Vaginal Infection

Vaginal infection or vaginitis results in symptoms like vaginal itching, increased vaginal discharge, pain during sex, pain on urination, and spotting. Vaginal infection can be caused by bacteria yeast, parasite, and irritants.

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What could cause itching and irritation in vagina with brownish discharge?

Query: Hello doctor, Lately, I have had itching and irritation in my vagina, discharge has also been a dark almost brownish color. What does this mean?  Read Full »

Dr. Reetika Joshi

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I fully understand your problem and will surely help you. The symptoms which you have described, it is likely that you are suffering from vaginal infection. Is the discharge foul smelling? When was your last actual or proper period? How was the flow and for how many...  Read Full »

What are the causes of vulval pain?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 38 year old female. I am not sexually active yet. For the past six months or so, I have been getting pain in the outer labia. It builds in a wave before subsiding and it happens over and over all day and most nights. I have a sit down job, and I literally cannot handle this any...  Read Full »

Dr. Sanjay Kumar Bhattacharyya

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to In most cases, vulvar pain is a symptom of some other problem. When that problem is treated, the pain often goes away. There are some conditions that may cause vulvar pain include yeast infections, other vaginal infections, atrophic vaginitis, lichen sclerosus, li...  Read Full »

What can cause vaginal burning and white discharge?

Query: I am observing viginal burning and not regular but white discharge also. I am having cramps after having orgasm, very uncomfirtable feeling in my lower body. What to do? Also please suggest some hime remedies to help more.. Its been more than 6 months earlier i didnt left pain after having interco...  Read Full »

Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Icliniq. Based on your symptoms, it appears you are suffering from genital tract infection. I would like to the if you have any offensive odour of the vaginal discharge, or associated itching. I can prescribe some Medications for the pain relief. But for definitive treatment with ...  Read Full »

How to treat vaginal dryness and itchy vagina?

Query: Hi doctor, I have PCOS and suddenly I am having vaginal dryness and a bit of itching especially at night. I have tried all homemade remedies for my periods but I did not get it. What should I do now? And this vaginal dryness is literally making me feel irritated. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Andrologist, General Practitioner, Geriatrician, Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Sexologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to First of all, I like to inform you that PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome) could be an underlying cause for vaginal dryness due to hormonal imbalance caused by PCOS itself. Secondly, itching is probably the result of vaginal dryness rather than anything else. In case ...  Read Full »

What can cause a bump on the vagina in a non-sexually active female?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 18 years old and virgin. Lately, I have been having some problems down there. I have a bump or something on the right lip of my vagina. Sometimes, I feel itch and it sting unexpectedly throughout the day. It also did not heal. I am sure that it cannot be an STI or STD, because I am ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sweta Singh

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Well, I do understand your dilemma. I have a few simple suggestions for you. Bear in mind though that the best method of treatment in your case is for you to visit a gynecologist and have him or her see the lesion. Keep your privates dry. Wipe thoroughly, but gently after...  Read Full »

Can burning sensation while urination be due to fungal infection?

Query: Hello doctor, I went to my doctor in February complaining of burning pee and discomfort. They tested me for a UTI and yeast infection and said there was nothing. Then I went to my gynecologist two months after that still having the symptoms she swabbed me and I had a yeast infection. Sex really hur...  Read Full »

Dr. Ushasi Mukherjee

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Please tell me that do you have any discharge through vagina. Sometimes urinary tract infection along with vaginal infection causes this pain. Please do get back to me for the follow up once the urine and blood reports are available. If sex hurts now refrain from sex t...  Read Full »

There are redness with ulceration near vagina in a baby. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, My 4 years old daughter has redness around her vaginal wall. It looks as if it is an ulcer type or something. It hurts her a lot and frequent urination was there. We took her to pediatrician. He recommended us UTI course. Zocan and Trofan 2.5 mg was given. And Cadid V gel is given. ...  Read Full »

Dr. Atiqur Rahman Khan


Answer: Hello, Welcome to I need more detail history from you, whether there is fever or burning micturation, or itching around vagina or any discharge from it. How is her behavior after these symptoms? As you have mentioned that there is 1 cut on vagina, how did this cut happen? Pain, burnin...  Read Full »

How to get rid of abdominal pain due to uterus fibroids?

Query: Hi doctor, My sister is 46 years old now. She got married 17 years back and have a girl child of age 15. For nearly 10 years, she is having abdominal pain, which will occur during the periods and will last for five days. It will start two days before periods and will last three or four days after i...  Read Full »

Dr. Gowrimeena

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to After going through the detailed information given by you, the issues I think need resolution are as follows: Regarding fibroid it need removal as that is an important cause of pain abdomen. It can be done laparoscopically at this age. My suggestion is to remove the ut...  Read Full »

What could cause an itchy vagina with no foul odor or discharge?

Query: Hello doctor, I feel itchy but I do not see any weird symptoms like foul odor, yeast, etc.  Read Full »

Dr. Donalyn S. Barcial

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to If no unusual foul odor or curdy white discharge, therefore no sign of infection. Itchiness can be secondary to irritation whether chemical or mechanical. Chemical in the form of the soap used or feminine wash and mechanical in the form of panty liners, pads, or ev...  Read Full »

Can vaginal infection cause fishy vaginal discharge and itching for two years?

Query: Hello doctor, For the past two years, I've been getting a smelly vaginal discharge, more like a fishy odor. I've never had any sexual intercourse. During those two years, my vagina was itching and sometimes it was unsupportable. I never went to a doctor as I don't know ...  Read Full »

Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, How are you doing? Hope you & your loved ones are safe and healthy. For a young lady of 18yrs , not sexually active, diagnosis are 1. If you use vaginal wash or douching frequently. Use too many antibiotics frequently for any other reason. This could be Bacterial vaginosis. It's not an ...  Read Full »

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