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I've got some clear vaginal discharge which later on becomes pale yellow, no pain or odor experienced, help?

I've got some clear vaginal discharge which later on becomes pale yellow, no pain or odor experienced, help?

Vaginal discharge: Possibilities include yeast infection, bacterial vaginosis, trichomonas, or just normal vaginal discharge. You should see your ob/gyn doctor or primary care provider and have a pelvic exam to evaluate it further. ...Read more

Mucus (Definition)

Like material that functions to moisten and protect inner body surfaces. The viscous slippery substance that consists chiefly of mucin, water, cells, and inorganic salts and that is secreted as a protective lubricant coating by the cells and glands of the mucous membranes. The free slime of the mucous membranes, composed of secretion of the glands, various salts, ...Read more


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My 17yr old has a lot vaginal discharge that varies in color, from white to yellow to pale green. No smell, burn or itch. Isthis normal?

My 17yr old has a lot vaginal discharge that varies in color, from white to yellow to pale green. No smell, burn or itch. Isthis normal?

Probably not: A change in vaginal discharge (like a new color, amount, or texture) often signals that something is wrong, including vaginal infections both sexually transmitted and not sexually transmitted infections. Although it's possible that all is well, it's important for your daughter to be seen by a healthcare professional to ensure that any infection is properly treated. ...Read more

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This is awkward to ask but should I be concerned about a thick sticky long pale yellow vaginal discharge after my period? It's only ever happened 2X

This is awkward to ask but should I be concerned about a thick sticky long pale yellow vaginal discharge after my period? It's only ever happened 2X

Needs testing: Vaginal discharge will change throughout the menstrual cycle. Yellow/Brown right after a period can simply indicate old blood. Vaginal odor can be a sign of bacterial vaginosis. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. It is a good idea to get checked out. ...Read more

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Should I be worried about vaginal discharge? I had a c-section on march 5. In the last few days I've noticed a difference in discharge. It's yellow, thick and has a mucus-like consistency.

Should I be worried about vaginal discharge? I had a c-section on march 5. In the last few days I've noticed a difference in discharge. It's yellow, thick and has a mucus-like consistency.

Vaginal: Vaginal discharge can vary depending on where you are in your cycle. If you have vaginal odor, pain, or irritation, then you may be dealing with an infectious process (bacteria or yeast). If any of these signs are present please consult your doctor.
Take care. ...Read more

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What may be causing a yellow thick mucus looking type vaginal discharge but no odor and no other symptoms?

What may be causing a yellow thick mucus looking type vaginal discharge but no odor and no other symptoms?

Discharge: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe. ...Read more

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After my usual 5 day period I had 4 days of vaginal discharge that is pale yellow with a hint of very light barely there brown almost golden color. This is the third period that I’m having this issue. I am a virgin. Also feeling a tad sore down there?

Infection testing: It sounds like you may just be seeing the discharge associated with the end of your period. Since you are concerned consider seeing an Obgyn when the discharge is present and let them evaluate it for you. They can also discuss options to lighten and shorten your period if desired ...Read more

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I have vaginal discharge which looks like mucus with slight yellow color to it what can it be?

I have vaginal discharge which looks like mucus with slight yellow color to it what can it be?

See doctor: The vagina is "self-cleaning, " by which I mean that there is always some scant discharge of mucus and cellular debris, and that douches are not needed... and can actually cause infections. Anything that goes into the vagina or any stress/illness/medications can potentially harm the normal balance of the organisms living in the vagina, leading to a bacterial or yeast overgrowth. Also possible STD. ...Read more

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What determines whether vaginal discharge (mucus?) is clear or yellow?

What determines whether vaginal discharge (mucus?) is clear or yellow?

Why?: I am not sure why this is important to you. Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your pa. ...Read more

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Bright yellow snot vaginal discharge that comes n goes. Pain during sex. A.F is 2days late. I'm sure it will show. What's causing the pain n discharge?

Bright yellow snot vaginal discharge that comes n goes. Pain during sex. A.F is 2days late. I'm sure it will show. What's causing the pain n discharge?

Infection ; hormones: Some vaginal discharge can be normal. As you go through the month your hormones cause changes in the discharge. In some cases though discharge can be a sign of infection. Causes incluse yeast, bacterial vaginosis, and stds. There are simple tests that can be done in the office to determine if this is normal or not. ...Read more

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What is causing sudden thick gel-like yellow vaginal discharge with faint streaks of blood. No other symptoms.

Variety of causes: Among the causes could be infection. Please see the following article:
http://www. Pamf. Org/teen/health/femalehealth/discharge. Html. ...Read more

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I'm having very thick, like glob, yellow vaginal discharge. Its light yellow with no smell. Should I b worried?

Possible infection: A thick yellow vaginal discharge may signal infection. Best to see a health care provider for examination. ...Read more

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I am having a thick, dry yellow vaginal discharge. What is the cause for this symptoms?

I am having a thick, dry yellow vaginal discharge. What is the cause for this symptoms?

See doctor: May be an infection and you need to have cultures and a microscopic analysis of the discharge. ...Read more

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What disease/infections does thick yellow vaginal discharge indicate?

What disease/infections does thick yellow vaginal discharge indicate?

Vaginal discharge: Thick yellow vaginal discharge can be caused by several things. First is infection from sexually transmitted pathogens like trichomonas, chlamydia, or gonorrhea. You could have an overgrowth of your own bacteria, called bacterial vaginosis. Irritation from spermicide and douches, as well as semen can cause a discharge. If it is clumpy and itchy, it could be a yeast infection. See your doctor. ...Read more

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I'm having an issue with vaginal discharge being very thick, yellow, and smelling like strong vinegar. Not noticeable outside of clothing. No itching?

I'm having an issue with vaginal discharge being very thick, yellow, and smelling like strong vinegar. Not noticeable outside of clothing. No itching?

Variety of causes: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe. ...Read more

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In the past couple of months I've been getting a thick yellow vaginal discharge and I'm also sometimes itchy there, I'm a virgin, what could this be?

Vaginal discharge: Often common with hormonal regulation to get
discharge that's itchy. Sits baths are helpful and
good hygiene, no bubble baths and or detergents.
You can use Mycology ointment or mono stat to reduce
the yeast there and symptoms of itch. See GYN MD if persists or worsens. ...Read more

Discharge (Definition)

Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more


Dr. Walter Kobasa
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Vaginal Discharge (Definition)

Vaginal discharge is defined as secretions being expelled by the vagina. This can be physiologic or pathologic. Some common causes of abnormal vaginal discharge and yeast infections, bacterial vaginosis and sexually transmitted infections like ...Read more