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What other infections have symptoms similar to bacterial vaginosis?

Recently after sex, I experience an itch on my clitoris and vaginal opening. Sometimes it hurts. I looked at my vagina using a mirror and I noticed a white discharge. This only happens after sex, even when we use condoms. Why? Could it be from having different sex partners and switching to a new one? About a month ago I had gardnerella.

Can I get an infection if my partner urinates inside my vagina during intercourse?

What are the risks of a man urinating inside a woman during sexual intercourse? This happened to me...and shortly afterward I developed a yeast infection (I think). I haven’t treated it and now I have bumps (probably warts) in the area around my vagina, and a swollen lump on the side of my groin. Are all these separate symptoms, or are they all because my boyfriend urinated inside me a year ago?

Since getting pregnant, I have vaginal swelling after sex...should I be worried?

I'm 3 months pregnant. Ever since I got pregnant, I get swollen "down there" after sex. What could be the problem?

I had oral sex seven months ago and just noticed some bumps on my vagina...do I have herpes?

The last time I had sexual contact with anyone was about 7 months ago. I've never had sexual intercourse; however, I have performed oral sex and had it performed on me (without a dental dam). I have developed a mild itch and redness on my labia majora and I noticed one or two hard, painless bumps on my labia minora. Do I have herpes? 

I’m a virgin...could I have herpes?

I think I have genital herpes...I have a rash on my legs, and sometimes on the head of my penis. I am not married yet and I never had any kind of intercourse, oral sex or genital rubbing...so I don’t know how I got these symptoms. I shower daily, and I’m neat and clean. But I live in a hot and sweaty climate, and my legs get really sweaty during the summer. Could that be the cause?

Are small blisters in my vaginal area a symptom of herpes?

I recently found some small blisters in my vaginal area. They’re becoming painful. Do I have a yeast infection, or is it something else...like maybe herpes?

Why does my partner get a burning feeling when I ejaculate inside her?

My girlfriend gets a burning feeling when I ejaculate inside her. When I don’t ejaculate, it doesn’t burn. Is this normal? Also, sometimes after intercourse I get hot-spots on and around my penis. Is this common? I’ve been tested for STDs and she’s been tested for yeast infection, but everything came back negative.

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.