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white blood cell follow irritation and infection.
usually white blood cells on a wet mount suggest infection - and it could be yeast, BV or another. However, there might be white blood cells in response to irritation...that being from a new lubricant, soap or douche for example.
So, you cannot determine exactly why white blood cells are on the wet mount, but they are not always from an infection.
It could possibly be from your period if you had a response to a tampon or something of the sort.
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yes, the white blood cells can be there from BV.
so you can't really look at the cervix and determine if there is chlamydial infection or not. She would have done a genprobe checking for chlamydia and gonorrhea.
If she saw WBCs and clue cells on the wet mount it is most likely BV.