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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 been on Nuvaring for a week and today I noticed thick, greenish discharge. Is that normal?

I have been on Nuvaring for a week and today I noticed thick, greenish discharge. Is that normal?

Maybe not: Have your GYN MD examine the discharge and make sue that it isn't a vaginal infection. Trichomonas vaginalis produces a green, bubbly vaginal discharge that can itch and be transmitted to sexual partners. ...Read more

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I've been having this weird greenish discharge for about 6 months now but now have recently been having trouble with my cycle? Help!

I've been having this weird greenish discharge for about 6 months now but now have recently been having trouble with my cycle? Help!

Planned Parenthood: Please skip school tomorrow and go to planned parenthood for a full examination and testing. Something is very wrong. And, I assume you feel you cannot go to your family physician or tell your mom. ...Read more

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I have greenish discharge. Is it an std?

I have greenish discharge. Is it an std?

Possibly: The only way to be certain is to go to your doctor for an examination and lab tests. They will frequently prescribe treatment to take while awaiting the results. The botton line - if you are worried about it, you owe it to yourself to visit the doctor and find out! ...Read more

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What's causes greenish discharge from vagina?

What's causes greenish discharge from vagina?

Infection: Infection or retained tampon causing an infection. You need to be examined and tested to determine what is going on. ...Read more

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I have had a greenish discharge for about 6 years. It doesn't have an oder and I just got a pap last month that did not come back with any abnormaliti?

I have had a greenish discharge for about 6 years. It doesn't have an oder and I just got a pap last month that did not come back with any abnormaliti?

Have a culture done: To determine what it is. Pap determines cervical cellular pathology of the tranformational zone, and the endo and exocervical cells. Not culture and sensitivity. Green discharge isn't normal, and its bedt to find out what's going on. Good luck! ...Read more

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I've been having greenish discharge for a couple of months now, it never itched or smelled that's why I haven't stressed about it. But now it's clumpy. I even used a tampon to kind of clean inside and it comes out with discharge that reminds me of boogers

I've been having greenish discharge for a couple of months now, it never itched or smelled that's why I haven't stressed about it. But now it's clumpy. I even used a tampon to kind of clean inside and it comes out with discharge that reminds me of boogers

Probable infection: There are many possible causes of abnormal vaginal discharge, but color (yellow, green, etc) and/or mucus ("boogers"?) suggest infection. Could be gonorrhea or chlamydia if at risk, and your topic tags show STDs are on your mind. Possibly trichomonas or bacterial vaginosis, but these usually cause odor. Any new or abnormal vaginal discharge should be professionally evaluated; see a doctor soon. ...Read more

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Does greenish discharge always mean std's?

Does greenish discharge always mean std's?

Vaginal discharge: Although a green discharge is not always due to an STD - this warrants medical workup. If sexually active - STD work up would be prudent. ...Read more

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Is greenish discharge normal when got a water infection such as cystitis?

Urinary tract: The urinary tract is separate from the vagina. Are you getting discharge from your urethra or from the vagina? If you are getting discharge from the vagina then this is separate from and needs examination and testing separate from the urine. ...Read more

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Female, 59, new sticky greenish discharge from urethra, smells bad but no pain. What to do?

Female, 59, new sticky greenish discharge from urethra, smells bad but no pain. What to do?

See a doctor: This sort of symptom needs in-person professional evaluation. Are you sure the dishcarge is from the urethra, not vagina? In any case, it sounds like an infection, although atypical for most urinary tract infections. STDs are possible if at risk, but quite rare at your age. Don't mess around with this; see your doctor ASAP. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can an ovarian cyst cause a greenish discharge on tampon?

Can an ovarian cyst cause a greenish discharge on tampon?

No: Ovarian cysts don't cause a vaginal discharge. A green discharge on tampon is more likely due to a vaginal or cervical infection. A woman usually needs an exam to figure out if she has a vaginal or cervical infection. ...Read more

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I have a 4 month old baby girl and today I found some greenish discharge in her diaper should I be concern?

I have a 4 month old baby girl and today I found some greenish discharge in her diaper should I be concern?

Could be stool...: You probably do not have to worry about any infection. Your infant daughter is most likely sociable, happy and feeding well without fever, vomiting or fussiness. No rash over the genital area too...I would rinse the area and replace with a clean diaper and monitor this phenomena over time. Mucusy discharge is possible from the vagina-not green. ...Read more