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Is Vaginal Discharge A Symptom Of Bacterial Vaginosis
Vag discharge: The type of discharge is typical usually of one or the other infection but not diagnostic.You would need a vaginal culture and other tests to confirm what is the nature of infection and treat accordingly. ...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
May be: A clumpy (cottage cheese- like), white, non- odorous discharge associated w itching, burning, swelling or redness can be due to yeast infections. Although bleeding isn't usually associated with yeast, there could could be a small amt of blood mixed in causing pink coloration. Leukorrhea is a normal vaginal discharge (d/c). D/c is composed of cellular debris, vaginal secretions ; bacteria ; is >>. ...Read more
Whats the difference between vaginal discharge and yeast infection discharge? Could a std cause a yeast infection?
STD vs yeast: No STD causes yeast infections. Usually vaginal yeast infections cause no discharge, or only a slight amount, usually white and thick. The main symptoms of yeast are itching, irritation, and sometimes redness of the labia, vaginal opening, etc. There are many causes of vaginal discharge, including STDs. Since you ask about STDs, probably you suspect you may be at risk, so get tested. Good luck! ...Read more
Often a prominent: symptom. Yeast can present with clumpy, white vaginal discharge to a watery, white discharge. Sometimes a discharge is not apparent. There is no odor. It can cause swelling and redness of vulva along with itching and burning pain. It may lead to pain with urination or intercourse. ...Read more
BV: Bacterial vaginosis may result as an overgrowth of normal vaginal bacterial flora or transmitted sexually. ...Read more
Infection: No. It is a sign of infection. ...Read more
Bacterial Vaginosis: Most common cause of a fishy vaginal discharge is bacterial vaginosis. It is not an std; it is similar to a yeast infection. It is the most common abnormal vaginal discharge. Other cause can be an std called trichomonas. Douching, recent increase in sexual frequency, or recent antibiotics/antifungal medication can increase one's changes, but it often occurs for "no reason". You need a rx to treat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vaginal discharge: This is quite variable and depends upon the type of bacterial infection vs overgrowth syndromes and the individuals immune status, etc. There is no hard and fast rule. ...Read more
See answer : Visible blood in the urine if associated with urinary urgency, frequency, voiding small amounts, and burning is usually due to a uti. Blood in the urine without any other signs is very unlikely to be due to a UTI and bloody vaginal discharge or spotting is not a sign of UTI but more likely a vaginal or uterine problem. ...Read more
Probably not : The most common colors of vaginal discharges are greenish foul odor, clear assoc with burning sensation to urinate and withish cotton like appearance c vulvar redness and itching , others std's as syphilis , granuloma , herpes , HIV generally don't cause vaginal discharges pink probably is traumatic most of the time or close to menstrual cycle. ...Read more
Sometimes: Yeast infections certainly can be associated with an increased vaginal discharge. The classic discharge is "a cottage cheese" discharge. However, there are other causes for vaginal discharge also. If you are noticing an increased vaginal discharge that is unusual for you then see a gynecologist for further evaluation.For more information: www.AskYourGynecologist.org ...Read more
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