Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties
127 Doctors Online

By proceeding, I accept the Terms and Conditions

Dr. Andrew Rynne
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

HCM Blog Instant Access to Doctors
HCM BlogQuestions Answered
HCM Blog Satisfaction

What causes increased vaginal discharge?

Answered by
Dr. Richa Agarwal


Practicing since :1999

Answered : 3347 Questions

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?
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.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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!!!!!!!!
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.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Neel Kudchadkar

The User accepted the expert's answer

Share on
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions ,  

Recent questions on  Vaginal discharge

doctor1 MD

I have take a ECP about last week and this week im experiencing vaginal discharge tht looks cloudy,bloody and also thick. It doesnt flow like...

doctor1 MD

i just started using nuvaring about a month ago..i just put in a new one 2 days ago. during my first month with it i was having a lot of vaginal...

doctor1 MD

I was called by my gynaecologist today that I most likely have lichen planus. I had a colposcopy done two weeks ago as well as a tissue sample of...

doctor1 MD

I have had a clear, mucus, vaginal discharge for a month, then it switched to a period like discharge (blood) that lasted 6 days. Now I have a...

doctor1 MD

Hi Doctor, The other night I received a lap dance. I had my underwear on as well as her. There was allot of friction back and forth where my...

doctor1 MD

Hello doc. Am homosexual, an hour ago I gave a handjob to a stranger with unknown STD / HIV status. I didn't touch his pennis with bare hand, but I...

doctor1 MD

Over the last few weeks, i have begun to have a clear odorless vaginal discharge . It seems to be getting excessive. I am wearing a panty liner...