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Gave birth two 1/2 weeks ago and now have rash in and on buttocks and in vaginal area. Itches and is sore. Looks similar to diaper rash..

Gave birth two 1/2 weeks ago and now have rash in and on buttocks and in vaginal area. Itches and is sore. Looks similar to diaper rash..

Rash: It is difficult to know the exact cause. It may be an infection or something you were exposed to at the hospital. Have your doctor look at the area to help with a diagnosis and treatment. All the best. ...Read more

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Itch (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more


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Itching & burning, and soreness at vaginal opening with chunky yellow discharge in days after unprotected sex. Surrounding labia red and irritated. ?

Itching & burning, and soreness at vaginal opening with chunky yellow discharge in days after unprotected sex.  Surrounding labia red and irritated. ?

You need to be: checked for an infection, possibly BV (bacterial vaginosis). BV is not particularly dangerous but suggests a significant disruption in the normal bacterial flora.The most important thing is to make sure you haven't acquired a more harmful sexually transmitted infection. See a doctor as tests need to be performed/condition treated, either with oral and/or topical meds. Always use condoms! ...Read more

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I have more vaginal discharge than usual. It's slimy and thin with no smell, no soreness, and no itching. Is this normal?

I have more vaginal discharge than usual. It's slimy and thin with no smell, no soreness, and no itching. Is this normal?

Quite possibly: Leukorrhea is normal vaginal discharge (D/C). D/C is composed of cellular debris, vaginal secretions & bacteria & is stimulated by ^ vaginal blood flow & ^ estrogen. D/C ^ is seen w ovulation (Clear & like uncooked egg whites), Clear/watery or white d/c both occur during menstrual cycle.& pregnancy (white/ milky). It can be thin or thick & white to yellowish. Leukorrhea usually doesn't cause an ...Read more

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I had sex and I was sore the next day and two days after I started itching in my vaginal area and have a weird smelling discharge. What's wrong?

I had sex and I was sore the next day and two days after I started itching in my vaginal area and have a weird smelling discharge. What's wrong?

Infection: It sounds like you have an infection. You need to see your primary care provider or gynecologist for testing to find out which one and get treated. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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A week ago had a tvto (?) Surgery for bladder incontinence I am now starting to experience some vaginal itching and soreness. Suggestions?

A week ago had a tvto (?) Surgery for bladder incontinence    I am now starting to experience some vaginal itching and soreness.  Suggestions?

Vaginal itching: Hello. Thank you for this question. Due to the procedure you had and need to prepare the operating area for sterility, you may be experiencing a yeast infection. I recommend contacting your surgeon as he/she will best know what antibiotics and preparation measures were taken before the procedure. A simple single dose medicine called diflucan (fluconazole) may be used to treat. ...Read more