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A 20-year-old female asked:

How to treat irregular surface of labia majora due to vaginitis? it is like rash but not red in colour. doctor said in have vaginal yeast infection.

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 58 years experience
Yeast infection: Did the doctor treat you? There are numerous otc products to help with this. If you cannot communicate with your doctor, perhaps your pharmacist will assist. A topical steroid along with the antifungal may be beneficial.
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Last updated Feb 10, 2020

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