Yeast Infections

Can Shaving Cause Yeast Infections?

While yeast is commonly found throughout the body, sometimes it can grow out of control, causing a yeast infection. With yeast infections most common in the vagina, this can leave people wondering if shaving the pubic area is something that can cause a yeast infection. The answer to this is mixed, with shaving not causing… Continue reading Can Shaving Cause Yeast Infections?

Jessica Guht Apr. 13, 2023

Can Shaving Cause Yeast Infections?
Yeast Infections

Can Beer Cause a Yeast Infection?

Yeast infections are notably unpleasant conditions resulting from an overgrowth of the yeast naturally found in the body. Knowing this, it’s common to wonder if foods and beverages high in yeast, such as beer, can cause a yeast infection. In short, while beer does not always cause a yeast infection, it can increase the risk… Continue reading Can Beer Cause a Yeast Infection?

Jessica Guht Apr. 12, 2023

Can Beer Cause a Yeast Infection?
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Can a Yeast Infection Cause Back Pain?

A common yeast infection can’t cause back pain. Vaginal yeast infections commonly cause symptoms localized to the genital area, such as itching, burning, redness, and discharge. These symptoms are specific to the site of the infection and do not usually affect distant areas like the lower back. Neither do other types of yeast infections, such… Continue reading Can a Yeast Infection Cause Back Pain?

Jessica Guht Apr. 11, 2023

Can a Yeast Infection Cause Back Pain?
Yeast Infections

Can a Yeast Infection Cause a False Positive or Negative Pregnancy Test?

When anyone is trying to get pregnant, there are a number of concerns that can run through our minds in the moments running up to the moment we get the result from the pregnancy test. You might wonder can a yeast infection cause a false positive pregnancy test or a false negative result.  Table of… Continue reading Can a Yeast Infection Cause a False Positive or Negative Pregnancy Test?

Victoria Fanslau Mar. 07, 2023

Can a Yeast Infection Cause a False Positive or Negative Pregnancy Test?
Yeast Infections

Can Condoms Cause Yeast Infections?

If you have ever had a yeast infection, you’ll know they can be both unpleasant and uncomfortable. Indeed, most people do all they can to avoid getting them.  For some, this means using a barrier contraceptive such as a condom, as it can help preserve the ph level of the vagina.  However, for others, this… Continue reading Can Condoms Cause Yeast Infections?

Jessica Guht Feb. 23, 2023

Can Condoms Cause Yeast Infections?
Yeast Infections

Can a Yeast Infection Delay Your Period or Affect It in Any Way?

Knowing that you are far from being alone might be helpful if you are struggling with a vaginal yeast infection (also known as vulvovaginal candidiasis).  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, up to 75% of women will get infected at least once.  Therefore, this is a common problem that will eventually affect… Continue reading Can a Yeast Infection Delay Your Period or Affect It in Any Way?

Jessica Guht Feb. 23, 2023

Can a Yeast Infection Delay Your Period or Affect It in Any Way?
Yeast Infections

Yeast Infection Won’t Go Away: Why & What to Do?

Most women will experience an infection at some point in their lives, whether yeast or something like BV (bacterial vaginosis). For example, 3/4 of us will have a yeast infection during our lifetime.  What makes it worse is that they often keep coming back – a yeast infection comes back within a year, up to… Continue reading Yeast Infection Won’t Go Away: Why & What to Do?

Jessica Guht Feb. 22, 2023

Yeast Infection Won’t Go Away: Why & What to Do?
Yeast Infections

Will My Period Flush Out a Yeast Infection?

Candida vaginal infections, more commonly referred to as yeast infections, are one of the most common female health issues. In fact, studies show that 75% of all women will experience at least one infection during their lifetime. Given that yeast infections are often caused by bacterial or hormonal fluctuations, it’s no surprise to learn that… Continue reading Will My Period Flush Out a Yeast Infection?

Jessica Guht Feb. 22, 2023

Will My Period Flush Out a Yeast Infection?
Yeast Infections

Yeast Infection After Period: Causes, Prevention and Treatment

Yeast infections affect around 75% of women at least once while over 9 million Americans experience recurring episodes. For many, both first-time and repeat sufferers, it is characterized as a yeast infection after a period.  If you experience a yeast infection after your period, it can feel uncomfortable and alarming. However, a greater understanding of… Continue reading Yeast Infection After Period: Causes, Prevention and Treatment

Jessica Guht Feb. 22, 2023

Yeast Infection After Period: Causes, Prevention and Treatment
Yeast Infections

Can a Yeast Infection Go Away on Its Own?

There’s a fairly good chance that as a woman you may end up with a yeast infection at some point in your life. In this case, you will likely have a lot of different questions running through your head and will want to know the best way to get treatment and how long it will… Continue reading Can a Yeast Infection Go Away on Its Own?

Jessica Guht Feb. 21, 2023

Can a Yeast Infection Go Away on Its Own?
Yeast Infections

Can a Yeast Infection Cause Bleeding?

Yeast infections can be quite uncomfortable and frustrating to deal with and manage on your own. You may experience a variety of symptoms including itching, burning, and discomfort in the vaginal area but can a yeast infection cause bleeding as well? The short answer is yes, it is possible for a yeast infection to cause… Continue reading Can a Yeast Infection Cause Bleeding?

Jessica Guht Feb. 21, 2023

Can a Yeast Infection Cause Bleeding?