3 years

My grandmother has a vaginal discharge which is brownish in colour

We took her to the gynaecologist at a private hospital and he gave her metrodinazole for 5 days, and diflucan (1 dose) and she still has a yellowish phlegmish looking discharge after 5 days. No culture was done on the discharge. Can I get a doctor to do a swab test on her at home instead of taking her to the hospital because she is not so mobile?

Greetings, thank you for your question.

We sincerely understand your concern about your grandmother discomfort. Generally, brownish colour discharge can be associated with

However, the following answers regarding your current queries are just general descriptions due to the limited information provided by your statements above. Nonetheless, in order for us to provide you with an accurate choice of treatment and management, we require additional details to explore further into your current complaints.

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