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While the discharge itself is not strong smelling, it soaks through my jeans and pants, and often leaves my thighs sticky. However, the amount means once the discharge begins to "stale" the smell can be quite a problem, and if i don't carefully take care of it, quite embarrassing (probably the best way I can describe it, as the smell isnt there to begin with, or when the discharge is direct from my vagina).
The doctor was unable to provide much useful information, except to tell me what it was not. I want to know if I should consult a specialist, if it is normal, and how can I deal with it if it is?
Are there vitamins that will help? Healthy bacteria products like Yakult or Inner Health Plus that will help? (I understand they help with vaginal pH levels, could this be a factor?) Any feminine hygiene products of particular use for managing this? Thanks :)
Nicole Hong , M.D.