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I've noticed a rash on the entrance to my vagina that I

Hi! I've noticed a rash...
Hi! I've noticed a rash on the entrance to my vagina that I initially thought was a yeast infection (I know it's not an STD) but now i'm not so sure? I seemed to go away once I started my period but after my partner and I had sex again, it returned. Could this be just a recurring yeast infection?
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Please provide some additional information.

Do you suffer from itching, pain?

Thich white vaginal discharge?

Are you taking any medicines?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Just itching and a white discharge yes. I'm not taking any medicines. I've been keeping the area as clean as possible.

Sorry for late reply and inconvenience.
Thanks for the follow-up.
I understand your concern.
As per your description, it indicates a vaginal yeast infection.

I would advise you some self-care remedies which you can try.
Take a cool water bath and keep it dry and afterward, apply OTC Zeasorb AF powder.

An application of OTC Hydrocort ointment and Lotrimin ointment on the affected site twice a day for 1-2 weeks.
Take OTC Advil and Allegra.
Wear loose-fitting cotton fabric undergarments.

Abstain from sex for a week.

Maintain a good hydration.
Start Culturelle probiotic and yogurt.

See your gynecologist for a pelvic exam and prescribed oral anti-fungal medicines can be added if your symptoms will not show any improvement.

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Thank you so much, I appreciate your time :D

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