Doctors Lounge - Gynecology Answers
"The information provided on www.doctorslounge.com is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her physician."
Forum Name: Gynecology
Question: Vaginal burning
|Mom28 - Sun Apr 29, 2007 11:34 pm||
I am a 34 yr old mother to 8 children. I have been having horrible vaginal burning that gets worse when my period starts. I also have a lot of pelvic pain after sex. I do not have an increase in discharge nor do I have any itching.
14 years ago, I was diagnosed and treated for clamydia and it seemed to go away.
Could this be an STD?
|Dr. Chan Lowe - Mon Apr 30, 2007 12:58 pm||
Burning can certainly be an indicator of an STD. If there is a possibility of this I would recommend you be tested.
Also, a yeast infection can cause your symptoms. Discharge is commonly associated with a yeast infection but it can be absent.
If you've had yeast infections before and this is different you should see your doctor before beginning a yeast infection treatment to be sure that this is what is going on.
|| Check a doctor's response to similar questions|
Are you a Doctor, Pharmacist, PA or a Nurse?
Join the Doctors Lounge online medical community
Editorial activities: Publish, peer review, edit online articles.
Ask a Doctor Teams: Respond to patient questions and discuss challenging presentations with other members.