Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Abnormal Vaginal Drainage Home Care

Home care for an abnormal vaginal discharge includes:

  • Take prescribed medications as directed:
    • Don't skip doses of your medication. This makes them less effective.
    • Be aware of the common side effects that may be caused by your medication.
  • Take lukewarm baths to reduce genital irritation:
    • Gently dry the genitals after bathing.

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Abnormal Vaginal Drainage Warning Signs

Notify your doctor for abnormal vaginal discharge and any of the following:

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Last Updated: Nov 29, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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