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I have a clear slimy discharge what does this mean.

I have a clear slimy discharge what does this mean.

Vaginal ?: could be normal vaginal secretions called Leukorrhea. If you have 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

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 exactly does it mean if I have brown vaginal discharge?

What exactly does it mean if I have brown vaginal discharge?

Usually old blood: Depending on other history (periods, other symptoms) may or may not be important. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have reddish brown discharge?

What does it mean when you have reddish brown discharge?

Reddish brown : Discharge may be older, deoxygenated blood. However if you develop discharge that has an odor, causes redness, swelling, itching or pain - please seek medical evaluation. ...Read more

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What does it mean when I have white creamy discharge?

Possibly nothing.: 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 an ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when you have thick brown discharge?

Brown discharge: May be older, deoxygenated blood. However if you develop discharge that has an odor, causes redness, swelling, itching or pain - please seek medical evaluation. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have light brown vaginal discharge?

What does it mean when you have light brown vaginal discharge?

Not much : It just means that you had some leftover blood in the back of the vagina that is now coming out after you finished your period. Brown just indicates old blood which has been sitting at the back of the vagina for awhile. ...Read more

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Why am I having dark brown discharge. What does it mean and is it normal.

Not normal,infection: You need to see doctor to get evaluation and treatment because you may have infection with brown discharge. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have brown discharge?

You might be passing: Some old, deoxygenated blood or you could have an infection. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have a yellowish gooey discharge and pregnant?

What does it mean if I have a yellowish gooey discharge and pregnant?

Take a test: Don't guess. Take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. The vaginal discharge needs testing. ...Read more

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Why do I have milky white discharge? Does this mean am pregnant?

Why do I have milky white discharge? Does this mean am pregnant?

Questionable : Vaginal milky discharge can be caused by bacterial vaginosis or other known vaginitis. Not necessarily related with pregnancy. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have a pinkish creamy vaginal discharge?

What does it mean when you have a pinkish creamy vaginal discharge?

Probable yeast: Most vaginal discharges are caused from either yeast, bacterial vaginosis, thrichomoniasis, chlamydia or gonorrhea. Yeast has a creamy, clumpy, "cottage cheese" like discharge. Bv has a white thin fishy odor, the other three are detected by testing in the office. Best bet is to try an over the counter anti-yeast creat such as monistat for 5 days. If no better than you need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have milky creamy discharge, what does it mean?

I have milky creamy discharge, what does it mean?

It could be candida: If it is curd like , adherent to the vaginal wall , itchy , it could be candida vaginal infection . If it is purulent , malodorous and have been associated with pain and fever it might be bacterial infection the worst one being gonorrhea . I think most likely it is candida ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have brown discharge and vaginal itching?

What does it mean when you have brown discharge and vaginal itching?

Abnormal: That is abnormal and you should be seen by your gynecologist. It could be infection, allergy, irritation, pregnancy, etc.... ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when you have a brown discharge after having sex?

What exactly does it mean when you have a brown discharge after having sex?

Old blood: Brown discharge is old blood. Typically that blood is coming from inside the uterus, but it could be coming from the cervix as well. Likely sex caused a sloughing off of the brown discharge, again, either from the uterus or the cervix. If it only happens occasionally not to worry. If you are having it with every act of intercrouse, or bright red blood after intercourse, then see your doctor. ...Read more