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What causes white vaginal discharge post a painful intercourse?

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Posted on Wed, 15 Mar 2017 in Women's Health
Question: Greetings !!!
I just got married a week ago .my wife is experiencing heavy white discharges 3-4times in a day she used to have it before also but now it is very much frequent,also we both suffer with dryness problem. She is reporting Very painful intercourse even after a long foreplay . Please suggest is it because some infection and what can be the possible remedies ???
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Brief Answer:
Fungal infection

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Hello,
Thanks for trusting us with your health concern.
Of course a discharge like this is not normal and usually reflects an infection of either bacterial, fungal or parasitic origin. It is impossible to guess what the cause is without the benefit of examining you and performing a microscopic exam of the discharge.

In the absence of being able to do this you could try an over the counter preparation to treat a possible fungal cause. This would be clotrimazole and is used once daily at bedtime for at least 3 days. It is a topical cream actually which is inserted into the vagina.
You can use -Y jelly for lubrication before intercourse.
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