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A 22-year-old female asked:

inside my vagina hole is burning and is really sore :( also under my flaps are red and they burn to! doctor give me canesten cream but i don't have thrush! shall i still use it ?

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Dr. Ashu Syal
Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis 30 years experience
Genital candida: Yes, go for it. Won't harm!

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