This forum is an un-mediated, patient-to-patient forum for questions and support regarding herpes issues such as: Herpes symptoms and treatments, causes, diagnosis, and herpes in men, tests, telling your spouse or partner.
I had unprotected sex approx. 10 weeks ago. Since that time I have been tested for all std's except herpes and eveything has come back negative. In Canada, they will not routinely test for herpes unless you have lesions which I don't. The one constant symptom I seem to be having is white, milky discharge and its non-stop. My question is: on all the web sites I've seen (and I've been on so many!!) they say that discharge can be a symptom of herpes. But would it be constant or would it be when you have an outbreak? I don't seem to have any other symptoms, but I don't know what else it can be. They've tested for bv and yeast as well. I'm going insane with worry and I check myself for sores at least three times a day. The discharge is making me crazy. With herpes, does the discharge come because of the sores? Can someone explain this to me? I haven't been able to find any info other that "discharge can be a symptom of herpes". Please help!!
Discharge all the time isn't due to herpes. with herpes you'd only get a discharge if you have an ob and usually it's more clear.
Milky discharge is usually due to bacterial infections though it can also be from overgrowth of normal vaginal flora as well as from allergic reactions. I'm not sure when they last tested you for yeast and bv but if it' sbeen more than 2 weeks and the discharge is still there, return to your provider for retesting and further evaluation.
Copyright 1994-2016 MedHelp International. All rights reserved.
MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.