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Physical exam involving examination of the outside of the female genitalia (vulva), the inside (vagina) , as well as an examination of the cervix, uterus, tubes, ovaries, and tissue around the uterus (parametria). A bimanual exam then involves 2 fingers in the vagina with the other hand on the abdomen. A rectovaginal exam is one finger inthe vagina, one finger in the rectum with ...Read more
Below: When performing a hysterosalpingogram (hsg), we infuse the uterus and fallopian tubes with fluid. This fluid could slowly leak out via the vagina, simulating discharge. This should get better within one day. If the discharge continues to worsen over a day or is accompanied by fever or pain, then this could represent an infection, and medical treatment should be sought. ...Read more
Normal Pap smear. pain during sex. White, grated-cheese-like discharge-odorless. Burning and itching in vagina. Vaginal fissures (acc to gynac)?
I am experiencing vaginal itching, vaginal pain, vaginal irritation and abnormal vaginal discharge (quality: itchiness, cheesy discharge) .
"Itching" to see MD: Your are "itching" to see a MD for a vaginal infection as that symptom alone is a dead giveaway for the same. Time to make an appointment with a local GYN MD who can diagnose and treat this issue. ...Read more
I am experiencing vaginal odor, thick mucus discharge and vaginal itching. The following also describe me: Abnormal vaginal discharge and Vaginal ...
This combination: really mandates medical assessment.Get a more detailed answer ›
Speculum: A doctor uses a bivalve instrument, called a speculum, by inserting it gently into the vagina to unfold the vagina to get a look specifically at the cervix and potentially to do swabs for infections and for cervical cancer screening. A bimanual exam is when the doctor enters one or two fingers of the one hand into the vagina and palpates the ovaries and the uterus with the opposing hand. ...Read more
Began p long car ride, vag fullness, firmness , vaginal odor, abnormal vaginal discharge and vaginal tenderness. It feels like vaginal canal is full. ?
Gentle exam: The doctor will examine the breast by looking at them then palpating (feeling) them in a systematic method. The pelvic exam is similar. The doctor feels your abdomen (tummy) for any abnormalitis, then looks at the skin around your vulva. A speculum (a device to see in the vagina) about the size of a tampon is inserted to see the vagina and cervix. Then feeling for abn organs is done by feeling. ...Read more
Vaginal swelling and itching day after annual pelvic exam. No symptoms prior to exam. What caused this?
No: You may have some of the gel mixed in with the discharge but the amount of the discharge should not be affected. ...Read more
Vaginal itching, dryness, thick mucus discharge, pain during sex, vaginal odor & burning. Not an STD, yeast inf, or BV. Have gotten medicine for all. ?
No, but...: No one drug for all around. To decide what may fit your need, one has to analyze your detailed history of all related symptoms + findings of physical exam + proper testing as needed. How to put all related things together correctly? Follow instruction in articles listed in http://www.formefirst.com/onUTI.html & http://www.formefirst.com/onLifeBasics.html. Thereby you can work better with your doc. ...Read more
Normal: It is not uncommon to have cramps after a transvaginal US or pelvic exam, since a foreign body - ultrasound probe or gloved hand often causes release of prostaglandins leading to uterine cramping. Try taking ibuprofen or naproxen for symptoms, then night before and morning of procedure next time to reduce symptoms. ...Read more
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