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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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I have vaginal discharge that it yelloish in color and is thick and can be very itchy. What can I do to cure this?

I have vaginal discharge that it yelloish in color and is thick and can be very itchy. What can I do to cure this?

Exam: Have a doctor evaluate you for this first to find out what is causing the problem, e.g. Bacterial vaginosis, yeast, other infections. This way they can provide the appropriate treatment for you. Best of luck. ...Read more

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What are the causes of smelly vaginal discharge. How would it treated? Its itchy...Sometimes there is a green or white discharge

What are the causes of smelly vaginal discharge. How would it treated? Its itchy...Sometimes there is a green or white discharge

Doctor can evaluate: A primary care doctor can evaluate to see if there is an overgrowth of unfriendly bacteria or too much yeast. An odor is often due to those causes, and may be associated with things that alter the ph (acidity) and change the natural environment inside the vagina (such as having sex and getting semen in there). ...Read more

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I have constant milklike vaginal discharge that is a little itchy. How can I make it stop. I don't have insurance to go to doctors.

I have constant milklike vaginal discharge that is a little itchy. How can I make it stop. I don't have insurance to go to doctors.

Possible yeast: First try over the counter yeast medication for a possible yeast infection. If that doesn't work try seeing a doctor at a free health clinic. ...Read more

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I have vaginal discharge, it looks like thick white but it doesn't smell bad and I don't feel any itchy thing or something. What does it mean?

I have vaginal discharge, it looks like thick white but it doesn't smell bad and I don't feel any itchy thing or something. What does it mean?

Discharge: Sounds like a change in normal vaginal secretions without infection. Usually there is itching, odor or irritation with vaginitis, but if its unusual, then get checked by a gyn. ...Read more

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I have a smelly vaginal discharge. The color varies from white, clear or even yellowish that is thick. It's not itchy or painful. Is it still normal?

I have a smelly vaginal discharge. The color varies from white, clear or even yellowish that is thick. It's not itchy or painful. Is it still normal?

Exam: There are several causes of bad smelling vaginal discharge and testing is needed to determine the cause and treatment. The most likely is bacterial vaginosis. Bacterial vaginosis is an overgrowth of normal vaginal bacteria. It causes a watery discharge with a fishy odor. It is not sexually transmitted and your partner does not require treatment. It is treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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I an 27 years old and do not produce vaginal discharge, I have no problems with this nor any Itchy symptoms so why am I not producing if I should be?

Normal: Not sure if you are referring to vaginal discharge or lubrication produced during sexual arousal. No visible vaginal discharge is normal. If you have less than desired lubrication with sexual arousal, over the counter vaginal lubricants can help. ...Read more

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I am experiencing abnormal vaginal discharge (quality: itchiness). immediatly after protected sex?

I am experiencing abnormal vaginal discharge (quality: itchiness). immediatly after protected sex?

Vaginal Discharge: When was your last menses? Have you been evaluated for yeast infections & STDs? Consult with us to help determine if you are having a yeast infection, urinary tract infection or something more serious. ...Read more

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What is it if you have a little bit of white vaginal discharge and its a little itchy, no smell though?

What is it if you have a little bit of white vaginal discharge and its a little itchy, no smell though?

It could be yeast...: A thick white discharge is a classic sign of a yeast infection but not all white discharges are yeast. A thin white discharge may be physiologic (normal). If you have had a yeast infection in the past and have itching and symptoms that make you think it is the same thing, you can treat it with an otc like monostat. If it doesn't improve or you are uncertain what it is see a gynecologist. ...Read more

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More vaginal discharge than normal and slight itchiness and pain. Haven't had sexual activity in a while so what could be wrong?

Sounds like: Sounds like a vaginal infection, possibly bacterial vaginosis or a yeast infection. Could try self-treating with an otc yeast preparation, if no relief, then you should see your doctor for a definitive diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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How much/what kind of vaginal discharge is normal? I've been having a lot of creamy white discharge lately. No smell and sometimes itchy.

How much/what kind of vaginal discharge is normal? I've been having a lot of creamy white discharge lately. No smell and sometimes itchy.

