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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. Amanda Itzkoff
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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

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