A 22-year-old member asked:
I have excessive amounts of vaginal discharge and it's very smelly. what's should i do about it ?
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Pediatrics 33 years experience
See doctor for meds: A vaginal discharge is anything coming from the vagina that is more than the scant amount of normal mucous that healthy women have. A discharge that has odor is usually an infection with germs such as bacteria, trichomonas, gonorrhea or chlamydia (discharge gets worse as infection gets worse). A woman with a discharge should see her doctor for an exam & medication. Avoid sex until after treatment.
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Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Infection? BV? STD?: Vaginal discharge with foul odor (often fishy) usually is bacterial vaginosis, overgrowth of mostly normal bacteria. The odor often is especially noticeable after sex. Trichomonas, an STD, can cause similar odor and discharge. Gonorrhea and chlamydia are possible, and both are more common in women with BV. Get medical care ASAP for diagnosis, testing, and treatment. Good luck!
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A 42-year-old member asked:
What to do about excessive amounts of vaginal discharge and leakage.?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Depends: Leukorrhea is normal vaginal discharge (D/C). D/C is composed of cellular debris, vaginal secretions & bacteria & is stimulated by ^ vaginal blood flow & ^ estrogen. D/C ^ is seen w ovulation (Clear & like uncooked egg whites), Clear/watery or white d/c both occur during menstrual cycle.& pregnancy (white/ milky). It can be thin or thick & white to yellowish. Leukorrhea usually doesn't cause an
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Last updated Feb 9, 2020
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