Vaginal Discharge and Pelvic Infection
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In the days when consultants were allowed, if not expected, to be male chauvinists, an eminent Manchester gynaecologist used to tell his patients in front of the students that if they did not have a vaginal discharge they would squeak when they walked! Today such behaviour would rightly be regarded as a ‘put down’.
KeywordsPelvic Inflammatory Disease Neisseria Gonorrhoeae Vaginal Discharge Pelvic Infection Gentian Violet
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