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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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Took my last bc pill last night and my week break starts today. Today I had a fair amount of thick white discharge. Is this normal before a period?

Took my last bc pill last night and my week break starts today. Today I had a fair amount of thick white discharge. Is this normal before a period?

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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I have never had intercourse. Is brown streaks with white creamy discharge before period normal?

I have never had intercourse. Is brown streaks with white creamy discharge before period normal?

Vaginal discharge: Yes, this can be normal. If you have pain or odor or other urinary symptoms then your doctor should see you. ...Read more

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Is white discharge a day before period starts normal?

Is white discharge a day before period starts normal?

A woman has: Vaginal secretions through out her menstrual cycle. There is nothing necessarily wrong with white d/c before your period. However, a clumpy (cottage cheese- like), white, non- odorous discharge associated w itching, burning, swelling or redness can be due to yeast infections.If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with >. ...Read more

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21 days before period, and my white discharge completely stopped, why? Is it or normal?

21 days before period, and my white discharge completely stopped, why? Is it or normal?

Discharge.: Leukorrhea is a clear to white vaginal discharge made up of vaginal secretions, debris and dead white blood cells. It does not have an odor, cause burning, pain, itching or redness. It is normal for the consistency and amount to change throughout your menstrual cycle. For instance, there is more when ovulating or pregnant. By discharges that are symptomatic should be medically checked. Take care. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have white discharge or even feel wet a week before period? Are we supposed to feel dry at this moment?

Is it normal to have white discharge or even feel wet a week before period? Are we supposed to feel dry at this moment?

DISCHARGE: It depends on what kind of vaginal discharge you have. If colored itcan be trichomonas or bacterial infection . Monilial are like cottage cheese appearance. Your discharge is white so it is normal. ...Read more

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Days before period and extremely thick white discharge.. Normal?

Days before period and extremely thick white discharge.. Normal?

Possible: A white discharge is likely normal and the vaginal discharge is usually thicker just before the period starts. ...Read more

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Is it normal to be very wet with white discharge 8days before period? (no STD of that sort)

Is it normal to be very wet  with  white discharge 8days before period? (no STD of that sort)

No: Typically your cervical mucus will be thick and not profuse in the second half of your cycle. If you are noticing a dramatic increase in the amount of vaginal discharge, see your gynecologist for further evaluation. For more info www.Askyourgynecologist.Org. ...Read more

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I am having white discharge before period?

I am having white discharge before period?

May be normal: The vaginal discharge will typically wax and wane with the cycle. If you almost always notice an increased discharge before your period, it is probably normal for you. ...Read more

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Period 12 days late, more white discharge than normal, negative pg test. Causes??

Period 12 days late, more white discharge than normal, negative pg test. Causes??

Pregnancy test: Most home pregnancy tests will detect a pregnancy as early as 10 days or so after a missed period. If it was negative, you should recheck the test within a week, just in case you checked too soon. Occasionally discharge will change right before your period as well. ...Read more

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I have white discharge but i don't get my period. Is that normal ?

I have white discharge but i don't get my period. Is that normal ?

No: Normal, no. Common, yes. Women with anovulatory cycles (without producing eggs) have irregular cycle length--or miss periods. The most common cause of this is pcos, which is associated with being over weight, abnormal hair growth, and abnormalities of blood sugar. White discharge can be caused by many things, but high blood sugar is one of them. ...Read more

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White discharge right before period?

White discharge right before period?

Progesterone: Every month? Progesterone levels increase the week before cycles and can effect discharge changing it. A natural process. Wt changes can effect the balances of these hormones and thus the discharge. Some women will have cravings for sugar the week before cycle and this can effect the discharge as well. ...Read more

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What causes women to get thick creamy white discharge 1 week before period is due?

What causes women to get thick creamy white discharge 1 week before period is due?

Discharge is normal: It's normal for a woman to have discharge every day. Discharge typically changes in consistency through cycle based on changes in hormones. So long as discharge doesn't itch or smell fishy, it's okay. Sometimes when women have copious amount of discharge it can be a sign of a bacterial infection. If you're worried, see doc for check up! ...Read more

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My girlfriend is having thick white discharge two weeks before period. What does this mean?

My girlfriend is having thick white discharge two weeks before period. What does this mean?

Possible Yeast Infec: This could be a yeast infection that would require antibiotics to clear out. Have her see her doctor. ...Read more