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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?

Thanks
 Dr. Chan Lowe - Mon Apr 30, 2007 12:58 pm

User avatar 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.

Best wishes.

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