Can a yeast infection spread outside the vagina to the inner thighs?

Yes. In the groin (more common in males) it is called jock itch. Yeast can become a dermatitis (skin related) and be red with even little red dots outside that are called satellite lesions. It is not that common in females but can happen. If lotrimin, tinactin, (tolnaftate) micatin help then it is definitely yeast.

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Do you think having a yeast infection could cause bumps on the top inner part of the vagina?

No. Yeast infections do not cause bumps. They usually are associated with discharge, itching and burning. Some women with prolonged vulvar yeast infections can develop chronic vulvitis with skin discoloration, and thickening. No discrete bumps are seen. Please see a doctor. Read more...

My yeast infection has been gone for 3 days now, but the inner opening of my vagina is still swollen. Is this normal? Will it go away?

Usually resolves. It usually resolves with time and will improve. If it gets painful or increase in swelling, get it checked. Sometimes, bartholin gland can become obstructed that may require drainage. Read more...
Maybe. If you mean that the yeast infection is gone because the symptoms of itching and discharge are gone, the swelling may still just be taking a little longer to resolve. You can put the yeast cream on your finger and apply it to the area. Can also try ice packs for 15 minutes at a time. If this doesn't resolve the swelling in another couple of days, see doctor to rule out other problems. Read more...

I think I have a yeast infection but I also have a see able bump on the inner lip of my vagina that itch like a yeast infection. It feel irratated but?

Best plan. is get an exam with your doctor. If you've had yeast before, so you are pretty certain that's what it is, second best plan is use OTC yeast cream and see if it gets better. If not go back to plan A, hope you feel better soon. Read more...

Started atibiotics 2 days ago for tonsillitis. Outer vagina started itching today very bad. Left inner labia is swollen and red. Yeast infection?

Could be. Some women are more prone to yeast infections while taking antibiotics. The itching can be intense and you may notice a "cottage cheese" type of discharge from the vagina. Try an over the counter treatment and if it does not improve, call your physician who can further evaluate you and prescribe Diflucan (fluconazole) if needed. In the future, if you need antibiotics take acidophilus which can lessen the ris. Read more...