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Usually because the womens immunity is lowered after contracting a yeast infection and due to the creams she applies the discharge is unable to protect effectively against further infection for a few days. Because of this, further yeast or BV infections occur. It is more common the other way round. Antibiotic treatment for any infection makes you more prone to a yeast infection as it alters the balance of the vaginal flora.

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โˆ™ 2014-12-20 17:59:15

Yes, it is very common to have multiple vaginal infections within a short space of time.

Your vagina is like a small ecosystem, it is full of 'good' and 'bad' bacteria as well as yeast which is kept under control by the 'good' bacteria. The vagina is acidic in pH to maintain healthy vaginal flora but if this pH is thrown off it throws the balance of flora off too. If your 'good' bacteria is lacking then you will experience issues like yeast infections and bacterial infections where 'bad' bacteria take over.

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What are symptoms of a bacterial infection or a yeast infection?

There is a difference between a bacterial infection and a yeast infection.A yeast infection is caused by Candida which is a yeast organism,not a bacteria.

If a women has a yeast infection can a male partner contract it?


Can a 13 year old girl who has her periods get a yeast infection?

Yes because a yeast infection is bacterial and bacterial does not id for age.

Not A yeast infection but symptoms of it?

You need to be seen by a gynecologist. It is likely that you have a bacterial infection called bacterial vaginosis.

What causes a vaginal bacterial infection?

Your body has either had an overgrowth of bacteria (usually yeast, so a yeast infection) or there isn't enough to fight off the bad bacteria and you get a bacterial infection.

Can a women with yeast infection give the man yeast infection too?

Yes; you can transmit a yeast infection via sexual contact.

Is chlamydia a highly contagious yeast infection?

It is not; they are separate causes. Chlamydia is bacterial, and yeast is fungal.

What is the difference between bacterial vaginosis and a yeast infection?

Bacterial vaginosis and yeast infection are both the results of imbalances in the normal flora of the vagina. A yeast infection involves an overgrowth of candida and related species. Odor is not a huge complaint of women with yeast. Symptoms may include redness and discomfort. The vaginal pH is normal. In contrast, bacterial vaginosis is a death of the protective bacteria in the vagina. Odor is a common complaint, but inflammation and irritation are not. The vaginal pH is usually higher than normal.

Can you swim with a bacterial yeast infection?

absolutley not you would spread it! lol

Male yeast infection can he give it to a women?

Yes, a male can give a yeast infection to a woman.

Can Ovarian cyst cause yeast infections?

No a cyst is like a growth on the ovary. Yeast is a bacterial infection.

Does a yeast infection smell fishy?

No, a yeast infection typically does not smell fishy, but bacterial vaginosis, a common, non-contagious condition, does have a fishy odor.

Does my boyfriend need to treated if you have a bacterial yeast infection?

no,because he could get somthing

Can a woman get a yeast infection from a man with a yeast infection?

Though Yeast infection is not included in STD- ( Sexually Transmitted Disease), it is transmitted from sexual activity to men and women.

Can women make bread from a yeast infection?


Can you have a yeast infection and bacterial inf together and a kidney infection too?

Sure, and you can also have ingrown toenails, too.

Can a women get a yeast infection from a man?

Yes she can. A yeast infection can be passed back and forth between people and if he has another relationship with another woman with a yeast infection it can be passed as well.

Does yogert give women yeast infection?

no. it helps yeast infections , though.

Do man get yeast infections?

Yes. A man can contract a yeast infection form woman that has one.

Can you use clyndamiacin for a yeast infection?

The medication clyndamiacin may be prescribed for a yeast infection, however prolonged use may lead to a yeast infection. This medication can be prescribed both vaginally and orally. Vaginal prescriptions are used for bacterial vaginosis.

What is a bacterial vaginal infection?

It is any infection caused by a bacterial overgrowth of the vagina. This can be caused by a number of things including: treatment of a yeast infection, sexually transmitted disease, douching, and even shifts in hormones.

Can guys have yeast infections?

Yes, actually they can. It is less common in men than women but it is possible. Women are more likely to get a yeast infection because the vaginal area stays moist and it can allow bacteria to form, creating a yeast infection. One of the most common ways a man can get a yeast infection is through contact of a vagina that has a yeast infection.

What causes your vaginal area to burn?

Cuts inside or on the vagina, urinary tract infections(very common with women), STDs, yeast infection, BV(Bacterial Vaginosis)

Can a women get a yeast infection from walking bear foot?

No you can not.

Well zithromax treat a yeast infection?

No, Zithromax treats bacterial infections. It is not effective against fungal infections like yeast.