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What are the symptoms of a yeast infection on your skin?

What are the symptoms of a yeast infection on your skin?

Yeast: Rash which is red, itchy, sometimes tender. Usually confluent with satellite lesions outside the area of confluency. ...Read more

Dr. Adam Lewis
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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


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Can yeast infection cause bumps on skin around labia + cuts? I was diagnosed with yeast infection, these symptoms appeared after. Could it be herpes?

Can yeast infection cause bumps on skin around labia + cuts? I was diagnosed with yeast infection, these symptoms appeared after. Could it be herpes?

Many possibilities: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. Yeast and herpes can both cause these symptoms. A doctor should be able to tell the difference by looking. If not testing can be done ...Read more

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I have candida (yeast) infection. I put one CLOTRIMAZOLE tablet in my vagina. What can I do more? The symptoms are juste white skin and "creamy"...

I have candida (yeast) infection. I put one CLOTRIMAZOLE tablet in my vagina. What can I do more? The symptoms are juste white skin and "creamy"...

Clotrimazole: Clotrimazole is one of the effective medications. There are several others available over the counter but this is going to vary from country to country. You can check wth the pharmacist where you live and ask what options are available. If you are not certain if the infection is yeast or not it is best to have your doctor check and confirm the diagnosis ...Read more

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Went to doc last week for vuvlar irritation, said I had yeast infection, took diflucan, symptoms better but not gone. Bumps on skin above vulva appear?

Went to doc last week for vuvlar irritation, said I had yeast infection, took diflucan, symptoms better but not gone. Bumps on skin above vulva appear?

Yeast: Infections can be "stubborn" I suggest another course of treatment. ...if that doesn't resolve your issues completely another visit to your Doctor may be indicated! Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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How to differentiate symptoms of bacterial vaginosis and yeast infection? Are there skin reaction at the labia to the infection?

How to differentiate symptoms of bacterial vaginosis and yeast infection? Are there skin reaction at the labia to the infection?

When uncertain -: This should be medically evaluated. A clumpy (cottage cheese- like), white, non- odorous discharge associated w itching, burning, swelling or redness can be due to yeast infections. Bacterial vaginosis can present with a yellowish cloudy, white or gray discharge which has a fish-like odor. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching. ...Read more

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I am a male and I have a yeast infection of the skin how do I treat it.

I am a male and I have a yeast infection of the skin how do I treat it.

OTC topical antifung: There are numerous otc antifungals available from your friendly pharmacist, assuming of course that your self diagnosis is correct. ...Read more

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Most preferred ointment for yeast infection on skin?

Prescription: You may try the over the counter vaginal yeast cream or make an appointment with your doctor to verify the diagnosis and get a prescription. ...Read more

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I have a yeast infection of the skin. Is there anything OTC I can get to get rid of it?

Yes: Keep the area clean and dry and you could try a cream such as Lotrimin (clotrimazole). If it does not help, you need to get in to see your physician for evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more

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I had a severe yeast infection that caused sever irritation that cased skin to peel after. Is this normal?

Skin sloughing: If the yeast infection involved the skin in the vulvar, after it heals, it starts to peel off. The skin can get hyperpigmented at first and then peels off. This is a normal partt of healing. ...Read more

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I am a 44 year old male who keeps getting a systemic yeast infection of the prostate and ringworms on my skin. What do I need to take? Dosage, etc

I am a 44 year old male who keeps getting a systemic yeast infection of the prostate and ringworms on my skin. What do I need to take? Dosage, etc

Yeast?: I am unsure who told you you have "systemic yeast infections of the prostate" but I would suggest you seek out a urologists opinion as that is not really a diagnosis that can be validated clinically. ...Read more

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Hi I think I have yeast infection on my penis head how do I cure it I'm so scare?

Hi I think I have yeast infection on my penis head how do I cure it I'm so scare?

See your doctor: Men are less likely to get yeast infection but they can. There is itching, dryness and head of penis skin may be cracked, sometime it can also cause blisters, these can break open. Use over the counter antifungal cream like Monistat twice daily, avoid having sex with your partner and have her treated retract your foreskin if it is present and clean thoroghly/keep dry prescription rx like Diflucan (fluconazole) tabl. ...Read more

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What are some ALT meds for skin yeast infection?

What are some ALT meds for skin yeast infection?

Unclear question: What are non-ALT meds? Where is the infection? What symptoms do you have? Do you want effective meds or "ALT" meds? ...Read more

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Does vagisil clear up treated yeast infection skin?

Does vagisil clear up treated yeast infection skin?

Vagisil Feminine Cre: Cream (benzocaine topical) can reduce yeast related discomfort but it doesn't treat yeast itself. ...Read more

Yeast (Definition)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable of fermenting ...Read more


Candida (Definition)

Is a type of fungus which normally lives in small amounts on mucus membranes. An overgrowth of candida in the mouth produces a condition called 'thrush'. This is often triggered ...Read more