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Had Gardnerella vaginalis. Had green and yellow discharge. Prescribed metronizadole. Had unsafe sex. Further?

I had Gardnerella September and the only symptoms I had was a yellowish/white and sometimes tinted green discharge. I was prescribed Metronidazole orally and then with the creme you insert into your vagina and the discharge still did not go away. I also recently was told my pap smear came back with minor abnormalities. I have had unprotected sex with a couple people I am still in contact with and believe that I probably contracted HPV . I am just absolutely terrified of the possibility of herpes. I cannot get it off my mind but am scheduled for a colposcopy soon. I am freaking out about my normal razor burn bumps and ingrown hairs after I shave. The gyno told me my cervix looked good when I had my pap smear but I know that means nothing.
Asked On : Fri, 15 Feb 2013
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If you are having a persistent discharge even after taking the antibiotic then you could be having a mixed infection or recurrent infections due to untreated partner. Going for colposcopy will help in ruling out the cervical lesions.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Dr. Rakhi Tayal ,
Answered: Wed, 23 Oct 2013
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