How can you tell the difference between BV and a yeast infection?

Answer In a BV many women (about 85% of those affected) with actually have no symptoms. When symptoms do occur, vaginal discharge and odor are the predominant symptoms. Usually, there are no other symptom... Read More »

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What is the difference between a yeast infection&fungus?

Not all types of fungus are the cause of yeast infections. Yeast infections are caused by a certain type of fungus. This fungus, otherwise known as candida albicans, can cause vaginal yeast infecti... Read More »

How do I tell the difference between a virus and a bacterial infection requiring antibiotics?

Some bleeding after the cord falls off is normal. If it infected it may cause more bleeding. Continuous bleeding is a cause for concern and requires evaluation by a pediatrician and investigation.

How does a doctor tell the difference between a viral or bacterial infection, say, in your throat/ear?

Generally, when a person has a virus, more than one part of the body is affected ... sore throat, runny nose, headache, hoasreness, cough, cold symptoms, sneezing, fever, muscle aches, nausea, vomi... Read More »

What Is the Difference Between Active Dry Yeast & Wine Yeast?

Yeast is an essential ingredient in both baking and the fermentation of alcohol. Unlike other chemical ingredients like salt or baking soda, yeast is a living organism that metabolizes the other in... Read More »