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what does a skin yeast infection look like

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
For sure not herpes: No doctor is likely to mix up herpes with the kind of rash caused by jock itch (or its equivalent in women). And herpes outbreaks never last 2 months ... Read More

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Different treatment: This suggests either that the diagnosis is wrong (not yeast) or that this particular yeast is resistant to the "azole" drugs, including fluconazole an ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Christina Teimouri
27 years experience General Practice
Yes: Multimicrobial infections are common. Once the integrity of the skin is diminished, then other organisms can more easily infect the area.
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Dr. Peter Lio
Dr. Peter Lio answered
20 years experience Dermatology
Yes indeed!: An infection on top of another infection is a called a "superinfection" and this is a common occurrence. If the skin is broken down (say, due to ecze ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Unlikely: Pimples come from lack of sleep, hormones, stress, and sun. If you had a yeast infection you were probably physiologically stressed to get the infect ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
OTC topical antifung: There are numerous otc antifungals available from your friendly pharmacist, assuming of course that your self diagnosis is correct.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
29 years experience Dermatology
It is a good topical: and you can certainly ask for it, really depends on what your insurance will cover nowadays! hope that helps
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Yeast infection: Yes, you may have a yeast infection and not be aware of it.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Conner
25 years experience Family Medicine
Outside the vagina: The vulva is the area outside the vagina. Just apply cream in this area.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: Men are less likely to get yeast infection but they can.There is itching , dryness and head of penis skin may be cracked, sometime it can also cause b ... Read More
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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
29 years experience Fertility Medicine
I recommend: seeing a doctor; even to a walk-in clinic. If you've had yeast before and know what it's like you can treat OTC; if you've never had it (and we certai ... Read More

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