Make sure to consult your health care provider in case:
This is your first time experiencing the condition
You are unsure if you are afflicted with vaginal yeast infection
The symptoms will not go away after consuming OTC oral or topical medications
The symptoms are worsening
Other symptoms are present
The most common symptoms of yeast infection include soreness, itching, painful urination and painful sexual intercourse. Aside from these symptoms, infected females may experience having yeast infection discharge as well. This is characterized by thick and white discharge that may appear like cottage cheese. This could be what you're having.
You have to be checked because the "bumps" can be herpes.View Thread
Cold sore conditions or HSV 1 go through five different stages. However, you should know that if engage in unprotected sexual activities with a person infected with the virus, although that person do not have any visible symptoms of the condition, you will more likely contract the infection. The condition is contagious when there is an active breakout. It is also contagious during the course of the breakout, as this is the time when the disease have high transmission rate.
The second stage, which is known as the weeping stage, where blisters start bursting and releasing fluid, is considered as the most contagious stage of the condition.
One thing that you can do is to always wear protection when having sexual intercourse. Kissing the affected individual should also be avoided as much as possible. Borrowing personal stuffs from the person infected by the virus must be avoided, as the virus might be transmitted through utensils, razors and toothbrush as well.
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