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Does high WBCs in vaginal discharge always indicate infection?My wet mount result showed WBCs:+++.My discharge is sometimes yellow,slight odor,no itch

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Further testing

WBC indicate inflammation as well as infection.
A wet prep should not be the only test done to evaluate vaginal discharge. Gonorrhea, Chlamydia and Trichomoniasis testing should be done. Typically yeast and bacterial vaginosis testing are also done

In brief: Further testing

WBC indicate inflammation as well as infection.
A wet prep should not be the only test done to evaluate vaginal discharge. Gonorrhea, Chlamydia and Trichomoniasis testing should be done. Typically yeast and bacterial vaginosis testing are also done
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