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i have a thick mucus discharge after a bowel movement that ...

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i have a thick mucus discharge after a bowel movement that comes from the vagina, little odor and pearly white in color any ideas
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Anil replied 8 years ago.
Do you have any associated itching ?
Duration of symptoms ?
Any history of STD?
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
genital herpes
Expert:  Dr. Anil replied 8 years ago.
As such there can be variety of causes of vaginal discharge like leucorrhoea , vaginal candidiasis etc to name a few .
Leucorrhoea is a condition in which there is a whitish discharge from the vagina resulting from inflammation or irritation of the membrane lining the genital organs of the female.

It often occurs normally, but if excessive may be a symptom of infection.
Leucorrhoea is a simple increase in the normal in the normal vaginal secretion.
Yeast infection can be a possibility .
A visit to a Obs/Gyn doctor should be considered for further evaluation and management .
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Customer: replied 8 years ago.
ive had a total hysterectomy and it only happens after a bowel movement
Expert:  Dr. Anil replied 8 years ago.
Following differential diagnosis should be considered .
1) Vaginal yeast infection
2)Leucorrhoea
3)Recto Vaginal Fistula ( especially if there is presence of fecal matter or foul odour in the vaginal discharge)
4)White discharge can be formed due to yeast infection/ vaginal infections/leucorrhoea and strain due to passing of stools results in outward flow of the discharge .
Also there can be associated rectocele .
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