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After being sexually active recently, I began to itch severely in my vaginal area. I also became very dry. Is this probably a yeast infection?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Yes, possible yeast

These are typical symptoms of a yeast infection.
You could try an over the counter yeast medication -- look for a product with active incredient ending in "azole" (clotrimazole, miconazole, several others). If that doesn't clear up your symptoms within a week, see a doctor for further evaluation. Good luck!

In brief: Yes, possible yeast

These are typical symptoms of a yeast infection.
You could try an over the counter yeast medication -- look for a product with active incredient ending in "azole" (clotrimazole, miconazole, several others). If that doesn't clear up your symptoms within a week, see a doctor for further evaluation. Good luck!
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