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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My wife and myself have some itchy white spots in our private parts. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having itchy white spots on my penis from last two days. When I rub the spots, it seems the skin is peeling off. It started after having sexual intercourse with my wife, and she also has some white itchy spots on her vagina. Both of us got the same problem a couple of times in the...  Read Full »


Dr. Gaurang Gupta

Cosmetologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I need pictures of these spots for better diagnosis. But as per your complaint, there are two things which can be considered. A fungal infection, it is common in young diabetic patients. I would suggest you and your wife try taking the following. Fluka (Fluconazole) 15...  Read Full »

What causes itching and irritation in the vaginal area?

Query: Hi doctor, I am having a lot of itching and irritation in the vaginal area. I observed a slight itching sensation in the vagina starting from the last week. Day by day, it irritates me a lot. Please help me to prevent this. I am not under any medication.  Read Full »


Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Itching and irritation around the vaginal area could be due to vaginal yeast infection, bacterial infection or urinary infection or poor hygiene, or contact dermatitis (to clothes or panties). You could try the following methods to reduce these symptoms: 1) Do not ...  Read Full »

What is the reason for having excessive white vaginal discharge?

Query: Hi doctor, I am getting excessive white discharge out of my vagina. It is leaving white streaks in my innerwear. It has has a minor yeast smell. But, I do not feel itchy or burning sensation. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It would have been better if you had given a few more details like your age, menstrual cycle, any other medical problems and sexual history. I will give the list of possibilities and their management here. It is most probably a candida infection, thick white curdy di...  Read Full »

What can cause vaginal burning and white discharge?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 26-year-old female with a weight of 72 kilograms and a height of five feet six inches. I have vaginal burning with white discharge. I have cramps after having an orgasm. I have an uncomfortable feeling in my lower body. What to do? Please suggest some home remedies. Before six month...  Read Full »


Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Based on your symptoms, you are suffering from a genital tract infection. Please mention whether you have any offensive odor with vaginal discharge or any associated itching. For having definitive treatment with antibiotics, more details are needed. Kindly consult a gyn...  Read Full »

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

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 »

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 »

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