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White discharge, yeast infection - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Vaginal and Uterus Health
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User :   Hello doctor,
I am a 18 year old girl that is not sexually active. I have white cottage cheese discharge in my vagina that i try to get out in the shower. I get really wet sometimes and it is very embarrasing. I get a odor that smells like pi after my basketball games or any hard core physical activity.

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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
let me read it.
User :   hey...and okay
Doctor :   May I ask you few questions to know about you? Please give your Age, Location, Occupation, Height, Weight
User :   Yes...18.....student...5'5....1
User :   *130
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
since when are you having this?
User :   i started experiencing this umm i would say last year....
Doctor :  
you having this since one year?
User :   yes..
Doctor :  
Doctor :   do yo experience pain while discharge?
User : may be itchy sometimes but not usually
Doctor :  
sometimes you have pain
Doctor :  
User :   no never pain just sometimes itchy
Doctor :  
any redness, swelling in and around the area
User :   yes redness and swelling some times
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
Have you taken/taking any medicines ?
User :   i take pain relievers like advil for aches....and antibiotics for sinus infections
Doctor :   It maybe a yeast infection.
User :   thats what I was thinking...
Doctor :  
it could be presipitated by the antibiotics
User :   okay so how do you think i can get rid of this?
Doctor :  
you can use Venegar tamponade
Doctor :  
it contains acitic acid
Doctor :  
it will help to maintain the vaginal ph
User :   okay is this over the counter?
Doctor :  
User :   okay thank more question/
User :   is it normal for the smell of the vagina to be strong after physical activity..?
Doctor :  
since you are having this discharge,it may precipitate the odour
User :   oh okay that makes sense...thank you so much :)
Doctor :  
Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   the venegar tamponade will help the wetness as well?
Doctor :   venegar tamponade is a useful treatment option for a yeast infection.
User :   okay so does a yeast infection have wetness?
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
it produces white discharge
User :   oh okay thank you
Doctor :  
Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
User :   i will....thank bye
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