It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

Women's Health Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 04-07-2007, 04:07 AM   #1
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posts: 8
peachprincess HB User
Red face PLEASE PLEASE HELP the doctors say I ave normal cultures but i keep having discharge

I went to the doctors for the 100th time in hte last 5 months and i still have discharge and discomfort during sex its not itchy but just kinda burns they took my tests so many times and cultures and say its totally normal, no yeast, no bacteria, no tract infection, nothing.....

what is going on? why else would i have so much discharge for 5 months and so much pain during sex and even not durtng sex if i sit for long periods of time i can feel it burning WHAT IS GOING ON!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Sponsors Lightbulb
Old 04-08-2007, 10:20 PM   #2
Senior Member
Join Date: Dec 2005
Posts: 172
ebon_aurora HB User
Re: PLEASE PLEASE HELP the doctors say I ave normal cultures but i keep having discha

After doing a search on these boards there are two possibilities I can think of...One is cytolytic vaginosis:

"Cytolytic vaginosis, a not uncommon condition, is frequently misdiagnosed because it is confused with Candida. Many practitioners rely on their clinical judgment alone rather than the use of high-quality microscopes and the results of a wet smear. Compounding the problem of misdiagnosis is that patients assume that their symptoms are caused by a yeast infection, which results in telephone requests for medication from their physicians instead of an office consultation. Cytolytic vaginosis is characterized by pruritus, dyspareunia, vulvar dysuria, and cyclical increase in symptoms more pronounced during the luteal phase. Diagnostic criteria include a high risk of suspicion; the absence of Trichomonas, Gardnerella, or Candida on wet smear; an increased number of lactobacilli; a paucity of white blood cells; evidence of cytolysis; and the presence of discharge; and a pH between 3.5 and 4.5. Treatment entails use of sodium bicarbonate douches."

Or one lady here said that she had a different strain of yeast, called Candida Glabrata, that wasn't detected by normal wet prep. That the doctors didn't know how to recognize it because it is a different strain than the more common Candida Albicans. Bring these possibilities to your doctor's attention. Good luck!

Old 04-09-2007, 01:17 AM   #3
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posts: 8
peachprincess HB User
Re: PLEASE PLEASE HELP the doctors say I ave normal cultures but i keep having discha

OMG THANK YOU SO MUCH after reading a lot about this Cytolytic vaginosis i really do believe this could be the case. how do i go about asking my doctor if she knows about this without insulting her or her not taking me seriously? i feel like she might not know about it or she might not een take the time to look at my mounts to see if this is what it is...

Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Vaginal Infections- Please Help hopeless42 Women's Health 4 06-28-2009 10:29 PM
PLease Help me, new to this forum. micrel01 Pain Management 2 03-05-2009 01:51 PM
Osteomyelitis of jaw and pregnant, please help gigi88 Bone Disorders 60 04-01-2008 02:16 PM
New fissure problem, I think...please read jbar47 Bowel Disorders 32 12-28-2007 10:18 PM
I think I have cytolytic vaginosis...Please help sb111 Women's Health 5 10-09-2007 01:23 AM
Bacterial Vaginosis. Please read. In dire need of help. ebon_aurora Women's Health 89 07-17-2007 07:09 PM
Please help, let me know if you have any ideas about what's wrong with me.. shiki Women's Health 8 11-19-2006 02:42 PM
Penis Discharge -Please Help Ozma1984 Sexual Health - Men 17 01-18-2005 06:22 PM
Can someone please help? PennyD Menopause 30 05-24-2004 01:58 PM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 09:54 AM.

Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2015 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!