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Question: Discharge......please help


 skye1074 - Sat May 29, 2004 2:38 am

I am noticing that my vaginal discharge occasionally smells exactly like semen. I'm 20, not pregnant to my knowledge, and other than being a smoker, am in otherwise good health. What could be the cause of this?
 Dr. Tamer Fouad - Sat May 29, 2004 5:57 am

User avatar Is the discharge white in colour? or transparent? Does it cause itching?
 skye1074 - Sat May 29, 2004 12:47 pm

Recently it has been clear or slightly whitish. On Monday however, it was thick and had a yellowish, almost yellow-green like color and was itchy. But it didn't smell like semen then, that smell just started on Wednesday
 Dr. Tamer Fouad - Sat May 29, 2004 4:45 pm

User avatar Sounds like vaginal candidiasis. You should get a check up just to make sure. Treatment is straight forward but your doctor may want to exclude diabetes.

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