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Types of Vaginal Discharge

Bacterial Vaginosis
Bacterial Vaginosis

What is bacterial vaginosis? Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is a condition that happens when there is too much of certain bacteria in the vagina. This changes the normal balance of bacteria in the vagina.

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Candida or "Yeast" Infections
Candida or "Yeast" Infections

Vaginal yeast infections can cause irritation, itching, swelling, and discharge. Most women will get a vaginal yeast infection at least once in their life. Symptoms may include vaginal itching and pain during sex. Read on to learn about the medications, home remedies, and alternative treatments available.

Chlamydia
Chlamydia

Vaginal discharge is the result of inflammation of the mucosal tissue of the genital and urinary tracts by bacteria, yeast, or other "invaders". Discharge from the vagina can be caused by several different types of invaders, and can range in consistency from thin and watery to thick and viscous.

Gonorrhea
Gonorrhea

This treatment is rarely used today, however the nomenclature remains. Gonorrhea is characterized by thick discharge from the penis or vagina. In addition to male reproductive organs & female genital tract, it may infect the rectum, throat, eyes, blood, skin, & joints.

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Reactions or Allergies (non-Infectious Vaginitis)
Reactions or Allergies (non-Infectious Vaginitis)

What are the different types of vaginitis? answer Doctors refer to the various conditions that cause an infection or inflammation of the vagina as "vaginitis." The most common kinds are:

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Trichomoniasis
Trichomoniasis

Discharge from the penis. Women with trichomoniasis may notice: Itching, burning, redness or soreness of the genitals; Discomfort with urination; A change in their vaginal discharge (i.e., thin discharge or increased volume) that can be clear, white, yellowish, or greenish with an unusual fishy smell.

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