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Bumps and yeast infection

Hey ya'll . Ok, here's my question, I am 18 years old and I am not a sexually active person. I am somewhat prone to yeast infections but i normally have a lot of discharge anyway. I'd say about the end of October I started itching a lot down there, and thought the usual, it may just be normal and i would wait until it went away. To make a long story short, i kept thinking the uncomfortable feeling would go away but it would always come back. I had lots of discharge and itching until one day i'd say about the beginning of january I noticed a few bumps near like where it opens. I know this sounds gross but i am just completely dumbfounded as to what they are from. I thought maybe at first they were like ingrown hairs or something but they never went away. Like they haven't gotten worse or better in the past like 2 months. You can't really notice them unless you feel them, but it just worries me. I was looking up some things online and saw that if a yeast infection is untreated, it can lead to bumps and rashes of the skin that it infects also. I used some 3 day monistat about 2 weeks ago and the discharge is cleared but the bumps stayed the same?? I'm so embarrassed and I just want to know if anyone can relate, or has any advice?? thanks yall
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hi chammy, i can totally relate to your situation!!! I went for 3 months thinking that I had an STD and that i was never gonna have a normal sex life again. I went through the same thing with the bumps and irritation. I was going crazy!I finally was able to go to the doctor and he said it was chronic yeast infection, which means that its been untreated. Now i want to ask you... when you used the cream, did you just apply some on the outside or did you actually insert the tube filling, and maybe like me, you need somethign a bit stronger (something prescribed). Mya dvise is to not worry too much because that actually makes it a lot worse than what it is and go to a doctor a.s.a.p. Mine went away in 3 days and i just thought..." why didnt i f...... go earlier to the doctor?" Hope this hekps and write back if you need any more help. Peace
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Hey girl- i did both. I like used the applicator to put the cream inside and put some on the outside. Thank you so much for writing. Ok I know this sounds nasty lol- but what did your bumps look/feel like? like small big? how many? where at? lol sorry im being so graphic im just like an extremely paranoid person and I don't wanna have to tell my mom hey- i have bumps down there, i need to go to the dr. and her think i may have herpes or something? b/c you kno like whehn someone says they have bumps you think herpes automatically lol or at least i used to. yeah but just get back to me when ever you can thanks girl
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no problem.... well it felt kinda like raised skin, but it was very tender and painful ( like salt to a wound). There were like two of those mentioned above and then when i would look in a mirror you could see like a tiny rash near the opening and was very tender to the touch. I must say though, if the applicator didn;t work then i really reccomend that you go to the doctor. Just to have some peace of mind. You shoudnt worry abut herpes so much if you are not sexually active. Anyways there should be free clinics in your area, and if not you can just tell you mom that u feel like you have a yeast infection or something and im sure she will understand.Just know that eventually it WILL go away, but the sooner you can get to a doctor the better. Look at me, i spent 3 months torturing myself and suffering thinking i was never gonna get better, and i finally wored up the courage to go, and i was gone withing 3 days. I wish you the best of luck and you can email me at ***@**** if you want to ask me anything else. Peace
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i dont know if i have a yeast infection or not i only have one sign of it and thats the itching. its really starting to get irritating and i want it to go away so i told my mom and she wants to take me to the doctor to actually see what the problem is. The only issue i have with it is just if the doctors check me out i dont want them to tell my mom that im sexually active. i never had to go to the doctor for this sort of thing and im just wondering of their going to let her know that ive actually had sex before.
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i have bumps on the outside and inside is mine a yeats infection i went to the doctors and they gave me one pill that would get rid of it but it didnt and now i got a pap smeer and i am just wantin an idea can it be herpes?
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see me and my boyfriend do have sex. but i am a veryyy clean person and so is he. we always have pertected sex. only yesterday or so i got another yeast infection. it was itchy and irratating like one would be. today i found 4 little red bumps were i scratched. there red and sometimes itcy. but they airt tender? what are they? is it from the infection...
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well they are a little tender..
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You could be allergic to the condoms or the lubricant. I got some hives right around the opening, and they came for a day and then disappeared. The doctor said you can get hives down there, and to switch to non latex condoms.
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So I have a yeast infection now, Its been 4 days and it hasnt goin better. I have bumps down there now to and thank god for this web site, Because my doctor was saying that it could be Herpes but for the last 9 months iv been with the same guy, who has high morals, and is religios. I do not think we would sleep with anyone else. And i was wondering if the bumps were common or not
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I've been having the same issues.  It started about a little over a month ago with a bacterial & yeast infection.  The yeast infection came back and the bumps are still there and red - they almost look like taste buds on your tongue - am I correct???  That's how mine look anyway.

I called the dr again this morning and I go on monday for a biopsy and was told I probably need a stronger steroid to cure this.  I'm going on vacation in about a month and I'd be alot happier to go without this issue.

