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What can cause a green vaginal discharge in women? I was checked for STDs in August 2015 and it all came back negative, used blood and used cultures

What can cause a green vaginal discharge in women? I was checked for STDs in August 2015 and it all came back negative, used blood and used cultures

Trichomoniasis: This is a STD that requires a specific test to rule out called a wet prep. It's the condition that always comes to mind when a patient has this complaint. Double check your testing results to see if this condition was looked for. Good luck!
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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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Hi doc wondering why do I have greenish discharge but I do not have chlamydia, gonorrhoea or mycoplasma what is the cause of green vaginal discharge?

Hi doc wondering why do I have greenish discharge but I do not have chlamydia, gonorrhoea or mycoplasma what is the cause of green vaginal discharge?

Infection? Trich?: Colored vaginal discharge usually indicates infection. You don't mention trichomonas, which might be possible. Trich has been almost eliminated in urban Australia, so I would expect a test to be negative. Still, it should be checked by PCR test. Consider consultation at the Melbourne Sexual Health Centre. Australia's SHCs are the world's best such clinics, and MSHC is the best of the best. ...Read more

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I'm 16W preg taking aspirin, lovenox (for hughes), calcium, folic, vitamin, metfrmin tablets. Any of these medicine cause green vaginal discharge no smell?

I'm 16W preg taking aspirin, lovenox (for hughes), calcium, folic, vitamin, metfrmin tablets. Any of these medicine cause green vaginal discharge no smell?

Blood pigment?: None of these medications will give you a green discharge per se. Lovenox (enoxaparin) and aspirin make it easier for you to have bleeding. Sometimes small amounts of blood will turn your cervical mucus green as green pigments are a component of hemoglobin in blood. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Endocrine dysfunction cause green vaginal discharge? Been tested for all infections related to vagina but all are negative. Taken many antibiotics.

Endocrine dysfunction cause green vaginal discharge? Been tested for all infections related to vagina but all are negative. Taken many antibiotics.

Green: Not to my knowledge as an endocrinologist - at least I have never heard that from a patient over 35+ years.

Please see your family doctor sometime soon and tell your concerns. ...Read more

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What caused green and pink vaginal discharge during pregnancy?

What caused green and pink vaginal discharge during pregnancy?

Few thoughts..: Pink vaginal discharge in pregnancy can be due to vaginitis, cervicitis or sexual trauma. Green vaginal discharge can be due to cervicitis from gonorrhea, or to rupture membranes and meconium staining. Please see your obstetrician if you are experiencing these symptoms as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I've been treated several times over the past 6 months for green vaginal discharge. Why does it continue? What is the cause of it?

Menopause changes: Sometimes when a vaginal discharge persists, it could be that the vaginal tissue is going through a process called atrophy which means that it is no longer as nourished as it once was with estrogen. It is a hormonal change. Just be sure that you have had a culture and vaginal exam to ensure that there are no other causes. 42 is a little young to have the hormonal issue, but it can happen. ...Read more

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What are the causes of smelly vaginal discharge. How would it treated? Its itchy...Sometimes there is a green or white discharge

What are the causes of smelly vaginal discharge. How would it treated? Its itchy...Sometimes there is a green or white discharge

Doctor can evaluate: A primary care doctor can evaluate to see if there is an overgrowth of unfriendly bacteria or too much yeast. An odor is often due to those causes, and may be associated with things that alter the ph (acidity) and change the natural environment inside the vagina (such as having sex and getting semen in there). ...Read more

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Yellow/green vaginal discharge. No strong odor. Occasional cloudy light yellow urine. Symptoms caused by same culprit?

Yellow/green vaginal discharge. No strong odor. Occasional cloudy light yellow urine. Symptoms caused by same culprit?

Not likely: Vaginal infections are independent of urinary tract infections. The cloudy urine can be caused by contamination from vaginal discharge or be due to sedimentary chrystals in the urine. Your gynecologist is best qualified to evaluate and advise you as it appears that you have a vaginal infection. ...Read more

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Vaginal discharge and green poop, cause?

Vaginal discharge and green poop, cause?

Green feces can be: Due to rapid transit time of stool through the GI tract, green food coloring, medications, infection or eating green vegetables. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned if I have green vaginal discharge?

Should I be concerned if I have green vaginal discharge?

