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I have a lot of clear and clumpy white discharge, what's happening?

I have a lot of clear and clumpy white discharge, what's happening?

Not certain.: A clumpy (cottage cheese- like), white, non- odorous discharge associated w itching, burning, swelling or redness can be due to yeast infections. 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

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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Vaginal itch, clumpy white discharge, no odor. Took one dose diflucan (fluconazole) yesterday. still itches and uncomfortable especially when sitting. ??

Vaginal itch, clumpy white discharge, no odor. Took one dose diflucan (fluconazole) yesterday. still itches and uncomfortable especially when sitting. ??

Diflucan (fluconazole) takes days: Diflucan (fluconazole) takes a few days to treat a more stubborn yeast infection. Itching indicates that the yeast is deep enough to create enough inflammation to trigger nerve endings. So if after a week, the itching does not go away, i usually recommend using an OTC antifungal cream externally to finish the job. If that does not help, see your GYN. ...Read more

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I have a clumpy white discharge towards my cycle the discharge changes to a clear and fishy smell what does that mean? I always use protection when having sex but i don't always change my pad regularly when on my cycle.

I have a clumpy white discharge towards my cycle the discharge changes to a clear and fishy smell what does that mean? I always use protection when having sex but i don't always change my pad regularly when on my cycle.

Your : Your symptoms are concerning for an infection, most likely a non-sexually transmitted infection. Women can get vaginitis that is not always sexually transmitted. Please have cultures taken and you may need to be on medication for this. If you developed pain, fever, or vomiting then you would have to be seen as an emergency. ...Read more

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It's a thick, clumpy, white discharge. It doesn't have a fishy smell but it's not a normal smell. Most noticeable in toilet after bowel movement?

It's a thick, clumpy, white discharge. It doesn't have a fishy smell  but it's not a normal smell.  Most noticeable in toilet after bowel movement?

Mucus with stool: Mucus discharge occurs in up to 50% of patients with irritable bowel syndrome, with or without pain. Mucus may also be produced in response to partial obstruction, chronic constipation, rectal dysfunction, infection, ; even from secretory villous tumors of the rectum. At the very least stool studies ; probably a sigmoidoscopy should be considered, but a more extensive evaluation may be warranted. ...Read more

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Had sex a week ago and now a day ago and now getting clumpy white discharge. No itchy or burning. Std?

Had sex a week ago and now a day ago and now getting clumpy white discharge. No itchy or burning. Std?

Probably yeast: You may have vaginal candidiasis, but impossible to tell without your being examined and tested. See your doctor and get tested since if your are concerned about stds, if you have one you may have more than one. ...Read more

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Started taking metronidazole yesterday. Used the bathroom & urine was dark yellow & I had a clumpy white discharge that wasn't present before.

Vaginal discharge: If you were prescribed metronidazole for a vaginal infection (trichomonas or bacterial vaginosis), you'rr probblly seeing discharge from that infection. Symptoms can persist and even get for a couple days after starting treatment, so wait a few days and see what happens. But if in doubt, contact the doctor/clinic treating you. ...Read more

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I have sore breasts and sensitive nipples. Only today I have noticed dry clumpy white discharge. I am 16 female what is happening? Also sore tummy.

Could be: Breast tenderness and a sore abdomen could be symptoms suggesting that your period is about to start. More information about your cycle, other symptoms like itching, contraceptive use, and whether you are sexually active would be necessary to give a better answer. The discharge could be normal vaginal secretions or could be due to an infection. I wish I could be of more help. ...Read more

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Clumpy white discharge no odor pregnancy? Thick like lotion

Clumpy white discharge no odor pregnancy? Thick like lotion

White discharge: A clumpy (cottage cheese- like), white, non- odorous discharge associated w itching, burning, swelling or redness can be due to yeast infections. 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