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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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What should I do for a yellow vaginal discharge?

What should I do for a yellow vaginal discharge?

Needs testing: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe. ...Read more

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I am pregnant and I have a mild odor I do not have a sexual transmitted dieses what does this mean should I see a doctor?

I am pregnant and I have a mild odor I do not have a sexual transmitted dieses what does this mean should I see a doctor?

Not necessarily: Women typically experience increased clear discharge and often some different odors throughout pregnancy. For any burning, itching, pain, or bleeding, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What do you recommend if I have a lot of vaginal discharge i mean a lot.?

What do you recommend if I have a lot of vaginal discharge i mean a lot.?

Need to be seen: Any vaginal discharge lasting for a long period of time needs to be evaluated to determine the cause. Once the causes determined then appropriate treatment would be recommended ...Read more

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What to do if I have a lot of vaginal discharge i mean a lot.?

What to do if I have a lot of vaginal discharge i mean a lot.?

That depends on D/C.: Leukorrhea is normal vaginal discharge (D/C). D/C is composed of cellular debris, vaginal secretions & bacteria & is stimulated by ^ vaginal blood flow & ^ estrogen. D/C ^ is seen w ovulation (Clear & like uncooked egg whites), Clear/watery or white d/c both occur during menstrual cycle.& pregnancy (white/ milky). It can be thin or thick & white to yellowish. Leukorrhea usually doesn't cause an ...Read more

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Why i always have a vaginal discharge? What should I do?

Why i always have a vaginal discharge? What should I do?

Several things: You have symptoms which could be serious and should see your physician. ...Read more

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I think I have a vaginal yeast infection I have burning when I pee and clumby discharge and redness,should I get cream and if not work see doctor ?

I think I have a vaginal yeast infection I have burning when I pee and clumby discharge and redness,should I get cream and if not work see doctor ?

Probably: Burning during urination, vaginal soreness, discharge and foul smell all indicate vaginitis, urethritis, possible cervicitis. You should go to a local STD treatment clinic. They will test and treat. It's usually free of cost. Causes of these symptoms include yeast infection, chlamydia, gonorrhea, urinary tract infection wth ureaplasma, mycoplasma or conventional bacteria. ...Read more

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I have a vaginal odor that i can not get rid of? I just took medication for BV and now i still have this odor

I have a vaginal odor that i can not get rid of? I just took medication for BV and now i still have this odor

BV persisting: If the odor is due to bv, then the medication you took didn't work. Check with your doctor for follow up treatment. If there was a period of normal vaginal odor, and the smell returned, you have been reinfected. Again, see your doctor for follow up treatment. Other causes can be foreign bodies in the vagina, retained tampon fragments, allergic reaction, douching. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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I think I have a yeast infection, I have thick white discharge with no odor& some pain after sex. Can I get an OTC treatment or do I need to see a doc?

I think I have a yeast infection, I have thick white discharge with no odor& some pain after sex. Can I get an OTC treatment or do I need to see a doc?

Try OTC: Have a chat with your friendly pharmacist and use one of the OTC products recommended. If that does not work you can then visit with your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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I think I have a vaginal infection. I wash everyday but within a few hours it has an embarrassing odor. I don't have a doctor. What should I do?

I think I have a vaginal infection. I wash everyday but within a few hours it has an embarrassing odor. I don't have a doctor. What should I do?

Check it out: Sounds like something called bacterial vaginosis. A doctor could diagnose it and treat easily with antibiotics. I have had some patients get success with high dose over the counter ...Read more

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Is this normal discharge? Im 16 years old and i need help. I have a creamy white discharge it does not have a foul smell and i don't know what it is from. I have no one to talk to or ask about it.

If : If you have itching or discomfort it might be a yeast infection. If you are sexually active, then you should be tested for gonorrhea or chlamydia. Please call a clinic and ask to be seen. There are people who will help you and it is important to get this checked. ...Read more

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I suspect I have a yeast infection. I have discharge that is like sticky and white. I was wondering If I should treat it at home with monistat ?

I suspect I have a yeast infection. I have discharge that is like sticky and white. I was wondering If I should treat it at home with monistat ?

Probably Normal: Sticky white discharge without associated itching or foul odor.It may be colorless to whitish in color.The thickness and texture varies at times depending on the stage of your menstruation.In many cases white sticky discharge from the vagina is triggered by changing estrogen level..If discharge does smell.large in quantity,lumpy white like cottage cheese,appears yellow or green.Then it needs check ...Read more

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I have had urine odor for a while now. What should I do?

I have had urine odor for a while now. What should I do?

Hydration: It could be something you ate (asparagus?), dehydration or an infection. Increase your fluid intake. If the symptoms don't improve or if you start having pain, fever...See your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I have vaginal irritation and discharge I have a history of bv what should I do?

I have vaginal  irritation and discharge I have a history of bv  what should I do?

Yeast? See doctor: "Irritation" (ithcing, burning pain, etc) is usually not a symptom of bacterial vaginosis. Maybe you have a yeast infection, which can occur as a side effect of the antibiotics used to treat BV. Concat your doctor office to diagnose your discharge and irritation and assure the best treatment. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have a strong odor in my vaginal discharge, what should I do?

I have a strong odor in my vaginal discharge, what should I do?

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

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I think i have a yeast infection, I have chunky discharge, itchiness, and swollen vagina hurts during sex, what treatment should I use?

I think i have a yeast infection, I have chunky discharge, itchiness, and swollen vagina hurts during sex, what treatment should I use?

Imidazoles: for intravaginal application are available over the counter for use at the consumer's discretion. Vulvovaginal candidiasis (yeast infection) does typically have chunky curd-like discharge. One might consult their primary physician to confirm the diagnosis as there are other causes of vulvovaginosis if otc medication fails. ...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