A 29-year-old female asked:
I have been having very thick chunky almost grey in colour vaginal discharge. is this a sti/d? do normal smear tests check 4 sti/d too?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Martin Raffanswered
Infectious Disease 58 years experience
See an OB/GYN: There are many causes for vaginal discharge and it requires an examination of the discharge and the patient to establish a diagnosis. Go and get seen.
5.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Dr. Jeff Livingstonanswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Get tested : There are several causes of bad smelling vaginal discharge and testing is needed to determine the cause and treatment. The most likely is bacterial vaginosis. Bacterial vaginosis is an overgrowth of normal vaginal bacteria. It causes a watery discharge with a fishy odor. It is not sexually transmitted and your partner does not require treatment. It is treated with antibiotics.
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Last updated Apr 11, 2018
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