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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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I'm havening a lot of thick cottage cheese-like discharge with no smell and there is no itching. Could this still be yeast even without itching?

I'm havening a lot of thick cottage cheese-like discharge with no smell and there is no itching. Could this still be yeast even without itching?

At Least A Yeast: Yes it could. But just in case you're not convinced, wait a few more days and I bet it'll start itching. But if you just want to get rid of that pesky cottage cheese now, try an over-the-counter (OTC; non-Rx) cream at your local variety store and see if that works. If not, you might then need a prescription cream or pill from your doctor. He or she might also check you for other things in there. ...Read more

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Squeezed my vagina and dark yellowish cottage cheese like discharge came out, I squeezed it all out I think?  it's very itchy, no smell

Squeezed my vagina and dark yellowish cottage cheese like discharge came out, I squeezed it all out I think?  it's very itchy, no smell

Yeast infection: although the classic yeast infection is more white than yellow, what you are describing sounds like a yeast infection that can be treated with medications that you can buy at the pharmacy. Try a Monistat suppository for 3 to 7 days. If your symptoms worsen or you have a smell, then call your doctor. ...Read more

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My vagina smells, It's red & itchy & it has white cottage cheese like discharge. Stings to pee after sex, been with same guy for a year. What's wrong?

My vagina smells, It's red & itchy & it has white cottage cheese like discharge. Stings to pee after sex, been with same guy for a year. What's wrong?

See DR: Could be combination of bacterial vaginosis [odor like dead fish], yeast [cottage cheese], trichomonas vaginalis [itch], possibly others. Dr likely to treat partner as well. ...Read more

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There's a white discharge just sitting on the outside of my vagina and it looks kinda cottage cheese like but it does not itch or smell. What is this?

There's a white discharge just sitting on the outside of my vagina and it looks kinda cottage cheese like but it does not itch or smell. What is this?

Possible yeast: This may be a yeast infection;however, it may simply be a collection of secretions, the only way to know for sure is to have the discharge checked under a microscope. ...Read more

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I have had some itching/irratation in and around my vagina. My discharge is cottage cheese like tinted tellow. I don't have a smell but its a tad off.

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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"2 months ago noticed white discharge in my underwear. Doesn't look like cottage cheese, like lotion. No smell, no burn, little no itch, never had sex?

"2 months ago noticed white discharge in my underwear. Doesn't look like cottage cheese, like lotion. No smell, no burn, little no itch, never had sex?

It may be normal: If you are a young woman and you have never had sex (including oral sex), and have absolutely no other symptoms of an infection or gynecologic problem (itching, abnormal odor, irritation, sores, pains in your lower abdomen, abnormal bleeding), it may just be the normal discharge caused by hormones. If you are age 21 or older, it is time to have a gynecologic exam, even if you don't have sex. ...Read more

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My vagina is ithcing alot and I get green and thick discharges like cottage cheese and it has a strong odor?

My vagina is ithcing alot and I get green and thick discharges like cottage cheese and it has a strong odor?

Yeast infection: Yeast infection or bacterial vaginosis. You can try tioconazole vaginal cream to start with. If this does not work you should see your doctor for examination and possible oral treatment with antibiotics. ...Read more

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Itching (inside and outside around) with white cottage cheese, no odor discharge. Light pink blood during intercourse. What is this?

Itching (inside and outside around) with white cottage cheese, no odor discharge. Light pink blood during intercourse. What is this?

Vaginal itchng: Likely yeast infection, you can try over the counter Monistat for 7 days no sex. If that does not help follow up with doctor/urgent care as you may need pills. ...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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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.

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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Bad itching around vagina. Small amount of whitish-yellow discharge. No cottage cheese texture. No odor. Obgyn closed on weekends, please help!

Bad itching around vagina. Small amount of whitish-yellow discharge. No cottage cheese texture. No odor. Obgyn closed on weekends, please help!

Try yeast meds: Since the office is closed simply try an over the counter yeast medication at any pharmacy. If it does not hep then schedule a visit for testing when the office opens tomorrow. ...Read more

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Have have cottage cheese like discharge?

Yeast overgrowth?: Yeast (candida) in vagina is kept in check by lactobacilli. Anything that upsets that balance (antibiotics, diabetes, too frequent douching, tight underwear) may result in overgrowth of yeast & cottage cheese-like discharge. Many otc creams/ suppositories available to treat, but prevention & treating underlying causes best. If otc preps don't work, see gyn for further help. ...Read more

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I have cottage cheese like discharge coming out of me. What is this a sign of?

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

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What causes cottage cheese like discharge that won't come I can only see it if I take it out with my fingers?

Discharge: What causes cottage cheese like discharge that won't come I can only see it if I take it out with my fingers? ANS: need more information. Discharge from what? Boil? Nose? Throat? Vagina? Your boyfriend's penis? Organize details and resubmit question. ...Read more

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What to do for itchy vagina and white cottage cheese like discharge?

Vaginal 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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I usually start getting white pasty clumpy cottage cheese like discharge a week before my periods, and I have painful sex during these days.

I usually start getting white pasty clumpy cottage cheese like discharge a week before my periods, and I have painful sex during these days.

Vaginitis tests: Are indicated. It could be that you are keeping a low level infection that flares up during the week prior to your period. The symptoms you describe are consistent with Candida vaginitis (yeast). It is a good idea to be tested prior to treating vaginitis, because symptoms of the different types can overlap and incorrect treatment can make symptoms worse. ...Read more

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What causes cottage cheese like discharge that won't come out of vagina I can only see it if I scoop it out with my fingers?

May be normal: This type of discharge, if not causing itching, pain, or odor, can be normal in some women. If it is causing any of the above symptoms, it might be infection and need treatment. ...Read more

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I keep getting thrush. I always get it when I have a partner I have unprotected sex with. White cottage cheese like discharge and some burning. Normal?

I keep getting thrush. I always get it when I have a partner I have unprotected sex with. White cottage cheese like discharge and some burning. Normal?

THRUSH: THRUSH IS A YEAST INFECTION AND IS CONTAGIOUS.
FOR THE TIME BEING, HAVE PROTECTED SEX.
CHECK WITH YOUR PCP OR YOUR GYNECOLOGIST ABOUT OTHER METHODS AND POSSIBLE PRESCRIPTIONS YOU SHOULD USE.
THESE CAN BE PILLS OR CREAMS.
BEST LUCK. ...Read more

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I noticed a hard lump outside of my right labia majora. It isn't painful unless I touch it, and I've had some light cottage cheese-like discharge?

I noticed a hard lump outside of my right labia majora. It isn't painful unless I touch it, and I've had some light cottage cheese-like discharge?

Several possibilitie: An exam is the next step. A small cyst is more likely than a lymph node. Could be a labial cyst or something called a Bartholin's cyst. Depending on the location it could be a genital wart or other growth. An exam is the way to figure this out. ...Read more

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Currently having 2 lumps at my labia 1 is painful, the other is not. Am also having cottage cheese like discharge with some itching, should I c doc?

Currently having 2 lumps at my labia 1 is painful, the other is not. Am also having cottage cheese like discharge with some itching, should I c doc?

Yeast infection: Itching with a cottage cheese-like discharge is almost always a yeast infection. There are some pretty good over-the-counter medications for yeast: Monostat is an example. If you can't get the medication over-the-counter or if it persists after you treat it, you will need to see your doc. Best wishes! ...Read more