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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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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 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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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?

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

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Pinworms (Definition)

Pinworms is a condition in which a person (often young children, sometimes parents of young children) has little parasites called pinworms in his large intestine and his poop. Pinworms are threadlike worms about half an inch long, causing the main symptom of butt-itching or butt-scratching in kids. Treatment is usually ...Read more


Dr. Walter Kobasa
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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