Shaving with a yeast infection caused painful bumps. What should I do?

Not shave. Don't shave if it causes pain while you have a yeast infection. Shaving isn't a necessity, but treating the yeast infection is. The bumps will subside. A warm bath soak might help, Ibuprofen for pain.
Ensure that the. Yeast infection has cleared before you shave again. If you are sure it is a yeast infection you can treat with over the counter meds. Over- the- counter medicines for yeast infections include: micon 7, monistat, vagistat, (tioconazole) gynazole, femcare, gyne-lotrimin; mycelex.

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I have reccurring yeast infections. A month ago I got a yeast infection along with bumps for the first time. Do yeast infections cause bumps?

Yeast infection. Occasionally yeast infections can cause bumps if the tissue is really irritated, though itching and a thick white discharge are more likely. If the bumps go away when the yeast infection does - great. If they don't go away they might be something else like genital warts or infected hair follicles. Read more...

Can a yeast infection cause you to get bumps?

Yeast doesn't. Usually present with bumps. 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. Please have vaginal lesions checked medically. Read more...

Help please! Could a yeast infection have caused my bumps?

Bumps are not. Usually associated with yeast. 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. Please get checked medically. Read more...

Thank you. I've had BV &a yeast infection twice that I know of at the same time. Could that cause the cluster of bumps as well?

Warts or herpes? Neither yeast nor BV would cause a "cluster of bumps". If they are more or less permanent -- i.e. unchanged after more than a few days -- it could be genital warts. If brief and initially blister-like and then sores, herpes is more likely. See a doctor and get it checked out. Good luck! Read more...

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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...

Could a yeast infection cause bumps around vaginal region?

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