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Skin rashes mostly around my inner thighs n buttocks. There's a few tiny spots on my lower leg n arm. Currently having yeast infection cuz of plan b..

Skin rashes mostly around my inner thighs n buttocks. There's a few tiny spots on my lower leg n arm. Currently having yeast infection cuz of plan b..

Rash: Yeast infection is common is areas of the body that is moist like inner thighs, arm pits. See you physician. If it a yeast infection it will require antifungal topical medication and keeping the area dry. ...Read more

Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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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 I get yeast infection on buttock? Largish Skin eruption, purplish, feels rough, possible blisters (can't see well)...sore to touch or w pressure.

Can I get yeast infection on buttock? Largish Skin eruption, purplish, feels rough, possible blisters (can't see well)...sore to touch or w pressure.

Skin Lesion: Don't worry get it checked out. It needs to be looked at either by your primary physician or a dermatologist. It could be a patch of dry skin to a skin cancer. Put your fears to rest by checking to see what it is. It could even be shingles. ...Read more

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Like a month ago I got a yeast infection and I noticed bumps on my buttocks developing. Could the bumps be caused by the yeast infection?

Like a month ago I got a yeast infection and I noticed bumps on my buttocks developing. Could the bumps be caused by the yeast infection?

Yes: Yeast infection is usually from excessive moisture and can present with satellite lesions that look like pustules (white heads). You may also have folliculitis which can be bacterial (common with friction, moisture, sitting too long, shaving, etc). If your doctor gave you diflucan, (fluconazole) I would add and otc benzoyl peroxide acne wash in the shower - may bleach towels! ...Read more

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I have a yeast infection that I got from taking amoxicillin. I also think the yeast is on my buttocks as well. What can I use to treat buttocks area?

I have a yeast infection that I got from taking amoxicillin. I also think the yeast is on my buttocks as well. What can I use to treat buttocks area?

Yeast cream: Any of the over the counter yeast creams will be helpful in clearing up yeast in that location. Monistat is a common brand but any of them is fine. Apply a layer of the yeast cream to the whole rash area 2-3 times daily. Keeping the area dry and well aerated will help clear the infection more quickly. ...Read more

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I have reddish bumps on my buttocks and discomfort during intercourse. I've had yeast infections before but no bumps. Is it a yeast infection?

I have reddish bumps on my buttocks and discomfort during intercourse. I've had yeast infections before but no bumps. Is it a yeast infection?

Yeast infection: Red bumps on your buttocks can be from yeast but can also be from infected hair follicles or molluscum contagiosum which is another skin infection. A provider should be able to tell with looking. People often have pain with intercourse when they have a vaginal infection. ...Read more

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Have disolcoration in buttock area is this yeast infection?

Have disolcoration in buttock area is this yeast infection?

Infection: It is impossible to diagnose this without seeing it, but discoloration alone makes it more probably that this may be a superficial fungal infection rather than yeast. See a doctor and let them examine it. ...Read more

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Can you treat yeast infection on buttock cheek with bleach?

Can you treat yeast infection on buttock cheek with bleach?

No, this is not: A good choice for treatment. You can use an over the counter antifungal medication. ...Read more

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I have some rashes in the vagina area which creates a burning sensation when being rub by my panties. Is that a yeast infection?

I have some rashes in the vagina area which creates a burning sensation when being rub by my panties. Is that a yeast infection?

Does not sound: Like yeast. Yeast is not usually a rash but a white chunky cottage cheese like discharge that itches. This sounds like something else. Suggest you get seen to get proper diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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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

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I have developed a rash around my vaginal area I think it might be a yeast infection but I do not know.?

I have developed a rash around my vaginal area I think it might be a yeast infection but I do not know.?

Ok: See a dr. And have it examined, that ay you can get it properly diagnosed and treated, good luck to you. ...Read more

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I don't know if I have a yeast infection but in that area it is itchy, and my skin is kinda white, like a white pasty rash and itchy on skin?

I don't know if I have a yeast infection but in that area it is itchy, and my skin is kinda white, like a white pasty rash and itchy on skin?

