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Yeast

Yeast

Disease:  Yeast

Test/Treat:

Scott County Health Department will test? yes
Scott County Health Department will treat? no

What is it? How do I get it?

Overgrowth of fungus

Symptoms:

  • MEN - itchy, ,raised, red, burning of skin in groin & upper thigh area
  • WOMEN - itchy, red, dry, burning in vaginal area

What happens if not treated?

  • Newborn infected in mouth & throat

How can I protect myself?

  • Get tested if you have symptoms
  • Use a condom - EVERY TIME YOU HAVE SEX

What to do:

  • Take all medicine as directed
  • Do not use feminine sprays
  • Wash affected area several times daily
  • Keep skin dry

Links:

Keep in mind that…

  • STDs may be passed from person to person regardless of the presence of symptoms.
  • STDs may be passed through all forms of sexual contact (oral, anal, vaginal).
  • STDs if untreated may lead to more severe problems.
  • Alcohol and drugs decrease your ability to make good decisions regarding your sexual behavior.

 

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