A female asked:

Forgot to change sanitary pad, woke up w painful splotchy rash on labia majora rash is now itchy/peeling. not sexually active. is it yeast infection?

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Dr. Elvia Greathouse
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
See doctor: This needs to be evaluated and treated. Skin yeast does not usually peel.
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GYNECOLOGIST: If you are worried you can check with your Gynecologist Doctor who will be able to tell you the facts about what it is and if you need treatment.
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Last updated May 31, 2015

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