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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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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/. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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). ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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I've had unusual odourless clear vaginal discharge on and off for a few months since sex. Vaginal swelling has begun on 1 side since recent discharge?

I've had unusual odourless clear vaginal discharge on and off for a few months since sex. Vaginal swelling has begun on 1 side since recent discharge?

Vaginal discharge: Clear discharge for months with recent swelling calls for consult with your ob/gyn. To beon safe side. Good luck. ...Read more

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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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Cause of clear vaginal discharge with tcp type aroma?

Vaginal discharge: It's not clear to me what you mean by "tcp type aroma". What is tcp? It's not a standard abbreviation used in gynecology, at least not in the United States. Please clarify your situation and I would be very happy to give some information that I hope is helpful. ...Read more

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What does a jelly blob of clear vaginal discharge mean?

Not necessarily any: Thing. 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 > ...Read more

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My vaginal discharge is clear with a foul odor what is this?

My vaginal discharge is clear with a foul odor what is this?

Possibilities: Could be bacterial vaginosis, which is a ph imbalance causing disruption of the normal vaginal flora; or could be trichomoniasis, which is a sexually transmitted infection. Other possibilities include chlamydia or gonorrhea. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have clear vaginal discharge with white specks?

Possible yeast?: You may have a yeast infection. Symptoms include vulvar and vaginal itching. Signs are a discharge that has white flecks or chunks. I suggest you contact your doctor to confirm a yeast infection and check for any other reasons for the discharge? ...Read more

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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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I have vaginal discharge and was wondering if this can be serious it is a clear color

Hello,: Hello, clear discharge may well be normal. It may increase in amount or get thicker at certain times (ie. Like near ovulation). If it is not malodorous and you do not have symptoms, itching, burning, pain it may well be normal vaginal secretions. ...Read more

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Usually it is clear, but today I had a brownish vaginal discharge. Why did this happen?

Brown vaginal disch: Brown discharge from vagina is caused most likely from old blood drainage from the uterus. It could also come from infectious discharge from cervix or vagina causing erosion of the mucus membrane and bleeding. More dangerous condition is the possibility of precancerous or cancerous conditions of cervix or vagina. Consult with your gyn! ...Read more

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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