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2 days ago, I notice that I have a yellowish discharge that smells like yeast, it does not itch during the day, but its an irritating feeling, it itches at night mostly and it burns a littl when urinating and the discharge is heavy during the day, but not at night.

Please help, I have no idea what this is.


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replied October 9th, 2012
Yeast Infection Answer A39391
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
Vaginal itching, altered vaginal discharge, foul smell, irritation, that you describe suggest vaginal infection. Do not ignore your symptoms. You should consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist for examination and vaginal swab/smear test to look for the underlying cause (especially to rule out infective causes for the altered and foul smell of vaginal discharge). Treatment as appropriate (based on examination findings and investigations results) would be started to help you control the symptoms. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Drink plenty of water. Take adequate rest. Maintain healthy diet and lifestyle. Avoid vaginal douching, or use of harsh soap or perfumes in the area. Use loose cotton undergarments and avoid use of tight fitting clothes. Avoid sweat accumulation and keep the area clean and dry. If infective cause is detected, and if you are sexually active, it is important get your partner also treated simultaneously to prevent chances of re-infection, and avoid having intercourse while being on treatment.
Take care.


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