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Dr. Ajay Acharya Dr. Acharya
Internal Medicine
33 years in practice
A P Singh University, S. S. Medical College
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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


Dr. Allison Urrutia Dr. Urrutia
Obstetrics & Gynecology
10 years in practice
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I'm about 5 weeks pregnant, had miscarriage 8 months ago, and now noticed a clear mucus stringy vaginal discharge, should I be concern? Is this normal

I'm about 5 weeks pregnant, had miscarriage 8 months ago, and now noticed a clear mucus stringy vaginal discharge, should I be concern? Is this normal

No.: Clear discharge is normal. If you start to have thick discolored discharge or bleeding, you should see your physician.

Dr. Dariush Saghafi Dr. Saghafi
Neurology
29 years in practice
Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine
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What does clear sometimes stringy mucous vaginal discharge signify?

What does clear sometimes stringy mucous vaginal discharge signify?

Cycle points: The mucus discharge from the vagina can be examined to get an approximate idea of where a woman may be in her cycle with respect to her fertile periods such as ovulation, just before menstruation begins, just after it has stopped. Here is a website that is helpful to explain this a bit more: http://www. Parents. Com/getting-pregnant/ovulation/signs/signs-of-ovulation/.

Dr. Jeffrey Seiden Dr. Seiden
Pediatrics - Emergency Medicine
14 years in practice
Yale University School of Medicine
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Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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Clear thinsticky vaginal discharge normal?

Clear thinsticky vaginal discharge normal?

Vaginal secretions: Leukorrhea is normal vaginal discharge (d/c). D/c is composed of cellular debris, vaginal secretions ; bacteria ; is stimulated by ^ vaginal blood flow ; ^ estrogen. D/c ^ is seen w ovulation (clear ; like uncooked egg whites), clear/watery or white d/c both occur during menstrual cycle.; pregnancy (white/ milky). It can be thin or thick ; white to yellowish. Leukorrhea usually doesn't cause an.

Dr. Walter Kobasa Dr. Kobasa
Obstetrics & Gynecology
33 years in practice
St. George's University School of Medicine
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Clear sticky vaginal discharge with blood?

Clear sticky vaginal discharge with blood?

Probably normal: Prior to ovulation women get thin watery discharge. After ovulation some spotting may occur with the discharge getting thicker mucous9sticky).

Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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Can you get clear vaginal discharge due to cysts?

Can you get clear vaginal discharge due to cysts?

Clear vaginal D/C: May be normal. Leukorrhea is normal vaginal discharge (d/c). D/c is composed of cellular debris, vaginal secretions ; bacteria ; is stimulated by ^ vaginal blood flow ; ^ estrogen. D/c ^ is seen w ovulation (clear ; like uncooked egg whites), clear/watery or white d/c both occur during menstrual cycle.; pregnancy (white/ milky). It can be thin or thick ; white to yellowish. Leukorrhea usually do.

Dr. Lonna Larsh Dr. Larsh
Family Medicine
26 years in practice
UC Irvine School of Medicine
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Is a clear thick mucus like vaginal discharge normal?

Is a clear thick mucus like vaginal discharge normal?

Most likely yes: Clear thick mucus-like discharge is typical of ovulatory mucous. People often describe it as looking like egg white. That said, if your discharge has a funny odor, you have any itching or pain, or you could have been exposed to a sexually transmitted infection, then you should get checked out.

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Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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Clear slight smell vaginal discharge, what do you advise?

Clear slight smell vaginal discharge, what do you advise?

May be normal.: 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.

Dr. Sheila Goodman Dr. Goodman
Obstetrics & Gynecology
years in practice
University of Minnesota Medical School
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A lot of vaginal discharge, clear, after amnio is this normal?

A lot of vaginal discharge, clear, after amnio is this normal?

No: If your vaginal discharge changes after an amnio, especially if it seems watery, you should call your doctor. One possible complication of amnio is breaking your bag of water and watery discharge is what most women will notice. If the bag leaks, it can sometimes reseal but it is important for you and your doctor to know.

Dr. Oscar Novick Dr. Novick
Pediatrics
54 years in practice
University of Bern Faculty of Medicine
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Dr. Jeff Livingston Dr. Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
18 years in practice
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas
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For the first time ever I had a clear gel like vaginal discharge. What does it mean?

Various 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.

Dr. Elise Sadoun Dr. Sadoun
Family Medicine
10 years in practice
The Ohio State University College of Medicine
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Increase in clear, odorless vaginal discharge and water leakage for the past two weeks?

See your doctor: It would be impossible to know without more information and a physical exam.

Dr. Wayne Ingram Dr. Ingram
Obstetrics & Gynecology
years in practice
Wayne State University School of Medicine
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Why am I not experiencing any visible vaginal discharge. I usually have a clear discharge.

Why am I not experiencing any visible vaginal discharge. I usually have a clear discharge.

"Cave" capture: You may still be having cervical/vaginal fluids present in the vagina (cave), but they are not being extruded outside for you to see.

Dr. Peter Baumann Dr. Baumann
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2017 years in practice
Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg Faculty of Medicine
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After sexual inter course my vaginal discharge was clear and stretchy. Is this pvulation?

After sexual inter course my vaginal discharge was clear and stretchy. Is this pvulation?

Possibly so: At the time of ovulation the cervical mucus increases in amount and is typically clear and stretchy. A woman should also be approximately half way through her cycle for this mucus to indicate ovulation.

Dr. Jeff Livingston Dr. Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
18 years in practice
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas
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For the past week I have been having excessive gushes of clear/white vaginal discharge. My LMP was 12/23 what could be the cause of this?

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.

Dr. Gurmukh Singh Dr. Singh
Pathology
45 years in practice
University of Pune, Armed Forces Medical College
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Just had vaginal discharge that was cloudy, stringy, and extremely stretchy. What could it have been? We thought she had ovulated already

Just had vaginal discharge that was cloudy, stringy, and extremely stretchy. What could it have been? We thought she had ovulated already

Variation in cycle: How long ago do you think she ovulated? Menstrual cycles are not like clockwork and often have variations. Her ovulation may have happened later than you expected.

Dr. Gurmukh Singh Dr. Singh
Pathology
45 years in practice
University of Pune, Armed Forces Medical College
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I'm 35. For the last 4-5 months I have had constant clear stretchy vaginal discharge with no odor. I have never had children. What could this be?

I'm 35. For the last 4-5 months I have had constant clear stretchy vaginal discharge with no odor. I have never had children. What could this be?

Normal: What you described is normal vaginal fluid. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex.

Dr. Jeff Livingston Dr. Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
18 years in practice
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas
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I had a baby 22 months ago and I still have a vaginal discharge. It's only noticeable when I wipe myself after using the toilet. It's clear/no odour?

Testing needed: Aginal 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.

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