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I have a burning itch on my vagina. What could it be? Would douching help?

I have a burning itch on my vagina. I live in a hot tropical environment so I’m always sweating, but I do my best to stay clean by washing the area often. I’ve even stopped having sex to prevent any other problems, but that doesn’t seem to help. What could this be? Do you recommend douching?

What causes vaginal discharge to change color and smell bad?

For the past few months, I’ve had vaginal discharge that has an off-color and a pretty bad odor. What is it?

I have a burning feeling in my vagina during sex...what could it be?

I have started to have a burning feeling in my vagina when I have sexual intercourse. It hurts so much, I have to stop. My boyfriend and I use condoms...so what could it be?

I have abnormal vaginal discharge that looks like cottage cheese. Do I have a yeast infection?

I’m a 19-year-old college student and I am concerned about my vaginal discharge. It’s very heavy lately. There is no itching and not really any bad smell, but it is rather embarrassing. At first I thought it could be signs of a yeast infection…but besides the heavy cottage cheese discharge, there are no other signs. Please help.

Could my vaginal discharge have caused my partner’s throat infection after he gave me oral sex?

Since as long as I can remember, I've always had some light, vaginal discharge. A few weeks ago, my boyfriend performed oral sex on me for the first time. A week later, he had a high fever and his doctor diagnosed him with a "throat infection" (not strep). Did my discharge cause this infection and is it an STD?

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