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Genital infections causing vaginal itching - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Vaginal and Uterus Health
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User :   HI My wife has been complaining of a vaginal itch for the last 5-6 days.We have started planning our family and had sexual intercourse around her ovulation days around 10 days back and the itch has started in the last 5-6 days. Could this be a pregnancy symptom?
User :   anyone there
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Itching in the genital region is more a sign of fungal infection then pregnancy.
Doctor :   Genital infections are common following unprotected sexual intercourse.
User :   there was some white sticky liquid in the vagina
User :   u there doc
Doctor :   Yes.
Doctor :   The discharge may also be secondary to the infection.
User :   ok. so u rule out vaginal itch as a symptom of pregnancy
Doctor :   yes, these symptoms are more suggestive of a genital infection.
Doctor :   I would suggest you these measures.
User :   now one question for me. how much sperm quantity is normal?
User :   ok. pls tell
Doctor :   1. Use vinegar soaked douches
Doctor :   2. To change the pads frequently.
Doctor :   3. Drink plenty of water.
Doctor :   4. Good nutritious food.
Doctor :   5. If the symptoms increases then she has to consult a gynaecologist for physical examination and further treatment.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
User :   thats useful
User :   i have.
Doctor :   And regarding your next question, you meant the volume of semen or the sperm count?
Doctor :   There are many parameters which are assessed in the semen.
User :   my semen is very thick white...must be one it good
Doctor :   Its not the sperm volume and the consistency that is important,
User :   can u elaborate on consistency
Doctor :   it is the number of sperms present per ml of semen, its viability, motility factors that are taken into consideration.
User :   after intercourse, semen flows out of her this normal
Doctor :   Semen normally are thick gel like consistency which liquifies into liquid in about 20 minutes.
Doctor :   Prolonged liquefaction time is considered abnormal.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Have you followed?
User :   ya
User :   thanks
User :   whic coutnry are u in
Doctor :   Do you have any other query that I can assist you with?
Doctor :   We are based from India.
User :   no thanks
User :   ok
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
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