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I’m having a yellow smelly discharge after my period and I…

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I’m having a yellow...

I’m having a yellow smelly discharge after my period and I had unprotected sex with my boyfriend. I’ve never had this kind of discharge before

Doctor's Assistant: Have you been keeping a personal medical record?

I attend the doctor regularly

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

No im very healthy

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Doctor: Dr Su S, Doctor(MD) replied 2 months ago
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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Thank you
Doctor: Dr Su S, Doctor(MD) replied 2 months ago

How old are you?
Since when are you having the symptom?
Did you consult doctor or have any test?
Did you take any medicine?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Im 36, I’m not on birth control, I take trazadone for sleep and Effexor for anxiety I noticed a fail smell during my period a few days ago. I haven’t had a test yet
Doctor: Dr Su S, Doctor(MD) replied 2 months ago

Thank you for the input.
I am very sorry for your symptoms.
There can be a bacterial infection.
Bacterial vaginosis can occur due to imbalance of the normal bacterial flora of the vagina.
Some factors may precipitate the symptoms like excess douching, smoking etc.
There can be overgrowth of normal bacterial flora of the vagina.
Decrease in the number of the normal lactobacilli in the vagina and increase in concentration of gardnerella bacteria can cause the symptoms.
There can be discharge with bad smell.
Over the counter Lactobacilli suppository may help to maintain normal bacterial flora of the vagina.
Please try to avoid using any powder, scented toilet paper, deodorant tampons. spray or perfume etc..
Clean with plain water.
Avoid hot tub.
Warm water shower is good.
Avoid tight synthetic dress and try to use cotton underwear.
If the symptom continues, I would advise to take an examination by doctor.
A swab test can be taken.
Metronidazole or Clindamycin are usually prescribed for bacterial vaginosis.
I hope this information will be helpful.
If you have any query, please feel free to ask.
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Wish you healthy life.
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