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Vaginosis

Vaginosis is a bacterial infection affecting the vagina. It occurs as a result of an imbalance in the naturally occurring bacteria in the vagina. It causes a burning sensation during urination, itching outside the vagina, and gray vaginal discharge. It is treated by taking antibiotics.

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What is the reason for my thick and foul-smelling discharge?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 23 years old, and my husband is 30 years old, and I have PCOS from the past 11 years. We are married for a year and a half. My periods are irregular, and sometimes I do not get periods for 8 to 9 months. I used to get periods after taking Meprate. With Clomifene, I got two cycles ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you have PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome), you should plan the treatment first and then plan a pregnancy. This involves weight reduction, oral contraceptive pills for three months, the ones with Cyproterone acetate to reduce testosterone levels and also most impor...  Read Full »

Are vaginosis, uveitis and back pain related?

Query: HeIlo doctor, In the past several months, I was diagnosed with anterior uveitis in my right eye. Several weeks later, I was also diagnosed in my left eye. In addition, I experienced some achilles heel tendonitis and back pain. I completed the 8 week treatment program (dilating drops for the firs...  Read Full »


Dr. Dadapeer. K

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It seems from the history that you are having recurrent attacks of uveitis. Uveitis is an inflammatory disease of the eye and it can be because of infections, allergies, systemic diseases. Skin diseases like pityriasis can be seen associated with uveitis. However, th...  Read Full »

Why is the vaginal swab test so painful for me?

Query: Hello doctor, What does it mean if a swab test (just the Q tip inserted into the vagina) is very painful? More details about the presenting complaint: I have been bleeding nonstop for months, even while on Progesterone. And have heavy discharge with a bad smell. I went to the doctor to test for inf...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are likely to have mixed vaginosis infection both bacterial and fungal which can easily cause cervicitis and is the likely reason you are bleeding since then. More so the infection causes vaginal walls to inflame and hence the pain on insertion. You shall require...  Read Full »

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