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Increased Yellow Discharge On Cerazette
I have a foul odor and increased yellow/whiteish discharge. I am sexually active & use protection all the time. What is it & how can I fix the issue?
Infection: BV? STD?: Colored vaginal discharge with odor almost always means an infection, and at your age (18) that usually means an STD. Gonorrhea, chlamydia, trichomonas, and bacterial vaginosis (BV) all are possible -- and it could be more than one of these. For example, BV often goes along with gonorrhea or trich. You need to see a doctor ASAP (today) for testing and treatment before it becomes truly serious. ...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
Seed sized Painless bump in opening of vagina. Fishy smelling yellow discharge, and increased discharge. What could it be?
Infectionj/cyst: It is time to get a GYN female exam, culture of discharge, treatment and also a good time to discuss BC. ...Read more
Currently 4 days over due and im experiencing odorless slightly yellow discharge, as well as increased cramping and braxton hicks. Should I call in?
Yes: The increased cramping and BraxtonHicks contractions could actually be labor and the yellow discharge could be leaking fluid. At 4 days past your due date either of these would be not unexpected. Definitely call your doctor. The only way to know for sure is with an exam. Best wishes to you and the baby. ...Read more
Yellow substance on feces, foul brown discharge, increased passing of gas. Embarrassed to go to doc.?
Don't be embarrassed:
Physicians are empathetic and will help figure out what is causing your problem. It may be as simple as changing your diet, or it might be an early sign of something more serious. Please see your Primary Care and let them assist with your problem.
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Many people think that a green or yellow nasal discharge means a bacterial infection, which requires antibiotics. This is not true. Colds can be caused by viruses, and antibiotics will not help.
Yellow vaginal discharges may be due to stis, such as gonorrhea, chlamydia, trichomoniasis, or bacterial vaginosis. ...Read more
Female or male?: If female - very light to white discharge might be related to 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/stretchy), clear/watery or white d/c both occur during menstrual cycle.; pregnancy (white/ milky). It can be thin or thick ;. ...Read more
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Which tests?: Yellow malodorous discharge associated with itch is not normal, and should be evaluated. I am not sure which tests you have had that are "fine". You should be tested for vaginitis caused by bacteria, yeast, or trichomonas, and also for sexually transmitted diseases including gonorrhea, chlamydia, and herpes. If these were all negative, consider having tests repeated. ...Read more
Therapeutic modalities for intertrigo,
type of intertrigo recommended therapy
drying agents such as talc or cornstarch; topical mild steroid lotion in cases of predominant inflammation
intertrigo infected by bacteria
topical or oral antibiotics
intertrigo infected by yeasts
topical antifungals (e.g., imidazoles, allylamines, ciclopirox [loprox]); oral antifungals if needed. ...Read more
Often, all is OK:
most discharge or secretions that are noted by a woman are usually physiologic or normal. For example, around ovulation or mid cycle, it tends to be clear & thin; before your period you may notice it as more whitish & thick. If it has a slight color, that often is ok; provided you have no associated odor, irritation, burning, itching or persistence. If so, contact your gyn for an exam. ...Read more
Infection: It means you have an infection. Please go get it tested so your doctor can treat what type of infection you have. ...Read more
??: Maybe noting, maybe infection, maybe an std, if continue get a gyn exam! ...Read more
No: I would not say that you should specifically worry about this, but know that with menopause, your ovaries are producing little to no estrogen. This predisposes you to vaginal infections such as yeast infections. The next time this occurs, treat with an over the counter yeast cream and see if this helps. ...Read more
Might have infection: It is very possible that you have an infection even though no odor, so I would recommend that you get it checked out and a sample sent to the lab. ...Read more
Yes: The consistency of your cervical mucus changes during the cycle due to hormonal fluctuations. You are considered most fertile when the mucus becomes clear, slippery, and stretchy. Many women compare mucus at this stage to raw egg whites. ...Read more
See an MD: This could be a sign of an infection and needs to be evaluatrd by a physcian. ...Read more
Get it checked out: Discharge from the vagina can mean several different things, including irritation, a reaction to some medications, a sexually-transmitted infection like chlamydia or gonorrhea, or a non-sexually transmitted infection. In order to distinguish between these things (and treat any infection that might be there), it's important to see a healthcare provider. ...Read more
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