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A 16-year-old female asked:

Can yeast infection cause bumps on skin around labia + cuts? i was diagnosed with yeast infection, these symptoms appeared after. could it be herpes?

2 doctor answers11 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jose Prieto-hernandez
Infectious Disease 37 years experience
Yes: Candida Vaginitis presents with vaginal itch and curd like cheesy discharge . Herpes Simplex Type 2 presents with bumps or vesicles that later burst a leave painful sores in the Vagina!
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Many possibilities: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. Yeast and herpes can both cause these symptoms. A doctor should be able to tell the difference by looking. If not testing can be done

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