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Vaginal itching, no discharge, query on female masturbation - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Vaginal and Uterus Health
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User :   hello mam
Doctor :   hi.
Doctor :   Dr. XXXXXXXX here.
Doctor :   please proceed with your health query
User :   I need female doctor
User :   I would like to chat with female doctor
Doctor :   I am a female doctor.
Doctor :   go ahead with the discussion.
User :   sorry mam
User :   mam I got severe itching from the last 5 days in vaginal area
Doctor :   I had got information sent me yesterday about your chat discussion request at 9 am today
Doctor :   ok
User :   especially in the night times
Doctor :   ok
User :   mam I was scared
User :   I feel shy to consult a doctor
Doctor :   could you describe the problem in detail?
Doctor :   is there burning sensation? is there any discharge associated?
User :   severe itching in vaginal area
Doctor :   is there any smell associated?
User :   no discharge and no burning sensation
User :   I don't know why I got itching
Doctor :   did you try anything new before these 5 days?
User :   no
Doctor :   did you go for swimming? did you change your soap? did you wash the vaginal area?
Doctor :   was any foreign object used in the vagina?
User :   mam I do fingering daily? This was the reason for getting itching
User :   no never
Doctor :   ok. do you wash your hands with soap and water before doing this?
Doctor :   when did you start the fingering?
User :   from the last one month
Doctor :   do you wash your hands with soap and water before doing this?
User :   mam is it bad habit
Doctor :   it is not like bad habit, but yes if hygeine is not maintained, you could land up with infection
User :   ok mam
Doctor :   right now you require an examination by your gynecologist
Doctor :   along with a vaginal swab test
User :   I maintained clean and hygenic everyday
Doctor :   to identify the infection
User :   what is vaginal swab test
Doctor :   and start you on treatment
User :   ok
User :   how it is done
Doctor :   it is a test done on the swab taken from vagina
User :   why because consult a gyno feeling shy
User :   me from Hyderabad andhrapradesh
User :   my parents r in bangalore
Doctor :   during examination your gynecologist will use a sterile cotton bud to take the vaginal secretion for test under miocroscope
User :   I am alone in hyderabad.
User :   studying
Doctor :   why do you need to be shy in consulting a gyno?
User :   shall I alone to consult a gyno?
Doctor :   are you shy of doing the fingering daily?
User :   r along with my mother
Doctor :   you need to go with your mother, however the discussion and the examination will not be done when your mother is present. it is private and kept confidential
Doctor :   so do not worry about meeting a gynecologist
User :   ok
User :   but my mother is in
User :   me fr
Doctor :   do not delay your visit to a gynecologist
User :   thanks mam
Doctor :   if you cannot come to for it, then get it done alone there in
User :   the examination is necessary
User :   ok
Doctor :   take one of your friends (preferably a girl) along with you
User :   If i came to shall I consult u
Doctor :   yes examination and confirmatory test is necessary.
User :   ok
Doctor :   it will be late by then time you can come here. the infection might spread more
Doctor :   causing you complications
User :   if it is necessary I will come tomorrow itself
User :   no problem for me to come to
Doctor :   do not wait long, get the consultation done withing next 1-2 days and get started on treatment
User :   my parents r
Doctor :   you said you are studying, only for an examination, why do you want to miss classes?
User :   no mam
User :   I had vacation from tuesday for 4 days
Doctor :   anyways it is upto you to decide where you want the consultation done.
Doctor :   you cannot meet me, since I have stopped private practice since sometime
User :   I am planning to come to bangalore on tuesday
User :   if necessary I will start today night
Doctor :   you can consult any one near your location
User :   k
User :   me from jayanagar,
User :   mam where is ur clinic
Doctor :   As I said earlier I have stopped my private practice since sometime, so now I dont have my clinic
User :   ok
Doctor :   you will need to consult some other gynecologist
User :   do u know any gyno in jayanagar area
Doctor :   WWW.WWWW.WW Doctor :   find teh list of gynecologist in jayanagar in this link
User :   thanks mam
Doctor :   once you choose whom to consult, you can request our customer support team to fix appointment for you
Doctor :   else you can go om your own too
Doctor :   is there anything else you would like to ask me?
Doctor :   follow good hygiene if masturbating/fingering. 1) wash hands with soap before and after the act
User :   nothing special mam
Doctor :   2) avoid using foreign objects in vagina.
User :   I do masturbation with fingers only
Doctor :   3) avoid sue of harsh soaps in the area
User :   no other object
User :   ok
Doctor :   4) avoid wearing tight undergarments
User :   ok
User :   I never weared undergarments in the night time
Doctor :   5) wash off sweat and keep the area dry
User :   ok mam
Doctor :   even during the day time, avoid tight undergarments, and if using, use cotton ones
User :   mam I once again asked you don't think otherwise.fingering is not a bad habit na
User :   ok mam
Doctor :   it is not a bad habit as long as hygiene is maintained and you dont get used to it.
User :   thanks mam
User :   nice talking with u
Doctor :   if you get dependent on it for the sexual pleasure you might not be able to enjoy the real sex when it happens
User :   I consulted a gyno at the earliest
Doctor :   which can lead to problems in married life
Doctor :   avoid masturbation daily
User :   mam another question
Doctor :   use it as a release for tensions, not as a habit
User :   I am virgin na shall I go for vaginal swab test
User :   is it damaged my vagina
Doctor :   yes you can go for it, it will not harm your virginity
User :   ok
Doctor :   is there anything else you would like to ask me?
User :   if the doctor inserted the instrument in my vagina it will be damaged na
User :   for getting examination shall I take any precautions
Doctor :   no, there is no need for any precautions, since you are a virgin, no instruments will be used
User :   ok
User :   any preparations for examintation
Doctor :   no preparations, only mental preparation that you need an examination, and co-operate with the gynecologist in letting her examine you well.
User :   thanks mam
Doctor :   is there anything else you would like to ask me ramya?
User :   no mam
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me. bye for now.
User :   bye mam
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