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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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My wife just gave birth almost 2 months now, she gave birth last september 7 and now she has experienced a light yellow discharge is it normal?

My wife just gave birth almost 2 months now, she gave birth last september 7 and now she has experienced a light yellow discharge is it normal?

Possible: However, she should be checked to make sure there is no infection. The thing to remember is that this is too easy to check to not do it. This woman and child are the most important thing to you so as a gift, take her. ...Read more

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I had yeast infection and ureaplasma, finished all meds and tests came back all negative. Now having light yellow discharge, is it normal?

I had yeast infection and ureaplasma, finished all meds and tests came back all negative. Now having light yellow discharge, is it normal?

Vaginitis: Vaginitis could be caused due to changes in normal bacteria (bacterial vaginosis), yeast infections, or trichomoniasis. Only the later is sexually transmitted. Clinical findings may suggest a particular diagnosis. A pelvic exam and some testing would be needed for further evaluation. Empiric therapy should be avoided because of frequent misdiagnosis and inappropriate therapy. ...Read more

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No period 2yr after baby(breastfeeding).having heavy light yellow discharge for 3days.normal? Or should see doc?

No period 2yr after baby(breastfeeding).having heavy light yellow discharge for 3days.normal? Or should see doc?

See your gyn!: Hi. I'm not a gyn, but I'll guarantee you that 2 years of amenorrhea after a birth and a heavy yellow discharge are both very abnormal. Are you well otherwise? We are lacking details. You should see your gyn sooner than later. ...Read more

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Is very light pale yellow vaginal discharge normal? I'm 38 weeks pregnant and have very little pale yellow/white discharge. No foul odor, no itch.

Is very light pale yellow vaginal discharge normal? I'm 38 weeks pregnant and have very little pale yellow/white discharge. No foul odor, no itch.

So common: It's very very common to have increased discharge from the vagina toward the end of pregnancy. When i was pregnant, even though i was an ob/gyn myself, i was super surprised how much additional discharge there was. So long as you say, no itch, foul smell, then you're okay. I sometimes would wear a light panty liner, in this way you can see it, and try to ascertain... Discharge v. Water break. :-). ...Read more

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Is yellow discharging normal?

Is yellow discharging normal?

Usually no: Yellow discharge (i'm assuming you mean vaginal discharge) is generally not normal, and it can be a sign of an infection. You should get it checked by your doctor. ...Read more

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Hi, I have no pain , no odor , no itch, but my discharge comes out clear and dries yellow. Is that normal?

Hi, I have no pain , no odor , no itch, but my discharge comes out clear and dries yellow.  Is that normal?

Yes, probably: Sounds pretty normal. If you think you could have been exposed to a sexually transmitted infection, you should get checked out to be sure you are safe. ...Read more

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People say that yellow discharge is normal others say it's not. What is the difference between abnormal yellow discharge \u0026 normal yellow discharge?

People say that yellow  discharge is normal others say it's not. What is the difference between abnormal yellow discharge \u0026 normal yellow discharge?

Difficult to tell: On some occasions, if discharge is due to an infection, you may have some other accompanying symptoms, such as irritation/itching/burning, pain, etc. However, there are many cases where an infection may only manifest itself with just discharge. The only way to know for sure is to be tested. See your doctor at your earliest convenience. An untreated STI can cause serious long term problems. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have clear/yellow stretchy discharge with no order or itchy?

Is it normal to have  clear/yellow stretchy discharge  with no order or itchy?

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