo Yeast: This is a generic combination remedy that has been manufactured in a homeopathic dilution process and combined with non-homeopathic probiotic and some other non-homeopathic constituents. Prescribed correctly, homeopathic remedies do not produce side effects. This partially homeopathic product does not list any side effects, although with the non-homeopathic ingredients it may have some. Sorry. ...Read more

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Is pityriasis rosea considered yeast?

Not a yeast: Pityriasis rosea doesn't have an exact known cause at this time, though it's thought to have some association with viral infection. ...Read more

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For yeast any terconazole side effects?

For yeast any terconazole side effects?

Yes and no....: For the most part, no problems for most patients. However, it can rarely cause signifcant liver issues, and more importantly, it inhibitis part of the c-p450 ssytem in the liver and can elevate blood levels of many medicines. Let your pharmacist know what you are taking, or your prescribing doctor to make sure you have no interactions. ...Read more

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Does collodial silver help BV and yeast?

Yes but: The real way to get rid of yeast is to get rid of the toxic heavy metals and stop taking the sugars and carbohydrates that feed the yeast. Colliodal silver can be useful in addition. ...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