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What medicine should I take if I have a smelly vaginal discharge?

What medicine should I take if I have a smelly vaginal discharge?

Needs testing 2 know: Smelly discharge needs testing. Bacterial vaginosis would be the most common cause and would require a prescription of antibiotics. Other infections are possible too and would require different antibiotics. There is not an over the counter treatment available for these 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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Is there a medicine you can take to prevent vaginal discharge?

Is there a medicine you can take to prevent vaginal discharge?

Anatomy ; Physiology: Nope. Just as there is not just one reason for discharge there is not just one approach. Some discharge is nature. Some is infection. Some is reaction to others. ...Read more

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From past 3 days I am having white vaginal discharge and weakness in body. What could be the problem? What medicine for food I should take?

From past 3 days I am having white vaginal discharge and weakness in body. What could be the problem? What medicine for food I should take?

See below: Is the discharge like cottage cheese? Does it have an odor? Have you been on antibiotics recently? Are you diabetic, or is there a possibility of diabetes (frequent hunger, frequent thirst, frequent urination, slow healing, lack of energy)? Best to see fp for exam & treatment. May just be yeast overgrowth but might be underlying diabetes. ...Read more

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I have a smelly vaginal discharge. The color varies from white, clear or even yellowish that is thick. It's not itchy or painful. Is it still normal?

Exam: There are several causes of bad smelling vaginal discharge and testing is needed to determine the cause and treatment. The most likely is bacterial vaginosis. Bacterial vaginosis is an overgrowth of normal vaginal bacteria. It causes a watery discharge with a fishy odor. It is not sexually transmitted and your partner does not require treatment. It is treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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20 yo female, healthy, four kids.. I'm having a smelly vaginal discharge and i currently have the mirena. What's wrong?

20 yo female, healthy, four kids.. I'm having a smelly vaginal discharge and i currently have the mirena. What's wrong?

Bacterial vaginitis: Usually the cause is a bacterial infection of the vagina. See your physician for appropriate antibiotics. ...Read more

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Ever since I hit puberty Ive had a smelly vaginal discharge ive been prescribed antibiots numerous times & no pos tests but it always comes back help!

Ever since I hit puberty Ive had a smelly vaginal discharge ive been prescribed antibiots numerous times & no pos tests but it always comes back help!

Puberty: I presume you have seen an obstetrician regularly through this problem. Were there any "bugs" that needed antibiotics ever found? Anxiety disorder is "painful". Have you seen a Psychologist. If not, please set up an appointment. That will ease at least some of your troubles and hopefully all of them. ...Read more

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I have excessive amounts of vaginal discharge and it's very smelly. What's should I do about it ?

See doctor for meds: A vaginal discharge is anything coming from the vagina that is more than the scant amount of normal mucous that healthy women have. A discharge that has odor is usually an infection with germs such as bacteria, trichomonas, gonorrhea or chlamydia (discharge gets worse as infection gets worse). A woman with a discharge should see her doctor for an exam & medication. Avoid sex until after treatment. ...Read more

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What are some good home remedies for smelly vaginal discharge?

You would need to: Know the cause of the malodorous discharge before treating. Don't recommend a home remedy for malodorous discharge. 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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What can cause a clear, smelly vaginal discharge?

Trichomoniasis: This is one possibility and an std. Get checked out asap. ...Read more

Dr. Walter Kobasa
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Vaginal Discharge (Definition)

Vaginal discharge refers to secretions from the vagina. Such discharge can vary in consistency (thick, pasty, thin), color (clear, cloudy, white, yellow, green), and smell ...Read more


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Drainage (Definition)

Fluid coming out of an open area or wound. This can be infected ...Read more