A 33-year-old female asked:
Can herpes be only on the inside of the labia majora? or could that possibly be more of a yeast infection? 2 mos severe itching on labia majora w many tiny cuts, assumed from scratching. no crusting over, milky discharge from vag, no pain just itchy?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
Genital herpes causes more pain that itching. Yeast infection of the vagina usually presents with itching and burning along with white exudate like cheese on the mucosa. You have suffered for 2 months so you really need to see a doctor, preferably a GYN, for the exam, testing and treatment.
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Reviewed Jul 16, 2021
Dr. Hunter Handsfield commented
Infectious Disease 55 years experience
There's no possibility of herpes lasting this long. This sounds much more like yeast. Dr. Le is correct: you need to get professional care in person.
Jul 16, 2021
Last updated Jul 16, 2021
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