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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

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