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A 23-year-old female asked:

I am experiencing abnormal vaginal discharge (quality: itchiness) , vaginal odor, pain during sex and thick mucus discharge. the following also describe me: vaginal itching, vaginal irritation, and skin redness or irritation. what should i do?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Exam and testing: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe.

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