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I have had a sticky white/not yellow discharge for 6 months.

Customer Question

I have had a sticky white/not yellow discharge for 6 months. I am 62 and not had sexual activity for 2 years (husband has had prostate cancer) Can you advise please?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr Owen replied 3 years ago.

Dr Owen :

Hello

Dr Owen :

Are you having any other symptoms such as pain, itching, irritation, odor?

Customer:

No

Dr Owen :

so no other symptoms other than this discharge?

Customer:

No but sticking to pants is not pleasant

Dr Owen :

okay

Dr Owen :

Have you used any medications, creams for this?

Dr Owen :

Also, what other medications, pills, etc are you taking?

Customer:

I have not tried anything at all. The only pill I take is for hypercholaestramia

Dr Owen :

okay

Dr Owen :

Well you probably have a pH imbalance or this is due to menopause secondary to Atrophy of the vagina and hence this can cause this discharge

Dr Owen :

So I would suggest trying a Probiotic that contains Lactobaccillis acidophilus, plus also trying an Estrogen suppository in the vagina such as Vagifem

Dr Owen :

Both of these products together will help your situation

Customer:

Really!! Do I have to put up with this? I had my last period 20 years ago!

Dr Owen :

You do not have to put up with this

Dr Owen :

try what I have suggest - it will work

Customer:

Sorry I answered before you had finished!!

Dr Owen :

okay

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I wish you well

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Customer:

Thank you for your help!

Dr Owen :

you are welcome

Customer:

Thank you and good night

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I see you gave me a poor rating when you left

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

I did NOT rate you as poor - I was tired and possibly didn't read the screen well.


You were patient and helpful and I can ask for no more and your comments were extremely helpful.


I work 5 days a week leaving at 06.30 and manage a Nursoing home that is very demanding of energy - I am keeping the family on my income and regret that I cannot give you more- you and I are worth more ! I trained in Edinburgh Royal and was a prize winner and I know my stuff (except about myself) I earn £36.ooo after 44 years of experience!

Expert:  Dr Owen replied 3 years ago.
Thank you