Vaginal Wash

Vaginal wash is made in a way that they maintain the normal acidic pH of the vagina. Scented and harsh soap disturb the pH of the vagina, making it susceptible to bacterial and fungal infections.

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What causes pain during sex?

Query: Hi doctor, I am having pain during sex. Penetration of any kind hurts me. The most painful are the inner lips especially on the right side. I get burning sensation inside too, but not very high. I had some bleeding last night and it stopped fairly quickly. We were not being rough either. I am on Dep...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have seen the pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity) that you have attached. There is loss of rugosity of the right labia majora and minora indicating that there is an inflammation. It was indicated by the shiny nature of the majora and minora on t...  Read Full »

I have white sticky discharge while on birth control pills. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am currently on Microgestin birth control and I have been instructed to take it constantly to have no periods. About a year ago, I was treated for chlamydia and never had a problem since then. About a month ago, I missed my pill for birth control while having the flu and a week back,...  Read Full »

Dr. Shruti Kainth Kaushal

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. According to your history, it appears that you are suffering from vaginal infection. Because, without a problem there cannot be such an amount of discharge. Hormonal birth control pill increase chance of vaginal discharge. But, in my ...  Read Full »

Is it necessary to clean the vagina after sex?

Query: Hello doctor, How to properly clean the vagina after period sex, to avoid any discomfort? Is it necessary to clean the vagina after engaging in period sex, if so, why? What is the best way to properly clean the vagina after engaging in period sex? Is there anything else hygiene-related you wish mor...  Read Full »

Dr. Deepti Kurmi

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to If you are not planning pregnancy, after intercourse you can simply wipe with dry tissue paper or if you feel sticky wash with water and dry with a tissue paper. On a regular basis, frequent washing and the use of soap should be avoided, as it hampers natural bacteri...  Read Full »

Why do I have vaginal pain during periods?

Query: Hi doctor, What could be the reason for vaginal pain during periods? It happens for a few minutes when the periods start and sometimes on and off on the second and third day. It is happening for many years. My periods are regular. My sonography is normal. I experience a lot of vaginal dryness and ...  Read Full »

Dr. Aparna M Sathawane

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Childbirth Educator, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I saw your sonography report (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It is normal although it has a different name over it and not a recent one. Pain during menses is common, and it is called as dysmenorrhea. It is due to uterine contraction to expel blood ou...  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 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 »

Can taking multiple antibiotics cause redness and dryness of vagina?

Query: Hello doctor, Ever since being on multiple antibiotics for a persistent UTI a year ago, I have had vaginal problems. It was first a bout of yeast infections and then BV. I have tried many pills, external and internal creams, home remedies, and diet changes, but still, I have redness and dryness exte...  Read Full »

Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome¬†to How are you doing? Sorry to hear what you have been through. I feel you are having an imbalance in the normal and abnormal organism growth. For a normal vagina, you need both normal and abnormal organisms. When you take too many antibiotics one after other, it kills most...  Read Full »

Is it possible to get genital wart without sexual exposure?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 21 year old girl. I saw a cauliflower shape growth in my vulva which was diagnosed as warts. I was given Acivir tablet 800 mg despite the fact that I had no sexual contact with anyone. Then, I got my menstruation for seven days. I used to apply vaginal wash and tea tree oil and...  Read Full »

Dr. Sanjay Kumar Bhattacharyya

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Surprising fact is that you have a genital wart, but without any history of sexual exposure. Then it is not a wart. And it has subsided as I could not find it in the picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity). But, what a miserable condition you have done...  Read Full »

Why does my vagina itch during the period?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 11 years old. I am on my period. My vagina hurts and itches during the period. Why?  Read Full »

Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to At the young age of 11, itching around the time of periods may be just minor infection. Usual infections are respiratory infection or urinary infection. If you have any respiratory infection, suppose you cough into hands later if you wash your genitals with same hand...  Read Full »

What is the reason for vaginal itching?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 24 years old now. I had non-penetrative sex with two boys of my age separately when I was 9 years old. Now, I am having vaginal itching for the past one week. What is the reason?  Read Full »

Dr. Megha Tuli Gupta

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Any form of sex had many years back will not cause an itch now. Most likely it seems to be yeast infection and simple antifungal cream should suffice. However, if itching is intense or you have discharge along with it you may need more treatment. Hope this inform...  Read Full »

I have burning sensation in my vagina.There is also a white discharge from the vagina with a bad odour.Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 25 year old female. I am 158 cm tall and I weigh 45 Kg. I have burning sensation in my vagina. There is also a white discharge from the vagina with a bad odour.My doctor prescribed candid cream and V wash, but I there is no relief. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Aamir Mohd

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your doctor has prescribed you medicines thinking that you might have candidiasis (fungal infection). If you can answer following questions I can help you better: Do you have itching also? Is the discharge plain or curdy? Are you married? If yes, your partner also n...  Read Full »

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