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Can a women have discharge after having BV ?

Can a women have discharge after having BV ?

Yes: Havng a vaginal infection can cause discharge. Sometimes the treatment for BV can cause a yeast infection, because the antibiotics kills the bacteria in your vagina then the yeast over grows. ...Read more

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Discharge (Definition)

Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more


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Can discharge from an STI look and smell similar to BV or yeast infection or are the completely different? (I'm a female by the way)

Odor: Bacterial vaginosis and trichomonas both smell fishy. Chlamydia and GC may not have an odor. A yeast infection is very itchy and may have a thick white discharge. ...Read more

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My question is what color is your discharge when you have bv?

My question is what color is your discharge when you have bv?

Discharge: Bacterial vaginosis can present with a yellowish cloudy, white or gray discharge which has a fish-like odor. ...Read more

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I have a white stretchy discharge after treating a bv, could this mean that it is not cured?

I have a white stretchy discharge after treating a bv, could this mean that it is not cured?

Probably not: The white stretchy discharge tells me you are likely at a particular time of your cycle. Are you on birth control? BV will appear as a thin, watery discharge that has a fishy odor and may cause your vagina to itch or hurt. If those things happen, you should go back to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Is BV discharge continuous (all the time) or more intermittent (there one day and not the next). ?

Is BV discharge continuous (all the time) or more intermittent (there one day and not the next). 

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Usually continuous: Usually all the time, but it could be intermittent. The main symptom of BV is strong vaginal odor, often fishy, often more prominent after sex. Any new, changed, or abnormal dishcarge should be professionally evaluated, so see your doctor soon. Good luck! ...Read more

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I was told i had BV but that my body has healed itself. Now, i'm still having a slight discharge and raw feeling. Normal after cure?

Consult doctor: After completing the treatment with antibiotics for bacterial vaginitis you may have slight discharge as well raw feeling as complete healing takes time .If the discharge smells foul or persists ,then see your doctor., to rule out that if any infection is present and needs more treatment . ...Read more

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I've been diagnosed with bv and I was treated for it twice because the green discharge wouldn't go away. It still hasn't gone away,what's the problem?

See your doctor: There are several possible causes of a green vaginal discharge. If you have been treated for BV but still have the discharge, its possible that the diagnosis is incorrect. The best thing to do is to see your doctor and get an exam, cultures and other tests to find out if the diagnosis is correct and treat the correct cause. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What is bv? I am also having discharge, itchiness and an odor?

What is bv? I am also having discharge, itchiness and an odor?

Bacterial vaginosis: Bacterial vaginosis or BV is a condition in the vagina. It is an imbalance of bacteria types, there is an overgrowth of BV causing bacteria. It causes a yellow to greyish discharge that has a fishy odor. Important to follow up with doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Can BV be odorless and have white almost off white discharge?

Can BV be odorless and have white almost off white discharge?

Bacterial vaginosis: Yes. Most people notice a fishy odor after intercourse and the discharge can be water and off white but that's one of those things that really has to be looked at under a microscope to be sure. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a ordorless white discharge even after being treated for bv?

What does it mean to have a ordorless white discharge even after being treated for bv?

May be normal: It is normal for most women to have a clear or white vaginal discharge. The discharge typically will wax and wane throughout the cycle and is usually a bit heavier at mid cycle near the time of ovulation. If the discharge is associated with an odor, itching, pain, or irritation - it may indicate bv, yeast, or some other abnormal condition. ...Read more

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Can cervicitis be mistaken for bv?can both be present at same time?does cervicitis discharge have an odor?

Manage separately: These are often present at the same time. Bacterial vaginosis often has the distinctive odor, but chronic cervicitis, which is less well understood, doesn't -- it's an anatomic finding. ...Read more

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I've been getting watery discharge for over a year now, i got diagnosed with BV but the discharge is still there. Im woried incase i can't have children?

May be normal: A certain amount of vaginal discharge is normal. The cells of the vagina are constantly growing and replaced just like the rest of your skin. There are also lubricating glands that keep the vagina moist. These contribute to vaginal health. There are factors that can increase or alter this process like estrogen, heat, obesity, etc. ...Read more

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Itchy discharge and odor not BV and not yeast?

Need cultures: If you know it is not yeast or BV from an exam with a wet prep slide, the next step would be cultures for aerobes, anaerobes, and yeast as well as a work-up for std's (trichomonas would cause those symptoms). ...Read more

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Is white clumpy discharge normal, when taking metrogel for bv?

Is white clumpy discharge normal, when taking metrogel for bv?

Superimposed Yeast: It is not uncommon for people who are treated for BV to develop a yeast infection on the meds. You should be looked at by your gynecologist but I have seen this before. ...Read more

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I have bv. I am having a thick light yellow discharge. What should I do to clear it up?

See your ob gyn: You would need to get tested to verify for BV then get a prescription for BV i'd that's what is causing your diacharge. If you have been treated for it you need to wait sometime 14 days after starting the treatment to see a significant change in discharge. If it continues to persist you need to go back to your ob/gyn for further evaluation. ...Read more

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I am having thick white discharge with sour odor. I've had BV several times. Could I be having bv again?

I am having thick white discharge with sour odor. I've had BV several times. Could I be having bv again?

Probably: It does sound like BV. There are antibiotics that can treat it that your doctor can help with. People with recurrent BV may benefit from using vaginal probiotics, increasing the amount of acid in the diet (such as fruits and vegetables). Limiting dietary sugar may also help. Prolonged use of antibiotics can work as well in some cases. ...Read more

Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
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Bacterial Infection Of The Vagina (Definition)

A condition where the inside of the vagina is infected with an overgrowth of bacteria, causing an unpleasant odor, ...Read more