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Information on pelvic infection, advice on yellowish vaginal discharge - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi
I would like to know about pelvical infection.
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   This is DR xxx
User :   Hi doctor
User :   I would like to know about pelvical infection
Doctor :   So You want to know about pelvic infection,
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok,
Doctor :   What do you want to know exactly ?
User :   I have itching sensation
User :   bettwwen my thighs
User :   i get yellowish discharge also
Doctor :   Pelvic infection - is a infection occuring inside the pelvic cavity, within the body, and is different from urinary or vaginal infection
User :   ok
Doctor :   Any burning micturition , fever, body ache?
User :   no
Doctor :   May i know your age?
User :   sure
User :   15
Doctor :   Are you sexually active?
User :   never had sex
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you have any foul smelling discharge as well?
User :   not smelling
User :   colour is yellowish
Doctor :   how long have you had it?
User :   last 2 months
Doctor :   any belly pain ?
User :   no
User :   u mean during periods?
Doctor :   ARE your periods, regular ?
User :   it depends
User :   30 days
User :   24
User :   etc
Doctor :   pain not during periods i mean.
Doctor :   OK
User :   ok
Doctor :   I feel you need to be on some antibiotics,
User :   ok
User :   Should I consult doctor for that?
Doctor :   But before that you need to undergo an examination & the discharge has to be examined as well
User :   ok
Doctor :   Yes , you need to see a doctor (gynae) or family physician
User :   ok
User :   Is it fungal infection ?
Doctor :   sometimes, icching and white discharge could be seen with candida infection ( fungal)
User :   ok
Doctor :   But sometimes,
Doctor :   You can try CANDID cream, which may help the pruritus available OTC.
User :   Ok
User :   I will try that
Doctor :   IF not helped, consult your doctor
User :   ok
Doctor :   You need to apply it with a applicator inside your vaginal cavity.
User :   ok
User :   do we get the applicator
User :   in shop
Doctor :   YES it comes with the candid pack
User :   ok
User :   I consulted my family physician,
User :   he told me to apply talcum power
User :   and avoid moisture
Doctor :   he probably was telling you for the itching
User :   Between the thighs, it has become black
User :   Is this a part of ingection?
User :   infection
Doctor :   yes,
Doctor :   persistant itching and moisture can cause the part to become dark
User :   Can it be treated
User :   Will it be back to normal
Doctor :   yes definitely
User :   i am scared to go to doc
Doctor :   this is not a major infection, and can be treated easily with medicines,
User :   ok
Doctor :   'Health is very important, being scared can cause nonessential delay and complicate the situation
User :   yes
User :   I thought of delaying the visit to hopsital
Doctor :   early intervention helps to prevent complications and other infections
User :   I ll go this weekend'
Doctor :   good,
Doctor :   try CANDID, and you may have symptomatic relief
User :   ok
User :   Is it easily available in medical shops
Doctor :   yes
User :   ok
User :   Thankyou very much
Doctor :   please wait for a few minutes, so that i can give you more info
User :   Ok
User :   sure
Doctor :   you get vaginal pessary as well , which are like tablets, placed in the vagina
User :   pessary means
Doctor :   tablets, placed in the vagina
User :   ok
User :   I ll go for that
User :   Could you pls give the prescription
Doctor :   Sorry, Since I HAVE not examined, you, I will not be able to prescribe any medicines here
User :   ok
Doctor :   Try the cream, twice daily
User :   then I will try witrh Candid cream
Doctor :   and you will find releif with that
User :   ok
User :   Thankyou
Doctor :   you are welcome
User :   Bye
User :   Have a nice day
Doctor :   You too,
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me her e
Doctor :   bye for now
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