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21 Jan 2004

Lump after thrush.
Hi there
I suspected that I had vaginal thrush (Itching/burning, skin had gone pinkish, thick white discharge-but no odour). I haven't had thrush in 3 years but the symptoms were the same. Anyway I bought a one off treatment (generic of canestan 1VC) & I bathed in water with tea tree oil added, as well as used tea tree cream on the vaginal area (not inside) as I was told it took the itching away & it did, but it burnt a little after application. Now that the infection seems to be clearing up (3 days later) I have noticed a little "lump" that wasn't there before I used the cream. I was wondering if the cream hadn't "burnt" me or if I had had an allergic reaction to the thrush treatement tablet. I have been in the same relationship for 4 years & we are both faithful so I don't think it could be an STD. I did contract vaginal warts from an unfaithful partner 7 years ago-could this be the regeneration of these warts? (It doesn't look like a wart). I now have a slight greenish tinge to my discharge (I always get it around my period time) & there is no odour-but is this normal?
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01 Jan 0001

It is hard to say what the lump is without seeing it. An allergy would usually be red and tender or itchy.You would have to see a doctor to tell what it is. If the discharge you have is the normal premenstrual discharge, then I don't think you need be concerned this time.

Best wishes
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