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Greenish vaginal discharge, trichomonas infection of vagina

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Dr. Rakhi Tayal

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Posted on Wed, 30 May 2012 in Vaginal and Uterus Health
Question: I'm priya 28 years of age. My weight is 40 kg. I have no serious medical problem as such. from past few days i suffering from Vaginal infection. In XXXXXXX i had this urine problem for which i took medical help and got normal however again i'm facing the same problem like itchin inside the vagina walls, burning while urination, pain and this time i have noticed a XXXXXXX discharge on my panties. I use Lactacyd lotion. I'm not sure it is the same urine infaction or something else. The discharge is very bad in odor. Please suggest?
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Answered by Dr. Rakhi Tayal 1 hour later
Hello,

Thanks for posting your query.

Itchy vagina with greenish foul smelling discharge from vagina suggests the possibility of trichomonas infection of vagina.

It is easily treatable infection with the help of antibiotics but if not treated properly, notorious for recurrence. Both you and your partner need to be treated simultaneously to avoid reinfection from the partner.

You can take some general measures to avoid recurrence:

1.Avoid wearing tight underwear or other tight acrylic garments everyday. Use loose fitting cotton panties. Avoid wearing jeans, legging, panty hose every day.

2.Stay away from deodorant sanitary pads and tampons.

3.Do not remain in wet clothes for a long time.

4. Keep the vaginal area clean and dry.

I would suggest you to consult your Gynecologist to confirm the same and to discuss the necessary investigations to undergo and treatment options.

A vaginal swab culture and sensitivity will confirm the diagnosis and will guide about the antibiotic best suited for the treatment.

Burning in urination might be due to an associated urinary infection. It also needs proper antibiotic treatment from your gynecologist.

I hope my answer and recommendations are adequate and helpful.

I will be available for your follow up queries if any.

Regards.

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