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Abnormal Vaginal Drainage Treatment

The treatment for an abnormal vaginal discharge depends on the underlying cause. Vaginal discharge caused by vaginal infections and sexually transmitted diseases require treatment with antibiotics. Treatment may be required for up to 14 days. In post-menopausal women, vaginal discharge caused by changes in hormone levels may respond to topical estrogen therapy.

Treatment for an abnormal vaginal discharge may include:

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Physicians from the following specialties evaluate and treat an abnormal vaginal discharge:

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Last Updated: Jun 3, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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