How to know if I have herpes or an untreated yeast infection?

Medical eval. 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. Local symptoms from a herpes simplex 2 infection are usually is seen 2 to 12 days after exposure ; consists of a cluster of lesions that look like blisters. The lesions can appear.

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I need help! How do I know if I have herpes or an untreated yeast infection?

Medical eval. Yeast can present with clumpy, white vaginal discharge to a watery, white discharge. Sometimes a discharge is not apparent. There is no odor. It can cause swelling and redness of vulva along with itching and burning pain. It may lead to pain with urination or intercourse. Herpes simplex - The lesions may be preceded several days by itching &/or pain. They start as red bumps which then develop. Read more...

Is it possible to get herpes like sores from an untreated yeast infection?

Possibly. Candida (yeast) infections can present as red bumps or pustules that might resemble a herpetic sore or ulcer in their later stages. Herpes sores are usually very distinctive in that they start out as blisters in clusters, are usually painful and last 5-15 days and resolve, often to reccur again in the same spot. As a rule candia infections do not behave in this fashion. Read more...

How do I know if I have herpes or yeast infection?

Herpes Vs .Yeast. Herpes outbreaks are usually a small cluster of very painful blisters that as they age ulcerate into raw open skin that is very painful. Yeast infections are usually red, dry flaking itchy skin that covers a much larger area than the small herpes outbreaks. Read more...

How do I know if I have herpes? I am going to the doctors today to get cultured. Can a yeast infection cause cuts?

Both yeast infection. ; herpes infections can cause what seems like tiny cuts. Local symptoms from a herpes simplex 2 infection are usually is seen 2 to 12 days after exposure ; consists of a cluster of lesions that look like blisters. The lesions can appear on the penis, anus, labia or cervix ; they can spread, coalesce followed by crusting over. The fluid in the lesions is very contagious. Some people contract herpes. Read more...

What to do if I have herpes, yeast infection, help?

Herpes, Yeast, both? Herpes Simplex 2 is most frequent cause of genital herpes. It appears as a cluster of lesions that look like blisters. The lesions can appear on the penis, anus, labia or cervix & they can spread, coalesce followed by crusting over. Symptoms of a yeast infection may include: burning, redness & itching of the vulva; burning with urination & vaginal intercourse & a clumpy, white, vaginal discharge. Read more...

How do I know if I have a yeast infection or herpes?

Medical eval will. Distinguish. 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. Local symptoms from a herpes simplex 2 infection are usually is seen 2 to 12 days after exposure ; consists of a cluster of lesions that look like blisters. The lesion. Read more...

How to determine if I have herpes or yeast infection?

Med eval. If you are uncertain how to differentiate, it is safety to see your physician for diagnosis. Treatment will be dependent on accurate diagnosis. Read more...

How can you tell if you have yeast infection or herpes?

Get a pelvic exam. It's not always easy to tell if it's a yeast infection vs herpes. If your only symptom is itching in the vaginal area it could be either. If there is thick white d/c then your doc can test this for yeast. If there is a sore, this can be cultured for herpes. If you think you may have been exposed to herpes, but there is no visible sore there is a blood test to detect if you have an infection too. Read more...