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How to differentiate between bacterial vaginitis and yeast infection?

Test by your doctor. You can sometimes differentiate by synptoms. Bv has malodorous discharge whereas yeast has white, curdy discharge and itching. However, your doctor can also do a quick test to determine in the office. Read more...

How to differentiate between bacterial vaginosis and yeast infection? Signs & symptoms?

Odor and consistency. Bv has bad odor and discharge may be yellowish, and thinner. Yeast doesn't have odor, has white, cottage cheese like discharge and itches. Read more...

How to differentiate symptoms of bacterial vaginosis and yeast infection? Are there skin reaction at the labia to the infection?

When uncertain - This should be medically evaluated. A clumpy (cottage cheese- like), white, non- odorous discharge associated w itching, burning, swelling or redness can be due to yeast infections. Bacterial vaginosis can present with a yellowish cloudy, white or gray discharge which has a fish-like odor. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching. Read more...