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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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Rubbed clitoris too much & was swollen day after I noticed there was broken skin w white skin over it also smelly discharge, very painful wht is it?

Rubbed clitoris too much & was swollen day after I noticed there was broken skin w white skin over it also smelly discharge, very painful wht is it?

Possible infection: Broken skin, pain, swelling and smelly discharge could mean a skin infection. If it doesn't settle in a few days, or the symptoms get worse, see a doctor ...Read more

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Milky white discharge red dry irritated skin on inner labias dry peeling skin on clitoris musky and metallic smell after sex with a condom?

Milky white discharge red dry irritated skin on inner labias dry peeling skin on clitoris musky and metallic smell after sex with a condom?

Poss yeast vaginitis: Discharge and redness are very consistent with a yeast vaginitis, but findings could potentially be related to allergy or sensitivity to the material in condoms or lubricant. I suggest starting with an exam from your doctor or gynecologist. Yeast infection is very treatable with both vaginal inserts and oral medication and is not considered STD. ...Read more

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I have itchiness on the vulva and clitoris coupled by a thick white flaky like discharge no odor.

I have itchiness on the vulva and clitoris coupled by a thick white flaky like discharge no odor.

May be yeast: The only way to know what this is is to be examined by your doctor. It may be a yeast infection. If an over the counter yeast medication solves the problem then most likely that's all it was. Other possibilities include lichen sclerosis, lichen simplex chronicus, allergic reactions and psoriasis. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Had an itchy clitoris and an unusual amount of yellowy-whiteish discharge from vagina, any ideas of what this could be?

Had an itchy clitoris and an unusual amount of yellowy-whiteish discharge from vagina, any ideas of what this could be?

Various reasons: 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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Unusual clitoris discharge. What could it mean?

Lots of options: The clitoris can become swollen and inflamed from an infection, allergic reaction, rough sexual play etc. Unless it develops an abscess the clitoris does not make a discharge. It may be covered with a vaginal discharge. If you have a persistent discharge that is not normal for you, it is time for an exam, call your family doctor! ...Read more

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I have small patches of dry flaky skin on my head, what is it?

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I have small patches of dry flaky skin on my head, what is it?

Seborrhea: Seborrheic dermatitis is an inflammatory rash along the scalp, secondary to a yeast. The rash can have a spectrum from mild dandruff, to severe red itchy plaques. Treatments can consist of over the counter shampoos that contain zinc pyrithione or selenium sulfide. There are prescription shampoos that can treat the yeast or the inflammation. ...Read more

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Is dry, flaky skin typical with rosacea?

Is dry, flaky skin typical with rosacea?

Yes: Dry cheeks are not unusual and it can be associated with seborrheic dermatitis or dry skin in the same individual. ...Read more

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What's a good way to cure dry flaky skin on my face?

What's a good way to cure dry flaky skin on my face?

Lotion soap: Use a, mild soap like dove to wash and a good moisturizer immediately after bathing. May reapply moisturizer when the weather is cold, dry, and windy. ...Read more

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What to do if I have dry, burning, flaky skin on face?

What to do if I have dry, burning, flaky skin on face?

Dry Skin: If your skin is burning, you should see a derm to make sure you’re not having an allergic reaction. Avene cream for sensitive skin is great for decreasing irritation. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of my chronic red/dry/flaky skin?

Many things: This could be anything from simple dryness (xerosis) to an allergy to something you are coming into contact with or eczema. There are also quite a number of other things possible. I suggest you have this examined by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of dry/flaky skin?

Hydrate /moisturize: 1. Hydrate well with water. 2. Avoid lengthy or hot showers. 3. Use sunscreen consistently. 4. Avoid harsh or deodorant soaps - think hypoallergenic & unscented. 5. Only need frequent soap/cleanser on areas that are dirty, oily or create body odor. 6. Use moisturizer as needed. 7. Aim for 8 hours of sleep per night. 8. Maintain a healthy diet. ...Read more

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How to get rid of dry and flaky skin?

How to get rid of dry and flaky skin?

1st determine cause: First determine what is the cause of the flaky skin. Simple evaporative losses may best be managed with hygiene, exfoliation and moisturizers. Addition of retinoids may be indicated, either otc or prescription. However other disease conditions such as psoriasis or eczema may be the cause and require medical treatment. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of my dry flaky skin?

