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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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What to do if I have an increase in vaginal discharge?

What to do if I have an increase in vaginal discharge?

That depends on the: discharge. 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 ...Read more

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I am an ovarian cancer survivor 5 years now. I have been having a yellowish/pinkish vaginal discharge, should I be concerned?

I am an ovarian cancer survivor 5 years now.  I have been having a yellowish/pinkish vaginal discharge, should I be concerned?

Unrelated: I doubt if it is related to ovarian cancer. But you should inform your doctor(gynecologist) and get yourself examined to find the cause of this discharge. ...Read more

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How will i know what does an increase in vaginal discharge and some brown discharge mean?

How will i know what does an increase in vaginal discharge and some brown discharge mean?

That is likely: Blood mixed in with your vaginal secretions. Brown is often older blood. However if you develop discharge that has an odor, causes redness, swelling, itching or pain - please get medically evaluated. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have an increase in vaginal discharge (no odor), to the point where i now have to use panty liners for protection?

Is it normal to have an increase in vaginal discharge (no odor), to the point where i now have to use panty liners for protection?

Not normal: This sounds excessive. I would definitly recommend scheduling a visit for an exam and testing. There are many causes of vaginal discharge. With a simple exam and testing we can determine the cause and treatment. ...Read more

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I've been on the pill for 6 months but have noticed an increase in vaginal discharge in past few weeks but no other symptoms. Can this be due to pill?

I've been on the pill for 6 months but have noticed an increase in vaginal discharge in past few weeks but no other symptoms. Can this be due to pill?

Discharge: Since it has been 6 months on the pill and you just noted the discharge, it probably is NOT the pill. Any discharge is best diagnosed through an exam and testing by the GYN. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Does chronic masturbation in women cause an increase in vaginal discharge?

Transiently: Sexual stimulation results in an increase of vaginal lubrication which would present as increased discharge. ...Read more

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Can eating less and/or weight loss cause an increase in vaginal discharge?

Can eating less and/or weight loss cause an increase in vaginal discharge?

Detox: As you loose weight you can start to detoxify your body from storage of toxins in fat. Most commonly through bowel and urine, but also through sweat and mucous membrane. So yes it is possible and you should increase water and move bowels regularly to insure removal of toxins. ...Read more

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Vaginal Discharge (Definition)

Vaginal discharge refers to secretions from the vagina. Such discharge can vary in consistency (thick, pasty, thin), color (clear, cloudy, white, yellow, green), and smell ...Read more