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06 Dec 2004

Yellow thick discharge
Hi

I need your opinion. I have had a very funny discharge for almost 14 years since i was 12. I have been to many many doctors and 2 gynaes without any success. It used to be yellow and thick and had a very ugly smell like a dead animal. Then it changed to a fishy smell, comes and goes. l ts not very consistent. I have had hiv tests several times and am NEGATIVE. Now with my bf of 4 years we have been using condoms cos i dont want to infect him with whatever it is i might have. For the past 2 years, i have been having pains in my abdominal, i even stopped gym cos each time i attempted i will have pains and slight bleeding. When i did a pap smear last year the dr said there's a slight bleeding im my cervic but there was no cancer. Sex has always been terrible, it hurts inside and during penetration and the discharge really smells. Im worried i mite be infertile. Last week i went to a dr again, she did a pap smear, then the results did not show any cancer but some bacteria/ infection, she prescribed some medication to treat it. This was tuesday then i started with the 7 day treatment. The treatment was coming allright then on wednesday night we made love with a condom i enjoyed it with no pain, by saturday, i was itchy and a whole lot of thick yellow discharge like cheese was there mEANwhile im still on medication. Today its a bit itchy and i just saw a yellow thickish discharge again and i am only finishing the medication tomorrow morning. Whats going on here? Should i go back to the Dr today to explain all this?
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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

It sounds like you have pelvic infections. The reason for the itchy discharge at present is probably that you have thrush as a result of the antibiotics. I would suggest that you use Canesten pessaries for this. Once it is cleared up, you should have your doctor take a vaginal swab to exactly what type of infection is causing your yellow discharge.

Best wishes
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