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Female -- Vaginal Discharge/Infections
Posted on: 10/08/2007
I am sexually active and was diagnosed with a vaginal strep infection, and I don't know if the antibiotics totally cured it, because it sort of went away, came back, and seemed to go away again. Now, on some days I have a thin, grey, creamy discharge that smells musty like it did during my strep infection (sometimes creamy, clumpy grey like the strep), then the next day it will be clear with a hint of yellow and a much stronger smell--like ammonia or something. It itches and maybe stings every so often, but that's about all. Does this sound like a lingering BV infection? Thanks so much, I really appreciate it!
It certainly might be a BV infection, which would be the most common cause of the picture you describe. It's very unusual for Strep to cause actual vaginal symptoms. Strep is found as part of the normal group of bacteria that live in the vagina, but only very rarely causes symptoms or true "infection". I recommend you see your doctor for testing to look for BV, and to get appropriate treatment.