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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Does Flagyl cause cotton cheese discharge and itching in the vagina?

Query: Hi doctor,My period was earlier than usual, about nine days earlier, and my cycle this time was 21 days, while usually, it is 28 or 29 days. This period was heavy and long for about six days. Then for about a week later, during ovulation time, I started bleeding dark again.  Read Full »


Dr. Reetika Joshi

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As explained, the period was heavy, and it stopped now. I guess there is nothing to panic about. However, we need to ascertain the reasons for the early periods this time and about the bleeding during ovulation. Do you have any history of similar problems anytime in ...  Read Full »

Why am I having pain in my left ovary during the nineteenth week of pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 26 year old female. I am currently 19 weeks pregnant, and this is my third pregnancy. I just had an ultrasound done. According to the test results, I do not have any ovarian cysts. I have been having pain on my left side of my ovary for about a month now. And it is only the left sid...  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.cm. If there is nothing in the scan including urinary tract infection, then there is nothing to worry about, and there is no harm to you or your baby. This pain could be because of stretching of ligaments, which is very common for most women during pregnancy. However, if you...  Read Full »

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

Query: Hi doctor, I have a smelly vaginal discharge for the past two years. It seems to be a fishy odor. I never had any sexual intercourse. I have itching in my vagina. I am scared whether I have a vaginal infection. Please suggest.   Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You seem to have bacterial vaginosis. It is not an infection. It occurs due to an imbalance of healthy and unhealthy bacteria in the vagina. Every woman can have this imbalance. They act as security by preventing new infections from entering the body. Using Vaginal ...  Read Full »

Why is my vaginal lip is red and swollen after bacterial vaginosis treatment?

Query: Hi doctor, My doctor gave me antibiotic for bacterial vaginosis. I just finished the last pill before three days. Then, I was a bit irritated down there. Now, I have my period. So, I had dry humping with pants on. Shortly after, my vagina was irritated and I checked it out. One side of my lip was ...  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome back to icliniq.com. Yes, the reason could be friction. Also, you also have an infection and that may have caused this. Please get yourself checked with a gynecologist internally. Avoid having sex till then. Wear cotton panties and loose lowers. Maintain personal hygiene and take plenty...  Read Full »

What does heavy growth of Candida Albicans in a vaginal swab mean?

Query: Hi doctor, I have done a vaginal swab and the result came out that I have a heavy growth of candida Albicans isolated among normal vaginal flora. Please suggest.   Read Full »


Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please attach the report.   Read Full »

What can be the reason for white vaginal discharge and foul smell?

Query: Hi doctor, I have never enjoyed sex when I have sex every time and it hurts a lot. My vagina has white tissue always and it smells bad. Please help me.   Read Full »


Dr. Sanya Dhingra

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. I need some information about your vaginal discharge. Please mention whether it presents with curd white consistency and itching. Please mention whether you have any problems during urination. You can have a bacterial or fungal infection and i...  Read Full »

Is Flagystatin vaginal pessary safe during pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I am taking Flagystatin pessary for the past ten days. They said it is pregnancy safe. I took a pregnancy test today, and it was positive. Could it be a false positive, or the urine will not be affected by the medication discharge? It is so confusing.  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.Thank you for writing, and I understand your concern. Mam, the tablet is actually safe in pregnancy, meaning you can take it even during pregnancy. This drug does not prevent pregnancy. It is not a birth control pill. So, you might have been pregnant already, and that is ur...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest a solution to help my anal warts and vaginal infection.

Query: Hello doctor, I have anal warts and infection in the vaginal area. It is looking like a yeast infection. What can I do about this problem?  Read Full »


Dr. Reetika Joshi

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I fully understand your concern and will surely help you. In the image shared by you (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and the details presented by you, I recommend that for relief:- 1. Use Surfaz SN cream locally. 2. Use V wash to clean th...  Read Full »

How to treat white cheesy vaginal discharge?

Query: Hello doctor, I have irregular periods and discharge like white wax. I think it is a vaginal infection because I feel itching. What should I do to treat it immediately as I have to give the medical test?  Read Full »


Dr. Reetika Joshi

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I fully understand your concern and will surely help you. Since how many days are you experiencing this problem? Do you any history of a similar problem? Is the discharge watery or cottage cheese? What is the color of the discharge? Nevertheless, based on the explanat...  Read Full »

Why do I have yellowish vaginal discharge and itching?

Query: Hi doctor, I would like to ask questions about my problem. I have vaginal discharge and I started to have a watery discharge. I also have a mild odor with yellowish discharge when I started using birth control pills. I am using it for ten days now. I feel uncomfortable and it is very itchy. Please ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sosela Rrusho

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern regarding vaginal discharge. It can occur due to various causes. It can occur due to a fungal infection, a bacterial infection, and due to sexually transmitted diseases. For getting a better answer, it is necessary to know more about the sympto...  Read Full »

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