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Hi, I never actually have inspected there before, so I just realized this white tissue looking stuff.  It feels like the rest of my skin, it doesn't hurt or itch.  But I was wondering if this is normal?
I have had the same partner for about a year and a half, and I've never had a pap done since I'm under 21.
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Hi Jackie,

Changes in vaginal secretions (color and odor) specifically point to fungal or bacterial infections and those should be treated immediately! Please consider seeing your primary care provider as soon as possible for follow-up. Likewise it will be necessary to do a pap smear just to check for anything else you may have in addition to this.

Best wishes,


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Educated and certified in STI information, HIV and AIDS, and trained in comprehensive sex education for teens and young adults. Providing counseling in sexuality, sexual interests, and sexual orientations, pregnancy prevention, safer sex initiatives, and teaching health education seminars to adults ages 18-65 for the past 3 years. Serve underserved clients in homeless shelters, workplace readiness programs, and detention centers. Three term AmeriCorps domestic service volunteer and Peace Corps nominee for Health Service to Lesotho and Rwanda. Providing services to the GLBTQIA populations of which I am a member.


3 years as a volunteer Emergency Medical Technician (Advanced) for 3 years and comprehensive sex educator for 3 years and parenting educator for 3 years. *North Carolina State Certified Emergency Medical Technician, #P083512 *Certified Health Education Specialist, #22589

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*Doctor of Education (candidate), K-12 Teacher Leadership; Capella University *Master of Public Health, Social and Behavioral Sciences; Capella University *Master of Education, Curriculum and Instruction; Concordia University-Portland *Bachelor of Arts, Psychology and English; East Carolina University

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