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A 17-year-old female asked:

My vagina has been irritated for the last few days and it's swollen and the lips are itchy, and inside my vagina there is white tissue not mucus?

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
White vaginal tissue: Your description best fits a vaginal yeast infection, which produces itching and a white creamy or solid discharge. You can attempt over the counter medication (ask the pharmacist to recommend one), but if your symptoms persist, see your healthcare provider.
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Last updated May 18, 2017

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