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What can cause increased vaginal discharge and lower stomach achying ?

What can cause increased vaginal discharge  and lower stomach achying ?

PID/STD: or multiple vaginal infections. I suggest a pelvic examination and culture of the discharge plus antibiotic therapy. You must be examined and abstain sexually until cleared by your physician. ...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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Will herpes cause an increased number of white blood cells in vaginal discharge?

Will herpes cause an increased number of white blood cells in vaginal discharge?

Not necessarily: It depends on the amount of inlammation.. Low grade inflammation may not have as many WBCs compared to a more inflamed lesion. ...Read more

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What can cause vaginal discharge to be thick?

What can cause vaginal discharge to be thick?

Vaginal potpourri: There are any number of reasons for thickening vaginal discharges, from yeast infections, pH changes, frequent douching, etc. If it itches or smells bad go see the MD for Rx. ...Read more

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I have a very clear odourless jelly- like vaginal discharge. What causes this?

I have a very clear odourless jelly- like vaginal discharge. What causes this?

Cervical mucous: Cervical mucous secretion is the most common cause of clear odorless discharge. This tends to increase midcycle and is an indicator of ovulation. Some women produce more than others. There are rare conditions that may also cause an increase in production so be sure to see your gynecologist regularly. ...Read more

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What could cause a pink vaginal discharge to happen?

What could cause a pink vaginal discharge to happen?

Pink vag discharge: Pink discharge usually is seen when a small amount of blood is present in cervical or vaginal secretions. It can be seen when there is no problem, but may signal infection, pregnancy issues or other gyn conditions. ...Read more

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What would cause a fishy vaginal discharge that goes away and comes back here and there?

What would cause a fishy vaginal discharge that goes away and comes back here and there?

Sounds like BV: Bacterial vaginosis and yeast are the two most common vaginal infections. Bv tends to have a fishy odor. Sexually transmitted diseases like trichomoniasis, chlamydia and gonorrhea are also posibilities. Smelly discharge is not normal and needs to be evaluated. ...Read more

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What is the cause of fishy smelling vaginal discharge?

Bacterial Vaginosis: Most common cause of a fishy vaginal discharge is bacterial vaginosis. It is not an std; it is similar to a yeast infection. It is the most common abnormal vaginal discharge. Other cause can be an std called trichomonas. Douching, recent increase in sexual frequency, or recent antibiotics/antifungal medication can increase one's changes, but it often occurs for "no reason". You need a rx to treat. ...Read more

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What can cause a clear, smelly vaginal discharge?

What can cause a clear, smelly vaginal discharge?

Trichomoniasis: This is one possibility and an std. Get checked out asap. ...Read more

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What causes vaginal discharge?

What causes vaginal discharge?

Normal vs unhealthy: Vaginal discharge could be related to infection, ph changes or might be completely normal/ healthy. ...Read more

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What causes vaginal discharge to suddenly stop?

Lack of information: Impossible to answer since you give no details about your type of, or history &characteristics of the discharge your are referring to. ...Read more

Dr. Walter Kobasa
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Vaginal Discharge (Definition)

Vaginal discharge refers to secretions from the vagina. Such discharge can vary in consistency (thick, pasty, thin), color (clear, cloudy, white, yellow, green), and smell ...Read more


Dr. Stephen Scarantino
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Drainage (Definition)

Fluid coming out of an open area or wound. This can be infected ...Read more