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What causes yellowish discharge after unprotected intercourse?

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Posted on Mon, 18 May 2015
Question: I'm having a odd discharge, I have recently had sex with my boyfriend but we used a condom and I'm sure of what it could be? The discharge is a yellowish color
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Answered by Dr. Bharatesh Devendra Basti (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Likely urethritis .Get STDs tests done.

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Thank you for query. I am Dr Bharatesh D Basti answering your query.
Welcome to health care magic. I have gone through the details.

If the discharge is yellowish and started after unprotected intercourse,there is possibility of STDs.
It may be due to gonorrhea or non gonococcal urethritis.
Please consult your doctor for examination, investigation for STDs,and management. Even the partner can undergo investigations.
Drink plenty of water and fluids.Maintain genital hygiene. Avoid intercourse.
You can get back for any clarification .
Thank you
Dr Bharatesh D Basti
Dermatologist and venerologist.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Vinay Bhardwaj
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Follow up: Dr. Bharatesh Devendra Basti (9 hours later)
It started after my period ended and i was protected sex t
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Answered by Dr. Bharatesh Devendra Basti (2 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Unlikely STDs if protected intercourse.

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Thank you for follow up query.
If it is a protected intercourse then the chances of STDs are almost nil.
Some amount of discharge white or yellowish do occur due to variations .If excess or persisting or with foul smell or with symptoms like burning urination ,itching , you can consult your doctor for examination and management.
Otherwise maintain genital hygiene.
Wash area with warm water twice daily.
Do not couch excessively.
Use loose cotton inner wears.
Drink plenty of water and fluids.
Avoid intercourse.

You can get back for any clarification.
Thank you
Dr Bharatesh D Basti

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Prasad
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What causes yellowish discharge after unprotected intercourse?

Brief Answer: Likely urethritis .Get STDs tests done. Detailed Answer: Hi Thank you for query. I am Dr Bharatesh D Basti answering your query. Welcome to health care magic. I have gone through the details. If the discharge is yellowish and started after unprotected intercourse,there is possibility of STDs. It may be due to gonorrhea or non gonococcal urethritis. Please consult your doctor for examination, investigation for STDs,and management. Even the partner can undergo investigations. Drink plenty of water and fluids.Maintain genital hygiene. Avoid intercourse. You can get back for any clarification . Thank you Dr Bharatesh D Basti Dermatologist and venerologist.