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A 33-year-old member asked:

I have a thick white discharge from my vagina and it itches. could i have a yeast infection?

2 doctor answers8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Rebecca Gray
Obstetrics and Gynecology 15 years experience
Possibly: Most likely the answer is yes. If you have never had a yeast infection before, see a doctor first to make the correct diagnosis. Yeast infections are very common, especially in the summer months and after taking certain types of antibiotics and easily cured with over the counter medication. Rarely, it may also be a symptom of other health problems like uncontrolled diabetes or immune disorders.
Dr. Candace Spann
Dermatology 22 years experience
Yes: It sounds like you are describing a yeast infection. Try over the counter Miconazole preparations. If you are still having symptoms, be sure to see your gynecologist.

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A 44-year-old member asked:

Does a thick white discharge mean a sign of yeast infection?

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Dr. Richard Ruth
23 years experience
White discharge: Can be normal or a sign of yeast infection. If it doesn't stop, you may need to take antifungal medication, i.E yeast infection. If this does not stop it, you will need to see an ob.
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