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Very light yellow thick discharge after having had partial hysterectomy. Uterus removed. Relate the two?

Hi, I have a very light yellow thick cottage cheesy looking discharge . when having inter course it seems to be worse, although my husband works away and we don t see each other regularly..possibly once a month. It s been like this for about 5 months now...please advise. I am 41 yrs of age and had a partial hysterectomy 4 years ago.. uterus removed only
Asked On : Sun, 7 Oct 2012
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OBGYN 's  Response
Mar 2014
Hello and welcome,

I understand the issue. Since the hysterectomy was partial the the discharge either comes from the cervix or the vaginal wall. In both cases it may be an infection [ most likely ] or a cervical erosion and very rarely a cervical cancer. So it is better to get a per speculum examination by a gynecologist, a swab for culture and sensitivity and a pap smear.
With this the diagnosis will be in place and proper treatment may be started after that with consultation from your doctor.

Do not worry. These are common issues.
Hope this satisfies your query.
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Feel free to ask any more questions that you may have.
Dr Madhuri Bagde
Consultant Obstetrician and Gynecologist
Answered: Mon, 7 Apr 2014
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