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Benign vaginal discharge (leukorrhea)

Also known as Cervical Discharge

Benign vaginal discharge (leukorrhea) is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.

What are the symptoms?

Within all the people who go to their doctor with benign vaginal discharge (leukorrhea), 92% report having vaginal discharge, 57% report having sharp abdominal pain, and 50% report having vaginal itching. The symptoms that are highly suggestive of benign vaginal discharge (leukorrhea) are vaginal discharge, vaginal itching, vaginal pain, and vaginal redness, although you may still have benign vaginal discharge (leukorrhea) without those symptoms.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with benign vaginal discharge (leukorrhea) often receive urinalysis, pelvis exam, standard pregnancy test, chlamydia test, examination of breast, microscopic examination (bacterial smear; culture; toxicology), pap smear and human papillomavirus dna detection .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with benign vaginal discharge (leukorrhea) include metronidazole, ceftriaxone, fluconazole (diflucan), metronidazole topical product, miconazole topical product, terconazole topical, drospirenone / ethinyl estradiol, cefixime (suprax), estrogens, conjugated (usp) / methyltestosterone, chlorpheniramine / phenylephrine / phenyltoloxamine, boric acid topical, butenafine topical and etonogestrel (implanon) .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for benign vaginal discharge (leukorrhea) include age 30-44 years, sex == female, race/ethnicity = black and age 15-29 years. On the other hand, sex == male and age < 1 years almost never get benign vaginal discharge (leukorrhea).

Age

< 1 years
0.0x
1-4 years
0.1x
5-14 years
0.4x
15-29 years
2.6x
30-44 years
1.6x
45-59 years
0.6x
60-74 years
0.2x
75+ years
0.2x

Sex

Male
0.0x
Female
1.7x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
2.2x
Hispanic
1.2x
White
0.5x
Other
1.3x
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