U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 21-year-old female asked:

hello, i am a twenty year old girl. and while i am a virgin, i noticed a while ago that i began to suffer from urinary incontinence, sometimes when i farted or sneezed and leaked some drops! and more vaginal gases! can you help me, please? thanks

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 24 years experience
See your Dr.: You definitely want to see your Dr about this. You could have some structural issues or even an infection. A Dr can take a thorough history and do a complete physical exam and determine if there is an underlying problem. They can also recommend a course of treatment. In the meantime, wear a pad, and keep regular times for emptying your bladder. Make sure you are drinking plenty of fluids.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
$30 per visit with
membership

Similar questions

A 28-year-old member asked:

Is it normal for my vagina to be itching and sore whenever I have sex while pregnant?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
A Verified Doctoranswered
A US doctor answeredLearn more
Yes: The hormone changes and the higher yeast levels of pregnancy cause these symptoms. Try applying KY jelly.
A 37-year-old member asked:

I'm 11 weeks and have a urinary tract infection. Is it safe to take an antibiotic for the remainder of my pregnancy?

3 doctor answers8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Craig Keathley
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Yes: A simple bladder infection in pregnancy can be treated with antibiotics over the course of 7 days typically. Prolonged antibiotic therapy is not usually necessary unless an infection involving the kidney has been diagnosed and initially managed with treatment doses of antibiotics. Following treatment, a lower dose antibiotic may be used to prevent recurrence for the remainder of the pregnancy.
A 42-year-old member asked:

I have a recurrent, painful swelling at the opening of my vagina, but I don't think it is a yeast infection. What could this be?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Craig Keathley
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Cyst: Swelling at the opening of the vagina can be a Bartholin's gland cyst. When the duct becomes blocked, fluid accumulates. They can frequently become infected and cause an abscess with tenderness. Treatment usually involves opening the cyst to allow drainage and can be performed in the office with local anesthetic. Consult your physician for further evaluation.
A 33-year-old member asked:

What medication can I take during pregnancy to help reduce recurrent vaginal yeast infections?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
A Verified Doctoranswered
A US doctor answeredLearn more
OTC remedies: You can use over-the-counter remedies if the symptoms are really bad. Keep in mind though that the hormone changes of pregnancy cause an overgrowth of yeast that is not dangerous and does not need to be treated unless it is causing severe symptoms.
A 38-year-old member asked:

I'm constantly leaking urine, are there bladder control pills or should I wear adult diapers?

4 doctor answers8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Sheila Goodman
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pills may help: There are basically 3 different types of urine leakage: stress, urge and overflow. They cause leaking with different situations and are treated very differently. Urge incontinence will respond to medication, the other 2 types won't. Both stress and urge may get better with physical therapy.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
$30 per visit with
membership
Last updated Aug 22, 2020
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
$30 per visit with
membership

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.