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Skin Yeast Infection Symptoms
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
What should I use for a possible yeast infection on my foreskin? Symptoms: itching, dry and cracked skin, development of a white substance under skin.
Antifungal: Try some antifungal ointment if not improved need evalaution. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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?
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
OTC topical antifung: There are numerous otc antifungals available from your friendly pharmacist, assuming of course that your self diagnosis is correct. ...Read more
Ketanozole worked really well for me on previous skin yeast infection, upcoming appointment....can I ask for it again and insist it be prescribed?
No: Suggest you consult your doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
I had a severe yeast infection that caused sever irritation that cased skin to peel after. Is this normal?
Vuvla? I'm suppose to aplly this. Momstamt. Cream. For. A yeast infection. On the. Skin around it? .Where's.That. At?
Outside the vagina: The vulva is the area outside the vagina. Just apply cream in this area. ...Read more
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
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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