i have had green thick discharge from the vaginal area i have been to 4 different doc. and they have test for std and everything was negative and have taken 5 different meds for it and still is not better i also have alot of lower back pain i got a pap done it was abnormal does this mean its cervical cancer have not gone to get a check up on the abnormal pap yet dont have health insur.
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Changes in vaginal discharge could indicate vaginal infection, cervicitis etc. If the altered discharge has been persistent, consider getting 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. Also 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 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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