Are canker sores related to yeast infections?

See your physician . Sometimes hsv can appear as a severe yeast infection with canker sores. See your physician for an examination, diagnosis and treatment.

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What causes both canker sores and a yeast infection?

Stress & medications. Canker sores can either be from the herpes virus or sometimes an autoimmune ds. Either way stress will usually cause them to break-out. Yeast, or fungus infections usually happen either from taking broad spectrum antibiotics or if you are using some type of inhaled steroid. Your best course of action is to see an oms to determine what is causing your specific symptoms and see what can be done. Read more...

What can cause both canker sores and a yeast infection?

Canker sore. Canker sores and yeast infections have different causes and treatments. Yeast is a fungal infection while canker sores are not an infection. The cause of canker sores are related to stress, trauma, chemical sensitivity, vitamin deficiencies, or autoimmune problems, however the exact cause is not well understood. Read more...

I am getting excessive canker sores along its what I think is a yeast infection. Immune system? Yeast overgrowth?

Common. Canker sores are common in young people particularly when under stress. They're caused by a virus. Vaginal yeast infections are exceedingly common particularly when hormones cycle during periods. The two are unrelated. These are not typical infections in people with immune deficiency. Read more...
See your MD. Excessive canker sores & yeast infections may be your body's way of signaling that your defense systems are being attacked by either bacteria, yeast or a virus. It would be most effective for you to see your md to have the appropriate tests taken. Please also relate to your doctor if you have been taking any medications, been exposed to anybody chronically ill or been traveling outside the country. Read more...

What could cause both canker sores and a yeast infection? Could this be from a weak immune system?

Yes. Fungal ("yeast") infections are often secondary to other issues like a weakened immune system, as can be canker or other mouth sores. However, both can also be secondary to taking antibiotics, where the change to the normal bacterial components of your mouth allows fungi to thrive, resulting in both mouth sores and fungal infection. See a dentist and/or physician for exam and testing. Read more...
Usually stress. Followed by a compromised immune situation. Yeastn takes over when the normal bacteria are missing. Read more...

Can a vaginal yeast infection be related to canker sores and getting sore nipples?

General inbalance. There is no direct corelation between the yeast infection and canker sores. The occurrance of canker sores can be triggered by many factors like stress, medications, lower resistance fighting infection, etc. There are oral yeast infections that result in mouth sores or burning tongue. Treat the vaginal infection and let the canker sores resolve themselves. Unsure of the soreness of nipples. Read more...

Suddenly: canker sores, recurrent cold sores, yeast infections w/ any sexual contact, blepharitis & had vaginal streptococcus. Underlying immune issue?

Yes. A family doc or infectious disease doctor could run a panel of tests to check it. I am not sure medical science is advanced enough to do anything about it. IVIG infusions are sometimes effective in patients with low globulins, but is terribly expensive, not covered by most insurance AND exposes you to the mercies of possible unknown blood born pathogens. Worth getting it checked if getting worse. Read more...
Maybe . Our immune system is versatile and dynamic enough to help cope with the different stressors around us as well as whatever invades our bodies. Having recurrent canker sores / cold sores, together with recurrent vaginal yeast infection can still occur to immunocompetent individuals, blepharitis and streptococcus vaginal colonization are common too. You need 2 c an allergist/immunologist, good luck . Read more...

My doctor diagnosed me with a yeast infection yesterday. I did a self exam today and saw canker like sores on my vulva. What is this?

Genital herpes. Have you engaged in sexual intercourse with anyone that could have genital herpes? Are the sores bubbly with pus/fluid inside? Could you have possibly itched your groin area will wearing jeans or other rough clothing which could have irritated the skin? Read more...