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Does brown bloody vaginal discharge means yeast infection?

Does brown bloody vaginal discharge means yeast infection?

Probably not: Brown vaginal discharge is usually older, deoxygenated blood from the uterus. Bleeding does not usually occur from yeast infections — althought there could sometimes be a small amoutn of blood. It isn't that likely that this is due to a yeast infection. ...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


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Vaginal discharge with foul smell. Is there any cause that is not an infection?

Vaginal discharge with foul smell.  Is there any cause that is not an infection?

Yep...: Although uncomfortable to discuss, "forgotten" items like a tampon that has been pushed far up into the vagina (for example, by placing another tampon, or during sex) can cause a foul odor. See your doctor! ...Read more

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During sex vaginal discharge is excess but its not infection, what could be wrong?

During sex vaginal discharge is excess but its not infection, what could be wrong?

There should be an: Increase in vaginal secretions when sexually stimulated. 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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I have been treating my green vaginal discharge for almost 2 years now but to no avail. I have been tested for various infections but all are negative?

I have been treating my green vaginal discharge for almost 2 years now but to no avail. I have been tested for various infections but all are negative?

See below:: An infection is the most common cause of a green discharge. If tests are negative for infection, I would still try antibiotics because tests aren't perfect. There are also non-infectious causes such as uterine bleeding, a fistula from the rectum to the vagina, warts, desquamitive vaginitis and atrophy. Don't hesitate to get a second opinion (and a second exam) Best wishes! ...Read more

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What consistency of yellowish vaginal discharge constitute an infection?

What consistency of yellowish vaginal discharge constitute an infection?

Not diagnositic: The consistency may play a role in helping to guess at the cause, but if you suspect an infection the best thing to do is to be examined professionally. One cannot rely entirely on the characteristics of the discharge since this may vary from person to person, and on the risk factors involved in the development of this. ...Read more

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How do you know if vaginal discharge has some infection?

How do you know if vaginal discharge has some infection?

Need checked: You would need to be evaluated. Certain office tests, and or cultures will determine if an infection is present. ...Read more

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Can an increase in clear vaginal discharge mean infection?

Can an increase in clear vaginal discharge mean infection?

Possibly, yes: Any abnormal or new vaginal discharge should be professionally evaluated. There are several possible causes, and clear discharge makes infection less likely than colored, white, or gray. But better safe than sorry, especially if you are sexually active and maybe at risk for STDs. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to know if it's an infection or if its vaginal discharge?

Can you tell me how to know if it's an infection or if its vaginal discharge?

Vaginal discharge: 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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Having clear, odorless vaginal discharge, no discomford is that normal? Could it be an infection?

Having clear, odorless vaginal discharge, no discomford is that normal? Could it be an infection?

Vaginal 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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Why am II getting brown things in my vaginal discharge? I feel like its an infection... Can someone tell me what this is?

Why am II getting brown things in my vaginal discharge? I feel like its an infection... Can someone tell me what this is?

Go to Dr/GYN: Brown color may be associated to blood either menstrual period or local transvaginal bleed from infection. Go to gyn to be evaluated. ...Read more

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I feel pain when my husband enters me is it because of less vaginal discharge or it can be an infection coz there r no other signs of infection?

Lubrication: Lack of lubrication is the most common cause. Try using a sexual lubricant to see if that helps. Also spend more time on foreplay to see if that helps too. If you are concerned about infection then schedule a visit for testing. ...Read more

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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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Is it normal to have an increased vaginal discharge while using Metrogel for an apparent infection?

Is it normal to have an increased vaginal discharge while using Metrogel for an apparent infection?

Possible: Just finish you treatment course and then if still having discharge two days later, get rechecked. ...Read more

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After getting fingered by my girlfriend I had a flow of brown vaginal discharge. Is it an infection or did she hurt me inside?

After getting fingered by my girlfriend I had a flow of brown vaginal discharge. Is it an infection or did she hurt me inside?

Tough to say: A Brown discharge may be blood related, so a possible small laceration from a finger nail if rough fingering occurred could be the cause. Infections may cause and inflammatory reaction with a brownish d/c too. If the d/c persists, see your GYN for an evaluation to get properly diagnosed and treated. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What could be the possible reason of having a clumpy yellowish and whitish vaginal discharge every day without any infection at all?

