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continuously yeast infections for the last 3 months

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Pls pls pls someone help,... I've been suffering from continuously yeast infections for the last 3 months, doctors give up on me, I have another yeast infection now but nothing is working, 2 days ago I seen a small paper cut like an inch away from the vagina entrance.. is this normal or no?

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replied November 16th, 2011
Yeast Infection Answer A28609

Welcome to the ehealthforum and I am glad to help you out. Your concern is regarding the recurrent yeast infections. This paper like cut can be due to dry skin caused by the yeast infection. Candidiasis is caused by the overgrowth of yeast-like fungi called Candida. Candida inhabits the vagina, mouth and digestive tract in small numbers and is normally harmless. When the balance of naturally occurring organisms in the vagina is disrupted an overgrowth of Candida can occur.

Take some precautionary measures like avoid wearing tight fitting clothing like jeans and pantyhose and underwear made from synthetic fibres. Remove wet or damp bathing suits immediately after swimming, avoid douching, perfumed soaps, bubble baths and toiletries, change underwear daily, wash underwear in hot water (to destroy fungi) and double rinse (to remove any irritating detergent) and take adequate nutrition and sleep. Also use some antifungal pessaries.

If still the symptoms persist then oral antifungals may be needed. Please consult a gynecologist in that case.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.

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