Hi, I need help...! Is embarrassing for me but after having my son I have being having a yellow smelly icid/bitter vaginal discharge that I don't know how to treat?! My husband loves to do oral sex and now he stop doing it for that same reason. Can someone please tell me what it could be please. I don't have any itching or swelling or urinating problem. I don't have any pain and lately I been douching to stop the odor and discharge but it gets better for only 2 days then it goes back to the same. I don't know what to do. Please help!
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Foul smelling vaginal discharge, altered color or consistency of vaginal discharge could indicate vaginal/vulval infection. Visit your doctor/gynecologist at the earliest for examination and vaginal swab/smear test (done on the discharge) to identify the causative agent. Get started on treatment as appropriate (based on examination and investigations results) to help you control the symptoms. Consider requesting for prescription of a Probiotic (to be used after you finish with taking the other medications) to restore the normal vaginal flora to minimize chances of re-infection/repeat infections. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Drink plenty of water. Take adequate rest. Maintain healthy diet and lifestyle. Avoid vaginal douching, use of harsh soap or perfumes in the area. Use loose cotton undergarments and avoid use of tight fitting clothes. Avoid sweat accumulation in the area. If infective cause is detected, and if you are sexually active, it is important to get your partner also treated simultaneously to prevent chances of re-infection, and avoid having intercourse while being on treatment.
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