H. Michael O'Connor MD MMEd FRCPC


Sexually Transmitted Infections: Symptoms in Women

If you develop symptoms of a sexually transmitted infection (STI), it is important to be evaluated by a health professional soon after your symptoms start. Symptoms of an STI include: A change in vaginal discharge (thicker, discolored, or bad-smelling) over a period of several days to 2 weeks. Pain, burning, or itching…

Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs)—also referred to as sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)—are those spread by sexual contact. They may also be spread from a pregnant woman to her fetus before or during delivery. Exposure to an STI can occur anytime a person has sex or close contact that involves the genitals, the…

Symptoms of a Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI)

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) may cause many different symptoms in both women and men. In women A thick, discolored, or foul-smelling vaginal discharge. Symptoms may get worse over a period of several days to 2 weeks. Pain, burning, or itching while urinating for longer than 24 hours Fever Pain during sexual…

Sexually Transmitted Infections: Symptoms in Women

If you develop symptoms of a sexually transmitted infection (STI), it is important to be evaluated by a health professional soon after your symptoms start. Symptoms of an STI include: A change in vaginal discharge (thicker, discolored, or bad-smelling) over a period of several days to 2 weeks. Pain, burning, or itching…

Symptoms of a Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI)

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) may cause many different symptoms in both women and men. In women A thick, discolored, or foul-smelling vaginal discharge. Symptoms may get worse over a period of several days to 2 weeks. Pain, burning, or itching while urinating for longer than 24 hours Fever Pain during sexual…