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Can a female get ringworm in her vagina?

Can a female get ringworm in her vagina?

Vaginitis: Well, women can get fungal infections of the vagina. This is caused by a yeast called candida. Technically it is not "ringworm" but it is a fungal infection. ...Read more

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Dr. Ritu Saini
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Trichophyton (Definition)

Trichophyton is one of the common types of fungus that can infect the skin, called a "dermatophyte". It can cause ringworm of the skin (such as athlete's foot or jock itch) or of the scalp. It is usually diagnosed with a scraping of the skin and can be treated with topical medications if on the skin, or oral medicines if involving ...Read more


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Can a female get ringworms on her vagina?

Can a female get ringworms on her vagina?

See below: Ringworm is a skin yeast, not a worm. If you mean pinworm they typically in the intestine and around the rectum. ...Read more

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What to do if I do not have a vagina or a yest infection and I was told that canesoral will help get rid of my ringworm as I have a really bad case of it?

What to do if I do not have a vagina or a yest infection and I was told that canesoral will help get rid of my ringworm as I have a really bad case of it?

Treat locally: Vaginal yeast infections and ringworm are both fungal infections. While vaginal yeast infections can be treated effectively with tablets by mouth or cream per vaginam, ringworm is preferrably treated with cream applied to the affected skin areas. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get ring worm in your vagina?

Is it possible to get ring worm in your vagina?

No: The germs involved do not find the vaginal tissue a proper food source.You can, however, get yeast that may thrive in that setting. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get ring worm on your vagina area?

Is it possible to get ring worm on your vagina area?

Yes: Tinea , or fungal, infections around the vulva or in the crural fold can occur. The disease often begins after physical activity that results in copious sweating, and the source of the infecting fungus is usually the patient's own tinea pedis or athlete 's foot. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a ringworm on your vagina?

Tinea on mucosa: The type of fungus that causes ringworm is Tinea, which is usually unable to infect mucosal surfaces, such as in the vagina. Candida would be the type which would be of concern in this area. ...Read more

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What do I do if I have a ringworm on my vagina or like near it?

What do I do if I have a ringworm on my vagina or like near it?

Use lamisil (terbinafine): if it is just ringworms go buy some lamisil (terbinafine) spray and spray the area WITH YOUR PANTIES ON!!!! and it should automatically stop itching and go away. use it 2 times and it is gone. ...Read more

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Dr. Subir Mitra
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Ringworm (Definition)

Ringworm is neither ring or a worm -- it is a skin rash that can be circular and slowly enlarging with redness and scale caused by ...Read more