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I have an almost daily painless but thick and gummy vaginal discharge about the size of a pea which is white/ yellow. Should I be worried? Is this STD?

I have an almost daily painless but thick and gummy vaginal discharge about the size of a pea which is white/ yellow. Should I be worried? Is this STD?

Yes, possible STD: Any new or unexplained vaginal discharge should be professionally examined, and colored vaginal discharge (yellow, creamy, etc) and mucus ("gummy") suggest an infection, perhaps involving the cervix. STDs (gonorrhea, chlamydia) are among the most common causes, especially in sexually active persons your age. See a doctor or clinic this week for sure. Good luck! ...Read more

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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Iud removed 6 weeks ago had my 1st cycle now exhausted tender breast clear gummy vaginal discharge no smell could I be pregnant?

Iud removed 6 weeks ago had my 1st cycle now exhausted tender breast clear gummy vaginal discharge no smell could I be pregnant?

Simply take a test: Don't guess. Take a test. Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more

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What is a vaginal discharge?

What is a vaginal discharge?

Many things: Vaginal discharge can be many things. Sometimes yeast can cause this, or BV (bacterial overgrowth). Many sexually transmitted infections (gonorrhea, chlamydia, etc) can also cause this. For discharge that lasts more than a few days, especially if it burns, itches, or hurts, see your doctor. ...Read more

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How come I have excessive vaginal discharge?

How come I have excessive vaginal discharge?

See your doctor: Many things can cause vaginal discharge. You should be seen by your provider for a culture. ...Read more

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Could it be bad that I have vaginal discharge?

Could it be bad that I have vaginal discharge?

Vaginal secretions: Can be normal. However, if you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more

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What is considered excessive vaginal discharge?

Increasing amount: The amount of vaginal moisture or discharge varies widely between women. It's a good bet the amount is "excessive" anytime there is an increase in the amount. Any new or possibly abnormal vaginal discharge should be professionally evaluated; call your doctor's office for an appointment. Good luck! ...Read more

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I am having weird vaginal discharge please help?

You haven't: Described the discharge. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more

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Why is my vaginal discharge waxy all of a sudden?

You should get: Yourself checked out by a healthcare professional. Vaginal discharge is not a normal occurrence, and even with what you consider "normal", its changing consistency usually means that there is an infection or hormonal change. If there is any itching, or pain, or irritation during intercourse, it is most likely an infection of some sort. ...Read more

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Why do I have so much greenish vaginal discharge?

Infection: Sounds like BV (bacterial vaginosis). Get it checked out. ...Read more

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I have a white vaginal discharge what could it be?

Variable: This may be a normal vaginal discharge depending on the timing in the menstrual cycle. However, vaginal discharge that is heavier, changing in color or accompanied by odor may be the signs of a vaginal infection. See your doctor if concerned. ...Read more

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Is it normal for someone to have vaginal discharge?

Yes: A clear or white discharge is normal. The amount can vary with the menstrual cycle, usually being thinner and more noticeable at mid cycle near the time of ovulation. If there is a foul odor, pain, or itching and irritation - a medical evaluation is needed. ...Read more

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How come I have vaginal discharge and is it a sign?

How come I have vaginal discharge and is it a sign?

That depends: If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned if I have green vaginal discharge?

Should I be concerned if I have green vaginal discharge?

Yes: Women know their bodies and might be familiar with many types of vaginal discharge. However, an unusual one or a new one should be evaluated by a professional. If yellowish green, it could be trichomonas, which an obgyn provider should diagnose and treat. If the woman is pregnant and the discharge is darker green, it could be meconium-stained amniotic fluid, and that could become an OB emergency. ...Read more

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Why I always have a vaginal discharge? What should I do?

Why I always have a vaginal discharge? What should I do?

Several things: You have symptoms which could be serious and should see your physician. ...Read more

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I have excessive amounts of vaginal discharge and leakage.?

