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Swollen and sore vagina after sex. a couple weeks ago i noticed my vagina was sore and itchy, figuring it was a yeast infection, i bought the suppositories and external relief cream. i finished taking the suppositories after i ran out of what was given (3

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Dr. Joy Jackson
Family Medicine 20 years experience
If : If your symptoms are still present please see your doctor for an evaluation. Often times when a woman thinks she has a yeast infection, it could actually be a bacterial infection. If your symptoms have resolved then maybe it was a yeast infection and has cleared. Lastly, the best time to resume sex is after you complete the appropriate treatment. Take care.
Dr. Judith Tellerman
Clinical Psychology 43 years experience
GYNECOLOGIST: You should see a Gynecologist to be sure of your diagnosis and receive treatment for your problem.

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