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Is a white, creamy discharge a sign of a yeast vaginal infection?

Is a white, creamy discharge a sign of a yeast vaginal infection?

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 (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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Is thick pink vaginal discharge a symptom inna yeast infection?

Is thick pink vaginal discharge a symptom inna yeast infection?

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

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Whats the difference between vaginal discharge and yeast infection discharge? Could a std cause a yeast infection?

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

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Is white vaginal discharge a sign of pregnancy?

Is white vaginal discharge a sign of pregnancy?

Although it is very: Common to have an increase in white vaginal discharge (leukorrhea) when pregnant, it is not diagnostic in and of itself. Recommend that you take a home pregnancy test if your period is late. ...Read more

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Is vaginal itching a sign of vaginal cancer?

Is vaginal itching a sign of vaginal cancer?

No, not necessarily: But look out for any growth or thickening of the skin or muscosa. That can be a sign of cancer and itching can be a symptoms in some cases. ...Read more

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Is itchiness a sign of yeast infection?

Is itchiness a sign of yeast infection?

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

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What is a vaginal bacterial infection from usually?

What is a vaginal bacterial infection from usually?

BV: Bacterial vaginosis may result as an overgrowth of normal vaginal bacterial flora or transmitted sexually. ...Read more

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What is the cause of fishy smelling vaginal discharge?

What is the cause of fishy smelling vaginal discharge?

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 more

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Is a musty odor common for women with bacterial vaginosis?

Is a musty odor common for women with bacterial vaginosis?

Musty or fishy odor: Bacterial vaginitis typically produces a "fishy" odor from the agents putracine and cadaverine from "breakdown" of baccteria in the vagina. ...Read more

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Is the vaginal discharge in case of bacterial infection watery or thick?

Is the vaginal discharge in case of bacterial infection watery or thick?

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

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Is a smell of ammonia and yeast infection a sign of pregnancy?

Is a smell of ammonia and yeast infection a sign of pregnancy?

NO: The smell of ammonia and a yeast infection does not correlate with a sign of being pregnant. ...Read more

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Is clear vaginal discharge a pregnancy symptom?

No: There is no specific sign and symptoms for pregnancy, although you could have a starchy egg white discharge with pregnancy but the best way is to check the pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Is bloody discharge a symptom of uti?

Is bloody discharge a symptom of uti?

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

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Light pink vaginal discharge, is this a sign of std?

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

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Does a yeast infection cause more vaginal discharge?

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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Is brown vaginal discharge a sign of conception?

No: It's very non-specific. That doesn't mean you couldn't have conceived, but the discharge doesn't tell you anything. ...Read more

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What is the cause of a vaginal milky discharge?

What is the cause of a  vaginal milky discharge?

Depends: Some discharge can be physiologic (i.e. Normal), while others could mean an infection. You should see your physician and have a pelvic exam done to determine the exact cause. ...Read more

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Is vaginal discharge a sign of period coming?

Is vaginal discharge a sign of period coming?

No: Vaginal discharge can be from many different causes. Determining cause would depend on more details about the timing of it, the amount, the color, age, any associated symptoms and lab testing. ...Read more

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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


Bacteria (Definition)

Are omnipresent single celled organisms which are the both the simplest form of life and the original form of life on earth. The are ...Read more