Yeast?: You are describing a vaginal yeast infection. Considering trying an over the counter yeast cream or seeing an Obgyn to confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Infection? Increased white kinda creamy vaginal discharge and kinda lumpy white stuff around clitorus may have cut self masturbating could this be why

Yeast infection: Seems that you may have a yeast infection. First, make sure you wash the area well. Second, check that there is no swelling or pus which could indicate a bacterial infection. Third, try an over-the-counter remedy like Monistat. If that doesn't work in a couple days, see your primary care doctor or gynecologist for an evaluation and prescription for anti-fungal medicine. ...Read more

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White vaginal discharge no itching/odor. I have taken all medications for infections & had a freeze done and still have this discharge. What can it be?

White vaginal discharge no itching/odor. I have taken all medications for infections & had a freeze done and still have this discharge. What can it be?

Normal: It is normal to have a discharge and it will change during your cycle. As long as no odor and no itching you are fine. ...Read more

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Does a yeast infection cause more vaginal discharge?

Sometimes: Yeast infections certainly can be associated with an increased vaginal discharge. The classic discharge is "a cottage cheese" discharge. However, there are other causes for vaginal discharge as well. If you are noticing an increased vaginal discharge that is unusual for you then see a gynecologist for further evaluation. For more information: www.AskYourGynecologist.org ...Read more

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How do a yeast infection and vaginal discharge differ?

Burning & Itching: A yeast infection typically involves increased irritation to the vagina or vulva or surrounding tissue in the groin. It can cause redness and itching. Sometimes it burns or burns when you're peeing. Vaginal discharge is normal to have every day (the vagina being like a self-cleaning oven). It can be thin or thick. Clear or white but does not typically cause itching or burning. ...Read more

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What is considered healthy vaginal discharge and yeast infection?

Depends: A woman may have a lot or small amounts of discharge in a day. Discharge can be clear, thick, white or slightly yellow. Healthy discharge is not associated with pain or itching, like a yeast infection is. Sometimes, but not always, yeast discharge is "like cottage cheese" as it forms little clumps. The discharge itself, however, isn't definitive. The symptoms are more important. To establish. ...Read more

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Took yeast infection meds, but now I have more vaginal discharge?

Maybe B.V.: Bacterial vaginosis can act like a yeast infection.Also, other causes for "discharge". Best to see your dr. ...Read more

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Yeast infection or something else causing my not-too-bad vaginal discharge?

Yeast infection or something else causing my not-too-bad vaginal discharge?

OTC tests: There are over-the-counter test kits to check for each as a screening tool. Next step is to treat it appropriately. ...Read more

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How can you know if vaginal discharge is just a yeast infection or something else?

See your GYN doc: Yeast is a common vaginal infection. The other two are bacterial vaginosis and trichomoniasis. The last one is sexually transmitted, the first two are not. Yeast much more often than the others is characterized by itching and often also a white to pale green discharge, which is occasionally abundant, although sometimes not so much. One can try over the counter creams which are often effective. ...Read more

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I have vaginal discharge I have been xchecked for a yeast infection negative. How can I reduce this?

Go back to doctor: Not all vaginal discharges are yeast infections. Vaginal discharges can be due to many types of problems including infections due to bacteria or yeast, hormone imbalances, abnormal cells or other atypical problems. You should return to the physician or see a more specialized physician that can help to pinpoint the cause better. ...Read more

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I recently had oral sex with a girl and later found orangish vaginal discharge on my bed, can I get sick from that or get am infection or something?

STD screen: An orange discharge can be nothing more than older blood from a menses or could be an early sign of infection (possibily HPV). It is probably a good idea for both of you to have an STD screen done. Consult with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is thick pink vaginal discharge a symptom inna yeast infection?

May be: A clumpy (cottage cheese- like), white, non- odorous discharge associated w itching, burning, swelling or redness can be due to yeast infections. Although bleeding isn't usually associated with yeast, there could be a small amt of blood mixed in causing pink coloration. Leukorrhea is a normal vaginal discharge (d/c). D/c is composed of cellular debris, vaginal secretions ; bacteria ; is >>. ...Read more

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For almost a month I have been having this vaginal discharge throughout the day, it does have a smell to it... Is this a yeast infection?

For almost a month I have been having this vaginal discharge throughout the day, it does have a smell to it... Is this a yeast infection?

Smelly discharge: If it's a fishy or unpleasant smell, it's more likely to be a bacterial infection. Yeast can have a smell but it's not usually a bad smell. It sounds like an exam and some testing for infection is needed. ...Read more

Dr. Walter Husar
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...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