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A 24-year-old female asked:

I suspect that i may have a yeast infection i have small white bumps around my vaginal opening that burn and itch. could this be what i suspect?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Yeast? Herpes?: Yeast usually causes itching, irritation, and redness of the affected area, sometimes with white discharge. It could cause "white bumps", but usually not as the only symptom. If these started as blister-like with clear fluid that turned white over a day or two, or if they are becoming open sores, herpes would be likely. Don't take chances: see a doctor for professional evaluation. Good luck!

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Last updated Feb 19, 2016

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