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Forum Name: Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Question: Bump and Odor, im scared and alone
|dalana - Mon Mar 17, 2008 2:24 am||
Last January i had unprotected sex with my now ex boyfriend. about may i started to get a strange odor and i noww it's a odor because im a very clean person and i don't usually have unprotected sex, but i thought it was a yest infection, so i bought doche and it helps but i worried. Then i stared to notice i was getting bumps they don't hurt untill i mess with them or pop them, i noticed that i had a milky discharge but it went away. Im very embarrased, because i think it's the worst, and im getting despressed because i scared to have sex with my boyfriend. Please help be, im young and don't want to be juge and alone...
|Debbie Miller, RN - Wed Apr 09, 2008 5:43 pm||
You would be wise to see a doctor because there is a very good chance this is normal and bumps can be caused by clogged ducts, cysts, etc. This is something we cannot verify from a distance like this. By finding out the definite diagnosis you will likely be put at ease. Whenever you are sexually active there is the possibility of infections but many of these can be treated effectively.
Douche does not help and it can interfere with your body's normal pH balance. If you have yeast, you need an antifungal medication, available over-the-counter. The milky discharge sounds normal. But presence of odor and discharge that seems to have "curds" are more suspicious for infection, requiring treatment.
Once you are cleared for health, you should use latex condoms for sex until you are ready for a permanent relationship. If you don't have access to a doctor, consider a family planning clinic that might be available.
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