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16/07/2013 at 13:36
I think I have it. I has it when I was 14 after wearing tights in the summer at schoo. I've never had it since and what I have now is different to then. Anyway I have a thick creamy discharge and i can smell myself iyswim? No itching no other signs but I can smell fanny I'm not unclean never use soap down there and sleep naked so I always get a good airing. What's going on?? Sound like thrush?
16/07/2013 at 13:45
Yes sounds like it to me, get yourself to the chemist for a treatment x
16/07/2013 at 13:51
Def sounds like it to me. Canestan Combi worked for me.
16/07/2013 at 14:05
Balls. What causes it girls?
16/07/2013 at 14:06
Chuck some natural yoghut on there too. Poor woman.
16/07/2013 at 14:20
I second natural yoghurt - especially if it's not hurting. Much cheeper than Canesten.
16/07/2013 at 14:27
Been Boots, given one tablet to take which I've just popped. Hopefully it will go away.
16/07/2013 at 14:43
could have been the anti biotics you were given for tonsilitis
incresed wine intake
16/07/2013 at 14:47
That was weeks ago. I blame the wine - increase in sugar....
16/07/2013 at 14:49
COld be the heat, could be too much wine, antibiotics, too much sex/chaffing, lacy knickers, loads of reasons!
16/07/2013 at 14:58
Is the discharge lumpy? Like cottage cheese? If its not, just thick and smelly, then you probably have BV and not thrush. Thrush is pretty much always itchy and the discharge is lumpy and odour less. Bv rarely itches and is smelly, but can cause pain.
I actually think you need to pop to your gp or gum clinic for some metronidazole. Can be caused by anything - soaps, hormones, DTD, bad luck
16/07/2013 at 15:20
What on earth is BV? I've been Boots already and been given a tablet I've taken - you are freaking me out now....
16/07/2013 at 15:27
Nothing worrying - bacterial vaginosis. Its a change in the pH of your vagina that can cause irritation and smelly discharge. We see loads of women in clinic who've had failed thrush treatment for years because they have it confused with bv
16/07/2013 at 15:33
thanks Snidget that's why I posted as there is not lumps and no itching. It's an offwhite / cream colour. At first I thought usual monthly ewcm but smells now.
16/07/2013 at 15:36
It does sound more like bv to me. Have you taken the tablet? If so give it a few days - if it works its thrush, if not it will probably be bv. Quick course of antibiotics usually fixes it. Did you say you don't use any products for washing?
16/07/2013 at 15:40
Yep took tablet earlier. I can't get to the docs as so buisy at work, bugger will a GUM clinic do anything for me?
I don't use any soap or anything down there for washing, just ater. The doctor told me that after my thrush bout as a teenager and it scared me so much I truly listened. I sleep naked too so plenty of airing..
16/07/2013 at 15:47
A gum clinic will do swabs and probably diagnose there and then under the microscope - I know we do.
Its often caused by soaps, but can be just one of those things - heat, periods, sex, anything
16/07/2013 at 15:49
Of you go fairly soon they'll also still be able to see if it was thrush under the microscope
16/07/2013 at 15:56
Don't suppose you could point me in direction of one near The Strand could you? Can't exactly search on work pc lol
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