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Interpreting test results

Interpreting test results

The tables below will help you answer queries or concerns from
customers who have used the Canestest and have symptoms that
indicate a vaginal infection.

YELLOW SWAB(normal vaginal pH)

    • Discharge
      Thick, cottage cheese-like (curdy), white
      Thin, clear, white
    • Odour
      None or non-offensive
      None
    • Itching
      irritation/
      burning
      Intense
      itching/
      burning
      None
    • Painful
      urination
      None
      None
    • Probable medical condition
      Vaginal thrush
      Normal
    • Options
      for treatment
      Consult your pharmacist, doctor or healthcare professional and consider using over-the-counter thrush products
      None

GREEN/BLUE SWAB(increased vaginal pH)

    • Discharge
      Thin milky,
      white or grey,
      sticky
      Frothy, yellow-green, sticky
    • Odour
      Fishy or unpleasant
      Unpleasant
    • Itching
      irritation/
      burning
      Sometimes
      Vulvar itch
      (usually intense)
    • Painful
      urination
      None
      Yes
    • Probable medical condition
      Bacterial vaginosis (BV)
      Trichomoniasis
    • Options
      for treatment
      Consult your pharmacist, doctor or healthcare professional, for advice on treatment
      Consult your doctor for
      prescription