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So this is my situation, it's kind of gross and really irritating. A few days ago I got what I think is a yeast infection, I was itching, irritated, there was white chunky stuff coming out of my vagina, and my labia majora was very swollen. I was just tested for everything, and I know I don't have any STDs. I also slightly douched with soap and water up there in the shower right before getting the symptoms, so it would explain it. I was very dry and it was pretty painful. Then after 3 days (I have been trying to treat this naturally) I started developing other symptoms. I now vacillate between extremely wet, green discharge mixed with the white yeast that comes out with it. Maybe I gave myself a bacterial infection from stuffing tee tree oil soaked tampons in there and apple cider vinegar? I don't know why it is all the sudden very green and wet. There is no odor though, the only odor is from the yeast. It smells like bread. I have heard that any color other than white is a sign of some other infection, but I have multiple symptoms and I don't know how to treat it. Another side note is that it doesn't look green coming out of my vagina, it is just really apparently green when I wipe it on a white towel. It is light green. PLEASE help me diagnose this. I would prefer to not have to take antibiotics and other over-the-counter treatments. I don't think all those chemicals are good for me in the long run. But if I happened to of given myself an infection from the natural treatments, then it may be my only choice... Antibacterials would be VERY counterproductive to the yeast infection though. Thank you!
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replied August 16th, 2010
yeast infection with green
Hey can you please tell me what it is you had?
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replied August 16th, 2010
Hey can you please tell me what it is you had?
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replied June 23rd, 2012
Yeast Infection
I have had this on and off for 6 months! I have been to several doctors and been tested for everything!! I was diagnosed with BV and given metronidazole for 7 days, but I didn't have the greenish clumpy discharge when they diagnosed me. During the 7th day of my medicine, the greenish clumpy discharge came back with a vengeance and I immediately went back to the Dr. They did another microscopy on my discharge and it was, in fact, only yeast. The doctor then told me that it is not very uncommon for yeast infections to give some people green and yellow discharge. The problem is that there are many STDs out there that have these types of symptoms and you have to rule them out before thinking that it's just yeast. It drives me crazy to see people on websites saying that it has to only have a white discharge to be yeast when I've been to FOUR different gyno's and one specialist and they said it's not at all uncommon to even have a neon colored discharge with a yeast infection. As long as you go to the Dr and rule out STDs, you're fine.
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replied July 10th, 2012
So what came of this? This is pretty much what is happening to me. I've been treating my yeast infection with over the counter and prescribed stuff and the last three times on the last day I get a neon green discharge and a slight tingling and sore/redness until it eventually builds up and comes back with vengeance again. I got tested and no STD's. I'm at a loss though. I dont know what to do!!! My doctor said to take antibiotics as a suppository but it's not working!!! Has anything helped?!
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replied July 19th, 2012
Mine keeps coming back as well, however it does go away with diflucan and 7 days of clotrimazole cream. It's extremely frustrating because I never had the green discharge until I dated this guy who insisted on using a TON of spermicide henwe had sex. I haven't touched him in months, but wheneverI get a yeast infection, the discharge keeps turning green. The last gyno I saw told me that different types of fungus can react differently, and he has seen this many many times before.
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replied July 19th, 2012
I'm also taking a strong women's probiotic that I got at Whole Foods called "Raw Probiotics Women" that has 84 billion cfus of probiotic strains a day (in 3 pills). I'll let you know if I've noticed a difference!
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replied July 1st, 2013
Never Douche
1. Never douche. It messes up the normal acidity levels in the vagina.
2. Yeast infections are very common, ask a doctor to write a presciption for diflucan. It is a pill you take one times and symptoms should improve within 24-48 hours. This medication is part of the $4 program at Walmart- so cheap!
3. If the diflucan doesn't work, talk to your doctor again. The can prescripbe one final time, and then possibly hydrocortisone cream. But talk to a doctor.
4. Don't use cream first- it can cause further irritation and a flare-up.
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replied August 14th, 2013
ouch. u poor things. xx
not to be a scaremongerer Smile but i am pregnant and have these exact symtoms. I was diagnosed with b strep and had. to take a strong antibiotic. have you asked to be tested for strp infection? i am 35 weks anr the baby also needs a jab when he is born. I know the infection well as i hav had it on and off all the way through. I feel your pain girls.
you dont have to be pregnant to have it either. But in preg in can be v dangerous.
sammy
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replied August 14th, 2013
ouch. u poor things. xx
not to be a scaremongerer Smile but i am pregnant and have these exact symtoms. I was diagnosed with b strep and had. to take a strong antibiotic. have you asked to be tested for strp infection? i am 35 weks anr the baby also needs a jab when he is born. I know the infection well as i hav had it on and off all the way through. I feel your pain girls.
you dont have to be pregnant to have it either. But in preg in can be v dangerous.
sammy
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replied September 17th, 2013
Body shampoos, soaps, etc are quite alkaline and destroys a lot of the body's own good bacterias. Use ph balanced products to wash the private parts.

Eat plenty yoghurt to restore the flora balance. Plain fat free yoghurt can be used as a 'soap' to wash intimate areas and rinse off afterwards with water. This yoghurt can be applied inside the vagina as well. If any vaginal douche is used, rather dilute some yoghurt with water for this purpose.

If areas are swollen and itchy, ask your pharmacist for a betadine product to douche with, it works wonders and destroys a lot of bad stuff. Always follow up with the yoghurt to restore the natural flora balance.
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replied November 10th, 2013
I have been researching like crazy and finally have found some answers! Thank you Razz
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replied November 10th, 2013
I have been researching like crazy and finally have found some answers! Thank you Razz
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replied January 31st, 2014
Treatment for genital infections
A good treatment for all genital infections is Cervugid Ovules with Metronidazole, Nyastin,Hydrocortisone and Chloramphenicol.
For me was very good.
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replied August 13th, 2014
Green vaginal discharge
hello. I've been experiencing the same and im getting crazy about it. i feel depressed. I went to a doctor and got tested for std but im negative but she just prescribed me to take meds for 1 week. I hope it'll works but seeing all your sides and stories makes me feel hopeless and hopeful at the same time. I hope we all get well. I just want to have a normal life.
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replied August 13th, 2014
hello. I've been experiencing the same and im getting crazy about it. i feel depressed. I went to a doctor and got tested for std but im negative but she just prescribed me to take meds for 1 week. I hope it'll works but seeing all your sides and stories makes me feel hopeless and hopeful at the same time. I hope we all get well. I just want to have a normal life.
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