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I might have pinworms and a vaginal discharge. Do pinworms infect the vagina?

I might have pinworms and a vaginal discharge. Do pinworms infect the vagina?

Very rarely: There are a few reports of the pinworms migrating from the lower GI tract (their natural habitat) to the vagina but this is definitely rare. You should see your doctor for the appropriate microscopic examinations. ...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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How does pinworm infected vaginal discharge look like?

How does pinworm infected vaginal discharge look like?

Like worms: Pinworms can usually be seen directly. They are small and white. First thing in the morning or during the night is the best time to look. A single treatment of oral anti-pinworm medication usually eradicates the problem ...Read more

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What could my vaginal discharge be? I have went to get checked and I did have a yeast and bv, then I went back and got another pelvic and not infected

What could my vaginal discharge be? I have went to get checked and I did have a yeast and bv, then I went back and got another pelvic and not infected

Vaginal discharge: Vaginal discharge is a very normal thing. The amount and color vary. White to clear and yellow are normal. Depending on hormone levels as well as time of the cycle, discharge can increase and decrease, be watery or sticky. Birth control and pregnancy will often change the type and amount of discharge. Hope this clears things up. ...Read more

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After masterbation, how come there';s no vagina's natural lubricant/ vaginal discharge?

After masterbation, how come there';s no vagina's natural lubricant/ vaginal discharge?

See below: If you are rubbing vigorously and coming rapidly to climax - there may not have been sufficient build up (equivalent of foreplay) for secretions to develop. ...Read more

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I have vaginal itching, white vaginal discharge, and a rash around the opening of my vagina. What could this be?

I have vaginal itching, white vaginal discharge, and a rash around the opening of my vagina. What could this be?

See your GP: Small amounts of whitish discharge can be normal but if it is associated with itching and a rash, it could be a yeast infection or Bacterial Vaginosis (which is when your normal bacteria increases and becomes problematic). if you are sexually active, this could be an STI as well such as gonorrhoea or chlamydia. You need to see a Dr to get some swabs taken and then treated accordingly ...Read more

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25f, virgin, light yellow vaginal discharge. Vagina smells fishy especially when I wash with bar soap. What can this be? : (

25f, virgin, light yellow vaginal discharge. Vagina smells fishy especially when I wash with bar soap. What can this be? : (

Bacterial vaginosis: Mostly commonly, a fishy odor from the vagina is bacterial vaginosis. An overgrowth of a normal bacteria in the vagina. Sometimes it can be in response to environmental changes such as changes in diet, exercise, stress or products placed in the vagina. If you're concerned, see your physician and she may decide to treat you with some antibiotics. ...Read more

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I had a boil on my vagina and it popped a couple days ago now I have a lot of vaginal discharge like brown and red sometimes black! Is this normal?

I had a boil on my vagina and it popped a couple days ago now I have a lot of vaginal discharge like brown and red sometimes black! Is this normal?

Boil vagina: Brown and red and black discharge coming from any orifice in the body cannot be normal. Your boil is a combination of pus and blood (fresh and clotted). You should be seen by a clinician as soon as possible for an examination in order to determine the extent of the abscess. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have vaginal discharge? Not like a lot but is there supposed to be any if vagina is normal?

Is it normal to have vaginal discharge? Not like a lot but is there supposed to be any if vagina is normal?

Needs testing: 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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What is the foul smell coming from my vagina and vaginal discharge?

What is the foul smell coming from my vagina and vaginal discharge?

Have it checked: Any fluid that stays for a while can have a smell. If you have a foul-smelling discharge, have it checked as it can be from an infection and of highlight of these is trichomonas which needs antibiotics. Other infections possible, and our sense of smell may all be different. ...Read more

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I have very itchy thighs and vagina with vaginal discharge. What could it be?

I have very itchy thighs and vagina with vaginal discharge. What could it be?

Discharge must stop: Skin irritation is a direct result of the discharge. Yeast infection can cause this reaction. Other causes of discharge vaginally need to be examined. Ob-gyn visit. ...Read more

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I have healthy vaginal discharge but white flecks are always on the sides of my vagina. I wash my vagina once a day with warm water. What could it be?

I have healthy vaginal discharge but white flecks are always on the sides of my vagina. I wash my vagina once a day with warm water. What could it be?

Epithelial cells: White flecks on the sides of the vagina or the labia could come from cells that the body sheds on a regular basis and a no reason for concern. ...Read more

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perineal area kinda towards the entrance of the vagina whitish color I thought it was vaginal discharge no itch bump or burn can't come off?

perineal area kinda towards the entrance of the vagina whitish color I thought it was vaginal discharge no itch bump or burn can't come off?

