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===Common Causes===
 
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* [[Atrophic vaginitis]] or senile vaginitis, it as a result of estrogen deficiency lead to vaginal dryness, itching, irritation, discharge, and dyspareunia.<ref name="pmid21524046">{{cite journal| author=Hainer BL, Gibson MV| title=Vaginitis. | journal=Am Fam Physician | year= 2011 | volume= 83 | issue= 7 | pages= 807-15 | pmid=21524046 | doi= | pmc= | url=https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/eutils/elink.fcgi?dbfrom=pubmed&tool=sumsearch.org/cite&retmode=ref&cmd=prlinks&id=21524046  }} </ref>
 
* [[Atrophic vaginitis]] or senile vaginitis, it as a result of estrogen deficiency lead to vaginal dryness, itching, irritation, discharge, and dyspareunia.<ref name="pmid21524046">{{cite journal| author=Hainer BL, Gibson MV| title=Vaginitis. | journal=Am Fam Physician | year= 2011 | volume= 83 | issue= 7 | pages= 807-15 | pmid=21524046 | doi= | pmc= | url=https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/eutils/elink.fcgi?dbfrom=pubmed&tool=sumsearch.org/cite&retmode=ref&cmd=prlinks&id=21524046  }} </ref>
* [[Bacterial vaginosis]]
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* [[Bacterial vaginosis]]is mostally happen  during the reproductive age of women characterized by a shift in the vaginal flora from the dominant Lactobacillus to a polymicrobial flora.{{cite journal |vauthors=Onderdonk AB, Delaney ML, Fichorova RN |title=The Human Microbiome during Bacterial Vaginosis |journal=Clin. Microbiol. Rev. |volume=29 |issue=2 |pages=223–38 |date=April 2016 |pmid=26864580 |pmc=4786887 |doi=10.1128/CMR.00075-15 |url=}}
 
* [[Cervical cancer]]
 
* [[Cervical cancer]]
 
* [[Chlamydia]],sexually transmitted infections.
 
* [[Chlamydia]],sexually transmitted infections.

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Shankar Kumar, M.B.B.S. [2] SO

Synonyms and Keywords: Discharge from the vagina

Overview

Vaginal discharge is a common patient complaint that is paired with anxiety regarding sexually transmitted diseases. If a STD is detected, a search for all other STDs should be done. Advise the infected patient to inform all sexual partners of their diagnosis.Also there is normal vaginal discharge depends on periodic hormonal change.[1]

Causes

Common Causes

Classification

-Normal vaginal discharge as in Neonatal, Pediatric, Puberty, Menstrual cycle, Pregnancy, and Menopause. -Abnormal vaginal discharge as


Laboratory Findings

Initial tests include:

Other Diagnostic Studies

Type pH Discharge Odor Wet Mount
Trich >4.5 yellow-green, copious present motile, flagellated
BV >4.5 white-grey fishy clue cells
Candida <4.5 white, curd-like none pseudo-hyphae
GC mucopurulent varies PMNs
A.V. thin, gray, watery none few epithelial cells

Treatment

See most recent CDC guidelines for all STD's

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Bacterial Vaginosis

Candida and Chlamydia

Gonorrhea

Trichomonas

References

  1. Spence D, Melville C (2007). "Vaginal discharge". BMJ. 335 (7630): 1147–51. doi:10.1136/bmj.39378.633287.80. PMC 2099568. PMID https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18048541 Check |pmid= value (help).
  2. Hainer BL, Gibson MV (2011). "Vaginitis". Am Fam Physician. 83 (7): 807–15. PMID 21524046.