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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 have a foul odor smell in urine and discharge?

I have a foul odor smell in urine and discharge?

Infection: Urinary or vaginal may cause the odor. Be seen and treated. Any fungus history? Diabetes? Can start with careful cleansing of area and douches over the weekend. If fever, chills, sick GO to obgyn ...Read more

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Vagina itching with a bad odor and yellow discharge?

Vagina itching with a bad odor and yellow discharge?

Bacterial vaginosis?: This sounds like it may be bv. This is a bacterial imbalance in the vagina that needs to be treated with antibiotics. So it sounds like you'll need to be examined to get the correct diagnosis and treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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A vagina infection with brown clumps and stinks?

A vagina infection with brown clumps and stinks?

Vaginosis: Brown clumps suggests old blood. This could be from a forgotten tampon. Also an imbalance in vaginal bacteria may lead to an odor and the brown could be the beginning or end of your period or even midcycle spotting. I suggest a visit to the doctor. ...Read more

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What causes a strong musky vaginal smell, with thick discharge?

Bacterial vaginosis: see your gynecologist today in order to get a pelvic exam and a vaginal swab to better determine whether or not you have a bacterial infection called bacterial vaginosis, which is commonly associated with a strong vaginal odor. ...Read more

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What can cause yellow vaginal discharge with a fishy odor?

What can cause yellow vaginal discharge with a fishy odor?

Bacterial vaginosis: A fishy odor is most commonly caused by overgrowth of certain bacteria in the vagina. There are several possible causes and while it is not necessarily a sexually transmitted infection it could be. A diagnosis should be obtained by pelvic examination. There are characteristic findings on microscopic evaluation of the discharge. See your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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A fishy smell in my vaginal discharge?

A fishy smell in my vaginal discharge?

Bacterial vaginosis: Bacterial vaginosis is the most common vaginal infection. It is an overgrowth of normal vaginal bacteria, not a sexually transmitted infection. When it mixes with blood or semen the ph gets elevated releasing the fishy odor. It is easily fixed with antibiotics. You wil need to be tested for other infections but this is the most likely. ...Read more

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I'm pregnant and have a lot yellow discharge with no odor?

May be normal: A lot of yellow discharge my be normal and due to your hormone levels ,but it can also be something that can cause problems like leaking fluid or an infection that can be serious in pregnancy. Mention it to your OB who can do testing to be sure what is going on. Best wishes to you and the baby. ...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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White watery vaginal discharge with a metallic/alkaline ofor?

See a MD: This is something that has to be examined to diagnose. ...Read more

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Why is there a foul odor during ovulation? A fishy-like smell. No itching or burning.

Why is there a foul odor during ovulation? A fishy-like smell. No itching or burning.

Bacterial Vaginosis: Usually this is due to bacterial vaginosis, but could have other causes. You can see your doctor. ...Read more

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Hello. I've been having an unusual vaginal discharge that's thick and clumpy with an unusual smell it doesn't smell fishy but the smell is abnormal?

Hello. I've been having an unusual vaginal discharge that's thick and clumpy with an unusual smell it doesn't smell fishy but the smell is abnormal?

Possible Candida: There are 3 main causes of abnormal vaginal discharge: Bacterial vaginosis, Candida (yeast) and Trichomonas infection. Candida tends to be thick, whitish and cheesy in consistency. For excellent patient information please go to the following sites: http://bit.ly/1MALpU3 http://bit.ly/1w1flDK http://bit.ly/1DvHK7p ...Read more

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How can I treat vaginal discharge with a foul odor?

How can I treat vaginal discharge with a foul odor?

See your doctor: I recommend seeing your healthcare professional to treat you appropriately as this is likely a bacterial infection. Wishing you the very best. ...Read more

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I have a chunky white discharge with no itch or odor. Could it be a yeast infection?

I have a chunky white discharge with no itch or odor. Could it be a yeast infection?

Could be: The description of the discharge sounds like yeast, but yeast if very itchy. It is best to see a health care provider and have a pelvic exam to determine the cause of the discharge. Only then can appropriate treatment be given. If you have pelvic pain, fever or are at risk for STI then it is important to be seen as soon as possible ...Read more