DRY FLAKY SKIN: HOW LONG HAVE YOU HAD THIS CONDITION?
LOCATED WHERE?
SCALP?
FACE?
ARMS OR LEGS?
BODY?
FEET?
DOES IT ITCH?
DO YOU TAKE ANY MEDICINES?
SUGGESTION: SEE A DERMATOLOGIST. SHE OR HE CAN DIAGNOSE AND RECOMMEND A FEW ITEMS FOR YOU.
BEST LUCK. ...Read more

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Is flaky skin sign of a rash resolving?

Not necessarily: Flaky skin can be the beginning sign of a rash or can appear after a rash has resolved. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of flaky skin on my lids?

How can I get rid of flaky skin on my lids?

Seborrhea: Seborrhea (seb-uh-ree-uh) is a common skin condition (red, itchy rash & white scales). It is called dandruff when is affects the scalp, but it can also be on other parts of the face & body (folds around nose, behind the ears, the forehead, eyebrows, eyelids, chest, around (the navel). Medicated shampoos used 2-3x/wk on these area as directed can help reduce the scaling. See your dermatologist. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of discolored and flaky skin?

How do I get rid of discolored and flaky skin?

Find the cause: Discolored skin is damaged skin. Localized flakiness is also damaged. You need to see a dermatologist to see why this area is damaged. Could be sun, autoimmune or cancer. ...Read more

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Help! I have severely dry flaky skin on eyelids?

Help! I have severely dry flaky skin on eyelids?

Flaky lids: Should be evaluated by eye doc. It may be blepharitis a simple lid infection or something more. ...Read more

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Can anxiety and stress cause dry and flaky skin?

Can anxiety and stress cause dry and flaky skin?

Yes, although this: Is less common than the other 32 symptoms (tachycardia, rapid breathing, sweaty palms, etc.). Assume not and visit a dermatologist first just to be safe. Then consider dealing with stress. You might consider seeing a mental health pro. ...Read more

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Small patches of dry flaky skin on the pubic area of a ma?

DRY FLAKY PUBIC SKIN: WHAT IS A "MA"
DOES THIS MEAN "MAN"?
IT SEEMS TO HAVE BEEN SENT BY A WOMAN! ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of flaky skin on your face?

What is the best way to get rid of flaky skin on your face?

Dermatitis: Most likely you developed a condition called seborrheic dermatitis. Otc cortisone-10 might help. Otherwise, derm may prescribe stronger cortisone creams to control it. ...Read more

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How to help with dry flaky skin without messing up clothes?

How to help with dry flaky skin without messing up clothes?

Creams: Water based moisturizers (creams) will be much less messy than ointments for dry skin. The key, however, is to make sure it is rubbed in well before you put on your clothes. ...Read more

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What kind of creams are the best for dry, itchy, flaky skin?

What kind of creams are the best for dry, itchy, flaky skin?

No one best: If there was only one, there would be only one choice in the dry skin aisle. Every skin is different, so what works for one may not work for others. Best to take short showers, soak in tub for 30 mins and then apply cream. There are some good rx creams for dry skin but are very expensive ...Read more

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Dry, flaky skin on the outer skin of lips all the time. Why does this happen?

Dry, flaky skin on the outer skin of lips all the time. Why does this happen?

Dry flaky lips: See an allergist or dermatologist to see if it is related to something you contact. Many cases we don't know. Burt's beewax lip balm contains over 95% natural organic materials, which is extremely important for lips with our conditions.

Read more: skin forum - what can cause dry flaky lips that peel -? http://ehealthforum. Com/health/topic110235.html#ixzz2jxo3nuim. ...Read more

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Hello, what is it mean with dry flaky skin around lips mean? Flaky skin around lips.

Hello, what is it mean with dry flaky skin around lips mean? Flaky skin around lips.

Doctor can examine: Persistent chapped or damaged lips may be lip eczema, which can be treated like skin eczema, using hydrocortisone cream plus Vaseline or Aquaphor to retain moisture. Sometimes, lipsticks or lip sunscreen chemicals are causing an allergic reaction on the lips. Other times, a person is a primary lip-licker (it's his habit). Once cracked, lips get irritated by routine foods and juices. ...Read more

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Flaky Skin (Definition)

Skin is the outermost tissue covering the body. Flaky skin can break off in thin, ...Read more


Clitoris (Definition)

The clitoris is a female sexual organ present in mammals, ostriches and a limited ...Read more