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I am struggling with a vaginal discharge. I was told I have…

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I am struggling with a vaginal discharge. I was told I have by so I am on metronidazole. I took metronidazole for two days and than got an irritated bladder. Itching, needing, to urinate a lot. I took diflucan the third day. Today I went to the restroom and when I had a bowel movement I noticed that I had thick discharge in the toilet along with my vowel movement. Sorry tmi. I also told my gynecologist that I have what seems like air bubbles when I go the bathroom-bm. I am frustrated. I normally have a final discharge as it is already which when I don’t have an infection doctors says is normal. What could the white discharge be?
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Metronidazole cause bubble in bowel motions as it destroys the normal intestinal bacterial flora.

Following would help you in vaginal discharge and other symptoms (with metronidazole);

1) Antiseptics as vaginal suppositories;

a) benzydamine,

b) chlorhexidine,

c) dequalinium chloride,

d) polyhexamethylene biguanide,

e) povidone iodine

f) hydrogen peroxide

2) Probiotics

3) Stop douching or bubble bath, if you do.

4) Avoid liquid soaps and body wash.

Please feel free for your follow up questions.

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
What do you think i can have? I went to my gyn and she said that I may premature ovarian failure which can be causing the vaginal bubble like discharge.
Customer reply replied 5 months ago
I have one more day of metranidazole and I have taken the one day diflucan

Lisa,

Vaginal bubble like discharge can also be due to change in normal intestinal bacterial flora. This is due to BV and medications (Metronidazole).

Probiotics would be key here to resolve the symptoms.

It is privilege assisting you.

Dr. Arun Phophalia
Category: OB GYN
Satisfied Customers: 38,442
Experience: MBBS, MS. Deal with women related all surgical problems including genito-urinary and breast surgery.
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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
I take a daily probiotic.
My main concern is the vaginal bubble when I have a bowel movement.

Vaginal bubble is likely due to;

Medication.

BV

Gas forming bacteria in the vagina.

A vaginal swab / culture test will give the diagnosis.

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