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I have a swollen discoloured bumpy and cracked vulva which

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Hi i have a swollen discoloured bumpy and cracked vulva which is is itchy no discharge or urinary problems i am 62 this has developed over a few months can you advise
JA: How long have you been dealing with this? Does anything in particular seem to make the itch better or worse?
Customer: Say about 4 months or more no nothing particular
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Submitted: 7 days ago.
Category: OB GYN
Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Ok i have looked at pictures onli e it looks very much like vulval elephantitis
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 7 days ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 7 days ago.

Please post a picture, if you are comfortable.

Do you have a vaginal discharge?

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
I am not comfortable it does not smell
Customer: replied 7 days ago.
No i dont wish to speak to someone one the phone
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 7 days ago.

Thanks for the further information.

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Thank you.

Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 7 days ago.

Apologies for any intrusion of those automatic offers for phone calls. These are produced by the website automatically and outside of my control.

Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 7 days ago.

The following are likely to help you resolve it;

1) Sitting in a warm tub of water.

2) Monistat vaginal cream; for 1-2 weeks depending on the response.

3) Oral probiotics for 30 days.

I hope your symptoms resolve soon.

I would be happy to assist you further if you need any more information.
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Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Thankyou i will try that but its not a sexually transmitted disease or bactetial i do have a compromised immune system anyway i will go to my gp
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 7 days ago.

Very welcome.

The treatment I mentioned is not for STD.

A compromised immune system can predispose to yeast infection and the symptoms you mentioned.

Probiotics help in the restoration of the normal vaginal bacterial flora and improve body immunity.

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Thats good thankyou
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 7 days ago.

You are very welcome.

Wishing you a speedy resolution and all the very best in life.

It was a pleasure to assist you.

I sincerely hope that I have helped you and that I have earned my 5-star rating today!

Thank you.

Stay blessed.

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Thankyou
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 7 days ago.

My pleasure.