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Std? discharge will be think or clear and stringy

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I have been having un protected sex with my bf for about two years lately I have been getting a lot of discharge but it come and goes. Some will be normal but other time will be think or clear and stringy . Also lower Sharp pain recently.I've read that it can be a std of.some sort but idk because the side effects come and go.

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replied July 22nd, 2012
Sexually Transmitted Diseases Answer A37324
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Increase in vaginal discharge or changes in it could be associated with pregnancy. The symptoms could also suggest possibility of infective causes. The exact cause can only be made out after careful evaluation and examination along with correlation with your symptoms and examination findings. Consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist at the earliest for thorough examination and further evaluation to look for the underlying cause. Treatment as appropriate (based on examination findings and investigations results) would be started to help you control the symptoms. 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, get your partner also treated simultaneously to prevent chances of re-infection, and avoid having intercourse.
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