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What causes watery vaginal discharge and foul smell?

Whenever I go to wipe my vagina there is a lot of brown specks that look almost like my skin is peeling but it's really not. And I also have discharge but it's watery looking I can barely see it. But when I go to sniff my underwear it reaks. It smells like old wet mold. Even after I get out the shower. A couple of hours later I go to use the bathroom and my vagina starts to smell again. I usually don't move around too much either. I dont know what to do. Everytime I go get checked for a yeast infection they tell me I either don't have it or they give me antibiotics that makes the yeast infection come back. Or itll go away for a month or so, then it'll end up coming back. Help me please. What is going on with my vagina.
Thu, 22 Jan 2015
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Hello and thank you for your question. It sounds like you may be having bacterial vaginosis. That is a bacterial infection in the vagina that can cause a bad odor and some itching. Sometimes the antibiotics used to treat it can end up causing a yeast infection. Ask your doctor to try prescribing metronidazole gel instead of the tablets. Also try changing you diet around to have less sugars and starches and add a probiotic. These changes may help keep you from getting recurrent infections.
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