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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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Why is it that every so often I get ringworms on the lips of my vagina area?

Why is it that every so often I get ringworms on the lips of my vagina area?

Usually yeast: If a labial fungal infection were to occur, it is usually yeast (Candidia species). These can occur after antibiotic exposure or wear tight, nonbreathable underwear, but could also be more frequent as a sign of immunocompromised state. If there is an episodic appearance of labial "irritation" (may not be ulcerative), I would also consider herpes simplex labialis.; have a doctor see it the next t ...Read more

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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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I have a ring worm on the side of my lip on my vagina can u let me know what to use to get rid of it?

Over the counter: Over the counter treatments are generally quite effective and you may get one from your pharmacy without a prescription. If it does not go away after a week of treatment, see your doctor. You may consult this site for info on this topic: http://www.cdc.gov/fungal/diseases/ringworm/treatment.html For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

Dr. Subir Mitra
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Ringworm (Definition)

A superficial fungal infection (dermatophytosis) of the arms and legs. The same appearances of ringworm may also occur on the scalp (tinea capitis), beard area (tinea ...Read more