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Maybe a yeast infection?
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Anon_232390 posted:
I think that I have a yeast infection but I am not completely sure. I am just a tiny bit sore which I only notice when I wipe and not every time, Yesterday I had a small amount of cottage cheese, which was then replaced by thick white and then thick clear. ( It is not EWCM ). I am also just a little itchy. It isnt a constant thing so I am not sure. Ive only had 3 yeast infections in my life. Once on a antibiotics and once at the very beginning of my pregnancies. And all of those were alot worse. I am due for my period soon. I have pcos and all those i have af almost every month, it varies between 30 and 35 days. My last period was brown bleed sept 18th... Red bleed sept 24th... 2 weeks later I had one day of very light spotting ( no red ). Anyways this all just started yesterday and I was thinking of getting something OTC. Does this sound like a yeast infection?
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Jane Harrison Hohner, RN, RNP responded:
Dear Anon: If you have no risks for a new STD, and a prior history of yeast, then it is a reasonable option to try an over the counter product containing miconazole or clotrimazole and see if the symptoms abate. It's not uncommon for yeast to overgrow prior to menses.

Yours,
Jane


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