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Candida - Genital

Also known as Genital Thrush, Thrush - Genital, Vaginal Thrush

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  • Light period for a month

    Hello everyone again, I dont know if i should worry or not but ive had my period since 2 years and it used to be heavy but recently i have had it 2-3 months apart and this time it has been very light for about a month now do i need to see a doctor? Thanks, Hannah

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  • Stings badly when using lube!

    I’m a virgin. I met my partner (who is also a virgin) about 7 months ago and we’ve been trying to have sex for 3 months now. We’ve tried Durex lube, personal KY lube, and my GP gave me the most sensitive one that they use for pap-smears. Every time any lube enters my vaginal area inside, it stings! Like...

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  • Pulling feeling in vagina, how can I stop it?

    Hi. I often get the feeling my vagina is being pulled but it's recently become more frequent. I'm in my late teens and had my period for a few years now and I haven't had sex so I'm not pregnant. Please help me end this!! Also sorry I didn't know which category to put this in

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  • Please help white discharge and bumps in vaginal

    Hi. I am freaking out.. it started with itching in the inside of vagina so i checked and saw bumps with some white discharge... today it started burning when i pee and it looked like the picture below.. i am scared at first i thought it was a fungal infection but then i saw the bumps and i am thinking...

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  • Thrush symptoms like Uti

    Hi I am new to this forum . I hope someone can help me with my questions . 10 days ago I had a cyst and had to go on a course of antibiotics . Half way through them I started feeling sore around area where you urinate urethra I think it called. Then started need toilet constant and feeling just a pressure...

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  • Thrush - again and again

    Hi there, I've posted on here before about recurrent thrush which starts around my period and I wanted to share my findings with you all. I visited a gynaecologist who said that the main cause could be iron deficiency, so I started taking a supplement as well as a long term course (6 months) of...

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  • candida infection/shingles/what?

    Dear all,  I hope you can help me with this particular question. It is a particularly long story, so I hope you bear with me. A couple of weeks ago, I thought I had a vaginal yeast infection, so after contacting my GP (who took a culture), I had OTC medication. This however did not seem to resolve...

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  • Random abnormality in genital area

    About 4 months ago when wiping after using the bathroom I noticed my perineal was extremely hard. I have no pain and my bowl movements have remained regular. Since monitoring it I noticed it is most hard after a bowl movement but softens slightly within an hour or so, I do at times experience slight...

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  • Does fluconazole cause gas...?

    Pretty upset at present as for past month have been watching what i eat due to food intolerance, even keeping an in-depth food diary.  Virtually ruling out everything allowed me to have a life without constant gas.  I suspect fructose.  On Sunday evening i started with thrush (vaginal),...

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  • Burning in vagina that won't go away

    I am 25 years old. I've been having burning in my vagina for a year now. When I was dating my ex-boyfriend he gave me chlamydia which I had for about 4 months and didn't know it thank goodness I showed symptoms when I went to Urgent Care and my gynecologist they told me that I had chlamydia BV...

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  • Persistent and severe itching in my vaginal area...?

    I've had very persistent and annoying itching just inside my vagina, on the inner labia and slightly on my anal area for the past 5 days...persuming it was thrush which I have experienced before, I inserted a canesten pill about 3 days ago , but it hasn't helped at all and the itching has gotten...

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  • Please tell me It goes away eventually

    I am 30 years old and I've been dealing with yeast infection for like a yr now  or more I've tried all the monistat creams, pH,probiatics, apple cider vinegar, tea tree oil,boric acid tabs,acidophilius pills plus gynecologist keeps giving me fluconazole in cream and pill form  Right...

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  • Fore skin redness and shiny penis glans

    For the past one month, I am having red foreskin and red spots on glans. There is a white discharge under the foreskin even if I don't clean it for a single day. After washing the glans become shiny n develop wrinkles later. What it possibly be ? I had sex around 1.5 months back. The symptoms developed...

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  • Persistent infections and dryness

    Hello everyone, hope you are all well. This is gonna be a rather longer post but I don't know where should I seek help anymore. I used to be a healthy female (I'm currently 22yo) until I took BIRTH CONTROL pill (with estrogen) due to my PCOS. After just 2 weeks of taking it, I got yeast infection...

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  • Yeast infection or std?

    Hello I hope you are fine.. I am really worried right now.. yesterday I started feeling itching in the inside of my vagina and I thought it was a yeast infection because I know the symptoms from other times..I had also thick white discharge so I applied some cream..today I checked again and I saw some...

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  • Vaginal discomfort for years, not sure what to do?

