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This is my first yeast infection. Has anyone else experienced swollen vaginal lips while having a yeast infection? Also would it effect your period? Also would it make a pap come back abnormal?

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cmcook89

Asked by cmcook89 at 2:27 AM on Jun. 20, 2011 in Health

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  • Yeast will not make a pap abnormal or affect your period. Are you SURE it is yeast if you never had one before?? Go to a docotr or clinic and get it diagnosed to make sure what you have before you try to treat it. If it is yeast there are over-the-counter medications that will quickly cure it.
    GrammytoTrin

    Answer by GrammytoTrin at 3:54 AM on Jun. 20, 2011

  • yeast infections will not affect your periods or a pap smear; I would definitely go to my doctor and have them check you to make sure it is a yeast infection. I have had them in the past and they are not fun to deal with. here is some information

    The symptoms of vaginal yeast infection include:

    *Vaginal itching that is often severe.
    *Vaginal discharge that is usually white, thick, clumpy, and odorless.
    *Red, irritated skin around the opening to the vagina (labia).
    *Pain while urinating when urine touches irritated skin.
    *Pain in the vagina during sexual intercourse.
    *Symptoms of a vaginal yeast infection are more likely to occur during the week before a menstrual period.

    Christmaslver68

    Answer by Christmaslver68 at 8:19 AM on Jun. 20, 2011

  • Call your doctor immediately if you:

    Develop lower abdominal pain and a fever higher than 101°F (38.3°C) along with a vaginal discharge. This may indicate pelvic inflammatory disease (PID).
    Are pregnant and have symptoms of a vaginal infection or a urinary tract infection (UTI).

    Call your doctor for an appointment within 1 week if you:

    Develop an unusual vaginal discharge, and this is the first time you have had an infection that might be a vaginal yeast infection.
    Have unusual vaginal itching.
    Have pain during sex or urination.
    Develop any other symptoms that may indicate a vaginal infection.
    Continue to have symptoms despite home treatment with a nonprescription medicine.
    Have symptoms return within 2 months, and you have not been taking antibiotics.
    Christmaslver68

    Answer by Christmaslver68 at 8:20 AM on Jun. 20, 2011

  • You have a number of treatment options for a vaginal yeast infection, including nonprescription vaginal medicine, prescription oral or vaginal medicine, or nonprescription vaginal boric acid capsules.

    Only use nonprescription vaginal yeast infection treatment without a doctor's diagnosis and advice if you:

    Are not pregnant.
    Are sure your symptoms are caused by a vaginal yeast infection. If you have never been diagnosed with a vaginal yeast infection, see your doctor.
    Have not been exposed to a sexually transmitted disease (STD), which would require a medical exam.
    Are not having multiple, recurrent infections.

    Christmaslver68

    Answer by Christmaslver68 at 8:20 AM on Jun. 20, 2011



  • The risk of self-treatment is that your symptoms may be caused by another vaginal infection, such as a sexually transmitted disease, that requires different treatment. If you may have been exposed to an STD, it is best to discuss your symptoms with your doctor before using a nonprescription medicine. Your doctor may recommend testing for STDs if you have risk factors for these diseases.
    Christmaslver68

    Answer by Christmaslver68 at 8:21 AM on Jun. 20, 2011

  • http://women.webmd.com/should-i-self-treat-a-vaginal-yeast-infection-with-a-nonprescription-medication#av2451
    Christmaslver68

    Answer by Christmaslver68 at 8:21 AM on Jun. 20, 2011

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