There are some conditions that you just don’t mind going to the doctor, or maybe sharing with a family member or friend or two that you are going through, while there are other conditions that you just don’t publicize about, even to your closest confidant sometimes because for the simple reason that sometimes it is just too darn embarrassing to even mention. Such as a yeast infection for example.
When one mentions yeast infection, the thing that immediately pops to mind is that of the vaginal area, because when we mention yeast infection, that is the area which we think is the one most common or most likely to be affected by the infection and it doesn’t really occur to most of us that it can occur elsewhere as well. Another thing that would pop to the minds of most people when you mention this is the word www or disgusting.Situations may arrive when you would even keep avoiding your doctor even though you have been facing problems. You would not share the problem with your family members or friends. Likewise none of us would like to reveal these conditions before others neither one would like to publicize such things. As such conditions are too much embarrassing for people they keep avoiding them before the closest of their confidants as they find these issues unmentionable. Yeast infections can be cited as one such example. A mere discussion about yeast infections brings before one the immediate attention that it is vaginal area infection.
Yeast infection no more, that should be the aim of anyone who has experience this situation because not only is a yeast infection uncomfortable, it can also recur again if the proper preventative measures are not put in place. The thing about a yeast infection is that the yeast infections not only occur around the vaginal area or public area, but there is such a thing as oral yeast infections as well. The thing about yeast infection is that it occurs in areas of the body which a warm and moist, the ideal breeding ground for bacteria which is what causes yeast infections in the first place to begin with. There are also three other facts that you want to take note of about a yeast infection:
Yeast infection can affect anyone and everyone, even babies, and the most common area in which babies are likely to contract this disease are around the mouth and diaper areas. Again, yeast infections tend to occur on parts of the body which are warm and moist more than they do others because it is only in this can of environment that bacteria can truly thrive so you need to be on the lookout for these areas more so that others.
Generally, if given the proper yeast infection medications, a yeast infection is not a dangerous condition, but if you experience recurring yeast infections, then that may be something to worry about because recurring yeast infections are usually a sign of more dangerous diseases such as leukemia or diabetes for example.
Yeast infections are more common in women than they are in men, and in women they are especially more common after menopause. In women, yeast infection can cause vaginal burning, itching, and discharge, and this can become highly uncomfortable if not treated properly or soon. Pregnancy, menstruation, sperm, diabetes, and birth control pills are also come of the contributing factors of yeast infection in women, so women need to be more alert in this matter.
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Title: Diseases of the nervous system : for the general practitioner and student
Year: 1913 (1910s)
Authors: Gordon, Alfred, 1869-1953
Subjects: Nervous System Diseases
Publisher: Philadelphia : Blakiston’s Son
Contributing Library: Columbia University Libraries
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rse, Duration, Prognosis.—The course may consist only of thefirst or of the first and second phases. More frequently the entire cycleis observed. The duration of the disease is from one to three months.After an interval of months or years another attack may occur and affectanother part of the body. Life is usually not endangered, except whensuppuration with septic infection is present. RAYNAUD S DISEASE 589 Diagnosis.—The disease is easily recognized from its typical symptoms.Local gangrenous patches may also be observed in hysteria, but thenecrosis is superficial and no changes of the blood vessels are found. In lepra phalanges fall off without pain. Gangrene caused by in-toxication with ergot presents special features characteristic of ergotism. I saw a case of local gangrene caused by subcutaneous injections ofadrenalin above the lesion. There are also allied cases in which the picture of Raynauds diseaseis not complete, cases that present intermediary forms, which may resemble
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Fig. 168.—Symmetrical Gangrene. (Dehio). one or another of the localized neuroses. In the case referred to inthe chapter on Erythromelalgia the symptoms were those of Raynaudsdisease and of erythromelalgia. Etiology.—The disease occurs not infrequently in the course of organicnervous diseases and psychoses, also in functional nervous disorders.Infectious febrile diseases, syphilis, tuberculosis, lepra, diabetes, may beaccompanied or followed by Raynauds disease. It has been observedin the course of scleroderma. Anaemia and a congenitally small aortaplay an important predisposing part. Emotion, trauma, menses, cold, are exciting causes. Zenner observeda case due to caffein poisoning. Young persons, and especially women,are more frequently affected than old individuals and men. Pathogenesis.—Pathological investigations show a localized involve-ment of the blood vessels (arteritis) and of the nerves (neuritis), but thesechanges are secondary. The majority of observers consider Rayn
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