A 38-year-old female asked:
Do i need penicilin or monistat is ok? i don't know if this is yeast infection or herpes, is really really painful to pee and after i pee i see in my vagina red spots that after a while cover with a white stuff that it is easy to clean with paper the firs
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Family Medicine 44 years experience
5.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Sounds like herpes: Severe yeast infection could do this, but this sounds most like herpes -- and since herpes is on your mind, you may be at risk. Penicillin is useless against either herpes or yeast. Monistat will help yeast but not herpes. You need to see a doctor ASAP, the sooner the better both for accurate diagnosis and because if it's herpes, treatment must be started early to be effective.
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Last updated Jan 26, 2018
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