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Cause of swollen vulva after intercourse, white discharge - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Women's Health
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User :   HI
User :   Hello
User :   dr xxxx here
User :   i want to chat with Dr. AAAAAAA .
User :   is it possible ??
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User :   i will close the chat window
User :   and then, u can chat further with Dr xxx
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   Dr. XXXXXXXX here
User :   Hi
Doctor :   please proceed
User :   Hello Dr. xxxx
User :   i jst had a chat with u reagrding infection
User :   for my GF
Doctor :   yes I remember xxxx
User :   i had few more small queries
Doctor :   you can proceed further
User :   this type of infections will only occur aftr intercourse...or are thr any other reasons also??
Doctor :   usually occur after intercourse
Doctor :   if any insect bite is there, then in rare cases this can occur
Doctor :   or allergy to condoms/spermicides (if used)
User :   so if we consult a doctor ...thn he will come to knw tht we had sex
User :   right ??
Doctor :   if she goes ahead with examining inside to look for tear in hymen then she will come to know
Doctor :   external examination will not reveal it
Doctor :   however what is important is her treatment right now along with the test I recommended earlier
User :   just afraid tht her father may come to knw
Doctor :   and patient confidentiality is kept secret
Doctor :   so why do you worry about it?
Doctor :   she can go with you to visit the doctor and she alone will be inside with the gynecologist in the examination room
Doctor :   so it will be between her and the gynecologist
User :   thr ll be no need to operate ??
User :   is thr any chance to get operated ??
Doctor :   no, most probably there will be no need for any surgery
User :   so only medicines will cure it
User :   i cant go with her ...since v both r in diff places
Doctor :   in case any wound in found inside the vagina, which needs treatment like stitches, then a minor procedure might be there
Doctor :   she will recover within half a day
Doctor :   no need for anesthesia or admission into hospital would be needed
User :   but wht ll doctor say d cause fr this to her father if asked ??
Doctor :   and in that case she can go alone also, there should not be any issues
User :   sex is nt only d reson fr this right ??
Doctor :   why will doctor say anything to her father? if she is going alone? is she not above 18 years?
User :   she is above 18...bt incase if her father cme to knw
User :   and asked doctor bt it
Doctor :   there is no way that any third person will come to know unless, she, her gynecologist or you tel it out
Doctor :   do not worry about all this. focus on getting her t o the right treatment soon
Doctor :   if she faces complications later due to delay and infertility issues
Doctor :   then her family might come to know
User :   just tell me 1 thing .....thr ll be many reasons for this infection in common.and sex is one of the reason right
Doctor :   before things get complicated, get things right by going ahead with examination and treatment ASAP
Doctor :   infection can be due to many reasons
Doctor :   even girls who have not had intercourse can have it
Doctor :   it occurs due to change in vaginal pH
User :   shuld she reveal abt intercourse to doctor or nt ??
Doctor :   but make sure that you too take same treatment simultaneously
Doctor :   she can reveal it , no issues in that
User :   but wat if she doesnt tell to doc abt it
Doctor :   but make sure that you too take same treatment simultaneously to avoid chances of re-infection
Doctor :   it is her choice, whether or not she wants to tell it
Doctor :   doc will ask about it
Doctor :   and it is better that she does not hide from doc the facts
Doctor :   else treatment might differ
Doctor :   and infection not treated adequately
User :   ok...
User :   but m afraid ...:(
Doctor :   did you follow what I said?
Doctor :   you do not need to be afraid
User :   yes...
Doctor :   do not worry
User :   ok
Doctor :   be brave, and support her. she needs it now
User :   sure
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with?
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