I have a small hard pea size ball in the inner right wall of
I have a small hard pea size ball in the inner right wall of my vaginal it doesn't hurt but I have notice that my vaginal is very dry and I have been getting yeast infectionsJA: How long have you had the pain? What seems to make the pain better or worse?Customer: I have no painJA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: no
Radiation Oncology Attending Director
I have used the Vagifem supossitories for a little over a
I have used the Vagifem supossitories for a little over a year. There are some times when I feel some dryness. I feel moisture internally, but am wondering if there is a problem with the external tissue. My ob-gyn told me to apply sunflower oil around the opening, but after all this time, I do not always feel the the comfort. My dermatologist was wondering if he could give me some estrogen cream to apply the outside only. Also sometimes there is a milky white discharge and sometimes I have a little burning feel. I am seeing my family dr. tomorrow. Can't figure out what is going on.
I had hysterectomy with cervix and ovaries removed 22years
HiI had hysterectomy with cervix and ovaries removed 22years ago - for about a year now I've found it far too painful to have intercourse with my husband. Bleeding would happen after sex also.then started with brown vaginal discharge ( not really any smell) went to GP who took swabs ( no infection) the discharge carried on but at time I'd had bowel surgery ... ileostomy , and total large bowel removal over the course of a year. My Stoma nurse suggested possibility of fistula ... this has since been ruled out so I've been referred to gynaecologist, who has felt a lump , also, in my vagina - preventing easy access to my vagina and change in colour in my vulvar area . Sent for MRI within 2 weeks and have now been called to go back to discuss results , about 7 weeks before my original planned appointment. My severe weight loss was also mentioned as a concern. My discharge is now thickish white and lots of and sometimes need to rush to toilet as it gushes out. I've been told they may have to put me to sleep to be able to get into my vagina to take swabs or biopsies as unable to do so as yet . I also have low back pain and pelvic pain and severe fatigue and feel very ill ??? Please any help . ( discharge not smelly)ThanxLea
FCPS (R) General Surgery
I am "spotting" due to a side effect of a birth control
I am "spotting" due to a side effect of a birth control patch and so far the duration has been 3 full days. How long does it actually last?JA: When was your last pap smear? Have you ever had an irregular pap?Customer: I've never had one done. Im 19 and have only seen a gyn onceJA: OK. To minimize me, please click the down arrow at the top right corner of this box.Customer: Is there an average time spotting usually lasts?JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: I am sexually active. with one male partner.
Radiation Oncology Attending Director
51 year old healthy female. On hormone replacement therapy x
51 year old healthy female. On hormone replacement therapy x 3 years. .1 estradiol patch 2x week + progesterone 14 days month. Typical 5 day "period" light flow . Dark blood. This cycle started bleeding 3 days ago. Heavy. Bright red. Has not tapered Super + tampon every hour usually bleeding through. Help!
Thank you for your time. I do have a gyn appt this week, but
Hello Doctor,Thank you for your time.I do have a gyn appt this week, but am trying to understand what might be at play and what I should ask prior.50 yr old woman. Have been on mild HRT for about 3 years to correct a significant perimenopause hormone imbalance (literally bouncing from high post meno FSH numbers to premeno.).(Note- As I do have a breast cancer history, the HRT is carefully monitored and watched under doc's care- both Gyn and Onc. The risk is considered mitigated as I've had double mastectomies, cancer was ER/PR- and am 17 years out now).There is also some concern about maintaining est levels as I have a strong family history of severe osteoporosis.I have been on Estradiol patch .05mg 2x week; 300 mg Progesterone (Prometrium) /night. Continuous.The HRT did help the imbalance and helped greatly for a while, but as I continue to age and move toward menopause, I expect my natural, unaided levels are declining.I am writing as I have not had a period now for 6 months. As part of a physical, bloodwork including a hormonal panel was just done with the following results:FSH; 8.6Estradiol: 38Progesterone: 22.1Which- would indicate I am not in menopause.So- why no periods? I have not had hot flashes, though do experience some night sweats.Back in July of this year, after running similar bloodwork, my doctor felt the ratio btw Est/Prg was too great and that my Prog level was too high. At that time I was taking 400mg Progesterone. (Prog had been moved up from 200 to assist with continual spotting) I went down to 200 mg., but then started a period which lasted about 3 weeks and showed no signs of stopping. Not heavy—just spotting throughout the day. So I was instructed to move up to 300mg and the spotting stopped. But I have not had any bleeding since.My fear is that the lining may be getting very thick and- cause an endometrial issue? I have regular PAP smears, all normal and have had colposcopies to examine the lining – last one a year ago- which have been normal too.Could this be part of perimenopause irregularity? Should I be concerned and what should I ask?
Internal Medicine Physician
I noticed I have a few small pimples on the inner labia,
Hello,I noticed I have a few white small pimples on the inner labia, under the pubic hair, right beside the clitoris. What could they be?They hurt a little and itch sometimes.Literally just got tested for all STDs, including herpes. Got the results today and all negative.I also have been treated for a yeast infection 2 weeks ago.With the pimples I also get small tears that come and go as well. I have stopped shaving and my pubic hair is coarse.If not an STD, what is this?Thanks for your help!