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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 took an I-pill after the condom broke during intercourse, and now I have pain and a vaginal infection. Why?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 17-year-old female, and I have a brain tumor. It had been a week since I had sex with my boyfriend, and the condom was torn off. I took an I-pill just after intercourse. I thought it would not help, that is why I took an I-pill again after 48 hours. Now I am having cramps, a white d...  Read Full »

Dr. Sanap Sneha Umrao

Answer: Hello,Welcome to read your query, and I understand your concern.Should you take such hormonal pills randomly, it may harm your health. The symptoms you are getting could be because of these pills. For pain, take tablet Zerodol Spas (Drotaverine and Aceclofenac) whenever needed. Tell me...  Read Full »

I am experiencing odor and discomfort during intercourse. I found a foreign object inside my vagina. Please suggest.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 20 years old and have a regular menstrual cycle, but my period flow is not abundant and has an unpleasant odor. Recently, I discovered a foreign object in my vagina that had been lodged inside for an unknown period of time, possibly betwen two to five years. I had experienced a...  Read Full »

Dr. Sanap Sneha Umrao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have reviewed your case and understand your concerns. Based on your description, it appears that you may have an infection. I recommend starting a course of antibiotics, including Tablet Doxycycline 100 mg to be taken twice daily. Tablet Metronidazole 400 mg to ...  Read Full »

I have been suffering from vaginal discharge for six years. My vagina is swollen, has pimples, and looks white. Despite taking medications nothing helped. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am a girl 21 years old, and 5.6 feet tall. I have been suffering from vaginal discharge (no foul smell, sometimes itchy, sometimes white clear, and sometimes thick yellowish). It has been six years now, and I have been on different medications, but they could not cure me. Right now I ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sanap Sneha Umrao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. As per your description you have had this issue for six years so you should consult with your nearby gynecologist so that she can examine and guide you properly. Without examination, it is difficult for me to guide you pr...  Read Full »

I have been sexually active for the last four months, and have had vaginal itching without redness since the last two days. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am sexually active for the past four months. There is itching in my vagina for the past two days. It does not appear red or swollen. This has never happened before. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Sanap Sneha Umrao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. The itching could be because of a wet genital area (usually because of sweat). It could also be because of some minor infection. As per the description you have given, there is no need to visit a doctor right now. I suggest you do the foll...  Read Full »

I am experiencing itchy vaginal infection spreading to my bikini line and thighs. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, For a month now, I have had an infection on the skin around my vagina, and bikini line, and it is now spreading to my thighs too (it is itchy and turning black). I saw a skin doctor and used some creams, thinking it was a ringworm or fungal infection (I am not sure what it really is), but...  Read Full »

Dr. Sanap Sneha Umrao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your query and understood your concern. I am unable to view the picture as it is showing as invalid. I will contact customer care to resolve this issue. Please do not panic, as every problem has a solution. If the lesions appear as coin-like scaly patches, ...  Read Full »

My vaginal discharge smells really bad and is yellow in color. Why so?

Query: Hello doctor, My vaginal discharge during masturbation smells really bad and it is yellow in color. I applied body lotion inside and outside the vaginal area during masturbation, so I am worried if that is the reason. There are no other issues like itching or pain, but the color and smell are really...  Read Full »

Dr. Sanap Sneha Umrao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your case and understood your concern. According to your description, it is looking like a vaginal infection. You should take a proper antibiotic course to cure this. You should not apply any moisturizer inside the vagina because it is harmful. So...  Read Full »

I have been experiencing severe vaginal itching for the past week. Please advise.

Query: Hi doctor, I have been experiencing horrible external and internal vaginal itching for the past week and OTC treatment is not working. I have been sexually active.  Read Full »

Dr. Sanap Sneha Umrao

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your case and I understand your concern, such irritation usually occurs due to the wet area and it may cause infections. You should always clean and dry your genital area after urination. Keep that area clean shaved. Change undergarments two times i...  Read Full »

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