Plan: It should be evaluated by GYN. If you sexually active it's definitely need to do ASAP. Please, be rational. Impossible to answer this question without exam. ...Read more

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I am having lots of vaginal discharge and vagina gas. The discharge looks to be very white and almost like lotion. I took a rest and it was negative?

I am having lots of vaginal discharge and vagina gas. The discharge looks to be very white and almost like lotion. I took a rest and it was negative?

? Leukocytosis?: There is a normal discharge in women which is often white and milky. It can have changes in consistency (stickier) and amount with pregnancy or ovulation. There is no odor and it does not cause redness, burning or itching. It is made up of epithelial cells, sloughed dead white blood cells and vaginal secretions and is called leukocytosis. See your doctor for a symptomatic discharge. ...Read more

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I have smelly yellowish vaginal discharge and sores on my vagina and I don't have a std?

I have smelly yellowish vaginal discharge and sores on my vagina and I don't have a std?

Vaginal infection: You have a vaginal infection and need to see a MD for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Does the vaginal discharge come at the sides of your vagina and also if you wipe it does it come brown?

Does the vaginal discharge come at the sides of your vagina and also if you wipe it does it come brown?

See your doctor.: I'm not sure what symptoms you are having, but if you are having a brown discharge this may be more like spotting (old blood is usually brown). If you have a vaginal discharge, it is not likely going to change color with wiping. Best thing to do is see your doctor for an exam and to discuss your symptoms. ...Read more

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Increased milky white vaginal discharge and purple colored tint to vagina. What does that mean?

Hard to say: It can mean and infection of some sort either fungal or bacterial- you would need to be seen and the discharge examined under microscopy for the best answer. ...Read more

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I have a non smelly vaginal discharge, it is brownish and liquidity like water. It also itches inside the vagina opening & flaps of the vagina /:?

I have a non smelly vaginal discharge, it is brownish and liquidity like water. It also itches inside the vagina opening & flaps of the vagina /:?

Several causes: Bacterial vaginosis and yeast are the two most common vaginal infections. Sexually transmitted diseases like trichomoniasis, chlamydia and gonorrhea are also possibilities. Excessive discharge is not normal and needs to be evaluated. ...Read more

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I am a teenage girl. I am having itchness in my vagina. My vaginal discharge is slippery transparent white with visible white substance. Please help!!

Get an an exam: The only reliable way to know the cause of vaginal discharge is to have a vaginal exam with testing of the discharge. Please avoid risky sex and get the care you need. Good luck. ...Read more

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Itchy lower vagina and anus, not constant. I've seen my dr and taken meds nothing helps. I have a lot of normal vaginal discharge, is this causing it?

Itchy lower vagina and anus, not constant. I've seen my dr and taken meds nothing helps. I have a lot of normal vaginal discharge, is this causing it?

It could be: It could be causing the itching by an infected discharge running over the vulva and anus. Have your MD re examine for the same, and if reluctant get a 2nd opinion from a GYN MD. ...Read more

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I'm 17 and I have been having a white, not clear vaginal discharge. Its been going and coming back. My vagina is also very dry and lost its moisture.?

I'm 17 and I have been having a white, not clear vaginal discharge. Its been going and coming back. My vagina is also very dry and lost its moisture.?

Get tested for: .. infections. The most likely reason for your vaginal dryness and abnormal discharge is bacterial infection. There is also a chance you have a sexually transmitted disease. Please proceed to the healthcare provider to get tested and treated properly. Thanks for trusting HealthTap. ...Read more

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Why do I get a lot of vaginal discharge? Also I have a rash near my vagina and I am not sexually active. I also use unscented soap to wash. Issue here?

Why do I get a lot of vaginal discharge? Also I have a rash near my vagina and I am not sexually active. I also use unscented soap to wash. Issue here?

Hard to know: The skin and mucus membranes in the genital area are sensitive at baseline and contact irritation is common. However, there are many potential problems at play here and examination by a physician is recommended to identify and treatable issue. ...Read more

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Vaginal discharge + pain in the vagina. Did not have intercourse for 3 weeks. Got myself tested right after I had intercourse no sti. What could it be?

Vaginal discharge + pain in the vagina. Did not have intercourse for 3 weeks. Got myself tested right after I had intercourse no sti. What could it be?

Re-evaluate: Sometimes an STI has not had time to build up its numbers enough for a test to be positive if done soon after exposure. If you had the concern originally and now have problems it would be worth a re-evaluation. ...Read more

Dr. Walter Kobasa
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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


Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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Pinworms (Definition)

Small parasitic worms that are found in the gastrointestinal tract. The worms lay eggs at night in and around the anus causing a characteristic itching. They are commonly found in children. Children are infected ...Read more