    Hello everyone This is my first time here and this is the only time I've told anyone about my problem. For years now, my vagina has been unbearably itchy. In previous years it was more towards the inside of my vagina but now it's just the labia, the lips and more recently, the hood of my clitoris...

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  • Please help white discharge and bumps in vagina

    Hi. I am freaking out.. it started with itching in the inside of vagina so i checked and saw bumps with some white discharge... today it started burning when i pee and it looked like the picture below.. i am scared at first i thought it was a fungal infection but then i saw the bumps and i am thinking...

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  • Candida Diet

    Hi guys just want to share that i have candida and i have to do strict candida diet.  I cant eat sugar and fruits at all because my candida antibidy IgA level is 16.0/10.0. Does any of you feel that you are cranky because you cant eat sweets? Because i am now.  Also is it ok to drink black...

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  • Small white tissue like clumps on clitoris

    Hello, I’ve started to notice that I get quite irritated quite a bit down there but I always try to maintain myself hygienically etc. I’ve recently noticed white small clumps on both sides of my clitoris that I was too afraid to just scrape off. I do not have an STD. It did feel quite irritated down...

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  • Irritation on BF Penis after sex

    About a month ago, I was on antibiotics that caused (what I figured) was a yeast infection. I had burning and itching and swollen vulva. Went to the dr and she gave me meds. She said we should treat my BF as well and to get lotrimin for him. So he did and we treated ourselves and refrained from sex....

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  • Thrush or something else?

    Background: I was on very strong antibiotics for 10 days 3 weeks ago for a chest infection and never took a probiotic. I also had unprotected sex approximately 4 weeks ago. During the course of antibiotics I had vaginal itching, no discharge no sores, just redness (mostly from scratching/irritation)...

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  • Yeast cleanse gave me a yeast infection?

    So I started a yeast cleanse yesterday, the solaray where you take 3 pills twice daily. I've always had issues not with constant yeast infections but with inconsistent discharge based on my ovulation cycle (sometimes its clear and normal, sometimes white and creamy, no odor just texture change) so...

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  • Chronic recurring yeast infection may be stomach infection

    After suffering from recurring yeast infections for 34 years, the culprit has finally been found. A very common bacterial infection in the stomach, almost half of the population has it, but most with this infection do not have any symptoms. For those few of us with symptoms it may appear as a yeast infection...

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  • YEAST INFECTION AND BV TREATED

    I have yeast infection and BV for 2 years. My sex life is horrible and I was always so ashamed, no matter how much medicine doctors perscribed me I couldn't get rid of it. I tried yogurt, vitamin C, probiotics but it doesn't work, I have nasty discharge every month after my period. Cried to sleep...

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  • Bf says vagina always smells during sex but I think I smell fine?

    I've had two sex partners. My first I was with for two years and I never had an infection or bad smell from sex with him. After him and I split, I found someone else 6 months later. We had sex without a condom and he ejaculates inside of me everytime we have sex unlike my first partner. He's...

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  • Yellow Vaginal Discharge

    I've been having yellow discharge for about 2-3 months now. It's watery when it first comes out but it dies to a paste.  I've been trying to figure out what it is and I just can't.  It doesn't itch or smell and I do not feel any uncomfort during sex. I've had the...

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  • Vaginal discomfort after sex

    Hi so I’m 19. I’ve had sex with other people before, but I recently started having sex with this guy. After each time my vagina is really sore and red for around 3 Days. The first time I thought it was a yeast infection and treated it as such. But I realized that after the 2nd and 3rd time we had sex...

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  • Perineam pain and swelling help?

    Hi so I have some swelling and painful soreness in my perineam like the skin between vagina and anus it's kinda hard I have had 2 kids and epsiotomies both times not sure if that may have anything to do with it I took a picture down there just to try to see what's going one there's no rash/bumps...

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  • Drunk oral leading to yeast infection?

    If my husband drinks beer and gives me oral can that cause a yeast infection? Because it seems whenever we drink together a few days later i get one if weve had sex and he only really drinks beer... Thanks for the help its embarassing to ask about

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  • yeast infection ?

    i have been itchy for a few days now. i have been experiencing abnormal discharge, itching and dryness. it is really annoying actually. i have a female partner and we do have intercourse. i do believe it is a yeast infection but i haven't had one in awhile and never knew it could be very dry around...

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  • vaginal discomfort

    Hi I have been having vaginal discomfort for over a month I thought it was a yeast infection but I've had 3 rounds of diflucon the one day pill and I still am having issues I have had 2 rounds of antibiotics for bacterial vaginosis and I have burning irritation all the time even when i don't...

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