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Sensitive clitoris due to red spot - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Vaginal and Uterus Health
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User :   For the past 4 days my clitoris has been really sensative to the touch. When I looked it has a red spot. Now I'm freaking out.
Doctor :   hello
Doctor :   i am Dr XXXhere
Doctor :   may i know your age please
User :   hello
User :   33
Doctor :   did you have any unprotected sexual intercourse recently ?
User :   yes, i did have an std test done this week with by anual visit but it is't back yet. I didn't notice the red spot until after my appointment. I see it when I pull the skin back.
Doctor :   is there any pain ?
User :   just when i touch it or if my jeans rub the area
Doctor :   discharge ?
User :   no
User :   i thought i was getting an infection from my antibiotics i'm taking for my sinuses
User :   it felt similiar to that kind of pain
Doctor :   since how long you been on the meds ?
User :   for a week
Doctor :   yes it can be clitoral hood infection. thats the most likely cause
Doctor :   you would have to get it examined by your OBG. as since you are already on antibiotics so a topical cream would be prescribed for you
Doctor :   such infections are common and there is nothint serious about them
Doctor :   so dont worry
Doctor :   is this the first time it has happened ?
User :   yes, i've never had this before.
User :   is the cream the only way to treat it?
Doctor :   yeah and it will also provide you relief
Doctor :   but yes you do need to get physical examination done
User :   what are the causes of those infections?
Doctor :   can be a simple urinary track infection for a condition called vaginitis because of thr antibiotic therapy
Doctor :   or it can be also if you have rough intercourse
User :   ok. i know the antibiotics i'm on are really strong. they almost always give me infections.
Doctor :   well you need to discuss and the course can be changed
User :   ok. thank you for your help.
Doctor :   your most welcome
Doctor :   take care of your self
User :   thank you
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