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Are white flakey/clumpy spots on outer part of vagina a symptom of a yeast infection? Are there any other conditions that cause this?

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Dr. Edward Neilsen
Family Medicine
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In brief: Usually yeast

This can be normal depending on where you are in your cycle, etc, but usually irritating, itchy, white clumps are a sign of a yeast infection.
It's probably worth trying an over-the-counter treatment like monistat, but if it does not improve or you have pain, bleeding, fever, etc - see a doctor.

In brief: Usually yeast

This can be normal depending on where you are in your cycle, etc, but usually irritating, itchy, white clumps are a sign of a yeast infection.
It's probably worth trying an over-the-counter treatment like monistat, but if it does not improve or you have pain, bleeding, fever, etc - see a doctor.
Dr. Edward Neilsen
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Dr. Edward Neilsen
Treating it as yeast will not irritate it if it is anything else. However, if it does not resolve, see you Dr.
Dr. George Valdez
over the counter treatments often cause irritation and allergic reactions, so watch out for this
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