I know stress does ADD to this and I've had a lot of that in my life right now.  I'm trying to cut the stress out and possibly cure this once and for all.... *fingers crossed*
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I have like 4 bumps on the labia I do have sex but Always protected though I'm scared to tell my mom the only hurt when I wipe .???
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I just recently found out that i am pregnant. Unfortunately i have been a little too sexually active in my days. Well I was with ONE guy recently and was planning on him being the last. He got me pregnant and that caused me to end up with a yeast infection. I have some bumps around the opening of my vagina as well...they sting pretty bad when I urinate and when i touch them. They aren't very visible...I honestly can't see them, but i can feel them. The feel like an open tiny scratch or something when i urinate. Do  you think it's from the yeast infection? Or could it be Herpes? I'm scared of it being herpes because i'm 11 weeks pregnant and i dont want to have to have a C-section. There's no pus, or scabs or anything the sores really aren't even visible at all. Any ideas? I'm only 18 and my mom thinks that the guy who got me pregnant is the only one i've been with. I've just been used for sex alot in my days...and i had a low self-esteem and thought that having sex was the only way anyone would ever want me. I honestly dont think it's herpes....but i'm scared that it could be. Do you think it is?
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Ive been struggling with antibiotics after more antibiotics..every time i  take antibiotics i always get a yeast infection. I was trying to get over a yeast infection and kept getting put on more antibiotics i just finished another round of antibiotics and now my vagina is just out of control. i didnt ever think a yeast infection came with bumps. it only hurts when i wipe. but is it possible that this could be something serious?? Im so scared and so embarrassed... someone help
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I don't know if you're aware or not but your body has natural yeast and when you take antibiotics, it can throw them out of wack.

To help with the yeast infections, try eating yogurt. It will help regulate it. If you are prone to getting yeast infections, this may help cut down the amount you get, if not completely stop them.

There are many reasons that you can get bumps/rash in your pubic area and the only true way to find out what they are is to see a doctor. It's even more important if you are sexually active, as it adds another demention to what the causes can be. It's very scary to speak with a doctor about such things but find someone that you are comfortable with and it will get easier as you go.
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Hi everyone ive been reading ur posts and well about a year ago i had a yeast infection and i had 2 small bumps and when i went to the doctor they gave me a pill and by the next 2 days all my symptoms went away including the bumps..but i havent stopped wondering if it was ever an std so im going to get tested tomorrow and i just wanted to kno if u all think it sounds like an std...i kno a friend who has herpes she found out when she got a yeast infection and well what i saw was NOTHING compared to thebumps i had and hers went away with pills treated for herpes...also the bumps i had werent uncomfortable the only reason i knew was bcuz i had touched myself down there when i had my yeast infection..i was just curious...well i would like u alls opinion??plz someone let me kno wut u think im just freaking out!!
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What was your end results?
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I lost my virginity about 8 months ago and ever since then I have been getting yeast infections. They flare up then go away but I have also gone to the doctor atleast 7 times. I have been having unprotected sex. About 5 days ago little white bumps popped up in the area where I am getting itchy. This is the first time I have seen bumps and I am worried because I am having sex with another guy. My doctor did a test when I had a yeast infection but the report did not find any abnormal yeast. Wierd right? So its something completely different. Could I be getting these bumps because I really have never been treated because my doctor was treating the wrong thing?
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ive currently got a yeast infection and have grown bumps around the hole! ive been worrying myself to death thinking i have genital warts but is this sort of normal for having a yeast infection? i did scratch a lot.
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I have the same problem I'm really scared and not sure whats going on I've heard if you have any sort of wart or rash that you should contact your doctor.
hope this helped you and it gets cured
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ive currently got a yeast infection and have grown bumps around the hole! ive been worrying myself to death thinking i have genital warts but is this sort of normal for having a yeast infection? i did scratch a lot.
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Hey my name is kyara I am sexually active and I have theses small skin colored bumps on the walls if my vagina. I knw they are not herpes.but I recently had a yeast infection before the bumps came. I was using the cream but it wasn't working then I started scratching n that's Wen the bumps came they been here ever since. I'm embarrassed n scared but I made a doctors app. Anyways. I'm 18.
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I had a pimple like bump the size of a tiny dot. It wasnt big at all. Its on the right lip of my vaginal. A day went by and it began to itch. I looked down to see it and the bump turned into little tiny bumps with clear liquid. Being the person that i am i popped them. Now it has turned into a soar that's leaking puss. I do have a yeast infection. Could it be from the yeast infection. I've been sexually active with the same guy for ywo years. He hasn't been with anyone else as well. And he's fine. Did I just irritate it?
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Hey I totally understand the problem was that you popped them when popping them It irritates it even more and could make soars of you have any kind of soar or rash you should contact your doctor.
By the way your explaining that it seems like herpes to me but you should def contact a doctor!
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I was really sick one day with body aches and a fever of 101 and I had to pee a lot and it burned. I went to the doctor and he gave me medicine for a uti the next day I noticed it was worse I could barely walk and it only felt okay to just sit. I noticed small bumps on the lips of my vagina and a white discharge. I've been reading a ton of things on herpes and yeast infections but I think it's a yeast infection due to the medication Im on and it is really painful to wipe and shower can a yeast infection come up that fast???!?
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That's how I am. What did you end up having?
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Hi I'm not sure if I have herpes, ingrown hair or yeast infection ...I'm a female and I'm sexually active my partnee said he did not have herpes I only have one swollen bump on my vagina I do have discharge but not a lot and it dosent smell
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Idk what the bumps are I'd go to the gyno to get those checked out. As for the yeast infection try washing and douching with lemon juice. Put 1/4 lemon juice and fill the rest up with water. Kinda sounds like you have .bv do you have an foul smelling odor?
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I have small painless white bumps around the opening. After me and my boyfriend tried oral sex a week later I got these bumps. They don't hurt . They itch sometimes. I've had it for 2 weeks what could this be. Please help.
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