Are vaginal bacterial& yeast infections contagious?

Answer Vaginal yeast infections are not contagious under most circumstances, as they are caused by an imbalance in an ever-present bacteria in the body, usually by a suppressed immune system or alteration... Read More »

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Do yeast infections cause vaginal dryness?

Yeast infections do not cause vaginal dryness. The federal government medical website MedlinePlus notes a number of yeast infection symptoms, including unusual vaginal discharge, itching and burnin... Read More »

How long do vaginal yeast infections last?

On One Hand: A Few DaysA typical vaginal yeast infection will clear up after three to four days after being treated with medication. Yeast infections are normally treated with anti-fungal ointments... Read More »

Can yeast infections cause vaginal sores?

On One Hand: Yeast infection may cause soresThere are a wide variety of symptoms associated with vaginal yeast infection, including rash, irritation, burning during urination and cottage cheese-lik... Read More »

Are yeast infections contagious to your partner?

A yeast infection, or candidiasis, is caused by an overgrowth of microscopic fungi or yeast in the vagina. Typically, the overgrowth is a result of changes in the vagina's environment and the body'... Read More »