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A 39-year-old member asked:

I wish to know how do you tell if you have a yeast infection?

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Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
See your gyn: For an exam and culture, will usually ahve white discharge and will itch, vulva will be red and irritated.

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A 32-year-old member asked:

I wish to know how does a yeast infection look?

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Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Usually white: You can get yeast in the vagina and on the outside, on the outside it will irritate the tissue and make it red, sometimes herpes can appear like yeast so see your gyn for a culture so you know exactly what you have and don't have.
A 48-year-old member asked:

Know how do I tell if I have a yeast infection?

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Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology 29 years experience
Burning, itching,,,: A yeast infection of the vagina or vulva may cause severe itching, burning, soreness, irritation, and a whitish or whitish-gray cottage cheese-like discharge, often with a curd-like appearance. In the clinic, etc. Diagnosis is done with a scraping or swab of the area placed on a microscope slide, which is treated with KOH dissolving the cells and leaving the candida yeast cells.
A 42-year-old member asked:

Can someone here tell me please how to know if I have a yeast infection for sure?

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Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
See your gyn: For an exam and culture then u will know for sure.

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