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Symptoms of yeast infection along with bleeding - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you
User :   Hello, i have a girlfriend that has had symptoms of a yeast infection, itching, milky discharge, for about a week, and today, a few days before her period, she had a brown and red discharge
User :   could this be her body trying to rid itself of the infection? she says the symtoms stopped after the blood
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
Provide her age
User :   18
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
Is she been sexually active?
User :   no
Doctor :  
I think she is having some kind of infection
Doctor :  
which she needs to get it examained by a Gynecologist
Doctor :  
did she had her periods during this time?
User :   she should be starting in 3 or 4 days
Doctor :  
ok
User :   but the symptoms started after her last period, and she has had them before, but this is the first time she's bled
Doctor :  
I suggest her to use some Candid cream
Doctor :  
if it is only white dischage it is yeast infection
Doctor :  
but she also had bleeding so it is better to get it checked
User :   yea, she had white discharge, but she said it all stopped after she bled
Doctor :  
that is what iam concerned
Doctor :  
so it is better to get it checked once to know from where the bleeding was
Doctor :  
it may be due to scratching also due to itching
Doctor :  
let not ignore it

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