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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

Dr. Erik Borncamp
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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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Docs, could a girl get a yeast infection on the outside of the vagina like a diaper rash?

Docs, could a girl get a yeast infection on the outside of the vagina like a diaper rash?

Diaper rashes, yeast: Children are prone to yeast infections in the diaper region as a result of illness, recent antibiotic use, frequent diarrhea or chronic moisture under the diaper or underwear. Its usually appears as red itchy bumps, occassionally with fissures, inflammation and tenderness. These rashes frequently resolve with topical antifungal creams, if treated until gone plus three more days. ...Read more

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My vagina burns its not an std, yeast infection or UTI infection?

My vagina burns its not an std, yeast infection or UTI infection?

Vulvodynia?: If common causes of vaginal discomfort have been ruled out a gyn should be consulted. ...Read more

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Does a vaginal yeast infection can cause a small pimples above the urethra?

Does a vaginal yeast infection can cause a small pimples above the urethra?

Satellites?: Yeast infections can cause a red rash with "satellite" lesions extending from the main rash. The small pimples you describe could be "satellites". ...Read more

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Could a yeast infection affect your labia minora?

Could a yeast infection affect your labia minora?

Yes: The agent of a yeast infection requires only a moist area & a bit of skin irritation to begin growing. Yeast cells are in your poo, & the close proximity to the labia make it easy for a small amount to set up an infection. Wiping front to back after a dump & keeping the area dry & clean can decrease the chances it will take hold. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get white head bumps on your vagina from a yeast infection of vaginitis ?

Is it possible to get white head bumps on your vagina from a yeast infection of vaginitis ?

Possible: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Is an inflamed clit a sign on yeast infection?

Possible: The yeast will grow anywhere there is moisture. If you have been treated for yeast and the symptoms persist - see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can a penile yeast infection turn into a systemic yeast infection?

Can a penile yeast infection turn into a systemic yeast infection?

Generally not: Unless you have a life-threatening immune deficiency. Your yeast infection does, however, need to be treated -- and your sexual partner or partners need to be treated at the same time to avoid reinfection. ...Read more

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Dry & flaky skin on penis head and shaft after unprotected vaginal sex. Irritation or maybe STI or fungal infection? Suggested treatment if fungal?

Dry & flaky skin on penis head and shaft after unprotected vaginal sex.  Irritation or maybe STI or fungal infection?  Suggested treatment if fungal?

Yes: It could be any number of things, but yes, those three diagnoses are included. Fungal infection can be treated with the same topical creams used in vaginal yeast infections. See your doctor to get evaluated for the others. ...Read more

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Does yeast infection on penis cause red spots?

Does yeast infection on penis cause red spots?

Yeast infection: Yes....This yeast infection of penis is called balanitis which cause red spots and treatment is topical cream and tablets if not respond to cream. ...Read more

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Could it happen such that a doctor miss a fungal infection or yeast infection on penis three times?

Could it happen such that a doctor miss a fungal infection or yeast infection on penis three times?

I have no: Way to know. I don't know if you have the infection or your doctor missed it, or what. Discuss w/your doctor or get a second opinion. ...Read more

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Lotrimin (clotrimazole) on a bleeding yeast infection on a baby, is that okay?

Lotrimin (clotrimazole) on a bleeding yeast infection on a baby, is that okay?

Bleeding rash?: Candida usually causes a red, 'heaped up' skin rash with 'satellite' lesions. If there is bleeding associated with this rash, especially involving a baby, it needs to be seen and evaluated to assure that it is not a poly-microbial infection, allergic reaction or combination or the above with chemical irritation from urine. Call your pediatrician for assessment and or examination of the rash. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a yeast infection on a penis?

What are the symptoms of a yeast infection on a penis?

Burning, itching: A yeast infection of the skin of the groin, called tinea cruris, presents as intensely red, itchy, with occasionally in burning pain sensation. If you know someone with these symptoms, have him evaluated by a physician. Hygiene, keeping the area clean and dry, wearing loose, breathable fabrics, and use of prescription topical antifungal medications are necessary to control the infection. ...Read more

Yeast (Definition)

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


Candida (Definition)

Is a type of fungus which normally lives in small amounts on mucus membranes. An overgrowth of candida in the mouth produces a condition called 'thrush'. This is often triggered ...Read more