Most likely: Yes, and it could be a side effect of an antibiotic or other meds you are taking, or as a result of wearing certain synthetic clothing,
There are so many OTC meds for yeast infection, that you can try. ...Read more

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What looks more like a rash? Herpes or yeast infection

What looks more like a rash? Herpes or yeast infection

Rash: 'opinion not a decision'.
Herpes: very painful; pustules; weaping rashes; may have puss among the pustules

yeast infection: discharge of curd like material. Itching and may be some pain. Foul smell

entirely different treatment. ...Read more

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I have a question about difference between yeast infection or diaper rash?

Some are some not: Some diaper ashes involve yeast and some do not. Yeast will usually become involved for any skin breakdown lasting more than 3 days. It is characterized by rough bumps rather than simple flat redness. Visual inspection by your doc can define the difference. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has a rash on his penis. I had a yeast infection & took fluconizol. I gave him one & him went away. But now it's back.?

My boyfriend has a rash on his penis. I had a yeast infection & took fluconizol. I gave him one & him went away. But now it's back.?

Not so simple: Vaginal yeast is not an "infection". It is a proliferation of yeast which is already present in small numbers. The yeast proliferates because of sugars in the environment or because there is a loss of normal bacteria. The most common cause is exposure to antibiotics which kill the bacteria normally competing with yeasts. There are a variety of rashes on the penis. Is he circumcised? Frequently th ...Read more

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I have yeast infection and some boils I don't know if its boils or rash, when it itches n I scatch it, den it starts to bleed, please I need help, thank you?

Yeast infection: This must be seen and examined in order to be successfully diagnosed. This sounds quite disturbing and would urge you to see a gynecologist asap. Good luck and best wishes. ...Read more

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I have a yeast infection that has spread to inner thighs. Dr gave diflucan (fluconazole). Took one dose yest and one today. Rash seems to have spread. Got no relief?

I have a yeast infection that has spread to inner thighs. Dr gave diflucan (fluconazole). Took one dose yest and one today. Rash seems to have spread. Got no relief?

Yeast: You need to take the medicine for several days before you notice an appreciable effect. In the meantime you may use topical lotrimine (over the counter) for the thigh area ...Read more

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Can you take yeast infection pills for a skin rash?

Can you take yeast infection pills for a skin rash?

If treating candida: There are many things that could cause a skin rash. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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How to tell difference in heat rash and yeast infection?

How to tell difference in heat rash and yeast infection?

Smell and pattern: Yeast infections are usually bright red with little red dots at the outside border. Heat rashes are much more diffuse. ...Read more

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How can u tell if u have heat rash or can u have yeast infection all over your body? & what's the symptoms or how does it look?

See a doctor: Trying to describe a rash is very difficult when using that to try and determine a cause. It would be inordinately rare to see a yeast infection produce a rash all over your body. But the best thing to do is have a doctor examine this. ...Read more

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Does herpes look like jock itch? Could it look like a skin yeast infection? Dr. thinks I have jock itch. But rash has been in bikini line for 2months.

Does herpes look like jock itch? Could it look like a skin yeast infection? Dr. thinks I have jock itch. But rash has been in bikini line for 2months.

For sure not herpes: No doctor is likely to mix up herpes with the kind of rash caused by jock itch (or its equivalent in women). And herpes outbreaks never last 2 months -- each outbreak always clears up entirely within a couple weeks. There is no chance this is herpes. ...Read more

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I have had a vaginal itch / chafing for 2 months. Now have a yeast infection. Monastat took care of all symptoms but the itch. What could the rash be?

Yeast infection: Monostat may not have completely alleviated the problem, and it could be residual yeast infection.

If it's more in the groin creases, it could be intertrigo, which occurs when skin in the body creases is occluded from exposure to air. ...Read more

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13 month old daughter has rash on chin that looks very similar to yeast infection and is causing her discomfort. What can be done?

13 month old daughter has rash on chin that looks very similar to yeast infection and is causing her discomfort. What can be done?

Yeast infection: If she uses a pacifier, get her a new one. If she drinks milk through a nipple get new nipples. Lastly get some Nystatin cream and apply it 4 times daily. ...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


Buttock (Definition)

The buttocks are the paired curved masses that make up our "posterior." each buttock consists of a layer of fat superimposed on the gluteus maximus ...Read more