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Vaginal Yeast Infection Rash
Can herpes or a vaginal yeast infection cause a skin rash throughout the body? I have a skin rash that develops first with an itch and then a round red bump appears. The first few where limited to my lower left arm and looked more like bites but then dis
It : It would be very unusual for herpes or vaginal yeast infection to spread throughout the body. Other medical issues, such as MRSA (methicillin resistant staph aureus), eczema, psoriasis, pityriasis, or other dermatological issues can cause a rash on the body. Trying a mild anti-bacterial soap and mild lotion may be helpful, but if it is a worsening rash, or if the patient had fever or new symptoms, then the patient should be medically evaluated. ...Read more
Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more
Marriedfemale recently diagnosd with vaginal yeast infection.Now my husband has red rashes in penis head.We're havin protected sex only.Is it related?
Contact dermatitis: Sometimes lubricant or powder used for any purpose might cause irritation. Just to be sure have your spouse md take a quick look to guide him to right treatments! regards and happy honeymoon ! ...Read more
What do you suggest if i'm a man who was prescribed vaginal yeast infection pills for a fungal skin rash. Does this make sense?
Yes: Monistat or a similar antifungal medications can be applied to the area twice a day. If not resolving in a week, advise physician. ...Read more
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.
Tell your Doctor: Your health care providers need to know that you are getting yeast infections after antibiotics, specifically the PCN, so they can give you a prescription for a medication that can prevent it from happenning again.Some patients benefit from using OTC monistat at the end of treatment with antibiotics or when they start having first signs of discomfort. However, some will need prescription med. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How much diflucan (fluconazole) dosage and duration do I need to take to treat a severe/complicated vaginal yeast infection?
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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