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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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Today I went to the restroom and when I wiped me I saw some white thick clumpy discharge, there was a little clump in the toliet, What does that mean?

Today I went to the restroom and when I wiped me I saw some white thick clumpy discharge, there was a little clump in the toliet, What does that mean?

Likely normal: You don't mention any symptoms (irritation, itching, etc) with the discharge. If there are none, this is likely what's called a "physiologic discharge"--in other words normal. It may vary depending on your female hormone levels, hormones taken in the form of birth control pills, hydration (how much fluid you've drunk recently) and vaginal irritation (from intercourse, spermicides, other trauma) ...Read more

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I have light red clumpy discharge... what is it?

I have light red clumpy discharge... what is it?

Starting period?: the menses can appear as clumps usually red, darker red. If everything else is ok with you and your don't expect you are pregnant, it's probably menstrual discharge. ...Read more

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What would cause a white clumpy discharge and itch in the vaginal area?

What would cause a white clumpy discharge and itch in the vaginal area?

Discharge: A clumpy (cottage cheese- like), white, non- odorous discharge associated w itching, burning, swelling or redness can be due to yeast infections. It is important to see a gynecologist for first possible episode of yeast to ensure that diagnosis is correct. ...Read more

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Thick white clumpy discharge. Sometimes clear and watery. But has odor?

Thick white clumpy discharge. Sometimes clear and watery. But has odor?

See doctor: Any new or apparently abnormal vaginal discharge needs medical evalution. The most common single cause of increased discharge is bacterial vaginosis, an overgrowth of bacteria, especially if strong odor (often fishy), sometimes most noticeable after sex. "Thick" and "clumpy" suggest yeast. STDs are also common causes of discharge. Maybe more than one problem. See doctor; diagnosis should be easy. ...Read more

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I took Mobistat 1 on Monday it is now Saturday. I have a lot. I mean a lot of white clumpy discharge. no smell. just a lot.

I took Mobistat 1 on Monday it is now Saturday. I have a lot. I mean a lot of white clumpy discharge. no smell. just a lot.

Vaginal discharge: Possibly a pelvic inflammatory disease (PID). It is an infection of the female reproductive organs. It usually occurs when sexually transmitted bacteria spread from vagina to uterus, fallopian tubes or ovaries. Often times women either experience no signs or symptoms or don't seek treatment. Consultation with your doctor for evaluation and treatment is warranted. ...Read more

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I have white thick stretchy and sometimes clumpy discharge does this mean ovulation or start of cycle I have had discharge for a year and 2 months ?

I have white thick stretchy and sometimes clumpy discharge does this mean ovulation or start of cycle I have had discharge for a year and 2 months ?

Depends on discharge: Some mild white vaginal discharge is normal, and is likely due to the body responding to hormones. If the discharge becomes excessive, foul-smelling, cottage cheese-like, or associated with itching or discomfort, you might consider bringing it up with your doctor, since it could be due to an infection. ...Read more

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I am having thick, clear, clumpy discharge. Its completely see through but im getting clumps of it when I wipe and on my panties. Is this normal?

Vaginal d/c: Most likely Yes. With hormonal monthly changes there are changes in the vaginal and cervical mucus, also changes with libido. if it is clear would be less concerned. Check HCG if sexually acitve. usually if odor or white there is more concern. f/u with doc ...Read more

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I'm having a light to dark brown clumpy discharge. But there's no odor or itching or any other symptoms...what could it be? First time this has happen

I'm having a light to dark brown clumpy discharge. But there's no odor or itching or any other symptoms...what could it be? First time this has happen

Could be...: several different things. It could be as simple as spotting between your periods, especially if you have been under any stress or had an illness or diet change or medication change. It could also be an STD or other vaginal infection. Best to go get checked out and have cultures taken. ...Read more

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Before period, i'm seeing brown clumpy discharge. What does this mean?

Before period, i'm seeing brown clumpy discharge. What does this mean?

Maybe normal: Small amounts of blood can make its way out as a brownish discharge. Mixed with normal discharge from the cervix might appear as you describe. If this is completely abnormal for you, then see your doctor to rule out infection! ...Read more

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What kind of infection causes white, clumpy discharge plus fishy odor?

What kind of infection causes white, clumpy discharge plus fishy odor?

Candida: This is the most common infection in this area. You can try over the counter antifungal creams for starters. If this does not work, then make an appointment with your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Light green clumpy/ white clumpy discharge after 6 days of IUi is that normal?

It does not sound: normal. Any discharge of strange color/odor/consistency needs to be examined and diagnosed by a healthcare provider. IUD insertion may introduce infections, or its presence with hormone release locally in the uterus may trigger cervical mucus discharge but it should not be "light green" in color. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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I'm pregnant and I'm having a white clumpy discharge with no odor but with ichyness. What does that mean?

I'm pregnant and I'm having a white clumpy discharge with no odor but with ichyness. What does that mean?

Candida Vaginitis: You most likely have a yeast infection - Candida Vulvovaginitis. See your clinician who can examine you and do tests to confirm diagnosis, then prescribe appropriate treatment.` ...Read more

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What does it mean if vaginal area is red but not very red, a light red. Doesn't hurt and have light clumpy discharge, not alot.Tiny clumps.?

Probably yeast: Any itching, burning, exposure to std?. Most problably early yeast infection--mild redness, discharge with white colored "clumps", minimal to no increased odor. Easy treat with med--like monistat. If still having issues, need evaluation by provider. ...Read more