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Doctor insights on: Are Swollen Groin Glands Normal With A Vaginal Yeast Infection

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Dr. Thomas Namey
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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Pregnant with kidney infection and swollen itchy vagina?

Pregnant with kidney infection and swollen itchy vagina?

Candidiasis: You mus be on antibiotics for the kidney infection. The combination of pregnancy and antibiotic can make you more susceptible to vaginal candidiasis-yest infection. ...Read more

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Itchy labia majora is it yeast infection? Or does itching in yeast infection only occur around vaginal opening &I have white chuncky vaginal disharge

Itchy labia majora is it yeast infection? Or does itching in yeast infection only occur around vaginal opening &I have white chuncky vaginal disharge

Can be yeast: Yeast infections typically have a thick white discharge that is in clumps and usually itches. Yeast can be in the vagina but can also come onto the labia and even on the skin of the vulva and cause itching around the vulva and labia. ...Read more

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Could a yeast infection cause bumps around vaginal region?

Could a yeast infection cause bumps around vaginal region?

Not usually: Symptoms of a yeast infection may include: burning, redness ; itching of the vulva; burning with urination ; vaginal intercourse ; a clumpy, white, vaginal discharge with no odor. Sometimes the discharge isn’t apparent. ...Read more

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Itchy genital region, swollen labia, thick white discharge (picture in file) is it a yeast infection? Tested for STDs last month and nothing.

Dr. Peter Lio Dr. Lio
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Itchy genital region, swollen labia, thick white discharge (picture in file) is it a yeast infection?  Tested for STDs last month and nothing.

Maybe yeast, but...: Note: I am not able to see the photo. This sounds like it could be a yeast infection, but you need to see your doc asap to get the proper diagnosis and treatment. They may have to culture the area and/or look under the microscope as well. ...Read more

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I have pain , sorenessin vulval region with inguinal lymph node mild enlarged and painful.Whitnesh of vulvsl skin are observed .No discharge?

I have pain , sorenessin vulval region with inguinal lymph node mild enlarged and painful.Whitnesh of vulvsl skin are observed .No discharge?

As above: What u have described can be a sign of infection . It is worthwhile to see u gynecologist for evaluation and work up , as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Yeast infection, itchy, sore and discharge with mild smell and also have pea size lumps on groin that is sore to touch?

Yeast infection, itchy, sore and discharge with mild smell and also have pea size lumps on groin that is sore to touch?

Need exam: Your description of symptoms sounds like you have some sort of infection going on. Please see a doctor as soon as possible for a pelvic exam and some testing. ...Read more

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Are swollen glands be linked to a oral yeast infection?

Yes : You should see your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation of other diseases that you may have with the yeast infection. ...Read more

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Dr examined penis and think yeast infection I have swollen glands in groin and burning when peeing- could this be herpes? Small white bumps no blister

2nd opinion: Yeast infection on the penis is not that common and unlikely to lead to lymph node enlargement at the groin. You likely have a STD and needs a second opinion if the first doctor cannot help you. ...Read more

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Had 1 other yeast infection. this feels similar, took monistat1 today. swollen labia slight burning/itching. somewhat painful in vaginal area to walk?

Yeast infection?: It may be a yeast infection or not. Have a MD check the area to be sure that the Rx is appropriate for the type of infection that may be present. There are several other types of vaginal and vulvar infections. ...Read more

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Is raw, irritated skin on inner labia and vaginal opening a sign of a yeast infection or a bacterial infection?

Is raw, irritated skin on inner labia and vaginal opening a sign of a yeast infection or a bacterial infection?

Either: It is more likely to be a yeast infection or an irritant dermatitis, but a bacterial infection can also be a potential cause. Consult a physician for a culture and treatment. ...Read more

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Yeast infection and swollen glands in groin. Just one problem or two disorders?

Yeast infection and swollen glands in groin.  Just one problem or two disorders?

Unrelated.: Yeast infections anywhere do not typically trigger an immune response with swollen glands. You need to see your doctor for this one...And soon. ...Read more

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Itchy and burning vaginal opening and now sensitive clit. Could this be a yeast infection, uti, and/or bv?

Itchy and burning vaginal opening and now sensitive clit. Could this be a yeast infection, uti, and/or bv?

Yeast? STD?: These symptoms are most typical for yeast. UTI unlikely unless you also have urinary urgency and painful urination. BV usually causes odor and sometime discharge, but no itching or irritation. Chlamydia, gonorrhea or herpes could cause these symptoms as well. Don't just guess or self treat. See a doctor or clinic soon for proper diagnosis and treatment. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is it normal for bottom to be sore with a vaginal yeast infection?

