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Yeast Infection With Pressure In Vagina
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
Yogurt use: There is a prebiotic product called luvena (vaginal wipes). The wipes are not a treatment for candidiasis but do help vaginitis. The average yogurt you buy in the grocery store has dead cultures. Consider eating yogurt with live cultures or kefir. Yogurt with live cultures can be placed in the vagina (some say it helps but there is not clear research to back claims currently). ...Read more
Severe skin infections can leave excoriations.
Using a paste like boudreauxs butt paste which will be in the diaper rash area can be used to coat the skin and give some relief. The boric acid in the paste can help with yeast as well. Use a panty liner tho as it can be messy. ...Read more
Please don't do that: Inserting yogurt or any other food into the vagina is not an effective treatment for a vaginal infection such as yeast or bacterial vaginosis. Over the counter yeast creams are available to treat this very common problem. It will be more effective to use one such as Monistat or Clotrimazole. Inserting yogurt is likely to cause you more problems. ...Read more
I was wondering does the white stuff in my vagina go away with prescribed meds for a yeast infection?
If white d/c is due: To yeast infection than proper treatment may resolve it. However, there can also be white discharge that is normal (leukorrhea). 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. ...Read more
I have a recurrent, painful swelling at the opening of my vagina, but I don't think it is a yeast infection. What could this be?
Cyst: Swelling at the opening of the vagina can be a Bartholin's gland cyst. When the duct becomes blocked, fluid accumulates. They can frequently become infected and cause an abscess with tenderness. Treatment usually involves opening the cyst to allow drainage and can be performed in the office with local anesthetic. Consult your physician for further evaluation. ...Read more
I've just recovered from yeast infection. But how can I tell if I have a healthy vagina? Like how can I tell if my vagina looks healthy?
Symptoms: If you have no symptoms of burning, itching, urinary symptoms, discharge, foul smell and sexual intercourse is not painful, it is likely that you don't have an infection though some infections like cervicitis can be asymptomatic, having a physician do a pelvic examination, vaginal examination and colposcopy will be useful in reassuring you. ...Read more
Can a yeast infection cause air in the vagina? I think I might have one but I also have a lot of air. Can air make the vagina feel looser?
Yeast infection is not usually associated with gas/air in the vagina. Loose vagina is likely to aspirate air rather than air making the vagina loose. See the site listed below for more information on yeast infection.
http://www. Webmd. Com/women/tc/vaginal-yeast-infections-topic-overview ...Read more
I don't know if I have a yeast infection or a cut in my vagina. I did shave down there the other day and it's possible to cut myself while shaving.?
Hello. I have had swelling on one side of my vagina for three days now. I'm not too positive if its just from a yeast infection or if its more severe.
Genital swelling: Yeast infection wouldn't usually cause one sided genital symptoms. If the swelling is painful, and especially if there are open sores, herpes is likely. See a doctor ASAP -- the sooner the better for accurate diagnosis. Also, if it's herpes, treatment effectiveness depends on starting treatment right away. Good luck! ...Read more
Ok, so super embarrassing, I put a piece of garlic up my vagina to treat a yeast infection, I read you could do that online, but now I can't find it.?
I'm 43 years old and never had a yeast infection or any problems in my vagina, but the last 2 weeks I've had a bad odor inside my vagina. There's no?
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Many things: See your doctor. Discharge could be anything from an std, to bv, to just an environmental irritant. For evaluation, the doctor needs to see and evaluate the discharge. ...Read more
Other possibilities: Other most common causes of bad vaginal odor are BV/VB and trichomoniasis. It is impossible to make a diagnosis online, you need an exam with a Gyn doctor for suse. These conditions can be treated with medicine, good wishes. ...Read more
Probably: There is some good evidence that lactobacillus acidophilus, which is the bacteria that is used to ferment yogurt, is effective for vaginal yeast infections. Make sure that your yogurt contains l. Acidophilus, and that it does not contain added sugars, which feed the yeast. If your symptoms don't go away, or if you are not sure whether you have a yeast infection, see a doctor to get it checked out! ...Read more
My vagina feels irritaded dry and itchy I was treated for yeast infection two weeks ago could I still have it?
You could: Be seen and examined, and your doctor can determine if you need to be retreated, or if you have another condition. ...Read more
Took some medicine for a yeast infection recently but now I have a flat black dot on my vagina and it is turning whitish.
Get an exam.: You need to be examined by a physician. ...Read more
Why would the opening of my vagina be white? Would it be a yeast infection or what? I've only had oral sex, not vaginal.
Possibly: If you douche frequently, on recent antibiotics you could develop a yeast infection. At 16 you are really at the age where you should start to see a gynecologist. If this is bothering you or isn't resolving I would see one, they can simply tell you what it is with a painless test and cure this problem ...Read more
I am itching at my vagina. That's the only sign I have so far its on and off. I wanted to know could it be a yeast infection?
Its been a month since I got treated for my yeast infection, why do I now have dry vagina. During intintercourse or when im horny, can't get wet?
Dry vagina: It takes time to heal the vagina after the infection. Try a half teaspoon of "live" yogurt e.g. Activia introduced into vagina each day. This will help the vagina rebuild its natural bacteria content. Do not douche as this makes matters worse. Also take the yougurt orally as this also helps. Avoid intercourse for awhile until your tissues are healed. ...Read more
My vagina is itching, I can also see white muscus inside, how can I tell if this is a yeast infection, are there any other symptoms besides itching?
I have been having this fishy smell coming from my vagina for about 3 months now. 2 cultures detected only a yeast infection but I still smell fishy?
I would ask: Specifically for metronizadole 500 mg 2x per day for 7 days. You don't need a culture to diagnose that one, it's bacterial vaginosis and sometimes you have to treat the obvious, not depend on a culture. Gd luck. ...Read more
My vagina burns very bad. It does not itch so I do not believe it is a yeast infection. It is right inside the opening where it burns. What could it b?
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