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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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I have a lot of clear discharge during my period this month. I am a virgin. Should I be concerned?

I have a lot of clear discharge during my period this month. I am a virgin. Should I be concerned?

No: The amount of discharge can vary from month to month and is clear or colorless and odorless. ...Read more

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Hi I have had heavier periods , pain , pain during and after sex, bloody discharge , long jelly stringy yellow and clear discharge ! What could it be?

Hi I have had heavier periods , pain , pain during and after sex, bloody discharge , long jelly stringy yellow and clear discharge ! What could it be?

It could be:: time to close your computer and make an appointment for a comprehensive GYN exam. Cannot be diagnosed online: call for an appointment today! ...Read more

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I get really water clear discharge randomly during the day. It feels like i wet myself or my period, but when i check, its just wet.I've never had sex?

I get really water clear discharge randomly during the day. It feels like i wet myself or my period, but when i check, its just wet.I've never had sex?

Many possibilities: Vaginal discharge will change throughout the menstrual. On the other hand, it can indicate infection. 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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I used to have a clear discharge now it's white and thick. There's also soreness. During sex there's some dryness. Neg. for stds and infections.

I used to have a clear discharge now it's white and thick. There's also soreness. During sex there's some dryness. Neg. for stds and infections.

Yeast?: This is suspicious for vaginal candidasis (yeast infection). It can be difficult to diagnose. Return to your doctor; it should be possible to sort this out. Or try one of the over-the-counter vaginal yeast treatments. Look for a product with active ingredient ending in "azole": miconazole, clotrimazole, teraconazole, etc. If that doesn't work, for sure return to the doc. Good luck! ...Read more

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How should vaginal discharge look during menopause?

How should vaginal discharge look during menopause?

Vaginal discharge: may change gradually after menopause. In a woman who does not use hormones, the vaginal mucosa gradually becomes atrophic or thin. This can cause an inflammatory discharge that appears yellowish. There may also be spotting due to breaks in the mucosa especially with sexual activity leading to blood-tinged discharge. ...Read more

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Cream watery discharge in post menopausal woman. Examined by consultant(scan + interna) - Clear .However still have discharge -suggestions please?

Cream watery discharge in post menopausal woman. Examined by consultant(scan + interna) - Clear .However still have discharge -suggestions please?

Various causes: Possible causes include atrophic vaginitis from Estrogen deficiency, Yeast, bacterial vaginosis, trichomoniasis, gonorrhea and chlamydia are others. Urinary incontinence can often look like vaginal discharge. In rare cases fistula formation between the bladder and vagina or vaginal and rectum can cause discharge. ...Read more

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Im 56 year old post menopause almost 16 years ago and lately im discharging a clear color no smell just a little and sometimes more and light yellow?

Im 56 year old post menopause almost 16 years ago and lately im discharging a clear color no smell just a little and sometimes more and light yellow?

Several causes: Bacterial vaginosis and yeast are the two most common vaginal infections. Both can look yellow. Sexually transmitted diseases like trichomoniasis, chlamydia and gonorrhea are also possibilities. Some postmenopausal women have some discharge from vaginal atrophy. Urinary incontinence is also common and can appear to be discharge. Yellow discharge is not normal and needs to be evaluated. ...Read more

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I have a clear discharge this month instead of bleeding. I am 48 and have had my tubes cut and burned since 1992. Could this be related to menopause?

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Menopause: At some point (usually early 50s), your menstrual periods become less regular & more sporadic so this could be your time. Check out http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/menopause/basics/definition/con-20019726 for info on menopause which refers to 12mo after last menstrual period. ...Read more

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Which antiviral can be used for clear watery, vaginal discharge after menopause?

Which antiviral can be used for clear watery, vaginal discharge after menopause?

Why an antiviral?: An antiviral is for stopping viral infections. Just having a clear vaginal discharge doesn't mean there is a need for an antiviral. The primary care doctor or the ob-gyn doctor can check to see if there is any infection at all. ...Read more

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Been having a lot of clear discharge why?

Been having a lot of clear discharge why?

Clear D/C: Clear, watery discharge is normal ; occurs intermittently during the menstrual cycle . It may ^ after exercise. ...Read more

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Would it be typical for boys to get clear discharge?

Discharge: Maybe. Best to have him checked to make sure it is not. ...Read more

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I have had clear discharge for a week is that normal?

I have had clear discharge for a week is that normal?

More information...: Need to know from where you are 'discharging'? ...Read more

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I have clear discharge am i ovulating?

I have clear discharge am i ovulating?

Misinformed?: Cervical mucous or vaginal discharge should not ever be used to follow or monitor the different phases of a menstrual cycle. There are many different reasons for vaginal discharge and many of these can produce a variety of consistencies and textures to the discharge. ...Read more

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What is the clear discharge after sex?

What is the clear discharge after sex?

Normal secretions : It is a mixture of vaginal secretions and liquefied male ejaculate deposited during copulation. ...Read more

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Menopause (Definition)

The natural decline in reproductive hormones when a woman reaches her 40s or 50s and ...Read more