High vaginal swab

What is High vaginal swab?

High Vaginal Swab (HVS) is a technique used in Obstetrics and Gynaecology to obtain a sample of discharge from the vagina. This is then sent for culture and sensitivity.

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I;m having a yellow dicharge my doctor treated for a yeast but I think it may be something else

doctor1 MD

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mixed vaginosis

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Hello,
Thanks for the query to HCM,
YELLOW DISCHARGE IS INDICATIVE OF A BACTERIAL INFECTION. This...

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How can I tell if I have BV or yeast infection the itching outside the uterus is terrible and the red patches go into the...

doctor1 MD

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High vaginal swab culture and sensitivity test

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Hi,

I understand your concerns about vaginal itching.

It is very...

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Hello, I have red spot on the hood of my clitoris that I just found yesterday and for the past few days I've been have this weird discharge. What...

doctor1 MD

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High vaginal swab required

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Hi,

I understand your concerns.

You seem to be suffering from vaginal infection.. This...

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