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How to treat irregular surface of labia majora due to vaginitis? It is like rash but not red in colour. Doctor said in have vaginal yeast infection.
Are vaginitis, itching, or women's candida truly related to diet (or is that a myth)? I take fish oil and a multivitamin, but also eat dark chocolate!
Mostly myth: If you have a food allery, you can develop a rash and / or itching as a result and those symptoms could manifest as vaginal irritaion. Otherwise diet has no relationship to episodes of vaginitis that is more likely related to etioloies such as - infectious, hormonal, diabetes related, contact dermatitis, or foreign body related episodes of vaginitis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can vaginitis be cleared up by yeast infection meds? Is there burning of the vagina with vaginitis as well?
Vaginitis: Vaginitis is a non specific term for vaginal infection and inflammation. There can be infectious or non-infectious causes (for example chemicals). Since yeast can be a cause of vaginitis, then yeast infection medications can improve symptoms. If symptoms don't improve after, then there must be another cause. This can be clarified by a vaginal exam and testing for infection. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have been having severe itching down there there on the skin area. Been treated for everything from yeast to vaginitis. Any ideas what else it is?!?
A few questions: What kind of materials your underwear is made of? Do you often wear tight, synthetic pants? Do you wash the whole area too much/too often or too "deep"? Does it get better wearing skirts (and if feasible sometimes, without underwear)? Humidity or obsessive hygiene, along with too heavy/hot bed covers may play a role. Does a hairdryer improve the itching? (careful..) good luck ! ...Read more
Might a yeast infection to turn into something else like vaginitis or something alone those lines?
I have vaginal yeast infection candida glabrata. Will i be cured with meds. Will i give it to my husband. Thanks.?
Treatable: While other types of candida are more common causes of vaginal candidiasis candida glabrata is not rare. There are several antifungal treatments that can be used and your physicians lab can choose a drug to which this fungus is sensitive. It is not passed sexually from one person to the other. ...Read more
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