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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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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


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

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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What changes the pH levels in my vagina that can cause yeast infection ?

What changes the pH levels in my vagina that can cause yeast infection ?

Yeast infections: Yeast tends to grow better in an acidic environment (lower ph). Gardnerella vaginalis grows better in an alkaline environment. ...Read more

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Are white flakey/clumpy spots on outer part of vagina a symptom of a yeast infection? Are there any other conditions that cause this?

Are white flakey/clumpy spots on outer part of vagina a symptom of a yeast infection? Are there any other conditions that cause this?

Usually yeast: This can be normal depending on where you are in your cycle, etc, but usually irritating, itchy, white clumps are a sign of a yeast infection. It's probably worth trying an over-the-counter treatment like monistat, but if it does not improve or you have pain, bleeding, fever, etc - see a doctor. ...Read more

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Do you think having a yeast infection could cause bumps on the top inner part of the vagina?

Do you think having a yeast infection could cause bumps on the top inner part of the vagina?

No: Yeast infections do not cause bumps. They usually are associated with discharge, itching and burning. Some women with prolonged vulvar yeast infections can develop chronic vulvitis with skin discoloration, and thickening. No discrete bumps are seen. Please see a doctor. ...Read more

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What kind of yeast infection causes tears or cuts on vagina. I have one below vagina opening! it ripped very easy. Will Monistat cure infection?

Might not be yeast: A yeast infection most often causes itching and a cuddly white vaginal discharge. A tear or open cut might be herpes. It would be best if you have a doctor look at it and possibly run some tests. ...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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