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Old 12-28-2002, 09:41 PM   #1
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Angry white discharge

ok...here goes...for the past couple of weeks, i've been noticing a thick white discharge in my underwear, plus around the inside of my labia majora. i usually have a white build up, it's not news to me since my vagina has been like that for as long as i can remember. the thick discharge in the underwear is what is bothering me. it smells, but i think the smell is the not-bad-but-not-good vagina smell. does anyone have any idea what this could be? i'm planning on going to a gyno ASAP, but i just wanted to see what women on this message board think this could be. i haven't been sexually active for the last 3 months. i stopped taking the pill about 2 months ago, possibly the change in hormones can cause the discharge. also, like many women, i usually have a constant clear discharge that dries white. any and all feedback is helpful! thank you for reading
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Old 12-28-2002, 09:52 PM   #2
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hi,I'm glad your going to the doctor just to be sure. Could it be a yeast infection? I blame everything on a yeast infection.....LOL that is the only thing I have ever had and it caused some white discharge.

 
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Old 12-29-2002, 04:05 PM   #3
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Yeah I agree it might be thrush. Does your vagina feel a bit sore, and/or itchy? Does the discharge seem to be in white clumps? Your doctor will be able to figure it out for sure.

 
Old 12-29-2002, 10:21 PM   #4
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yeah, it's kinda white and clumpy, and it is a little bit red and sore down there. now, not too long ago i tried some yeast infection medicine and it just burned and burned and caused great discomfort. then i was given a prescription for bacterial vaginitis, and ended up with thrush on my tounge. yes i know this story is quite weird and gross. thanks for the input.
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Old 12-30-2002, 07:09 AM   #5
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Originally posted by chaitea:
yeah, it's kinda white and clumpy, and it is a little bit red and sore down there.
Definitely sounds like Thrush (Candida = yeast)

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now, not too long ago i tried some yeast infection medicine and it just burned and burned and caused great discomfort.
Unfortunately, par for the course. YOu just have to find one that suits you, or go (to the doctor) for the oral treatment (Ketoconazole = "Nizoral")

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then i was given a prescription for bacterial vaginitis, and ended up with thrush on my tounge.
That would have been amoxycillin. Par for the course!

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yes i know this story is quite weird and gross.
Hardly! Just the usual.

 
Old 12-31-2002, 08:55 AM   #6
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paulb, do you golf?

Sounds like a yeast infection though--as has been stated--if OTC remedies don't work, go to the stronger Rx stuff. Doctors usually have samples if you're short on money.

 
Old 12-31-2002, 02:07 PM   #7
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Probably a yeast infection, thrush, something like that.
Hope your visit at the gyn. goes well!

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Old 01-01-2003, 01:50 AM   #8
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Paul B., do you golf?
Oh, no! Traditional I am not. I simply do not have the patience. I can't fish either!

But "par for the course" seems a common enough aphorism to use.

 
Old 01-01-2003, 08:46 AM   #9
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Oh, no! Traditional I am not. I simply do not have the patience. I can't fish either!

But "par for the course" seems a common enough aphorism to use.
LOL
Sorry, it was the "par for the course" part that made me ask.

I don't do either.....golf is just stupid, & I don't eat most fish so why catch them? (it's cruel). I'm learning how to hunt though. I'm eventually taking a course on gun safety by Ted Nugent.

Also, I'm not a doctor. I read a ton of medical books & I'm facsinated by oddities. Plus I'm on the sickly side.

 
Old 11-29-2003, 07:55 AM   #10
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Re: white discharge

HI-
Like you said most women get a constant clear discharge. I have been told that if it is yellow or green and smells bad, then it is some sort of infection. Sounds like vaginitis or yeast infection and may need antibiotics but of course a doctors visit will confirm. every year when I go to the gyn, I complain of heavy discharge and they do tests and it is always normal. hope this helps.

 
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