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celery
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Alright so I got treated for a yeast infection by my doctor, but my symptoms refused to go away (heavy yellowish-white discharge) so I went back to he doctor today and apparently all of my tests came back negative and I didn't have a yeast infection to begin with.

I'm happy that I dont' have one, but now I'm stuck with this heavy discharge that is very uncomfortable . My doctor took some more swabs just to be sure but she says that the discharge is a side effect from the birth control pill (I'm on triphasil).

She asked me if I would consider going off the pill because of the the discomfort of the pill and I said I wasn't sure. But now I'm really debating whether I want to or not.

I've been on the pill for 4-5 years now, and I love knowing exactly when my period is going to come and go, [I also enjoy that fact that it protects me from getting pregnant [Wink] ]

So I'm not exactly sure what I should do. Does anybody else have the same problem as I do? I find the discharge to be VERY uncomfortable and also embarrassing, but I enjoy being on the pill.

So if anyone could give me any feedback, that would be great.

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Katty
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I have the same problem. However I am not on birth control and have not seen a docter yet.. So mine could very well be a yeast infection. You could change to a different brand of birth control, due to it might not have the same side effects as triphasil
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