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I have a raw feeling inside vagina and lower abdomen pain

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I have a raw feeling inside vagina and lower abdomen pain
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr Ted Manos replied 1 year ago.

I'm Dr Manos obgyn. Did these symptoms just start today? Any vaginal discharge? Raw feeling is it dryness or painful with sex? Any past history of pelvic infection? Are you due to have a period?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
1. Started 2 days ago. Just found a single whitehead on labia minora but not painful.2. Whitish/green discharge.3. Yes, had been dry/painful in raw area during sex.4. Clymidia 6 months ago. Treated.5. No, take birth control every day so no period.
Expert:  Dr Ted Manos replied 1 year ago.

I advise you to be checked for a pelvic infection possibly related to chlamydia or another bacterial organism because you don't want an infection spreading to the Fallopian tubes. With you taking birth control daily, the pain not likely to be a cyst on the ovary or something like a tubal pregnancy.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
What are the chances of herpes?I have used a condom religiously with sexual partners. None had any apparent outbreaks.
Expert:  Dr Ted Manos replied 1 year ago.

Herpes is a possibility but the bacterial has to be ruled out. Herpes can present with lower abdominal pain but not usually