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I have film coating inside my vagina. It has itched badly

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I have white film coating inside my vagina. It has itched badly for quite a while and now I have this white coating.
JA: How long have you been dealing with the issue? In general, how has your health been lately?
Customer: I have had the bad itching for a month or so. I have had the fliu and was sick for 3 weeks but that is all.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I don't think so. I took an antibiotic when I was sick and I am taking Fosamax for osteoporosis.
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Scott replied 2 months ago.

Hi there,

This sounds like Bacterial vaginosis (BV) which is a common polymicrobial infection of the vulva and vagina that is not sexually transmitted. Characteristic symptoms include vulvovaginal itching or burning, foul-smelling (musty or fishy) vaginal odor, and thin, gray-white vaginal discharge, although 30%-75% of cases are asymptomatic. Characteristic diagnosis is homogeneous, thin, white or gray discharge coating vaginal walls. I would strongly encourage you to see your doctor and get a pap smear with cultures. Treatment is oral or intravaginal metronidazole or intravaginal clindamycin as first-line managements. I hope this helps.

Please let me know if you have additional questions.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
thank you
Expert:  Dr. Scott replied 2 months ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Scott replied 2 months ago.
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