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What is a vaginal discharge

A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
18 years experience Family Medicine
Many things: Vaginal discharge can be many things. Sometimes yeast can cause this, or BV (bacterial overgrowth). Many sexually transmitted infections (gonorrhea, ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sounds normal: There is nearly always at least a little bit of vaginal discharge, which is perfectly normal, and the odor could be described as slightly sweet.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
One possibility: Bacterial vaginosis is one possibility. Please get this checked by your gynecologist or your family doctor.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Sudler
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Several Possible: A vaginal discharge may be caused my several factors. Since no other information is provided, the possible causes could be physiologic or infectious. ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Normal vs unhealthy: Vaginal discharge could be related to infection, ph changes or might be completely normal/ healthy.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
That depends: Yeast infections present w thick, white, chunky discharge w/o odor that can cause itching, burning w intercourse/ urination, pain, redness ; swelling. ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ted Anderson
27 years experience Gynecology
Depends: Vaginal discharge frequently is normal and requires no intevention. However, it can be a sign of bacterial vaginosis, a yeast infection, or a sexuall ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
17 years experience General Practice
See gynecologist.: I recommend seeing your gynecologist.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See your gyn: Most likely bacterial vaginoisis or thich , but could be other causes, u need an exam , cultures and an ultrasound.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Usha Mukhytar
25 years experience Gynecology
Yes: Discharge is not indication for severe infection.
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