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    Small ulcer looking tears on vulva and vagina opening!
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    An_267826 posted:
    Hi I recently had a yeast infection but treated it with coconut oil + tea tree oil dipped it in tampon and slept with it. It stopped the itching but got a tear near vagina which later spreaded. It hurts to wipe but they don't hurt when I touch them. I also have a tear on my clit which hurts really bad!! I do have a bf but we are only with each other sexually. I was on antibiotics recently but got off of them then this happened. I do have white discharge and feels a little itchy inside. I took medication for the yeast but I still have these ulcer looking tears. I have about 5. What can this be?
     
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    atti_editor responded:
    If you have been diagnosed and treated for yeast infections in the past, there are some nonprescription medicines that you can try to treat the infection at home. I would advise against soaking tampons in anything and inserting them without first speaking to your doctor. This article has some information on yeast infections, including some of those medications mentioned above, you may find helpful.

    If your symptoms have continued despite home treatment (which with the discharge and itching it sounds like they have), seeing your doctor is the next step, as he/she may determine that a different course of action is needed.

    Discussing with your doctor the tears that you describe is also best, as he/she will be best able to determine what they are and what is causing them after an exam. While you wait for your appointment, a sitz bath could help with the pain from the tears you see (more information here ).

    Please let us know how you are doing!
     
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    nohard responded:
    Hi OK for your tears try washing with a sea salt wash or with a sitz bath, soak in warm sea salt water twice a day this will help to clean and aid healing of your tears.
    And try these links for help with a YI.

    http://www.myhomeremedies.com/static/yeast-infections.html


    http://www.naturecures.co.uk/fungi.htm


    http://www.midwiferytoday.com/articles/garlic.asp


    See how you get on with these, there all natural ways of help. OK


    Good Luck


    NOWHARD


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