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Is white discharge a bad thing?

Is white discharge a bad thing?

See your GP: Small amounts of whitish discharge can be normal but if you are sexually active, this could be an STI such as gonorrhoea or chlamydia. If you are not sexually active this could be a yeast infection or Bacterial Vaginosis (which is when your normal bacteria increases & becomes problematic). In short you need to see your doctor who will take swabs and send to ...Read more

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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


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Thick stretchy white discharge. Is this a bad sign?

Thick stretchy white discharge. Is this a bad sign?

Not necessarily.: You didn't state when in your menstrual cycle this is occurring. Clear/stretchy discharge occurs with ovulation. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more

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My symptoms are bad odor,green discharge and sometimes lumpy white discharge. Why do i constantly have this going on?

My symptoms are bad odor,green discharge and sometimes lumpy white discharge. Why do i constantly have this going on?

Rule out infection: With foul smelling green discharge you need to rule out an infection .If you are sexually active then need to rule out STD as well.Only way you can find out is by having an exam and taking culture of the discharge to treat it appropriately.Rarely it can be due to a foreign body in vagina causing these symptoms .We can not tell you without a detailed history and Physical exam and culture of dischar ...Read more

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Is vaginal white discharge a bad thing?

Is vaginal  white discharge a bad thing?

Not necessarily: It can also be normal for some women. However, if accompanied by other symptoms, such as vaginal itching or burning, evaluation is warranted. Evaluation is also warranted if one has engaged in risky sexual behavior, such as unprotected intercourse. ...Read more

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Hi I have white discharge on my vigen I had go alot of Dr but nothing works with me also the discharge it's have bad smell.

Vaginitis: I suspect that you have a vaginal infection and you are advised to have a gynecologist examine you for diagnosis and appropriate treatment since you have yet to be helped. ...Read more

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I have very thick sometimes watery chunky white discharge with a strong odor and the smell is really bad during and after sex! what could this be?

I have very thick sometimes  watery chunky white discharge with a strong odor and  the smell is really bad during and after sex! what could this be?

Bacterial vaginosis: Bacterial vaginosis is the most common vaginal infection. It is an overgrowth of normal vaginal bacteria, not a sexually transmitted infection. When it mixes with blood or semen the pH gets elevated releasing the fishy odor. It is easily fixed with antibiotics. You will need to be tested for other infections but this is the most likely. ...Read more

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White discharge from vagina with some bad odour?

White discharge from vagina with some bad odour?

Bacterial Vaginosis: Can't tell for sure without an exam, but a fishy vaginal odor is frequently caused by bacterial vaginosis. Bv is caused by a group of bacteria that start to grow faster than they should. It is easy for a doc to make the diagnosis. The treatment is usually flagyl. If the problem persists, call your family doctor! ...Read more