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Please describe a severe yeast infection at vagina?

Please describe a severe yeast infection at vagina?

ITCHING/VAGINAL DISC: Severe yeast infection may cause white cheesy discharge associated with intense itching in vagina, burning, often redness and irritation of vagina area.And it may cause appreciable swelling of vulva and may cause painful and frequent urination. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Fiala
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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 vagina numbness?

Can yeast infection cause vagina numbness?

Not typical: Typical symptoms of a vaginal yeast infection are vaginal itching associated with a thick white clumpy discharge and redness. Numbness is not a typical symptom ...Read more

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I think i'm getting a yeast infection my vagina was sore on one side?

I think i'm getting a yeast infection my vagina was sore on one side?

Discharge too?: Typically a vaginal yeast infection is associated with a somewhat thicker, white, clumpy discharge and itching/ redness on the outside and inside areas. Oftentimes it follows a course of antibiotics that one may have taken for another infection. Over the counter remedies can be considered first, but if still symptomatic, you should consult your gyn. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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Is my yeast infection turning vagina lips brown?

Is my yeast infection turning vagina lips brown?

Could: Chronic infection or inflammation can evoke pigmentation changes in the affected tissue and surrounding areas. Sometimes the pigmentation will return to normal after the infection is gone - but with longstanding changes it can be permanent. ...Read more

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After taking vagistat (tioconazole) 1 for my yeast infection, my vagina stared to itch. What does this mean?

After taking vagistat (tioconazole) 1 for my yeast infection, my vagina stared to itch. What does this mean?

It's working: Generally, women with vaginal yeast infections have vaginal itching already and the vagina is quite inflammed. The medication can hurt because that area is already so irritated. ...Read more

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I think i have a yeast infection my vagina is very swollen and irritated and right below my clitiors its a big lump can this be a cause? worried!

Possible one cause: This one possibility but there are several others see your Family Doctor or Gyn ASAP and get checked and treated, don't worry just get the right answer and treated! ...Read more

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I am not sure if i have yeast infection in vagina.It does not hurt but itches.i have never had sex.however my vaginal discharge is not usual?

Vaginal yeast: You do not need to be sexually active to have a vaginal yeast infection. It can occur after taking antibiotics, or from other things that alter the normal vaginal flora. As well, your symptoms may be something else, though nothing serious! You can certainly try an over the counter preparation for this, but , if symptoms persist, you should see your provider. ...Read more

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I think I have a yeast infection my vagina lips itch and I have a white milky discharge sometimes from my vagina, although i was reading information about how it could just be my underwear and laundry detergant.

Yes : Yes it could be either a contact dermatitis from allergic reaction to soap, fabric etc, it also could be a yeast or other vaginal infection. I would advise against trying self diagnosing. As treatments are different in these 2 conditions and wrong treatment modality may mask or make underlying problem worse. Raksha v. Trivedi, md, facog www.Avaniwoman.Com. ...Read more

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What shall I do if I have a yeast infection in my vagina?

What shall I do if I have a yeast infection in my vagina?

Monstat: You can start with over the counter monostat. Avoid tight fitted clothing, take probiotics, change out of wet clothes immediately, and do not douche. If infection persists, consult you doctor for stronger treatment and to confirm yeast infection. ...Read more

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Can a yeast infection cause my vagina to swell?

Possibly: Symptoms of a yeast infection may include: burning, redness & itching of the vulva; burning with urination & vaginal intercourse & a clumpy, white, vaginal discharge with no odor. Sometimes the discharge isn’t apparent. ...Read more

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Will a yeast infection cause your vagina to swell?

Most likely not: The most common presentation of yeast infection of the vagina , is itching , curd like discharge adherent to the virginal wall. Yeast infection of the vagina is very common and is usually mild nuisance . If there is swelling of the vaginal wall , i suspect something else is going on . I suggest to see your pcp / obgyn. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does having a yeast infection cause your vagina to be sensitive?

Does having a yeast infection cause your vagina to be sensitive?

Yes: Symptoms of a yeast infection may include: burning, redness & itching of the vulva; burning with urination & vaginal intercourse & a clumpy, white, vaginal discharge with no odor. Sometimes the discharge isn’t apparent. See your physician for accurate dx. ...Read more

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Can getting a yeast infection mean the vagina isnt being properly cleaned?

No: They occur due 2 upset in the normal flora in the vagina, usually caused by taking an antibiotic 4 some other reason. They r treatable, ask ur gyn, or pcp 4 recommendation 4 treatment. ...Read more

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Yeast (Definition)

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