A 28-year-old male asked:

What is the definition or description of: wet mount of vaginal discharge positive for yeast?

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Dr. Deborah Metzger
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Yeast are seen.: When a woman has symptoms suggestive of a vaginal infection, her physician will take some of the vaginal secretions and look at it under the microscope. Yeast look like strings with little balls attached and are best seen when potassium hydroxide is added to the secretions.
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