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Recurring vaginal yeast infection and spotting. Treatment?

Hi I am 28 year old female.......usually have sex 3-4 times a month with my last month I started working out regularly and was running almost everyday for about 5 Kms .....during this time I started having vaginal yeast infection ....which keeps on coming and going away.....this time my menstural cycle started on 29th almost ended on 3rd august...I had sex on 4 th aug....and after that I had some blood was not was blood discharge...after that whenever I go for urinating....after wiping I can see some some on tissue ....still it s not going away...I am concerned
Asked On : Thu, 9 Aug 2012
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hi, Thanks for using the HCM.
Recurrent UTI could be due to DM, immunocompromised states or other reasons
Get your blood sugar test done,
For fungal infection you need to apply local antifungal cream and take oral full course of antifungal tratment..
Keep area dry and clean..
Take bath daily, wash your innerwares in hot water and sun dry..
as your mentioning some tissue is seen near your vagina it could be a prolapse, bartholins cyst, wart.. etc.
Consult a gynecologist for examination of lesion & further work up..

Hope I have answered your query. If you have any further questions I will be happy to help. Thanks get well soon....
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General & Family Physician Dr. Chandra Shekhar Sharma's  Response

Welcome to HCM,

On the next day of period healing of endometrium is not complete.

Thus bleeding just after intercourse on next day of period can occur due to trauma.

Yeast (Candida) are normally present in humans, but their growth is generally limited by immunity and by other normally present microorganism (bacteria occupying same location such as lactobacilli).

Hormonal/physiological disturbance and use of soap or douches to clean can disturb/destroy normal flora, resulting in overgrowth of Yeast cells, causing symptoms of infection.

Diabetes mellitus and use of anti bacterial antibiotics are also linked to increased incidence of yeast infection.

Wearing wet swimwear for long period is also a risk factor.

Hormonal replacement therapy and infertility treatment may also be predisposing factors.

The anti fungal drugs commonly used to treat candidiasis are Fluconazole and topical Cotrimazole, Nystatin, Ketoconazole.

One time dose of 150mg of Fluconazole is generally sufficient to cure vaginal candidiasis in 90% of cases.

You should consult your Gynecologist for examination, investigations and treatment.

Thanks for trusting Healthcaremagic and posting your query.

Hope you found my response to your query informative and helpful.

If you have further concerns in this regard, you can submit those with Healthcaremagic as well.

With good wishes,
Answered: Thu, 9 Aug 2012
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