Yesterday I noticed my discharge was different than usual - it smelled/tasted awfully bad, & after some hours, it started to get bloody as well. Nothing like this has ever happened to me, and everything was perfectly normal the day before. The very same day, some hours before I noticed this, my boyfriend masturbated me but I had my clothes on, so I guess that hasn't anything to do with it, has it?
Anyway, I guess the only sensible thing I should do is get an appointment with a gynecologist, but I'm not particularly fond of the idea. There isn't any chance of this going away on its own, is there?
And should I attend a gynecologist, is it necessary for my mum to be there? That would definitele make me hate going there.
Not sure what kind of info I'm trying to get here, coz I guess I'll end making up my mind and going all the same. Some kind of reassurance, maybe, coz I've never been to a gynecologist before, even though I already know what to expect there, more or less.
your mother does not need to accompany you to the gynecolgoist, but it does help if you have some moral support with you if you've never been. if not your mother, then a trusted friend or your boyfriend?
if your vaginal secretions are particularly foul, then you need to see a doctor. it will not go away on its own without causing bigger problems along the way. for example, if it happens to be an infection like chlamydia or gonorrhea, and you don't seek treatment, you could become infertile. other infections just get worse. they smell awful and they can be painful.
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