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What does being positive for strep B infection suggest?

im an 18 year old female, last year , i tested positive for strep B infection, from a urine test, i had a white discharge, urinating was painfuland they gave me some antibiotic. i dont know if the strep went away, right now, my vulva is really very itchy and i also have a small cut there, it hurts and im scared, what should i do

Mon, 12 Jun 2017
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Hello,

It is genitourinary infection may be with same pathogen or other one. Totally curable if taken care and treated appropriately, not to be scared. Suggestions for you:
• Require physical examination with certain laboratory tests for evaluation of the cause of the condition and manage accordingly.
• Need IV/oral antibiotics, anti-inflammatory drugs.
Calamine lotion application 3 times a day.
Tylenol gives pain relief till you contact your doctor.
• Maintain hydration with plenty of liquids.
• Keep genitals clean with antiseptic liquids and dry.
• Wear loose, clean, and cotton clothes.
• Avoid all types of sexual activities at present till total recovery.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel
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