- Q Can I get a yeast infection from having sex?
Yes, but it is rare. Most often, women don't get yeast infections from sex. The most common cause is a weak immune system. This answer is based on the source infromation from the National Women's Health Information Center Full Answer
- Q Should I call my doctor if I think I have a yeast infection?
Yes, you need to see your doctor to find out for sure if you have a yeast infection. The signs of a yeast infection are much like those of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) like Chlamydia (KLUH-mid-ee-uh) and gonorrhea (gahn-uh-REE-uh). So, it's... Full Answer
- Q Why should I see a travel medicine specialist before my next trip?
Dr. Elif Oker, Emergency MedicineA travel medicine specialist will offer you information specific to your destination including advice on immunizations, safe hygiene and health precautions to take, ways to self-treat illness while on the road and where to go to seek health care at your... Full Answer
- Q How is a vaginal yeast infection diagnosed?
Your doctor will do a pelvic exam to look for swelling and discharge. Your doctor may also use a swab to take a fluid sample from your vagina. A quick look with a microscope or a lab test will show if yeast is causing the problem. This answer is based on... Full Answer