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Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
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Will a yeast infection cause your vagina to swell?

Will a yeast infection cause your vagina to swell?

Most likely not: The most common presentation of yeast infection of the vagina , is itching , curd like discharge adherent to the virginal wall. Yeast infection of the vagina is very common and is usually mild nuisance . If there is swelling of the vaginal wall , i suspect something else is going on . I suggest to see your pcp / obgyn. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Vikram Patel
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Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Can a yeast infection cause my vagina to swell?

Can a yeast infection cause my vagina to swell?

Possibly: Symptoms of a yeast infection may include: burning, redness & itching of the vulva; burning with urination & vaginal intercourse & a clumpy, white, vaginal discharge with no odor. Sometimes the discharge isn’t apparent. ...Read more

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Small clear bumps inside vagina I have small clear bumps inside my vagina doesn't itch doesn't hurt i just noticed them today i don't no how long they've been there ... What is it? If it helps i had a yeast infection thats what caused me to look down ther

The : The best thing to do would be to see your healthcare provider and have an examination and cultures. They might just be reactionary, but it is best to have cultures to be sure it isn't an infectious type of rash. If you have pain, fever, or discharge then you must be seen immediately. ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Beard
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Can a yeast infection and UTI cause a vagina to swell up? And if not, what can and what are treatments?

Can a yeast infection and UTI cause a vagina to swell up? And if not, what can and what are treatments?

Yes: A yeast infection can, so can numerrous other conditions - reactions to antibiotics like a UTI med can, tampons, other infections, trauma, allergic reaction, herpes and more. For yeast over the counter vaginal yeast cream, but if it persists or worsens i'd see the doc. ...Read more

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Does having a yeast infection cause your vagina to be sensitive?

Does having a yeast infection cause your vagina to be sensitive?

Yes: Symptoms of a yeast infection may include: burning, redness & itching of the vulva; burning with urination & vaginal intercourse & a clumpy, white, vaginal discharge with no odor. Sometimes the discharge isn’t apparent. See your physician for accurate dx. ...Read more

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Can a yeast infection cause air in the vagina? I think I might have one but I also have a lot of air. Can air make the vagina feel looser?

Can a yeast infection cause air in the vagina? I think I might have one but I also have a lot of air. Can air make the vagina feel looser?

See below: Yeast infection is not usually associated with gas/air in the vagina. Loose vagina is likely to aspirate air rather than air making the vagina loose. See the site listed below for more information on yeast infection. http://www.webmd.com/women/tc/vaginal-yeast-infections-topic-overview ...Read more

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Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
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Took a yeast infection test...positive. Can a yeast infection cause aches in your vagina?

What kind of test?: Vaginal yeast causes itching, irritation, and sometimes increased vaginal discharge; most affected women would not call it "aching". What kind of test was it? In a doctor's office or something you found on line? If the latter, I suggest you ignore it and see your doctor. Definitely should not have and should ignore tests for "systemic" yeast or candida, like a saliva or "spit test". ...Read more

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Dr. Martin Raff
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Can a yeast infection cause white lumps to appear right near the entrance of vagina?

Yes: This may certainly occur, but rather than diagnosing this yourself would strongly suggest you see a doctor and have an exam to determine if anything else may be present. ...Read more

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Dr. Tarek Naguib
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Could a yeast infection cause canchre sores near the opening of the vagina and blood streaks when wiping? Feel really raw. No burning urination

Usually not: You are describing herpes ulcerations. Need to be examined and therefore treated. If true, you are infectious to you sex partner until treated and resolved. ...Read more

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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


Candida (Definition)

Candidiasis or thrush is a fungal infection (mycosis) of any of the candida species (all yeasts), of which Candida Albicans is the most common.Also commonly referred to as a yeast infection, candidiasis is also technically known as ...Read more


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