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Shaving with a yeast infection caused painful bumps. what should i do?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Ensure that the: Yeast infection has cleared before you shave again. If you are sure it is a yeast infection you can treat with over the counter meds. Over- the- counter medicines for yeast infections include: micon 7, monistat, vagistat, (tioconazole) gynazole, femcare, gyne-lotrimin; mycelex.
Dr. Jane Van Dis
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Not shave: Don't shave if it causes pain while you have a yeast infection. Shaving isn't a necessity, but treating the yeast infection is. The bumps will subside. A warm bath soak might help, Ibuprofen for pain.

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