Crohn's Flare on Your Vulva

I am 31 years old, and I was diagnosed with Crohn’s when I was 25.

I was recently put on an extensive round of antibiotics to treat an infection. As most women know, after antibiotics, you will likely get a yeast infection.

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However, this time it was different. I had vaginal tearing that occurred during sex and while bathing. I went to see my doctor and with no other side effects, she diagnosed me with a Crohn’s flare on my vulva.

She prescribed me a steroid ointment to use. This is new to me, and I am still learning about my disease. I would love to know if anyone else has experienced a flare like this.

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