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Vaginal discharge, itching, possible vaginal infection - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Vaginal and Uterus Health
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Doctor :   how can i help you today ?
User :   I would like to chat with a lady doctor
Doctor :   please proceed
User :   I am suffering from foul smelling white discharge
Doctor :   May i know your age ?
Doctor :   How long have you had this ?
User :   27
User :   I had this since last year
Doctor :   do u have any abdominal pain ?
User :   but actually i undergone for a treatment
User :   no
Doctor :   what form of treatment ?
User :   and then for 5 months I am not having ..but again from past 5 months I am suffering
Doctor :   Are u sexually active ?
Doctor :   Do you have any vaginal itching ?
User :   three days of injecting some oval kind of yellow colour pill vagina
User :   yes I am married
Doctor :   ok
User :   I have vaginal itching too
User :   but rarely
Doctor :   the description of foul smelling discharge, with itching indicates the possibility of parasitic infection
User :   ok
Doctor :   You might undergo a test of the vaginal smear, to check for organisms, including trichomonas
Doctor :   if the test is positive, then treatment with a antiparasitic medication like albendazole or mebendazole might be helpful
User :   ok..not very serious right
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   this is a common infection
Doctor :   the other possibility, could be repeat vaginal candidiasis
User :   ok
User :   I will go for a check up
Doctor :   IN SUCH A Situation, a single oral dosage of fluconazole medication witll be helpful
User :   ok
User :   cAN I take from any medical shop ..the above medicine
User :   or will they ask for prescription?
Doctor :   this is a prescription medication,
User :   oh..ok
Doctor :   but before you take the medication, you need to be tested first
User :   sure
Doctor :   if not, the treatmeent might not be effective
User :   ok
Doctor :   testing will reveal the cause of the discharge, - bacteria, fungi or protozoa (parasitic)
Doctor :   Is there anything else i can help with ?
User :   Thank you for the clarification
Doctor :   YOU are very welcome
Doctor :   take care and bye for now
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