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My vagina is itchy and irritated. i was massaging it due to the itchiness and it began to bleed. what do i do? i was just treated for chlamydia earlier this week. i am also on the birth control, depo-provera shot. could this be any factors as well?

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Dr. Joy Jackson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
It : It sounds like you may have developed a yeast infection. This commonly occurs after taking antibiotics. When a yeast infection is present the vaginal tissue is inflammed and if rubbed can bleed easily. Try an over the counter yeast infection cream and insert it into vagina as directed. You can also rub some of the cream on the outside inflammed area. If this treatment fails schedule a visit with your doctor. Take care.

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