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Dr. Andrew Rynne

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Exp 50 years

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What do foul odor and cottage cheese like discharge from the vagina indicate?

Hopefully this is anon cause it’s embarrassing but, I’ve been having Oder down there but not a fishy kind, and it will come for a couple days then leave, & when it leaves I have a cottage discharge && I don’t know what to do.. should I take canesten for yeast infections or go get it checked
Thu, 19 Jul 2018
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I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

The foul odor and discharge from vagina indicates possible bacterial, fungal or yeast infection.
My guidelines at present.
Keep the genitals clean thoroughly to maintain hygiene.
Gentian violet lotion and sitz bath helps great.
Drink plenty of liquids.
Avoid vaginal intercourse if sexually active.
Be careful in use of sanitary pads.
Consult your doc for antibiotic assistance.

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