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Can a light pink discharge mean a yeast infection?

Can a light pink discharge mean a yeast infection?

Not typically: While a light pink discharge can be a sign of a vaginal or cervical infection, it is not typically seen with a yeast infection. ...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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Can a yeast infection give you a bloody/ pink discharge?

Can a yeast infection give you a bloody/ pink discharge?

Yeast: Yeast infection often causes a thick white discharge and itching, but not usually bleeding or pink color discharge. ...Read more

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Why would i have a pink discharge after a yeast infection?

Why would  i have a pink discharge after a yeast infection?

Probably not yeast: Yeast infections typically do not cause colored discharge. Pink suggests possible bleeding, which could happen with severe yeast (with vulvar fissures, sores, etc) -- but not "after" a yeast infection is gone. You might have something else, such as an STD if at risk. In any case, recheck with your doctor soon and follow her advice. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a light pink discharge after taking fluconzole for yeast infection? I took it friday and its sunday and have pink discharge.

Is it normal to have a light pink discharge after taking fluconzole for yeast infection?  I took it friday and its sunday and have pink discharge.

Not really: Fluconazole is a antifungal medication usage treat for for variety of fungal or yeast infection(s). However, the medication is metabolized in the liver, and can interfere with other medications metabolized to the cytochrome P450 system in the liver, causing increase bleeding risk or bruising. Consult your physician if you have persistent abnormal vaginal discharge. ...Read more

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Pregnant took yeast infection pill next day pink discharge?

Likely normal: Occasional pink discharge is common in pregnancy. However, if it persists it may need evaluation. ...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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Is it a yeast infection? I have a cottage cheese like discharge with a slight pink hue

Even : Even though the "classic" description of a yeast infection is a cottage cheese-like discharge, without examining you and looking at your discharge under a microscope, i can't say for certain what you have. You should either see your doctor or go see a ob/gyn doctor. 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 just be leukorrhea which is normal, white discharge. 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 if there is something wrong. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have been treating a yeast infection with store bought 3 day treatment, my symptoms are clearing; I had a small amount of pink discharge. Normal?

Yeast Infection: The pink discharge does not sound worrisome right now. If your symptoms are clearing, you should be fine. I am wondering why you have the yeast infection to begin with. If you recently took antibiotics, then that is a common cause. The more troublesome cause is high blood sugar or diabetes, which decreases your immune system. ...Read more

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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


Yeast (Definition)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable ...Read more