Why does my groin smell like yeast?

Why does my groin smell like yeast?

Jock itch has a yeasty smell that is due to the fungal overgrowth present on the body. Keeping the affected areas clean and dry and applying topical creams can help to reduce the smell until you eliminate the infection. If you keep experiencing jock itch, see a doctor.

Does discharge from a yeast infection smell?

Yeast infections often cause thick, white, clumpy vaginal discharge that usually doesn’t smell (or only smells slightly different than normal). You might also have a creamy, whitish coating in and around your vagina.

What does Candida discharge smell like?

The discharge can be watery and often has no smell. Yeast infections usually cause the vagina and vulva to become itchy and red. You may not have symptoms when you have trichomoniasis. If you do have them, they include itching, burning, and soreness of the vagina and vulva.

What causes yeast smelling discharge?

Vaginal discharge due to yeast infection can also be caused by diet and medications. Some women who like to eat fermented foods develop yeast infections, while for others, it is caused by a diet rich in seafood. The use of certain antibiotics can also cause a yeast infection to develop.

How do I get rid of intertrigo smell?

Wear loose clothing and breathable fabrics, such as cotton. Use a mild antiperspirant (deodorant) in your armpits or under your breasts to minimize sweating. Use a powder drying agent, such as talcum powder, on your affected area. If you use an ointment for your intertrigo, do not use it and powder at the same time.

Do yeast infections smell fishy?

Both infections cause changes in vaginal discharge. BV causes thin discharge with a fishy odor, while a yeast infection causes discharge that is thick and odorless.

Do I have BV or yeast infection?

One easy way to distinguish between these two conditions is the smell or lack thereof. Discharge from BV has a distinctive fishy odor, while yeast infection discharge tends to be odorless. BV discharge is also fairly thin, while yeast infection discharge has a thick consistency often resembling cottage cheese.

What does intertrigo smell like?

Symptoms of intertrigo include itching and burning in the intertriginous zones. Occasionally, long-standing intertrigo may produce a musty smell. With intertrigo, these areas become inflamed and appear red-brown and sometimes scaly.

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