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I am 65 yrs old, and leaking quite a lot, it's almost clear

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I am 65 yrs old, and leaking quite a lot, it's almost clear liquid, what does it mean ?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 2 years ago.
Hi there.
Thank you for your question.
I will be helping you out with your queries.
Sorry to hear about your problem
You mentioned 'leaking clear fluid'. Is this from your vagina or from your anal area?
Please let me know.
Kind regards
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Vagina

Expert:  Dr. SH replied 2 years ago.
Thank you for your reply
Since how long has this been happening?
Do you have any other medical problems?
On any medications for anything?
Have you been seen for this?
Any tests done?
Please let me know.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

No tests done yet. I had intercourse for the first time in years, and since then I am leaking quite heavily all the time

Expert:  Dr. SH replied 2 years ago.
Is the fluid odorless?
When did you have the intercourse? I mean how many days back?
Please let me know.
Kind regards
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

I had intercourse 2 weeks ago, the odour is very slight

Expert:  Dr. SH replied 2 years ago.
You could be having bacterial vaginosis (BV) which would require a course of antibiotic if proven.
It does not sound like anything serious or anything to worry about, however, I would like that you should be seen and have the discharge sent to the lab for testing to find out exactly what's causing this.
I think it is BV and will require an antibiotic like flagyl to help cure it.
Let me know if you have more questions.
Kind regards
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