Leukorrhea??: Leukorrhea is normal vaginal discharge (D/C). D/C is composed of cellular debris, vaginal secretions & bacteria & is stimulated by ^ vaginal blood flow & ^ estrogen. D/C ^ is seen w ovulation (Clear & like uncooked egg whites), Clear/watery or white d/c both occur during menstrual cycle.& pregnancy (white/ milky). It can be thin or thick & white to yellowish. Leukorrhea usually doesn't cause ...Read more

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I have an increase in vaginal discharge. Should I be concerned?

Possibly: If there is pain, foul odor, fever, abnormal coloration or new onset, you should check with your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes Vaginal discharge?

What causes Vaginal discharge?

Several Possible: A vaginal discharge may be caused my several factors. Since no other information is provided, the possible causes could be physiologic or infectious. Infection from Yeast, Trichomonas or Bacterial Vaginosis may cause a vaginal discharge. Cervical inflammation or infection may cause a discharge. On the other hand a discharge may be caused by ovulation, normal vaginal secretions, or recent sex. ...Read more

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What causes vaginal discharge?

Normal vs unhealthy: Vaginal discharge could be related to infection, ph changes or might be completely normal/ healthy. ...Read more

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What to do for vaginal discharge?

Vaginal Discharge: If the discharge is foul smelling then it will be advisable to get a vaginal swab done. We looks at infections like STI's, bacterial vaginosis and some time candida infection.
Clear discharge without any foul odour may be normal. ...Read more

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I have no vaginal discharge, why?

I have no vaginal discharge, why?

Good for U: If your hormonal status is normal. See pmd. ...Read more

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My 7 year old has vaginal discharge?

Possible foreign bod: She have put a foreign body in her vagina which is causing an infection with a discharge as a result. ...Read more

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Reasons for brown vaginal discharge?

Vaginal discharge: 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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How to stop brown vaginal discharge?

How to stop brown vaginal discharge?

Go see the MD: You need to know why you are having the brown discharge ie infection, bleeding, a problem in the uterus. This can be figured out during an office visit. ...Read more

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Is vaginal discharge normal everyday?

Yes... physiological: A physiological vaginal discharge is normal, does not usually smell and is clear, or milky-white in colour. It can change in character or quantity during your monthly cycle or after sex. Significant change in quantity or appearance can be due to other causes. Non STD; Bacterial Vaginosis and Thrush. STD causes; Chlamydia, Gonorrhoea, Trichomonas. See your Dr if you have troublesome discharge. ...Read more

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What is fleshy vaginal discharge mean?

What is fleshy vaginal discharge mean?

Fleshy or fishy?: Did you mean to write fishy? Or maybe misunderstood your doctor when s/he said fishy? A fishy odor to vaginal fluid is often a sign of infection, especially bacterial vaginosis and sometimes trichomonas. See your doctor if this is the problem and hasn't been evaluated or treated. ...Read more

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Having a problem of vaginal discharge?

Having a problem of vaginal discharge?

Please get checked.: This could be bacterial, fungal or hormonal. You will need to see a doctor to take a swab and even a PAP smear if this was not done recently.
If you are sexually active this might be a STD and then you and your partner needs treatment. ...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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Is brown vaginal discharge concerning?

Is brown vaginal discharge concerning?

Sounds normal!: During periods, we shed the inner lining of the uterus -- the endometrium -- if we're not pregnant. Sometimes that shed layer may not come out for a day or two & can turn brown. So can be normal; why it changed, I can't say. If you are having low pelvic pain, the discharge is unusually foul smelling, or your have a fever, though, it could be an infection -- then see an ob/gyn! Good luck! ...Read more

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Vaginal Discharge (Definition)

Vaginal discharge is defined as secretions being expelled by the vagina. This can be physiologic or pathologic. Some common causes of abnormal vaginal discharge and yeast infections, bacterial vaginosis and sexually transmitted infections like ...Read more