Vaginal Health

I'm 20 and been sexually active for 3 years and been with my partner for 2 years. I'm extremely sexually attracted to him and love having sex but I have never reached climax and after a while I become extremely sensitive. After having sex it is quite painful to go toilet as well. Thank you for your help.

Please make an appointment with your primary care provider or at Corner health center for further assessment.  There are many possible explanations for your situation. 

My discharge is really dark yellow with a really bad smell. It makes me uncomfortable distorting all my panties color with yellow stains. I’m 19 years old and a virgin. Should i take any meds? I’m not comfortable going to a doctor. (Its also a few days after my period and the smell is strong rn)

It is important that you make an appointment with your primary care provider or at Corner Health Center to figure out what is causing the abnormal discharge.  It does not mean that you have to have an exam if you do not want to. 

There are other ways to get a sample to determine the cause. 

Please call Corner at 734-484-3600

I had sex and he was very rough during foreplay. And scratched my vagina. It's itchy now. I had some clear mucus and tiny white discharge in vagina. What could it be?

The irritation may have caused a slight infection or overgrowth of yeast .  You can try soaking in a warm tub (no soaps or irritants).  If it is still bothering you please schedule an appointment with your health care provider or with Corner Health (734-484-3600)

I’m a 17 year old female. I recently discovered a lump on the right side of my lower bikini line which I’ve been extremely concerned about. After googling it, I discovered a number of things it could be related to, some of which included STI’s, cysts, and even tumours. I have never been sexually active, so I don’t think it’s an STI, but I am concerned that this may be linked to cancer? It is a little more than 2 centimetres in size, is hard, under the skin (near the bone) and pretty much painless. It’s only on the right side. It’s a little hard to tell because I just noticed it recently, but I don’t think it has grown since I found it. So far, I have not experienced symptoms of any sort. I’d just like to know if this is something very serious before I consult my doctor about it. (I don’t want to have someone check ‘down there’ if it is not completely necessary). Please help me.

What you describe could be an infected hair follicle, perhaps from shaving or a small cyst.  You can try warm compresses to the area.  Apply warm water to a washcloth and towel and apply to area. 

If the lump continues schedule an appointment with your health care provider or at Corner health

I'm in my early 20s. I am a virgin. I love my partnar , been together for years. We spend hours and hours in foreplay but still I cannot get aroused enough to have sex. Inserting even one finger is painful. When it's not painful , it's not pleasurable either. Do I need to see a doctor? Is it curable?

There are many different reasons why you may be experiencing pain and decreased arousal.  The first thing to do is to have a complete gynecological exam with a gynecologist and explain to her what you are experiencing. 

Hi, I have been on the birth control pill, Tri-lo sprintec, for six or seven months now without any problems. But on last months pill pack I took 3 of the placebo pills and I tried to delay my period so I started a new pack instead of finishing the placebo pills. I figured it would not work since I already started the placebo pills and my period was due in a week but I was going on vacation and wanted to try to delay it anyways. But it did not work and my period was on time, it started on August 2nd and it ended on August 7th, I noticed it was lighter than usual and on top of my period I also had a brown discharge. When my period ended the brown discharge continued, it lasted for 4 days and before it even ended I began having very light bleeding mixed with a lot of thick clear discharge that lasted for 2-3 days. My actual period ended 7 days ago but for the past 3-4 days I have been having some breast tenderness, lower back pain that switches from my left to right side, lower abdominal pain that is switching from my left to right side, nausea, and a very light cramping and bloated feeling very low in my abdomen that I have never felt before. The birth control I am on stops me from ovulating but I missed quite a few days the past couple months, when I miss day I just take the pill the next day with my other pill. Sorry this is a lot of information but what I’m asking is, is it possible I could be pregnant? Even though I’m on the pill and my period ended only seven days ago? I’m pretty sure that’s impossible but all these symptoms have me a little worried.

Yes, you are correct it is unlikely that you are pregnant and most likely the way you are taking the pills is causing irregular cycles. The only way to be sure you are not pregnant is to take a pregnancy test. 

Also it sounds like it is difficult for you to take the pills regularly which is true for many women.  You may want to consider a better method of birthcontrol that you don't have to remember to take every day and may also  stop your periods.  

Please schedule an appointment with your primary care provider or at Corner Health Center if your symptoms continue and to look at other forms of birth control.

My vagina has been itching lately and the discharge is sticky and it seems that I have a yeast infection. I’m too scared to tell my mom and I was just thinking about buying a cream from the store to cure it but should I get a doctors input before. I really don’t want to go to the doctors because then I would have to tell my mom.

You should see a health care provider before starting treatment.   In the state of michigan you do not need a parents consent to see a health care provider for a sexual health problem. (That includes yeast infections.)  Sometimes it is easier to talk it over with our mom's than we think it will be. 

You can call Corner Health to schedule an appointment. 

I know I shouldn't be doing this, but yesterday my bf and I had anal and right after vaginal sex, we didn't change the condom, I'm really nervous about that, what risks I should be worried about, I went to the bathroom immediately after and we were both clean but I'm really worried, should I go to the gynecologists right away? Or what should I do?

Using a condom protects you against sexually transmitted infections.  

You may be at risk for other infections that can be transmitted from the rectum to the vagina which is why it is recommended that you change condoms. 

If you have any symptoms such as vaginal discharge, burning with urination, abdominal pain you should schedule an appointement with your primary care provider or come to Corner health center.  

Im 16 years old and I’ve had only sexual relations with one person . But I have this problem, for some reason I have a vaginal odor and I can’t seem to get rid of it. I’ve tried different natural products but nothing seems to work . I’ve washed myself with unscented soaps down there. But nothing seems to work . And even before I had sex, I knew Something was up with the way my vagina smelled. Please help, this problem is embarrassing and i don’t know what else to do or who to go to

There are different reasons for vaginal odors.

Please schedule an appointment to be seen at Corner Health or with your health care provider. 

I m 20 years old. I have ovarian cysts but very few. Can i masturbate after some 20 odd days and when i ejaculate there is a pain in my ovary mild for few minutes. what does it mean and what should i do?

More information is needed to figure out what the pain could be from.  Many women experience ovarian pain when they ovulate. About 2 weeks after the period starts. Please schedule an appointment at Corner Heath or with your health care provider  for further evaluation of your pain.


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