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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?

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! Read more...

I think I have a yeast infection. What are the symptoms of one? I am sexually active, with only one partner ever. But lately its been really itchy and hurts during intercourse.

Itching . Itching is the predominant symptom. Most patients have white, cheesey-discharge. If you look at your vagina with a mirror, you may see small white "dots", which are the areas of candida. There are over the counter medications you can treat this with, you can ask your pharmacist. Read more...