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26 Feb 2004

Itching that won't go away
I'm an 19 year old girl & only started having in may 2003. My boyfriend and I always used protection . I also started taking the pill. We broke up in july and straight after that I got a thrush that is so itchy, that I just have to scratch it, but when I do it starts burning. I've also got a yellow and very smelly discharge... I'm sick of having to scratch my virgina all the time sometimes in public... pls HELP!!!
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01 Jan 0001

You don't say what treatment you have tried, but Canesten usually works well for thrush. A yellow smelly discharge is n ot typical of thrush, so it may mean that you have another type of infection. You should see a doctor to make a diagnosis.

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