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Burning during urination, vaginal discharge, infection. Symptoms due to tampons, sperm or old blood?

my issues is burning with urination all of sudden not went to doctor told her I may have a tompon stuck she checked and said no tampon was there but i can remeber removing it or not. not I have burning, and discharge from vaginal area she said it was lochia but you have that after giving birth to baby, then she said it was sperm and old blood. gave me cipro and vaginal creme. pain still there could the tompon have traveled up higher and causing infection.
Asked On : Wed, 4 Jul 2012
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Hi jturania.

Thanks for your question.

ya tampon can travel high up and causing infection.

Do you have pain abdomen and fever?

I think you have a UTI or pelvic inflammatory disease so do a routine urine test,that will confirm UTI.
Do a USG lower abdomen and that will confirm if you have PID and also do a routine blood count.
and visit your gynecologist with the report.

Best wishes

Answered: Wed, 4 Jul 2012
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