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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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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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Any info on 'fishy' smell with no vaginal discharge?

Any info on 'fishy' smell with no vaginal discharge?

Might be bacterial: Fishy smelling discharge is usually one of the sighns of a bacterial infection. Get checked to be sure and to be treated with the appropriate antibiotic. ...Read more

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Any diagnosis of 'fishy' smell with no vaginal discharge?

Any diagnosis of 'fishy' smell with no vaginal discharge?

Bv: Bacterial vaginosis is an overgrowth of a particular type of bacteria assoc with pH or hormonal imbalance. It may or may not have a discharge, but typically causes an ammonia or "fishy" smell. ...Read more

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My vaginal discharge is normal. But I always seem to smell its not fishy it's more musky. What's going on?

Sounds like BV: This sounds more like bacterial vaginosis. This is an overgrowth of normal vaginal bacterial and leads to an odor. It is treatable with antibiotics. Schedule a visit for confirmation, testing and treatment. ...Read more

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I have vaginal discharge that smells rather strong. It's not a fishy odor, it hasn't changed in color, but it does taste weird. What could be wrong?

I have vaginal discharge that smells rather strong. It's not a fishy odor, it hasn't changed in color, but it does taste weird. What could be wrong?

Did u really taste: It? To confirm or make a diagnosis, you need to be examined by a dr and get checked for vaginal infection. If u r just concerned by the odor, u can try douching.Take care! http://video.Search.Yahoo.Com/video/play?P=vaginal+douching&tnr=21. ...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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Vaginal discharge very mucusy very thick and smells fishy.. What do we do?

Vaginal discharge very mucusy very thick and smells fishy.. What do we do?

Bacterial vaginosis: Bacterial vaginosis could result in fishy smell and vaginal discharge. Need evaluation by a doctor and possible treatment with metronidazole ...Read more

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I keeo having a pinkish brown vaginal discharge that smells fishy what could this be?

Bacterial vaginosis: Gardnerella vaginalis overgrowth of bacterial vaginosis gives that peculiar foul smell and discharge. It is treated with prescription Metrogel or Flagyl by mouth. Please see your primary care doctor or OB-Gyn specialist for exam, testing and treatment. ...Read more

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I used to have a white fishy smell discharge. After vaginal creams now I have a watery red discharge. What could it be?

I used to have a white fishy smell discharge. After vaginal creams now I  have a watery red discharge. What could it be?

Vaginal discharge: Hello, These symptoms sound like a bacterial infection called Bacterial Vaginosis. The symptoms include white or gray milky discharge and a foul vaginal odor. This is evaluated by a clinician either with cultures from the vaginal fluid or assessing the fluid under a microscope. The treatment is with antibiotics either via a vaginal gel or oral pill form. ...Read more

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Vaginal Discharge (Definition)

Vaginal discharge refers to secretions from the vagina. Such discharge can vary in consistency (thick, pasty, thin), color (clear, cloudy, white, yellow, green), and smell ...Read more