may have other tests if you have vaginal yeast infections that are severe or
that keep coming back (recur), such as:
culture. This test can confirm that you have a yeast
infection. A sample of vaginal discharge can be taken during a wet mount test.
If more than the normal amount of yeast grows in the sample over a short period
of time (a few days), then your symptoms are likely caused by a yeast
A blood test to find out if you may have
diabetes or another health problem that makes you more
likely to get yeast infections.
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WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
March 12, 2014
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