When to Seek Medical Care
- Call your health care professional if you have the following symptoms:
- A yellow puslike vaginal discharge or any abnormal vaginal discharge associated with pain or itching.
- Difficult or painful urination
- Increased frequency in urination
- Pelvic pain
- Bleeding or spotting after sexual intercourse or between periods
- Pain low in the abdomen, sometimes felt only during sexual intercourse
- Go immediately to a hospital's emergency department if you have a great deal of vaginal discharge, fevers, chills, nausea and vomiting, severe abdominal pain, dizziness, or any other symptoms that you think might be an emergency.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/8/2014
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