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Hpv And Vaginal Discharge
I have a vaginal discharge on my panties its like a brown mild stain what can it be I stop having sex about 4 months cause of previous low hpv?
Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection. There are over 100 different types of HPV that causes warts in different areas of the body. HPV is incredibly common and almost all sexually active men and women get it during their lifetime. Most of the time HPV does not cause any symptoms or complications. However, A limited number of these HPV viruses are pathogenic and if not monitored carefully can be responsible for causing cervical and penile cancer. Some of these viruses have been ...Read more
If a guy touches the vaginal discharge of a girl who's infected with HPV with his hand and use his hand to scratch his face and lips, what will happen?
No risk: Common sense alone tells you that nothing will happen, i.e. you will not develop any sort of HPV problem of the face and lips. At any point in time, 25-50% of people age 20-30 have genital HPV. So obviously there are millions of episodes of hand-genital contact with such persons, often with touching or scratching the face afterward. But almost nobody has problems with facial HPV. Don't worry. ...Read more
I have a pale yellow vaginal discharge with no odor. I am negative for stds, I haven't gotten tested for HPV yet. I recently started taking topamax (topiramate)?
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
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
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
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
Several things: You have symptoms which could be serious and should see your physician. ...Read more
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
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
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
Most likely: Bacterial vaginosis is a disturbance in the normal ph balance and flora of the vagina that allows the gardnerella bacteria to overproliferate causing irritation and a fishy odor. It is easily treated with antibiotics. ...Read more
Smelling of vagina: If you suffer from malodor of vagina-like a fishy odor-its due to an infection called bacterial vaginosis. A musty odor is from yeast vaginitis.A horrible odor is due to a retained tampon or other foreign body.When you use feminine hygiene products to "smell nice", you run the risk of creating more problems by replacing the 'good' bacteria and then a super infection can occur-avoid douching! ...Read more
Depends: Vaginal discharge usually means some type of vaginal or cervical or uterine infection. Some women can have increased vaginal discharge because of increased mucus production form the cervix. You should see your gyn for an exam and he or she can do a culture and pap if necessary to see if you have an infection that needs to be treated. ...Read more
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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