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I'm taking metronidazole for my abnormal white discharge I took 3 pills already but it increases my dschrge, what does this mean?

I'm taking metronidazole for my abnormal white discharge I took 3 pills already but it increases my dschrge, what does this mean?

Bacterial Vaginosis: Keep taking the medication till it is done and if you still have the discharge then you need to get back in and get rechecked for other infections. ...Read more

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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Will metronidazole pills make u have a white discharge?

Will metronidazole pills make u have a white discharge?

Metronidazole: Might have developed a yeast infection. Yeast can present with clumpy, white vaginal discharge to a watery, white discharge. Sometimes a discharge is not apparent. There is no odor. It can cause swelling and redness of vulva along with itching and burning pain. It may lead to pain with urination or intercourse. This would need to be treated. ...Read more

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Why is metronidazole gel causing thick chunky white discharge?

Why is metronidazole gel causing thick chunky white discharge?

Taking antibiotics: Such as Metronidazole can increase chances for getting a yeast infection. A clumpy (cottage cheese- like), white, non- odorous discharge associated w itching, burning, swelling or redness can be due to yeast infections. ...Read more

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After using metronidazole gel when will the chunky white discharge disappear?

After using metronidazole gel when will the chunky white discharge disappear?

Might have a yeast: Infection which may need to be treated.Yeast can present with clumpy, white vaginal discharge to a watery, white discharge. Sometimes a discharge is not apparent. There is no odor. It can cause swelling and redness of vulva along with itching and burning pain. It may lead to pain with urination or intercourse. ...Read more

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Started taking metronidazole yesterday. Used the bathroom & urine was dark yellow & I had a clumpy white discharge that wasn't present before.

Vaginal discharge: If you were prescribed metronidazole for a vaginal infection (trichomonas or bacterial vaginosis), you'rr probblly seeing discharge from that infection. Symptoms can persist and even get for a couple days after starting treatment, so wait a few days and see what happens. But if in doubt, contact the doctor/clinic treating you. ...Read more

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Girl had itch and pain w yellow n white discharge. Doc said yeast. Gave metronidazole n daktakort cream. 2 weeks aft, itch and yellow disc bac. Why?

Girl had itch and pain w yellow n white discharge. Doc said yeast. Gave metronidazole n daktakort cream. 2 weeks aft, itch and yellow disc bac. Why?

Resistance?: Lack of response after an empiric therapy could be resistance of the suspected organism to choice of therapy or a different pathogen altogether. There is of course the possibility of re-infection. Please return for a re-evaluation. Take care. ...Read more

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White discharge while taking metronnidazole? No itching, no smell. It never actually comes out on its own I only see it when I pull out the applicator

Its white: If you are using Metronidazole vaginal cream then you likely noticed that it is a thick white cream. It sounds like you are seeing the medication on the applicator. ...Read more

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I've recently been treated for BV with metrodoniazole (flagyl). The "fishy odor" is gone but I still have just the heavy white discharge but no odor?

I've recently been treated for BV with metrodoniazole (flagyl). The "fishy odor" is gone but I still have just the heavy white discharge but no odor?

Talk to your doctor: If you are having persistent vaginal discharge you may need further workup and testing by your physician to investigate other causes. ...Read more

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I've had c diff finished Flagyl 2wks ago. Had acute sinutis & took zpak at same time of flagyl. I have milky white discharge no odor & back pain?

I've had c diff finished Flagyl 2wks ago. Had acute sinutis & took zpak at same time of flagyl. I have milky white discharge no odor & back pain?

Vaginal discharge?: Rough few weeks. If that's white vaginal discharge, likely is a candidal (yeast) infection, from the antibiotics; usually thick, cottage cheesy, itchy maybe. Generally treated with antifungals, topically or orally.
Call your doc. ...Read more

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After finishing a round of Metronidazole gel, is clear discharge with red clumps normal? I have a Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD and do not get periods anymore.

After finishing a round of Metronidazole gel, is clear discharge with red clumps normal? I have a Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD and do not get periods anymore.

Possible: You were treated for an infection and the symptoms could be related to that. If these symptoms are transient for a few days and resolve I would not be concerned, but if it worsens or persists get checked. ...Read more

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When after taking metronidazole for gardenella does the discharge go away?

When after taking metronidazole for gardenella does the discharge go away?

It may not: Metronidazole is frequently used for gardnerella vaginal infections (a frequent cause for bacterial vaginosis). However, Metronidazole may be only 50% effective in some cases. If resistant to treatment, a vaginal culture (medical diagnostic labs calls theirs the oneswab) may help identify the organisms involved leading to an improved treatment choice. ...Read more

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Taking metronidazole and white creamy discharge is normal?

Yes and No: If you were prescribed this medication for bacterial vaginosis (bv) and your original symptoms have improved but now experiencing a white creamy discharge, then you may have a yeast infection due to this antibiotic wiping out its competitors by ridding you of bacteria. In this case it would be a normal effect of the medicine. If not, then you still need to see your doctor to confirm. ...Read more

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