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YourLadyship
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I asked about before (Greenish-clear, happens sometimes. No odor, no itch). My mother said it could be from having intercourse without condoms (BF and I have current STD tests, we're not due until January next). She said that the chemicals in his fluids can disrupt the pH balance, is this true?

I just had a normal pap smear, and the doctor did not note any inflammation or abnormal discharge. She said I looked very healthy "down there." I went to my gyno about this discharge before and it came back negative for all STDs and BV (including trich).

I'm just worried that it's something to be concerned about.

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Heather
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Well, chemically, semen is very different than vaginal discharges: it's alkaline, vaginal discharge is acidic. So, by all means, after unprotected intercourse with ejaculation, it's common to notice changes in vaginal fluids for a day or two.

Since your doctor didn't find anything amiss, that'd be what this likely is about.

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(Heather got it)

[ 06-09-2010, 06:52 PM: Message edited by: Stephanie_1 ]

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