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On depo shot for irregular periods, having yellow discharge with bad smell. What's wrong ?

Im 20 years old and ive been on depo for three months now. I have irregular periods on and off during the month, But for the past month i have had discharge thats yellow and smells extremly bad.I have to wear paintie liners everyday that i change every 2 mins.. i keep vaginal powder and wipes with me.. i dont know whats wrong with me and im concerned
Wed, 13 Feb 2013
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Hello,
Thanks for the query,

Foul smelling vaginal discharge suggests vaginal infection with trichomonas vaginalis or candida albicans.
Get a swab test done for diagnosis.
Treatment depends on the dignosis.
Maintain personal hygiene.
Hope this helps,
regards,
Dr Nilofer
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On depo shot for irregular periods, having yellow discharge with bad smell. What's wrong ?

Hello, Thanks for the query, Foul smelling vaginal discharge suggests vaginal infection with trichomonas vaginalis or candida albicans. Get a swab test done for diagnosis. Treatment depends on the dignosis. Maintain personal hygiene. Hope this helps, regards, Dr Nilofer