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Yellow gunky stuff coming out my vagina, is this a sign of infection?

Yellow gunky stuff coming out my vagina, is this a sign of infection?

Yes it can be: Obviously this could be a sign of infection and thus you should see your pcp or ob/gyn physician for an exam asap. They will be able to let you know what is causing this, and will be able to appropriately treat you. ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Scholand
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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Is a swollen vagina a sign of a yeast infection?

Is a swollen vagina a sign of a yeast infection?

It could be: The more common symptoms of a vaginal yeast infection are a "cottage cheeze discharge" and itching with possible local irritation and burning with urination. ...Read more

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I am itching at my vagina. Thats the only sign I have so far its on and off. I wanted to know could it be a yeast infection?

I am itching at my vagina. Thats the only sign I have so far its on and off. I wanted to know could it be a yeast infection?

Yes: Yeast infection is one of many possible causes of vaginal itching. Bacterial vaginosis, contact dermatitis, and stds are among the other common reasons. You can try an over-the-counter antifungal, and if no improvement see your doctor. ...Read more

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I had bacterial vagina infection dr described metronidozale am on day 5 of 7 the discharges are the same how long shall I use it to see healing signs?

I had bacterial vagina infection dr described metronidozale am on day 5 of 7 the discharges are the same how long shall I use it to see healing signs?

Different infection?: Bacterial vaginosis ("bacterial vaginal infection") almost always responds to metronidazole for 5-7 days; so does trichomonas, which causes similar symptoms. Lack of improvement after a week suggests something else instead of (or in addition to) BV. Need tests for STD (gonorrhea, chlamydia) and yeast if not done yet. Sometimes a foreign body, like forgotten tampon. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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I keep having a pulsing sensation in vagina and anus area. It's very strange. Any ideas what it could be. Not painful. 39 yr old. No sign of infection?

I keep having a pulsing sensation in vagina and anus area. It's very strange. Any ideas what it could be. Not painful. 39 yr old. No sign of infection?

The first thing: To come to mind is a muscle spasm? It could be the case if having more intercourse. If you have issues like back pain, poor sleep, headaches, high stress, you may experience more overall physical symptoms, noticing more pain than others. I think it will be self limiting, i cannot think of a disease that behaves in this way. Good luck. ...Read more

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Itching vagina for 2 days. Do I have a yeast infection? And what are the signs for yeast infections? It's red and the area gets a little moist.

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Itching vagina for 2 days. Do I have a yeast infection? And what are the signs for yeast infections? It's red and the area gets a little moist.

Possible: With yeast infections, you may experience vaginal itching, burning, and notice a thick white "cottage cheese" type discharge. You should have your doctor take a look, especially if you have already tried over the counter treatments with no success. Good luck. ...Read more