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Redness, tingling, itchy vagina region. Yeast infection?

Redness, tingling, itchy vagina region. Yeast infection?

Yeast is likely: Sounds like a fairly classic presentation of a vaginal yeast infection. Over the counter yeast creams are available. If not improved with this then an evaluation by an Obgyn is warranted to determine what else might be happening ...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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Can clotrimazole vaginal cream treat bacterial vaginosis bv?

Can clotrimazole vaginal cream treat bacterial vaginosis bv?

No.: Is is not antibacterial or protazoal. It is an antifungal agent to treat fungal/yeast infections. ...Read more

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What is gardnarella vaginal infection?

What is gardnarella vaginal infection?

"Vaginosis": The gardnerella bacteria is the most common pathogen. Easily treated with antibiotics. Douching is not recommended! ...Read more

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Can herpes cause foul yeast infection?

Can herpes cause foul yeast infection?

No: They are 2 different things. Each is treatable but different. STOP TAKING FOLIC ACID UNTIL YOU GET A BLOOD TEST FOR B12. Why take such a huge dose, anyway? ...Read more

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Does mycolog II cream cure yeast infections or bacterial vaginosis?

Yeast infections : Mycolog ii is an anti-fungal and is used for yeast infections. If your treatment fails to relieve your symptoms, you may have BV (bacterial vaginosis) which is usually treated with Flagyl pills/gel or Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) cream. See your doc if your symptoms persist for an exam and testing. ...Read more

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Is there bulbous swelling of anal yeast infection?

Is there bulbous swelling of anal yeast infection?

No: It sounds much more like a thrombosed hemorrhoid. For the most part, anal yeast infection is a condition that gets discussed on the web much more often than it actually occurs. ...Read more

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Can a vaginal allergic reaction cause bacterial vaginosis?

Can a vaginal allergic reaction cause bacterial vaginosis?

No: One is an infection , the other an allergic reaction. Theoretically, one may conjecture that an inflamed vaginal mucosa from an allergic reaction renders it more prone to infection but in practice this is not what happens ...Read more

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Is thick pink vaginal discharge a symptom inna yeast infection?

May be: A clumpy (cottage cheese- like), white, non- odorous discharge associated w itching, burning, swelling or redness can be due to yeast infections. Although bleeding isn't usually associated with yeast, there could could be a small amt of blood mixed in causing pink coloration. Leukorrhea is a normal vaginal discharge (d/c). D/c is composed of cellular debris, vaginal secretions ; bacteria ; is >>. ...Read more

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Causes of vaginal yeast infection?

Causes of vaginal yeast infection?

Overgrowth of yeast: Occurs after antibiotics, or associated with diabetes. Treatable with over the counter products such as gyn lotrimin or micatin (miconazole). ...Read more

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Contact vulvitis, vaginitis or yeast infection?

Neither: Contact vulvitis infers an allergic reaction to something involving the vulva. Usually treated with topical steroids. ...Read more

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What are thrush, candida, cystitis and yeast infection?

Thrush: Thrush is a yeast infection in the mouth. Candida is the name of the yeast. Cystitis is a bladder infection, which could be a viral infection, bacterial infection or a yeast infection. Yeast infection just means that you have an infection from yeast and it could be just about anywhere. Vaginal yeast infections and oral (mouth) yeast infections do tend to be the most common, but skin occurs too. ...Read more

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Can mupirocin ointmentbe used for bacteria vaginosis / yeast infection?

No: It is used mainly for strep or staph skin infections and not effective against the usual bacterial cause of bacterial vaginosis (gardnerella), it also does not treat a yeast or fungal infection, only certain types of bacteria. ...Read more

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Severe yeast infection (blood, swelling, cuts - not herpes), 3 weeks later pap smear. Could the severe yeast infection have caused an abnormal pap?

No: Hpv, human papilloma virus, is the entity that causes abnormal pap smears. The yeast infection could cause inflammation in the vagina and cervix, but not the changes that the pap smear is designed to detect. At 22 yrs old, it's normal to come in contact with hpv, most women have. I'm sorry to hear about your yeast infection, hope the treatment is working! ...Read more

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What usually causes chronic/ recurring vaginal yeast infections?

Multiple: Chronic, recurrent vaginal yeast infections may indicate overuse of antibiotics, perhaps an immune deficiency or can be seen in persons with an HIV infection; may indicate a pre-diabetic or presence of active diabetes, can occur in dark, moist areas or can indicate inadequate treatment of a previous/current infection. ...Read more

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