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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 foul smelling urine accompanied by white discharge & a sort of burning feeling in my vaginal area. Just wondering what this could be?

I have foul smelling urine accompanied by white discharge & a sort of burning feeling in my vaginal area. Just wondering what this could be?

UTI: The symptoms you describe sounds as if you may have a urinary tract or pelvic infection, either are easily treated. You should see your doctor to determine the cause of the infection. ...Read more

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What is white discharge?

What is white discharge?

Yeast or semen?: Tough to say without an exam, but some white discharges are commonly caused by yeast infections and or semen if you recently had intercourse with internal ejaculation of the semen. If persists, see your gyn, best wishes. ...Read more

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Is white discharge a bad thing?

Is white discharge a bad thing?

See your GP: Small amounts of whitish discharge can be normal but if you are sexually active, this could be an STI such as gonorrhoea or chlamydia. If you are not sexually active this could be a yeast infection or Bacterial Vaginosis (which is when your normal bacteria increases & becomes problematic). In short you need to see your doctor who will take swabs and send to ...Read more

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Wats a white discharge on knickers?

Wats a white discharge on knickers?

Go see your doctor: Can't diagnoses white discharge on your knickers (are you from uk?) w/o examination. Could be normal discharge or could be infection but can't tell w/o exam so go see your regular doctor. More likely to infection if smell or pain. ...Read more

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Im 5 months is white discharge normal?

It may be leukorrhea: Leukorrhea is a normal vaginal discharge (d/c). D/c is composed of cellular debris, vaginal secretions ; bacteria ; is stimulated by ^ vaginal blood flow ; ^ estrogen. It can be thin or thick ; white to yellowish. Leukorrhea usually doesn't cause an odor. If you have a discharge which causes redness, itching, burning, swelling or foul odor – please have it evaluated. ...Read more