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Yeast Folliculitis Labia Majora
Itchy labia majora is it yeast infection? Or does itching in yeast infection only occur around vaginal opening &I have white chuncky vaginal disharge
I have a rash on my labia majora and bottom of buttocks that seem to be satalitte bumps. Very itchy maybe twice a day. No burning, no foul smell. The rash flares when I apply lotion. Possible yeast infe?
Forgot to change sanitary pad, woke up w painful splotchy rash on labia majora rash is now itchy/peeling. NOT sexually active. Is it yeast infection?
The rash is skin colored, painless, no itch and no burn. It is on my labia majora only. I currently have a yeast infection and a UTI from antibiotics
Possible skin fungal: Yeast infection vaginal is very common you recently use antibiotics. It destroys normal vaginal lactobacilus and gives way more aggressive fungi and bacterial overgrowth. Treat current test infection (Fluconazole) and possible topical antifungal cream on labia rash. Eat plenty of probiotics. Yougurt, Kefir. Avoid sweets and bread. Drink plenty of water. ...Read more
How to treat irregular surface of labia majora due to vaginitis? It is like rash but not red. Doctor said in have vaginal yeast infection.
Biospy says vulvar folliculitus. Culture shows negative for bac/yeast but feel vulva/vag yeast type symptoms. What could this be?
Infection of hair: Folliculitis is an infection of the hair follicle. Sounds as if you also have other symptoms--? Itching, or discharge--depending on symptoms, could be std's or vaginitis or vulvar vestibulitis (a condition causing pain with intercourse and tenderness to the touch of a qtip at the opening of vagina). Discuss with your dr who did the biopsy. ...Read more
I have a singular white spot on my labia majora that seems to be 'leaking' white pus-like fluid when squeezed. Is this likely folliculitus or herpes?
Urine culture are reliable STD test? Mine came back negative but now have a black small blister on labia majora. Labia is burning! Candida albicans +!
Not always: Urine testing is a good means by which infections and some stds such as chlamydia and gonorrhea can be detected however a lot of other infections and stds are also missed this way. You will need to be seen by a gynecologist for a pelvic exam and more detail testing to detect all infections. Herpes may present with blisters and burning as well. ...Read more
Follow recomendation of lactobacillo (yogurt) directly in vagina. My yeast is worst! My labia is burning with frictionand the green discharge is back!
No Doctor: No physician recommended that you put yogurt in your vagina. There is nothing you can gain on the internet other than the valid advise to not follow every myth that you hear about before checking them with an expert. You need an examination, some testing and prescription medications. ...Read more
Itchy outside skin of vulva and sometimes labia, not horrible but have had for two months at least. No yeast medications work. Any idea on what it is?
Resistant yeast?: Yeast still may be the best bet. About 15% of vaginal yeast infections are due to Candida species that often are resistant to the "azole" drugs, i.e. the active ingredient in most OTC yeast treatments. Alternate treatment, e.g. nystatin or flucytosine, can help. There are other causes of genital itching as well, and you listed some in your own tags. Time to stop self diagnosis and Rx; see doctor. ...Read more
Can a basic yeast infection cause very painful swelling and cracks in between my labia and on the skin between my vagina and anus?
Have a bump on vulva w hair in it. Rest of Bumps are in inner labia and inside vsgina. Herpes or yeast infection? Gyno looked said herpes.
Probably herpes: Association of lesions with hairs is atypical for herpes, but your gyn's opinion on examination is more important. Were you tested for herpes and yeast? If herpes is suspected, you should have been started on treatment immediately with oral valacylovir or acyclovir. Waiting for a test result may be too late for it to help much, and the drugs are harmless. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more
Area around vagina, outer labia, is very itchy, dry- no discharge or smell. Not yeast infection, had before, know what the symptoms are. What's wrong?
Are you washing : With a drying soap? Try only water for a while and use a moisturizer like aquaphor or eucerin till it clears up ...Read more
Hello, I'm 18 years old. I had chronic yeast infection where I had blisters on my vagina. Now blisters r on my labia minora again?
Vaginal blisters: Blisters in the vaginal area can be any number of conditions. If this has been a recurrent problem, you may want to consider further testing to evaluate other possible causes. ...Read more
Started atibiotics 2 days ago for tonsillitis. Outer vagina started itching today very bad. Left inner labia is swollen and red. Yeast infection?
Some women are more prone to yeast infections while taking antibiotics. The itching can be intense and you may notice a "cottage cheese" type of discharge from the vagina. Try an over the counter treatment and if it does not improve, call your physician who can further evaluate you and prescribe Diflucan (fluconazole) if needed.
In the future, if you need antibiotics take acidophilus which can lessen the ris. ...Read more
Hiv tests neg at 8mth bt kissin ulcrs on labia/vulva tht lsted fr ovr a mth that dint GT btr wth antibiotics also had folliculitis cramps and acne y?
My vagina is very itchy, irritated, and labia minora becomes swollen and painful. Already taken diflucan. But is this more than a yeast infection?
Azole resistance?: Yeast alone still is most likely. A few percent of yeasts that cause vaginal infection are resistant to fluconazole (Diflucan®) and other azole drugs. Best to be rechecked by a doctor to confirm the diagnosis and decide whether other kinds of treatment (like caspofungin, micafungin, flucytosine, or nystatin) might be worth a try. Good luck! ...Read more
Can you use hydrocortisone or Monistat outside of vagina and labia before pap for yeast infection and itching?
Topicals are ok: Using these creams outside the vagina should not affect your pap. ...Read more
Inflammation of outside of vagina and anus for a month with red bumps similar to folluculitis. Neg for yeast, herpes. What could illnesses could it be?
Follow up: You need to follow up with your gynecologist. You might need a biopsy.it still could be an external fungal (yeast) infection. When it gets in the skin on the outside, it's a lot harder to get rid of. It often takes a prolonged treatment with antifungal medication, sometimes in combination with a steroid. ...Read more
Have yeast issue on outer vulva and am allergic and have severe reactions to all the Azole meds. What can I use naturally to kill candida on vulva.
No: If you were treated correctly and adequately. ...Read more
Have vulva itch and anal itch. Have used clomitrazole yeast cream for a few weeks but itch still persists. Could this still be yeast?
I have not heard of: Makeup on vulva as a cause of yeast infections. However, in general would let that area 'breath' and would avoid placing makeup in genital area. Natural approaches to yeast infections: 1. Wear cotton vs synthetic underwear 2. Avoid wearing underpants in bed at night. 3. No tight-fitting panties ; pantyhose. 4. Use natural tampon/ feminine pads (avoid scented). 5. No douches or harsh, drying soap. ...Read more
Yeast infection: Common symptoms include red, swollen, tender, burning, and itching. There is usually a thick white discharge. Sometimes it can bad enough to cause the skin to crack with small fissures. ...Read more
I have white clumpy discharge with irratation of the vulva with no odor is this a yeast infection.
Yeast infection: It might well be, but without seeing the discharge and examining you there is no way to diagnose accurately. Either get OTC treatment and try it, or go and see your doctor. ...Read more
Been having virginal/vulva itching but no discharges and no odors. Do I have a yeast infection or is it something else?
If vaginal smear is 2. Group, can it still mean there is yeast infection of vulva if itching is present on vulva and smear is 2. Group?
Possible: It's possible to have 2 separate causes of infection. ...Read more