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Yeast Infection, maybe??

About a little over a week ago I got a strange itching and burning sensation near the openingAbout a little over a week ago I got a strange itching and burning sensation near the opening of my vagina. Stupid as I am, that same night I had sex with my boyfriend. Well the next day the pain of course got worse. When I got home that day I looked at my vagina using a mirror and noticed that parts of my vulva were swollen, specifically (and sorry for the TMI) on one side of the opening of the vagina, and running along in between the labia minora and majora (mostly on the right side). The pain was horrible, and the next day I rushed to my nearest PP for a check up (this was also my first time getting checked). When the doctor examined me, she said I was definitely very yeasty, and extremely inflamed, which she found very odd. She couldn't diagnose why I was so swollen and irritated (at one point she said "i don't know this could be warts?" But then quickly said that she was just thinking out loud & she couldn't be certain because of the swollen tissue), but said it could most likely be the the large amounts of yeast. She prescribed two pills of fluconazole (one that I took that same day, and the next that I had to take three days later), after I took the second pill, that same night she said to start monistat 3.

After the fluconazole and monistat 3, the pain has definitely gone away, and peeing does not hurt whatsoever (which was one of my symptoms), and it does not feel itchy. BUT I still see that I am inflamed, not as much as it was before, but it still is. I think I may have some yeast (but not sure if it could be the last dose of the monistat working its way out...it has been 3 days since the last dose of monistat).

Last night as I was examining my vulva for the billionth time (because I am frustrated and over-stress everything), I noticed that the right side of the opening of the vagina is irritated and red, which obviously explains the pain in that area and the swelling on the right side of my vulva. I (stupidly) tried to have sex with my boyfriend, and it felt irritated, and dry. Because I tried, it now feels more irritated & red (shouldn't have tried, I know).

Is this normal for a yeast infection? I do not see any weird sores or lumps, or WARTS, but who knows.
And if it is a yeast infection, should I take monistat 3 again? I don't have money for another PP visit. Sorry for the lengthy post, but I am extremely stressed and worried.

Some add-ons: At PP I was tested for Gonorrhea and Chlamydia and was negative for both. Also, I've read that sometimes before a period a yeast infection can happen, and my period is scheduled to come in 4 days.
Is it possible to cure, whatever it is I have, with home remedies or over-the-counter medicines??
Any advice or insight would be more than appreciated!!! of my vagina. Stupid as I am, that same night I had sex with my boyfriend. Well the next day the pain of course got worse. When I got home that day I looked at my vagina using a mirror and noticed that parts of my vulva were swollen, specifically (and sorry for the TMI) on one side of the opening of the vagina, and running along in between the labia minora and majora (mostly on the right side). The pain was horrible, and the next day I rushed to my nearest PP for a check up (this was also my first time getting checked). When the doctor examined me, she said I was definitely very yeasty, and extremely inflamed, which she found very odd. She couldn't diagnose why I was so swollen and irritated (at one point she said "i don't know this could be warts?" But then quickly said that she was just thinking out loud & she couldn't be certain because of the swollen tissue), but said it could most likely be the the large amounts of yeast. She prescribed two pills of fluconazole (one that I took that same day, and the next that I had to take three days later), after I took the second pill, that same night she said to start monistat 3.

After the fluconazole and monistat 3, the pain has definitely gone away, and peeing does not hurt whatsoever (which was one of my symptoms), and it does not feel itchy. BUT I still see that I am inflamed, not as much as it was before, but it still is. I think I may have some yeast (but not sure if it could be the last dose of the monistat working its way out...it has been 3 days since the last dose of monistat).

Last night as I was examining my vulva for the billionth time (because I am frustrated and over-stress everything), I noticed that the right side of the opening of the vagina is irritated and red, which obviously explains the pain in that area and the swelling on the right side of my vulva. I (stupidly) tried to have sex with my boyfriend, and it felt irritated, and dry. Because I tried, it now feels more irritated & red (shouldn't have tried, I know).

Is this normal for a yeast infection? I do not see any weird sores or lumps, or WARTS, but who knows.
And if it is a yeast infection, should I take monistat 3 again? I don't have money for another PP visit. Sorry for the lengthy post, but I am extremely stressed and worried.

Some add-ons: At PP I was tested for Gonorrhea and Chlamydia and was negative for both. Also, I've read that sometimes before a period a yeast infection can happen, and my period is scheduled to come in 4 days.
Is it possible to cure, whatever it is I have, with home remedies or over-the-counter medicines??
Any advice or insight would be more than appreciated!!!
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