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GhostyGhostyy
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So yesterday I noticed that around my vagina and inside felt really really sore and itchy, and I was having really thick, chunky discharge. Whenever I walked it really hurt because I could feel it rubbing against my panties.
I think I might have a yeast infection (I looked online). Is this something to be concerned about? Is it pretty common? How can it be treated?

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Yeast infections are pretty common, and if you get them treated right away, they're also not a big deal at all. What you'll want to do is simply make an appointment with your gynecologist, so they can confirm the diagnosis and prescribe the medication to treat it.

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