Yeast Infection

Yeast infection is caused due to Candida albicans. It can affect both men and women, resulting in redness and itching in the private parts. Though it is not a sexually transmitted disease, it can be transmitted through sexual contact. Antifungal drugs help to give relief.

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Is the discomfort I have while wiping after urination due to yeast infection?

Query: Hello doctor, I think I have a yeast infection. It does not hurt when I urinate, but I feel uncomfortable when I wipe.  Read Full »


Dr. Shubadeep Debabrata Sinha

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It might hurt during urination due to yeast infection, urinary tract infection, or other abnormalities. It could be a local infection or injury if it hurts during wiping after urination. Do you have a fever, burning micturition, backache, or dribbling during urinatio...  Read Full »

What steps do I have to take to clear my yeast infection?

Query: Hi doctor,I believe that I have left my yeast infection untreated for five years. What steps should I take to clear it up, and what are the risks of leaving it untreated for so long? Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. The vagina has its normal flora that maintains the pH of the vagina. In case of infection, the normal flora ratio gets disturbed, pH also changes, and pathologic flora increases. Over treatment of any vaginal infection affects normal flora and m...  Read Full »

Will diabetes provoke vaginal yeast infection and itching?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 38 years old. I am diabetic for the past three years and sugars are not always in control. I am taking medicine Euclide 80 mg and Galvus met 50/500 and Novomix 30 injection 10 units (injection only for few days). My issue is, post diabetes I am experiencing severe recurring yeast in...  Read Full »


Dr. Mishra Keeranmayee Mihirkumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Diabetes is comorbidity that makes patients prone to fungal infections and some times there is a secondary bacterial infection too. I advise you to follow certain steps. 1. First step, proper sugar control. 2. Anti-diabetic diet and exercise. 3. Proper genital hygie...  Read Full »

I have recurrent bacterial vaginosis and yeast infections. What could be the cause?

Query: Hello doctor, I keep contracting BV and yeast infections. My husband and I are both clean people. I am very health-conscious, and my diet is close to the federal recommended dietary requirements. My husband, however, is a heavy smoker (smokes half a pack of cigarettes a day). I believe this is the ...  Read Full »


Dr. Arpit Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I want to tell you that smoking will not cause BV (bacterial vaginosis) whether you smoke or your partner smokes. There is some other cause. It would be best if you found out what the reason is. Maybe incomplete treatment leads to recurrent infection, or perhaps ...  Read Full »

My vagina is itchy, and it has some white spots. Kindly help.

Query: Hi doctor, My vagina is itchy, and it has some white spots. The spots are below the vulva and also near the vaginal opening. I am not sure what it is, but I think it is a yeast infection. Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. Itching with white spots usually points towards a yeast (candidal) infection. This is generally accompanied by a curdy white discharge and sometimes with a foul smell (not always). This usually occurs when the pH of the perineal ...  Read Full »

Is there any specific medicine to control oral thrush?

Query: Hello doctor, I have non-allergic asthma diagnosed before six years. Currently, I am using a corticosteroid Foster inhaler two times a day with two inhalations each time. After the inhalations, I clear my throat with throat cleaning solution and also I use a sprayer with propolis and ethanol severa...  Read Full »


Dr. Geetha Priyadarsini Kamminana

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Oral thrush that is oral candidiasis is a kind of yeast infection that in your case can be attributed to long term steroid use. This is a kind of untoward effect due to inhaled steroids. You need to clearly examine the entire oral mucosa with regard to the extent the cr...  Read Full »

Is Triamcinolone a good drug to cure yeast infection?

Query: Hi doctor, Can I insert Triamcinolone inside my vagina to clear yeast infection?  Read Full »


Dr. Kamalpreet Kaur Nagpal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Triamcinolone is not indicated for yeast infection. It is a corticosteroid and rather, a yeast infection can precipitate with this drug. You should use an antifungal like Clotrimazole vaginal pessaries for 14 days. I also advise you to use a condom during sexual i...  Read Full »

Why do I get pimples in my pubic area?

Query: Hi doctor, I get painful pimples in my pubic area. The pimple is itching, has hyperpigmentation. I had been suffering from PCOS, but now the results are better. Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Kindly answer me the following to help you better; 1) What is the exact location of the pimple? Is it in on the hairy labia majora, the smooth labia minora, near the vaginal opening, or the urethral opening? 2) Is i...  Read Full »

Does a yeast infection for more than a year cause erectile dysfunction?

Query: Hello doctor,I feel that my penis is shrinking. I have observed it became smaller than usual for eight months. I thought it was because of the weather. But later, it remains the same. I can see the only foreskin was out when I tried to touch it. Even I am nervous about meeting my wife because of thi...  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Erection problems can be due to lifestyle factors like taking alcohol, smoking, or being overweight. It may also be due to any major illness or due to some medicines. Often it can be due to stress or anxiety or due to blood abnormalities for which you need to do blood t...  Read Full »

What causes yeast infection in the anus?

Query: Hi doctor, For the past three days, I am having excessive thirst and frequent urination. The feeling to urinate is always urgent. Sometimes the urine quantity is normal, and sometimes it is in drops. Also, my left hand - ring finger and middle finger appears slightly swollen in the middle. Kindly l...  Read Full »


Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. All the symptoms you are describing are related to a urinary infection. Kindly let me know the following details so that I can help you with your problem. Do you have any white discharge from the vagina? Is there any itching sensation around your urethra and va...  Read Full »

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