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Can you get razor burn rash like when you have a yeast infection?

Yeast rash. Yeast infections of the skin often present as beefy red bumps/pimples around a larger red area, these are known as 'satellite papules/pustules'. This can look very much like a severe case of razor burn. Otc remedies like clotrimazole, Miconazole or ketoconazole can all be effective for yeast infections of the skin. Read more...

Why do I have itching burning and discomfort in my perineal and vaginal area also painful intercourse its not a yeast infection could it be herpes?

See a Physician. By visiting your gynaecologist or family physician who can do a pelvic exam and test you for std including herpes . Pid is the sequalae of untreated std infection.It can be the cause of pelvic pain, discharge and painful intercourse. Read more...
Varies. Yeast often causes those symptoms, but other infections or disorders and as well - including hpv, herpes, lichen sclerosis, trichomoniasis, and cancer. Read more...

Herpes, yeast infection, or allergic reaction, how can I tell the difference?

Skin eruptions. You may not be able to tell the difference without a course in dermatology. Let your doctor see this and make the diagnosis, good luck. Read more...

How to tell if lesion/ulcers are from yeast infection or herpes?

Medical evaluation. Herpes pressents as a cluster of lesions that look like blisters which 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 with no odor. Sometimes the discharge isn’t apparent. See your doctor/ gynecologist for definitive diagnosis. Read more...
Culture. Have it evaluated. A culture will be able to determine the 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...

How can we tell the difference between vaginal yeast infection & genital and oral herpes? Symptoms? Length of initial infection? Help please please.

Coaitng or vescles? A yeast infection is characterized by an inflammed mucosa with a white coating that can be wiped off. Herpes is characterized by small vesicles which are very painful and are red or inflammed. Read more...