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How can hemorrhoids seem like a yeast infection?

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Hemorrhoids can sometimes cause itching. They can also affect the area in and around the vagina as well. Typical home treatments are a sitz bath (warm water you sit in to help relieve pain in your bottom or around your private parts) or witch hazel wipes to soothe the symptoms.

SOURCES:

Cleveland Clinic: “Don’t Assume That Itch Down There Is a Yeast Infection.”

KidsHealth.org: “Vaginal Yeast Infections.”

YeastInfection.org: “Do I Have A Vaginal Yeast Infection Or Is It Something Else?”

Health4mom.org: “Do I Have A Yeast or Bacteria Infection?”

Mayo Clinic: “Bacterial Vaginosis.”

Harvard Health Publications: “Hemorrhoids and what to do about them.”

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on January 10, 2018

SOURCES:

Cleveland Clinic: “Don’t Assume That Itch Down There Is a Yeast Infection.”

KidsHealth.org: “Vaginal Yeast Infections.”

YeastInfection.org: “Do I Have A Vaginal Yeast Infection Or Is It Something Else?”

Health4mom.org: “Do I Have A Yeast or Bacteria Infection?”

Mayo Clinic: “Bacterial Vaginosis.”

Harvard Health Publications: “Hemorrhoids and what to do about them.”

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on January 10, 2018

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