Discharge can vary: Vaginal discharge can differ in amount, consistency and appearance during your cycle. Water intake, decongestants, etc. The important thing is, itching, burring, malodorousness- all are signs of infection- see your physician. ...Read more

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In the past couple of months I've been getting a thick yellow vaginal discharge and I'm also sometimes itchy there, I'm a virgin, what could this be?

Vaginal discharge: Often common with hormonal regulation to get
discharge that's itchy. Sits baths are helpful and
good hygiene, no bubble baths and or detergents.
You can use Mycology ointment or mono stat to reduce
the yeast there and symptoms of itch. See GYN MD if persists or worsens. ...Read more

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Over 2 years sometimes I get thick vaginal discharge which looks a bit yellowish/green, has a bad smell and is at times itchy. I am 17 and am a virgin?

Over 2 years sometimes I get thick vaginal discharge which looks a bit yellowish/green, has a bad smell and is at times itchy. I am 17 and am a virgin?

Virgins can get: vaginal infections. Two of the most common vaginal infections are NOT transmitted by sex. Rather they're a result of an imbalance in the normal vaginal environment. Some women just by nature have more vaginal secretions than others. Since you're so young etc., it's best that a doctor exam you and test the discharge next time it flairs up. Best wishes. Dr. Anne ...Read more

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Is thick vaginal discharge something to worry about if it's after you should have ovulated but there are no other symptoms such as itchiness, odor etc?

Thick white dx: Studies show stress, menses can cause a yeast infection. Sometimes I find in my practice women do not notice the odor associated with BV but a physician might. See your PCP or OB for an exam. ACOG recommends women with new discharge or odor get an exam. BV and yeast infections often coexist. Good luck. ...Read more

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What can it be? I have had vaginal discharge that looks creamy white and also I started getting some bumps in my vaginal area that are itchy and really uncomfortable

What can it be? I have had vaginal discharge that looks creamy white and also I started getting some bumps in my vaginal area that are itchy and really uncomfortable

Your: Your symptoms could be any one of a number of things including a yeast infection, bacterial vaginosis, trichamonas, or some other infection or it could be something more rare such as a vaginal dermatits. You need a complete gyne exam with cultures and examination of your vaginal fluid. By doing all of this, hopefully your doctor will figure out what is causing your symptoms and be able to treat you appropriately. Good luck! ...Read more

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Yellow vaginal discharge with blood no pain no itchiness is it normal??

Not normal: You may have a bacterial vaginal infection. I recommend that you have a gynecologist examine, diagnose, and treat you. ...Read more

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I am having a milky, white, odorless vaginal discharge. Its not burning or itchy. What could this be?

I am having a milky, white, odorless vaginal discharge. Its not burning or itchy. What could this be?

Exam and 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 been having a lot of watery vaginal discharge it does not smell but it gets itchy every once in a while I am a little scared?

I have been having a lot of watery vaginal discharge it does not smell but it gets itchy every once in a while I am a little scared?

Possible Vaginitis: Vagininits (vaginal infection) is very common and not something to be scared about. Please make an appt to see your personal physician or gynecologist for proper examination and treatment. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have had increased vaginal discharge that is white clear and has a strange odor no itchiness or redness what can I do to get rid of this?

Normal discharge: White to clear discharge is normal. As you progress through your cycle your vaginal discharge changes. At times it will be thinner or thicker depending on the time in your cycle. No medication needed as there is no infection. ...Read more

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I have very itchy thighs and vagina with vaginal discharge. What could it be?

I have very itchy thighs and vagina with vaginal discharge. What could it be?

Discharge must stop: Skin irritation is a direct result of the discharge. Yeast infection can cause this reaction. Other causes of discharge vaginally need to be examined. Ob-gyn visit. ...Read more

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For a while now, I've been getting a yellow vaginal discharge and I'm also itchy there sometimes. It also has a slight musky smell, I'm a virgin.

For a while now, I've been getting a yellow vaginal discharge and I'm also itchy there sometimes. It also has a slight musky smell, I'm a virgin.

Need culture: You need to see a live doctor, such as a gyn, to have culture done to see what is causing the infection. Not always sexually transmitted. Have you had treatment? I would put you on cipro or flagyl. ...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