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Symptoms of Vaginal bacterial infection - 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
Doctor :   Very unlikely
Doctor :   that shaving can lead to thrush
User :   It just seems that since I started to shave the pubic hair I always get on the next day or so thrush.
Doctor :   How do you describe the thrush
User :   iching mainly
Doctor :   Itching can happen after shaving, but thrush is larger than itching
Doctor :   Thrush will have redness, vaginal discharge and itching
User :   yes, it has all that, but mainly itching and in the anus too,
Doctor :   Ok, you may just know how to shave
Doctor :   It should always be towards the growth of hair
Doctor :   If you shave against the direction, then you have bumps
Doctor :   and itch
Doctor :   Smoothen the hair before you shave with a foam
Doctor :   and then shave it in the direction of hair growth
Doctor :   After shave dab on after shave lotion
Doctor :   with a cotton only on the pubic area
User :   Thank you. It's just usually I am prone to thrush.
Doctor :   Thrush usually have vaginal discharge
Doctor :   Do you have that?
User :   yes, but the weird thing is that I have it everyday the symptoms, but usually I only feel them part of them, especially when I wake up.
User :   *I only feel the symmptoms part of the day I mean
Doctor :   It does not sound to be thrush
Doctor :   Vaginal discharge soaks pad badly
Doctor :   and is continous
Doctor :   Vaginal discharge is most often white and curdy
User :   I think that what it makes me feel the itching is the discharge
User :   could it be another thing?
Doctor :   Try to apply a moisturizer over the area early in the morning
Doctor :   see if it helps as dryness can cause such symptoms
User :   ok, thank you
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting me
Doctor :   Bye for now
User :   bye
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