Yes: Women know their bodies and might be familiar with many types of vaginal discharge. However, an unusual one or a new one should be evaluated by a professional. If yellowish green, it could be trichomonas, which an obgyn provider should diagnose and treat. If the woman is pregnant and the discharge is darker green, it could be meconium-stained amniotic fluid, and that could become an OB emergency. ...Read more

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What causes Vaginal discharge?

What causes Vaginal discharge?

Several Possible: A vaginal discharge may be caused my several factors. Since no other information is provided, the possible causes could be physiologic or infectious. Infection from Yeast, Trichomonas or Bacterial Vaginosis may cause a vaginal discharge. Cervical inflammation or infection may cause a discharge. On the other hand a discharge may be caused by ovulation, normal vaginal secretions, or recent sex. ...Read more

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What causes vaginal discharge?

What causes vaginal discharge?

Normal vs unhealthy: Vaginal discharge could be related to infection, ph changes or might be completely normal/ healthy. ...Read more

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What could cause anal and vaginal discharge?

Infection: You need to see doctor for culture of both anal and vaginal discharge. To get proper med. ...Read more

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What might cause a fleshy vaginal discharge?

What might cause a fleshy vaginal discharge?

Infection: You need to see doctor for culture of both anal and vaginal discharge. To get proper med. ...Read more

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What could cause unexplained vaginal discharge?

What could cause unexplained vaginal discharge?

Hormones: Sometimes excess estrogen can cause this kind of symptoms, but still I will get all the testing done by my obgyn ...Read more

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Can exercise cause vaginal discharge or bleeding?

Can exercise cause vaginal discharge or bleeding?

It may: It is great that you are exercising to stay healthy! Of course, one of the side effects of exercise is sweating. Make sure that you are staying hydrated and shower as soon as you are able. Sweat and moisture can create an environment for vaginal discharge and possible infection. The bleeding could be from possible irritation to the vagina. See your doctor for an exam just to be sure. ...Read more

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What can cause odd bleeding and vaginal discharge?

Probabely infection: Vaginal discharge and bleeding is probabely from some kind of vaginal infection and you should consult your doctor or gynecologist to have it checked and culture taken and appropriately treated. ...Read more

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I have clumpy green vaginal discharge with itching?

May be 1 or 2 infect: Please get checked as the discharge may be a combination of yeast and/or bacterial vaginosis and/or trichimonas. You need to be tested for the right treatment! See your health care provider... ...Read more

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What causes a daily passage of brown vaginal discharge?

A lot of things: Many things can cause this. It could be a vaginal, cervical, or uterine infection. Other possibilities are a cervical polyp, hormonal imbalance or even cancer. Because it is not typical of anything in particular, it is important to be examined by a gynecologist to find out the cause. ...Read more

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What are the causes of reddish brown vaginal discharge?

What are the causes of reddish brown vaginal discharge?

Old blood usually: When bright red blood bleeds inside your uterus during your period it might sit there for some time, congeal into a clot, and then later liquify and come out as dark menstrual blood. As it sits longer in the genital tract it gets browner and by the time you see anything it is a mixture of newer (red) blood and older (brown) blood. ...Read more

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Can dehydration cause thicker than usual vaginal discharge?

Can dehydration cause thicker than usual vaginal discharge?

Absolutely: Any time you are even mildly dehydrated, any fluids in your body can get thicker (or actually more viscous if we want to use the proper term). This includes your saliva, lung secretions, blood, urine and, yes, your vaginal secretions. If it continues to be thicker once you are re-hydrated, then consider seeing doc for evaluation to make sure it's not something more than normal secretions. ...Read more

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What can cause milky white vaginal discharge for years on end?

What can cause milky white vaginal discharge for years on end?

Normal vaginal d/c: Unless there is yeast, bv, or trich present, your secretions are physiologic, a fancy word for normal. See you gyn doctor if you have itching or bad odor. Make sure you are getting routine gyn care. ...Read more

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What causes think white vaginal discharge and itching with pain?

What causes think white vaginal discharge and itching with pain?

Vaginitis: See your doctor. He/she will perform specific tests to see what's going on and how to fix it. ...Read more

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What can cause white, thick, creamy, orderless vaginal discharge?

Non itching D/C?: If the discharge is non itching as described above, then it is a normal expression of vaginal fluids which can be more copious when sexually aroused. ...Read more

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Vaginal Discharge (Definition)

Vaginal discharge is defined as secretions being expelled by the vagina. This can be physiologic or pathologic. Some common causes of abnormal vaginal discharge and yeast infections, bacterial vaginosis and sexually transmitted infections like ...Read more