Is it normal for bottom to be sore with a vaginal yeast infection?

Yes: Yes, yeast can irritate the skin around the vulva and anus as well as in the vagina. Treating that skin area with over the counter Hydrocortisone cream as well as antifungal cream can help. ...Read more

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Is it normal for me to have a vaginal yeast infection? How long it will recover? I never had a sex partner and I am 23..

Yeast: Yeast infections are very common. You will recover quickly when you use the right medication. There is no connection between being sexual or not and having a yeast infection. ...Read more

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What can I use to treat a vaginal yeast infection?

Anti fungal: You can use an otc medicine like monistat. If that doesn't work, see your doctor for a prescription anti fungal medicine. ...Read more

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Will a vaginal yeast infection go away on its own?

Yes: But it is best to get treated with medication, whether oral or vaginal to make sure the infection goes away completely. ...Read more

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What are home remedies for a vaginal yeast infection?

What are home remedies for a vaginal yeast infection?

Home remedies: Natural approaches to yeast infections: 1. Wear underwear that is cotton vice synthetic 2. Avoid wearing underpants when you go to bed at night. 3. Don’t wear tight fitting panties & pantyhose. 4. Use natural tampon/ feminine pads (avoid those which are scented). 5. Avoid douches as well as use of harsh, drying soap on genitalia. 6. Rinse genitalia very well after soaping up. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies for a vaginal yeast infection?

Yes, however: There are many effective standard treatments avaialable. Eat yogurt w live cultures or kefir. Some place yogurt w live cultures in the vagina for prevention ; treatment of yeast (some say it helps but there is no clear research to back claims currently). Discuss use of vitamin e (topical, oral or vaginal) garlic or tea tree oil w your dr before trying. Over- the- counter medicines for yeast. ...Read more

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Which medicine for a vaginal yeast infection is most effective?

Topical antifungals: Uncomplicated vulvovaginal candidiasis will usually respond to short courses of intra vaginal nystatin, miconazole, clotrimazole, butoconazole, terconazole or tioconazole most of which are available over the counter. Tablets, suppositories, ointments and creams all appear equally effective. Failure to respond to self treatment should trigger a visit to your doctor. ...Read more

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Can a vaginal yeast infection make me tired?

Can a vaginal yeast infection make me tired?

Not usually: Symptoms of a yeast infection may include: burning, redness & itching of the vulva; burning with urination & vaginal intercourse & a clumpy, white, vaginal discharge with no odor. Sometimes the discharge isn’t apparent. ...Read more

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How is a vaginal yeast infection self-diagnosed?

Vaginal discharge: Cottage cheese like vaginal discharge, itching, irritation are some of the more common symptoms. Please ensure that your provider is aware of your concerns. ...Read more

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How to cure a vaginal yeast infection with gentian?

Messy, messy, messy: Gentian violet is a surgical marking solution that is very messy if used as a anti fungal agent. As far as i know this is no longered considered to be an effective medication although I do see it offered in homeopathic pharmacies. ...Read more

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Hi Doctors. How do I know if I have a vaginal yeast infection?

Symptoms: The most common symptoms are a thick, white vaginal discharge with itching or irritation. The diagnosis is made by examining the discharge under the microscope and seeing the yeast. ...Read more

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Can a vaginal yeast infection not cause itching?

Yes: There is yeast in the vagina frequently which isn't causing any symptoms. Vaginal yeast infections only need to be treated if it is causing uncomfortable itching. ...Read more

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Can you drink liquor with a vaginal yeast infection?

Can you drink liquor with a vaginal yeast infection?

Probably: Unless you are taking an oral medication to treat this problem you should be able to have alcohol. ...Read more

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How do I prevent penicillin from giving me a vaginal yeast infection?

Tell your Doctor: Your health care providers need to know that you are getting yeast infections after antibiotics, specifically the PCN, so they can give you a prescription for a medication that can prevent it from happenning again.Some patients benefit from using OTC monistat at the end of treatment with antibiotics or when they start having first signs of discomfort. However, some will need prescription med. ...Read more

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I'm getting rid of a vaginal yeast infection, what causes it and what to do?

Yeast: Vaginal yeast infections are caused by a fungus called candida. Some tx options include vaginal cream, ointment or suppository for sev. Days (7 to 14 days sometimes). Otc meds include Monistat (miconzole), vagistat-1 (tioconazole), femstat (buoconazole), Gyne-Lotrimin or mycelex( clotrimazole). Otc meds don’t work ? See your dr. S/he may order diflucan (fluconazole). ...Read more

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Yeast (Definition)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Vaginal Yeast Infection (Definition)

Excessive growth of yeast in the vagina that results in itching, redness, and a ...Read more