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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I am having white vaginal discharge with irregular periods. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 19 years old and I am experiencing problems with my periods for some time now. Three months back I had my period on regular date and experienced bleeding for 1 and a half month. I am experiencing similar problem of prolonged periods for about 4 years now. It happens once or twice...  Read Full »


Dr. Deepti Kurmi

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have got vaginal infection. If you need treatment then kindly follow up. Also for period problem, is it controlled after taking Ayurvedic medication?  Read Full »

Why is sex painful even after treatment for a vaginal infection?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 25 years old. I was diagnosed with vaginal yeast infection a week ago and immediately started my medication. It includes oral, gel and vaginal pessaries. It was six days long course. Even though the symptoms vanished in less than a day, I did not stop taking the medication. Today my ...  Read Full »


Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Normally, treatment for vaginal yeast infection is given to both patient and sexual partner to prevent reinfection. So, your partner also needs to take treatment simultaneously. What you can do now is you both can take tablet Forcan 150 mg (Fluconazole) single dose to ...  Read Full »

What should I do for severe vaginal itching?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 28 year old married woman. I have severe itching in my vagina. What should I do ? Or why is it happening?  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Severe itching inside vagina is likely to be due to a possible vaginal fungal infection called vaginal candidiasis. You should visit your gynecologist and get a high vaginal swab culture and speculum examination done for confirmation of diagnosis. Once co...  Read Full »

Can I use Terbinaforce plus cream for a vaginal infection?

Query: Hello doctor,Can Terbinaforce plus cream be used for a vaginal infection? I have itching after periods. Please guide.  Read Full »


Dr. Ashwini V Swamy

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please do not use Terbinaforce plus cream anywhere on the body. Do not even think of using it on your genitals. Terbinaforce plus cream (Clobetasol Topical, Ofloxacin Topical, Ornidazole Topical and Terbinafine Topical) has a potent steroid in it. They would further...  Read Full »

Do painless lesion in the labia attributed to herpes?

Query: Hello doctor, I have noticed two marks on my labia. They neither cause me pain or discomfort. I have labeled them in the photo. I believe one of them is an ingrown hair. I am not sure what the second is? I did not have sex for a few weeks and while doing sex I used a condom with the same partner....  Read Full »


Dr. Richa Agarwal

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your history and picture and understand your concern. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). These spots could be due to inflammation or a simple fungal or bacterial infection. Apply some ointment on it and keep watch on it (size, color,...  Read Full »

I notice a few tiny bumps in my vaginal area after intercourse. What could it be?

Query: Hello doctor,I have a question about some pain and bumps that I have noticed on my vagina. I had rough sex with my fiance a few days ago, and he is fairly large, and it always hurts, but this time more than the others. I noticed a few bumps on my vaginal area, they are not itchy but pink and have a ...  Read Full »


Dr. Jimesh H Mavani

General Practitioner, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It may be bacterial vaginosis. Or other vaginal infection or some cyst may be. For that, I have to examine you first. So for that consult nearby. Doctor will see the type and nature of the discharge and bump around the vagina and will send discharge for examination if ...  Read Full »

I get a musty smell even after having shower. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,I am in the eighth grade I take a shower every day I rinse with apple cider vinegar once a week, but whenever I start moving around a lot, this musty smell starts coming from down there I am also a majorette the smell is not so bad the whole room can smell it. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Nadia Khan

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Probably you got an infection in your vagina because of using of vinegar. It might have resulted in removing healthy bugs from there which usually fight against infection and germs. So I would suggest you to stop using vinegar at first place and then take tablet Metr...  Read Full »

Why do I have vaginal pain after fingering?

Query: Hi, I was fingering my pussy, now it is burning a lot and I feel like scratching it. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Garima Sawhney

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do not scratch. Use Ointment Vagisil locally. Also you can use V-wash for routine daily wash of your private part. If you scratch, it will increase and will cause more discomfort. Hope it helps. If the problem persists, consult an obstetrician and gynaecologist online --...  Read Full »

What causes recurrent enterococcus fecalis in semen analysis?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a semen analysis done two months ago and they found enterococcus faecalis. What causes this? Urologist put me on Amoxicillin and a month later a 2nd analysis showed the bacteria had gone. Just recently they did a fertility test since I am family planning and everything looked go...  Read Full »


Dr. Shahil Khant

Andrologist, General Surgeon, Urologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Relax and do not worry. First of all, why did you have a semen analysis done? For what complaints? Enterococcus fecalis is very rare and may suggest contamination. If other parameters like count, motility, etc., are fine then it is nothing to worry. About round cells...  Read Full »

What is the white yellowish painful spot in my vagina?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a white yellowish spot in my vagina that is pretty painful and has been there for three days. I am sexually active, but have been with the same partner for three months and am only recently experiencing these symptoms. I am also tender on both sides of my pelvis but that could ...  Read Full »


Dr. Nadia Khan

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to ask a few questions if you want to answer those. Is it painful? Any discharge from this point? Any bleeding? Is there any history of injury over there? Any fever? Or anything similar anywhere else over the body? As it more likely seems to me as somet...  Read Full »

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