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Signs of the Most Common Vaginal Infections

February 20, 2011
  BV
Bacterial vaginosis
YEAST
Vaginal candidasis
TRICHOMONAS
Trichomonas vaginalis
ODOR Vaginal discharge has an unpleasant fishy or musty odor Vaginal discharge has no odor Excessive vaginal discharge has an unpleasant, fishy odor
DISCHARGE Discharge is thin, milky white or gray Discharge is thick and white (like cottage cheese) Discharge may be yellow or green and frothy
ITCHING/
IRRITATION
Vaginal itching is sometimes present Vaginal itching/burning is usually present Vaginal itching and painful urination
CAUSE Caused by bacteria Caused by yeast STD – Caused by parasitic trichomonads
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