A 30-year-old member asked:
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what can you do to tell the difference between thrush and vaginosis?

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Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yeast itches and bur: Can burn and irritate the vulva and usually discharge is think white and clumpy, BV smells is grenn or brown or yellow or multi colored , does not itch and if u are sex active have to make sure no stds like gon, chl, or trich please see your gyn for a culture.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016

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