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Fishy Smell Vaginal Discharge
Have an almost fishy smell vaginal discharge for a few weeks and just yesterday i began getting a fullness feeling in my lower abdomen, what is wrong?
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
Bacterial vaginosis: Bacterial vaginosis is the most common vaginal infection. It is an overgrowth of normal vaginal bacteria, not a sexually transmitted infection. When it mixes with blood or semen the ph gets elevated releasing the fishy odor. It is easily fixed with antibiotics. You wil need to be tested for other infections but this is the most likely. ...Read more
My vaginal discharge is normal. But I always seem to smell its not fishy it's more musky. What's going on?
Sounds like BV: This sounds more like bacterial vaginosis. This is an overgrowth of normal vaginal bacterial and leads to an odor. It is treatable with antibiotics. Schedule a visit for confirmation, testing and treatment. ...Read more
I have vaginal discharge that smells rather strong. It's not a fishy odor, it hasn't changed in color, but it does taste weird. What could be wrong?
Hello. I've been having an unusual vaginal discharge that's thick and clumpy with an unusual smell it doesn't smell fishy but the smell is abnormal?
Possible Candida: There are 3 main causes of abnormal vaginal discharge: Bacterial vaginosis, Candida (yeast) and Trichomonas infection. Candida tends to be thick, whitish and cheesy in consistency. For excellent patient information please go to the following sites: http://bit.ly/1MALpU3 http://bit.ly/1w1flDK http://bit.ly/1DvHK7p ...Read more
I used to have a white fishy smell discharge. After vaginal creams now I have a watery red discharge. What could it be?
Vaginal discharge: Hello, These symptoms sound like a bacterial infection called Bacterial Vaginosis. The symptoms include white or gray milky discharge and a foul vaginal odor. This is evaluated by a clinician either with cultures from the vaginal fluid or assessing the fluid under a microscope. The treatment is with antibiotics either via a vaginal gel or oral pill form. ...Read more
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