What are the differences between thrush and BV?
Symptoms of thrush
- Itching or burning; general vaginal discomfort
- A thick, white discharge with a 'cottage cheese' appearance and yeasty smell
- Redness or swelling of the vagina or vulva
- Stinging or burning while urinating or during sex
- Splits in the genital skin
Symptoms of BV
- Watery, white or grey discharge from the vagina
- Strong or unusual odour from the vagina, often described as a 'fishy smell'