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 […]

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Is it possible to get Bacterial Vaginosis (BV) or a yeast infection and still be a virgin?

Updated 16 July 2021 under Ask Us.

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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: […]

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Cystic Fibrosis: Vaginal Yeast Infections

Updated 17 September 2019 under Health Guides.

Vaginal yeast infections are very common. About 75% of all women (with or without CF) get at least one yeast infection during their lives. About half of 15-24 year old […]

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What is considered normal vaginal discharge and what do the different colors mean?

Updated 5 December 2016 under Ask Us.

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 […]

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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 […]

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