Are therdifferent kind of yeast infection?

Superficial & deep. Yeast (fungi) usually refer to those affecting skin and/or nails-superficial. These affect dry, moist areas of the body, like sweaty (athlete) feet gym, not showering/changing socks after playing; groin/vaginal areas, eg women on antibiotics causing overgrowth of skin fungi. Deep fungal infections are much more serious, and can affect any organs (inhaled-histoplasmosis), or immunocompromised pts.

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Is it safe to use the kind of yeast infection cream you have to insert directly into the vagina while pregnant?

Depends. It depends on the type of product that you are using. Monistat is one product example that is safe to use while pregnant. It is important to read on the box to see if it says that the product is safe to use while pregnant and that it doesn't cause any birth defects or anything like that during pregnancy. Read more...
yes. Any of the otc anti-fungals as well as the current prescription medications for a vaginal yeast infection are safe to use during pregnancy. Read more...

I have a certain kind of yeast infection but I also have burning when peeing so I did an at test home kit and it was positive for UTI what should I do?

Clinic visit . at this point, I believe it is time to visit a clinic or your family physician and have a urine culture done to identify what organism is actually causing your infection and thereby guide the physician in selecting an appropriate antibiotic. Read more...

Had BV before got checked don't have it anymore now I have a certain kind of yeast infection I have yellow mucusy discharge and pelvic pain?

Gynecologist. Your gynecologist would be able to diagnose and treat your current symptoms and yeast infection. Pelvic pain is not usually seen with a vaginal yeast infection and this is all the more reason you should be under the care of a gynecologist. Read more...

What kind of medication is helpful for a yeast infection?

Anti-fungal cream . All major drugstores carry over the counter anti-fungal vaginal creams and suppositories. There are single day, 3 day and 7 day treatments available. Costs vary. There are also presciption medications which may be taken orally and others which can be used vaginally. Read more...