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Hi, I am having a light pink discharge since day before yesterday and itchy. It is very thick. At first it was white but now pink. It is 4 days now?

Hi, I am having a light pink discharge since day before yesterday and itchy. It is very thick. At first it was white but now pink. It is 4 days now?

Yeast infection: This could be a yeast infection that has caused some irritation leading to the change from thick white to pink. There may be other vaginal infections that this could be as well. You could try an over-the-counter yeast infection medication, but you may also wish to see your physician to be tested for specific infections and have a specific treatment prescribed. ...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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I am experiencing itchiness in my vaginal area along with pink discharge and some brown as well. I noticed a distinct metal odor as well.

I am experiencing itchiness in my vaginal area along with pink discharge and some brown as well. I noticed a distinct metal odor as well.

May be normal: You could have a physiologic discharge related to your menstrual cycle. The metal odor and pink discharge may be small amount of blood that you are sensing. However, any discharge that is out of the ordinary for you should be checked out as it may also be a sign of an infection. ...Read more

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What to do if I have pink eyeredness,itchiness,discharge from the eyeeverything. I got sent home early today from school. should I go tomorrow?

What to do if I have pink eyeredness,itchiness,discharge from the eyeeverything. I got sent home early today from school. should I go tomorrow?

Bact. conjunctivitis: Sounds like a bacterial infection of your eye. Generally very contagious, that's why you got sent home. Warm compressed and baby shampoo might help, but usually an antibiotic ointment or solution is needed. ...Read more

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The outside of my vagina (not where the hair grows) pink area is itchy. No unusual smell or discharge or spots. I do douche?

The outside of my vagina (not where the hair grows) pink area is itchy. No unusual smell or discharge or spots. I do douche?

Don't douche: First don't douche. The vagina does a great job cleaning itself and you don't need to douche. Douching will only make the healthy normal flora of the vagina off. Second the two most common causes of itching are contact dermatitis and yeast infection. If you are using any new products then stop doing so and see if this makes a difference. ...Read more

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Missed period. Itchy thick light pink discharge 6 days after period is due.

Missed period. Itchy thick light pink discharge 6 days after period is due.

Late period: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections, hormonal changes, polyps and fibroids can cause spotting. If concerned for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule visit ...Read more

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Eyes: Itchy, red, swollen, tearing (no abnor. discharge). Worse in right eye. Occurred 1 day last week, went away and is back. Allergic or Pink eye?

Eyes: Itchy, red, swollen, tearing (no abnor. discharge). Worse in right eye. Occurred 1 day last week, went away and is back. Allergic or Pink eye?

Consult with us : To help determine cause. If gets worse before better with cold ice packs and cold non preserved artificial tears, it can be from a virus which can take 2 wks to resolve without help. ...Read more