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I have a fishy smelling discharge after an endometrial biopsy, should I be concerned?

I have a fishy smelling discharge after an endometrial biopsy, should I be concerned?

Possibly: Any abnormal discharge after an endometrial biopsy should be reported to your doctor, as it may be a symptom of having an infection of the uterus. It sounds like there is a just a bacterial overgrowth, called bacterial vaginosis. Antibiotics and probiotics can help treat and prevent "bv." see your doctor to be sure. ...Read more

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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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Small Painless bump in opening of vagina. Fishy smelling discharge and increased discharge. ?

Vaginitis: Bacterial vaginosis is characterized by a "fishy" odor, grey discharge, and vaginal burning. It is caused by a change in the vaginal pH. The bump is difficult to dx without an exam. Discharge could also be an STD. Recommended seeing your doctor. ...Read more

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Small Painless bump in opening of vagina. Fishy smelling discharge and increased discharge. What could it be?

Small Painless bump in opening of vagina. Fishy smelling discharge and increased discharge. What could it be?

See below:: The fishy smelling discharge is frequently Bacterial Vaginosis. This is treated with a course of antibiotics. It isn't known to cause bumps. The bump could be a skin tag, a wart, a pimple or something else. There is no way to know without an exam. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I am 42 and celibate lately I've had an increase of white watery fishy smelling discharge. it comes out like urine it comes and goes randomly?

I am 42 and celibate lately I've had an increase of white watery fishy smelling discharge. it comes out like urine it comes and goes randomly?

Possible infection: A discharge with a fishy odor is often associated with bacterial vaginosis ( BV). A health care provider will be able to sort this out. ...Read more

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Symptoms: fishy smelling discharge, urine that burns and after urinating you still feel to urinate. Uti or yeast infection?

Symptoms: fishy smelling discharge, urine that burns and after urinating you still feel to urinate. Uti or yeast infection?

Bacterial vaginosis: Bacterial vaginosis is a bacterial infection in the vagina due to gardnerella . It is characterized by a fishy odor. It is neither a UTI nor a yeast infection. You need to see your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. It is very treatable. ...Read more

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What is the cause of fishy smelling vaginal discharge?

What is the cause of fishy smelling vaginal discharge?

Bacterial Vaginosis: Most common cause of a fishy vaginal discharge is bacterial vaginosis. It is not an std; it is similar to a yeast infection. It is the most common abnormal vaginal discharge. Other cause can be an std called trichomonas. Douching, recent increase in sexual frequency, or recent antibiotics/antifungal medication can increase one's changes, but it often occurs for "no reason". You need a rx to treat. ...Read more

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A day after having unprotected sex with my BF I get a fishy smelling clear discharge. Then it goes away. And come back after we have sex again. Help!!

A day after having unprotected sex with my BF I get a fishy smelling clear discharge. Then it goes away. And come back after we have sex again. Help!!

Get tested: Fishy odor of the vagina is almost always bacterial overgrowth. A simple pH test or vaginal culture should lead to the correct diagnosis. See your doctor and request one of these two tests. ...Read more

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No insurance an I have some kind of infection yellow fishy /ammonia smelling discharge minor pelvic pains?

No insurance an I have some kind of infection yellow fishy /ammonia smelling discharge minor pelvic pains?

need medical help: You need to go your local er and have a doctor exam you and perform tests. You likely need antibiotics. ...Read more