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Herpes, yeast infection, or allergic reaction, how can I tell the difference?

Herpes, yeast infection, or allergic reaction, how can I tell the difference?

Skin eruptions: You may not be able to tell the difference without a course in dermatology. Let your doctor see this and make the diagnosis, good luck. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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Does an allergic reaction to a body wash, soap or shower gel cause a yeast infection in your vagina?

Does an allergic reaction to a body wash, soap or shower gel cause a yeast infection in your vagina?

Possible: I definitely know people who have very sensitive genitalia to different chemicals including ones you just mentioned. Make sure you don't get those inside when you are showering. Try to use plain water. If you already have discharge/discomfort/symptoms, seek help, as you may need to have them treated. ...Read more

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Had a allergic reaction to clyndamicin 10 months ago and have been battling yeast infections and BV every month since then...What to do? Been to gynos

Had a allergic reaction to clyndamicin 10 months ago and have been battling yeast infections and BV every month since then...What to do? Been to gynos

Yogurt: An old fashioned remedy that women still do today is use plain (no sugar added) yogurt. Using your fingers, you can place a small amount of it up into your vagina for a few days. If you google "yogurt bacterial vaginosis" you'll be surprised by how many people talk about it. ...Read more

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Will triamcinolon acetonide cream help the yeast infection I have under my breast I was given powder but had an allergic reaction to it?

Temporarily: Cortisone cream may subdue the inflammation caused by the yeast infection but would not eradicate it (in fact may potentially worsen it). You need to keep the area dry by using antiperspirant regularly to discourage fungal growth. An antifungal cream for a few days will usually eradicate the problem. ...Read more

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I wanted to know is it herpes a really bad yeast infection or latex allergies!?

I wanted to know is it herpes a really bad yeast infection or latex allergies!?

Vaginitis: You need to be seen and examined to establish the cause of this outbreak. ...Read more

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I was wondering is it herpes a really bad yeast infection or latex allergies, should I be concerned?

Skin eruption: Would need far more information about what sort of lesions you are seeing. Best advice is to let a doctor see these and make a diagnosis. Good luck. ...Read more

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Clear drainage slow drips out of R nare docs say due to allergies. Now having odor, like vaginal secretions - healthy not yeast smell what is that?

Clear drainage slow drips out of R nare docs say due to allergies. Now having odor, like vaginal secretions - healthy not yeast smell what is that?

Single nare drainage: Commonly fowl smelling unilateral nasal drainage may indicate some obstructing lesion or infection rather than allergies. May consider a second opinion or ENT ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergic Reaction (Definition)

Allergic reactions are sensitivities to substances, called allergens, that come into contact with the skin, nose, eyes, respiratory tract, and gastrointestinal tract. They can be inhaled into the ...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