Q. I’ve had yellow green-ish discharge for a few months now and I haven’t consulted my physician because I feel awkward talking about it and also with the pandemic going on. I’ve read it can be an STI but I’ve never had intercourse, oral or otherwise, so it might be an infection of sorts. When I do consult my doctor, what would the procedure be like (questions, tests, etc.). Any input would be very much appreciated, thank you.
A. When you talk to your doctor explain that you are having unusual discharge for the past few months. Typically, a vaginal self-swab and a urine test can determine if there is an infection like yeast or bacterial vaginosis. Neither of these are sexually transmitted. Contact your primary care provider for an appointment or call the Corner Health Center for a tele visit.