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Canker like sores on vagina - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Vaginal and Uterus Health
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Practicing since : 2009
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Doctor :   Hi,
User :   I have notices some canker like sores on my vaginal area
User :   I have been with my husband ten years so not likely it is an std
Doctor :   Can you describe the lesions in little more detail ?
User :   they have no pus or head , they have raised edge and white in the center
Doctor :   Since when are you noticing these lesions ?
User :   They itch , and its very sore , no redness around them just the sores
User :   2 days ago , I just had my period and used pads with wings
Doctor :   How big are the lesions ?
User :   Not to big , maybe the size of a pencil eraser
User :   but they are grouped together I even have one in my inner thigh
User :   From what I have seen on the internet it looks like yeast in the mouth , but not like yeast in the vaginal area
Doctor :   it could probably be an fungal infection
User :   I do have chills and a fever but my son just had strep could that cause something
Doctor :   Apply MICANAZOLE oint twice daily over the lesions
Doctor :   No i do not consider the Strep being the chance here
User :   can u have a fungal infection without discharge or a smell ?
Doctor :   yes, it happens with pytriosporum versicolor
Doctor :   which could be a chance in you
User :   what I say on the internet , it doenst look like a vaginal fungal infection but a fungal infection of the mouth is it possible to lool like that
Doctor :   yes,
Doctor :   there are various fungal infections and also the lesions depends on the vaginal Ph and the many such factors
User :   I am diabetic and never have had a yeast infection. I have noticed in the last few months being extra itchy down there so , could i have had it for awhile
Doctor :   yes, its typical presentation
Doctor :   specially in diabetics
User :   How long should I execpt it to last ?
Doctor :   with the ointment not more than a week
User :   ok great thanks for calming my panic !
Doctor :   you are welcome
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   kindly provide your feedback
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