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Thrush

For the past few days I have been experiencing soreness, itchiness and a burning sensation in my vagina, usually while I pee or my boyfriend touches me. I am also taking the pill and antibiotics at the moment. I was wondering if either of these medications could be the cause of this thrush? Thanks
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Hi!
Yes, being on pills and taking antibiotics can both increase the risk of thrush. Also, redness, pain, soreness in vagina can be due to bacterial infection, bacterial vaginosis or due to a STD. Hence, though there is a huge chance that you have developed vaginal thrush, your gynecologist needs to confirm this first. If it is thrush you will probably need to apply vaginal antifungal medication for a few days. Sometime oral medication is also given.  Please consult your gynecologist.
Take care!
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