I have a yeast infection and used an over the counter treatment. I noticed that after I used the treatment, the color of my discharge changed, could that be from the over the counter treatment?Updated 30 July 2021 under Ask Us.
Great question! Yeast infections are caused by an overgrowth of fungus called Candida aka yeast. It’s totally normal to find small amounts of yeast in the vagina, mouth, and digestive […]Read more »
Yes, it’s possible to develop bacterial vaginosis (BV) or a yeast infection and still be considered a virgin (depending on your definition). Neither BV or yeast infections are transmitted by […]Read more »
I am currently on implanted birth control (Nexplanon). I recently had oral sex with one of my partners. A few days later, I noticed thick brown discharge and went to my health care provider (HCP). My HCP put me on medications for a yeast infection. Then I had oral sex with another partner and I am noticing the same problem. Can I never have oral sex without getting an infection?Updated 6 August 2020 under Ask Us.
Thank you for your question. It’s a good idea to speak to your health care provider. Yeast infections are usually associated with itching and white thick discharge. Many women have irregular […]Read more »
I was recently treated for a yeast infection that I think I had for about a month. Ever since I received treatment I have lost sexual interest, which was never a problem for me before. I don’t think I’m asexual, but I don’t know what is happening. How can I get the feeling of sexual attraction back?Updated 21 July 2020 under Ask Us.
Sorry that you are experiencing these feelings. We can’t think of any relationship to your recent treatment for a yeast infection unless you felt a lot of stress with the […]Read more »
I think I have a yeast infection, however the thought of telling my mom, or seeing a doctor makes me very uncomfortable. I do want the problem solved though. What should I do?Updated 25 June 2019 under Ask Us.
Thank you for your question. At first it may feel awkward to talk to you mom or doctor about your symptoms; however, it’s important to know that taking care of […]Read more »
How do I tell my dad about my yeast infection? Or should I keep it to myself? I only live with my brother and father.Updated 10 April 2018 under Ask Us.
It’s up to you whether you feel comfortable to tell your dad or anyone else that you have a yeast infection. Yeast infections are very common among young and adult […]Read more »
I am feeling itchiness in the anus canal and between the vagina and anus. What is the reason for this and what should I do?Updated 13 March 2018 under Ask Us.
Itching inside anus is often caused from irritation from diarrhea (loose stools) or constipation (trouble having bowel movements); however, there can be other reasons for your symptoms. Itchiness between the anus and vagina can also be caused by: […]Read more »
During and after puberty most young women notice a clear or whitish discharge on their underwear. This discharge can also look yellow when it dries. The discharge is actually a […]Read more »
My vagina is really sore and uncomfortable, it hurts if I touch it and it is very itchy, and I have a discharge that smells a bit fishy, is it something to worry about??Updated 29 June 2016 under Ask Us.
Anytime your vagina is irritated and/or you have a discharge and itchiness, it could mean that you have a vaginal infection. It is possible to have an allergic reaction to […]Read more »