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What causes increased vaginal discharge?

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Dr. Richa Agarwal

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Posted on Wed, 5 Aug 2015 in Women's Health
Question: I have herpes I didn't have sex for a yr an when I did it hurt an now I have a discharge have had it for about 2 wks does not itch but now there's a smell is this do to not having sex for a yr or the herpes?
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Answered by Dr. Richa Agarwal 34 minutes later
Brief Answer:
It can be due to infection.

Detailed Answer:
Hello ma'am,
Thanks for trusting hcm about your health care.
I can understand your concerns.
The vaginal discharge is most probably due to infection caused by bacteria or fungus.
Can you please give some more information like color of discharge?
What type of smell,fishy or something else?
Any other associated symptoms?
Are you taking any type of birth control pills or on any other medication?
Are you diabetic?
Please revert back to me with my answers.
Hope to hear from you soon.
Good luck.
Regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Richa Agarwal 3 minutes later
It does not smell fishy I am 55 so I am NOT on birth control I do not take any kind of medication and I am NOT a diabetic
What should I do?
Why is this taking so long for you to answer my question
This is bogus I want my money back NOW!!!!!!!!
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Answered by Dr. Richa Agarwal 3 hours later
Brief Answer:
Most probably due to fungal infection.

Detailed Answer:
Hello ma'am,
Sorry for the delay in my response.
I am apologize for it.
It can be most probably due to fungal infection.
Vaginal swab culture and sensitivity should be done to rule out the causative organism.
You can use clingen vaginal tablet daily for 6-7 days.
Take fluconazole 150 mg once weekly.
Keep the area dry and clean, wear loose fitting cotton undergarments, take healthy and nutritious diet, avoid douche, avoid use of perfumes soap.
Hope it is found useful.
Good luck.
Regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Neel Kudchadkar
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