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  • What is wrong with me....horrible burning

    Ok... so last weekend I got a bladder infection, went to do the doctor and got medication (that was 6 days ago). On Monday though, I started feeling a lot of burning/itching in that area. I wasn't sure if it was in the vaginal area or not, so I felt around and the itching was definitely coming from the vaginal area.
    Today it has been really bad, and it feels pretty severe. So severe, that I can hardly concentrate in class and it makes me want to cry.

    I'm not really sure what it is. A lot of times, after I urinate, wipe, and then am back to whatever I'm doing for a few minutes, I'll start to feel some discomfort in that area. It almost feels like a raw type feeling, but it would always fade away after 20 minutes or so. At first I thought that it might be the scented body wash that I was using, as I read that can irritate the skin, so I stopped using it for a couple days. I thought it was helping but today I've had a fairly intense burning/itching sensation down there, with quite a lot of clear, liquidy discharge. Nothing seems to make it feel any better, and it almost seems to have gotten worse throughout the day.

    I do a lot of walking throughout the day (on a college campus) and as it is hot out, I don't know how much the sweating/moisture contributes to that sort of thing. Also, I make sure I do what I can to help prevent things like uti's and stuff... I wear cotton underwear, wipe front to back, pee and clean up after sex.

    Also, I went to the store and bought stuff for yeast infections, itch-relieving cream and stuff like that, but how long should I wait before I go to the doctor, if it doesn't clear up? And any ideas on what this problem might actually be??? Any answers are much appreciated.

  • get back in ASAP, you probably do have a yeast infection. OTC wont take care of it totally.
    "When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us."
    Helen Keller

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    • Thanks for the answer. I took the OTC medicine that I got and it actually seemed to clear it up. I feel so much better now, and hopefully it's gone for good. I've felt much better since Saturday, and I started the medicine on Wednesday. I hope it doesn't come back!

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      • Yeast infections can be transmitted.

        If you had sex whilst having this problem, then he will be able to give it back to you again.

        It can be caused by soaps, tight jeans, lots of things it's common.

        Never have sex until your completely okay or else you'll just keep giving it back and forth to each other.

        CW
        PUT A LITTLE 'LIKE' IN MY SOUL!

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        • Well, I thought that the OTC medicine had cleared it up, but now I'm not so sure. I have felt some discomfort down there during the last couple days. I just want to be able to get through a day without feeling pain or discomfort down there! It's horrible! Should I just go ahead and see a doctor about this?? I really don't feel like spending 10 dollars on more OTC medicine that might not even work or treat whatever it is.

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          • yes! I BELIEVE YOU SHOULD SEE A DOCTOR. YOU HAVE WASTED TOO MUCH TIME AND CAN HAVE A BAD bACTERIAL INFECTION. Get it checked out immediatley

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            • I'm nor trying to scare you, but friends of mine that have it have told me that herpes feels like a urinary tract infection during the first big outbreak. One of them had a doctor who didn't care to look, and gave them antibiotics, and the infection spread to her bladder. It can get very serious. Either way, you sound like you definitely have some sort of infection. Go to the doctor.

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