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Cottage Cheese Discharge (Overview)

Cottage cheese discharge (thick white cheesy vaginal discharge) is a symptom in which the material coming from a woman's vagina is somewhat thick and whitish. This type of discharge suggests a yeast infection (especially if itchy), although sometimes a woman will have more than one type of problem/infection in her vagina.


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What could cause a cottage cheese discharge?

What could cause a cottage cheese discharge?

Yeast: Yeast can causes this type of discharge. Often accompanied by itching and redness, even swelling. Pain can be associated as well yeast vaginitis. Not all thick discharge means yeast, however. Just thick discharge alone can be normal. ...Read more

Cottage Cheese Discharge (Overview)

Cottage cheese discharge (thick white cheesy vaginal discharge) is a symptom in which the material coming from a woman's vagina is somewhat thick and whitish. This type of discharge suggests a yeast infection (especially if itchy), although sometimes a woman will have more than one type of problem/infection in her vagina.


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Lady has cottage cheese discharge?

Lady has cottage cheese discharge?

YEAST!: That has all the hallmarks of a yeast infection. See your doctor for treatment. ...Read more

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Lady has cottage cheese discharge?

YEAST!: That has all the hallmarks of a yeast infection. See your doctor for treatment. ...Read more

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What could cause a cottage cheese discharge?

Yeast: Yeast can causes this type of discharge. Often accompanied by itching and redness, even swelling. Pain can be associated as well yeast vaginitis. Not all thick discharge means yeast, however. Just thick discharge alone can be normal. ...Read more

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I'm bothered. I have a white-cottage-cheese discharge, sometimes white watery discharge that causes itching. It's been like this for 2mos. Help!

I'm bothered. I have a white-cottage-cheese discharge, sometimes white watery discharge that causes itching. It's been like this for 2mos. Help!

Try yeast meds: Simply try an over the counter yeast medication at any pharmacy. You are describing a classic yeast infection. If it does not hep then schedule a visit for testing. ...Read more

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I have green discharge sometimes white cottage cheese discharge every now and then, but my blood work and other test came out fine. Any suggestions?

I have green discharge sometimes white cottage cheese discharge every now and then, but my blood work and other test came out fine. Any suggestions?

Were u treated for: Vaginitis (possibly due to yeast infection)? Go see or follow up with ur gyn for treatment. Take care! Http://www. M.webmd. Com/women/guide/sexual-health-vaginal-infections. Http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/385002-herbal-cure-for-vaginitis/#page=1. ...Read more

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Cottage cheese discharge and vaginal itching?

Cottage cheese discharge and vaginal itching?

Yeast infection: Vaginal itching/burning and a cottage cheese-like discharge could be signs of a vaginal yeast infection. Treatment = over the counter yeast infection medication (like miconazole). If the symptoms persist after this treatment, or if there is pain, then the patient should be evaluated by a doctor since it could mean a different diagnosis. ...Read more

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Missed birth control and doubled up, could this be the cause of pink cottage cheese discharge only seen when I wipe.

Missed birth control and doubled up, could this be the cause of pink cottage cheese discharge only seen when I wipe.

Maybe: Breakthrough bleeding is very common when you miss a pill. It can look like pink staining. The cottage cheese appearance can be associated with other conditions such as a yeast infection. If there are no other symptoms, you could wait for the bleeding to stop and see if the discharge returns to normal. If you are itching, treat for yeast. If not, and it stays, get checked. ...Read more

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I had a white cottage cheese discharge no burning no smell or itching I'm on bcp it only happen once is this normal?

Maybe yeast infex.: A "cottage cheese" vaginal discharge is what is classically seen during a yeast infection and may not always have itching or pain, at least if it is early. However, if the discharge resolved and none of those symptoms appeared, it may be a variant within the range of normal or your body took care of it itself. If your symptoms worsen, consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Is a lot of cottage cheese discharge ok? I get that a lot sometimes with no smell & others with a foul odor but my vagina never itches or burns.

Dr. Ziad Akl Dr. Akl
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Yeast infection: This is probably recurrent yeast infection. You should see your gyn to see why you're having them. ...Read more

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Dr said I had BV so he gave me Metrogel, the 2nd day of using it I had white cottage cheese discharge, no smell, itch or swelling, what is this??

Dr said I had BV so he gave me Metrogel, the 2nd day of using it I had white cottage cheese discharge, no smell, itch or swelling, what is this??

Possible Yeast Infec: White cottage cheese discharge is typical of yeast infection and usually associated with symptoms of itching. You can use over the counter yeast cream or if you prefer consult your doctor or gynecologist to confirm the diagnosis ...Read more

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I have finished my vagina gel last night and I am having thick cottage cheese discharge still come out but no itching or soreness anymore is it normal?

Yeast infection: I would give it a couple days. If the discharge doesn't completely go away after a few more days, either repeat an over the counter treatment for yeast that lasts for at least 7 days or be evaluated for a possible prescription medication ...Read more

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Cottage cheese discharge. Is this a yeast infection?

Cottage cheese discharge. Is this a yeast infection?

Could be.: Vaginal itching/burning and a cottage cheese-like discharge could be signs of a vaginal yeast infection. You can try using over the counter yeast infection medication (like miconazole) if you have these symptoms. If the symptoms persist after this treatment, or if you are experiencing any pain, it should be evaluated by a doctor since it could mean a different diagnosis. ...Read more

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I recently received treatment for bacteria vaginosisafter treatment I begin to get cottage cheese discharge with ordor?

Monisitat: Studies show that yeast infections and BV often coexist, very often. If you also have itching, burning, you should use a monistat suppository. If the discharge has odor or persists, see OB/GYN or Urgent Care for a swab and exam. As always, check pregnancy test prior to treatment. ...Read more

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I am currently having 2 small lumps, 1 became abscess and painful, the other is not + cottage cheese discharge, what could it be? Treatment?

I am currently having 2 small lumps, 1 became abscess and painful, the other is not + cottage cheese discharge, what could it be? Treatment?

Abcess: May need drainage and antibiotics for the lumps. Practice hand washing with soap and water to prevent transferring the infection to another part of the body ...Read more

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Cottage cheese discharge. 3days pass now on period tried intercourse, painful feeling scraped. Ttc. Plz help?

Cottage cheese discharge. 3days pass now on period tried intercourse, painful feeling scraped. Ttc. Plz help?

Try yeast meds: Simply try an over the counter yeast medication at any pharmacy. You are describing a classic yeast infection. If it does not hep then schedule a visit for testing. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with a yeast infection. I was prescriped 2 pills of diflucan (fluconazole). The itchting and the pain has gone. However the cottage cheese discharge is still there and is getting worse. What should I do?

I was diagnosed with a yeast infection. I was prescriped 2 pills of diflucan (fluconazole). The itchting and the pain has gone. However the cottage cheese discharge is still there and is getting worse. What should I do?

Resistance: Some strains of yeast are resistant to diflucan (fluconazole). It is only 70% effective for vaginal yeast infections. Alternatives can be further treatment with diflucan (fluconazole), use Miconazole 7 vaginal cream for 7 days, get a prescription for a different antifungal cream such as terconazole from you clinician. ...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