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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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Itchy lower vagina and anus, not constant. I've seen my dr and taken meds nothing helps. I have a lot of normal vaginal discharge, is this causing it?

Itchy lower vagina and anus, not constant. I've seen my dr and taken meds nothing helps. I have a lot of normal vaginal discharge, is this causing it?

It could be: It could be causing the itching by an infected discharge running over the vulva and anus. Have your MD re examine for the same, and if reluctant get a 2nd opinion from a GYN MD. ...Read more

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I had protected sex w/ female a week ago & have started to notice a slight itchy feeling on & around anus. Also have odor from genitals. No discharge?

I had protected sex w/ female a week ago & have started to notice a slight itchy feeling on & around anus. Also have odor from genitals. No discharge?

STD and protection: Sean, I assume that the protection was likely a condom. While condoms offer a good deal of protection from most STDs, and they certainly helped prevent pregnancy, they cannot protect you from all secretions and potential viral and bacterial contact. One week is early and typically, it may take two weeks before other symptoms are noted. I would have an evaluation particularly if contact unknown ...Read more

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Suffering from both type of piles, from 3 days mucus is discharging and pain,itchy and fat lump outside anus(external) permanently, How to Stop Mucus?

Suffering from both type of piles, from 3 days mucus is discharging and pain,itchy and fat lump outside anus(external) permanently, How to Stop Mucus?

Healthy food: Eat a sweet potato daily. Consume 2 tbsp psyllium husk (Isabgol). Use milk of magnesia 1-2 tbsp/day until symptoms resolve. See your doctor if symptoms don't improve in 2 days; sooner if worse or severe. ...Read more

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Large lump starting at anus and goes all the way up to the start of scrotum. No itchiness or discharge. Painful?

Large lump starting at anus and goes all the way up to the start of scrotum. No itchiness or discharge. Painful?

It is painful?: If it is painful, it is very likely to be an abscess - a collection of pus under the skin. Start with soaking and ice, but if this gets bigger, more painful, red, or starts to weep, you will need to see a physician. If this is an abscess, it will need to be opened. Also could be thrombosed hemorrhoid. That will get better with time, soaking, and ice. ...Read more

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What causes ocasionaly peeling of penis skin and itchy urethra after unprotected fellatio? No discharge, sometimes itchy anus. Urine tests negative.

What causes ocasionaly peeling of penis skin and itchy urethra after unprotected fellatio?  No discharge, sometimes itchy anus. Urine tests negative.

Problems: Two things: 1: Please don't have any sex with either a woman or a man for at least two months. 2: If the skin and itching is a problem please make an appointment to see your doctor. Hope all goes well. ...Read more

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About an inch above my anus is very red, itchy, burning with a smelly discharge. Doctor ruled out genital herpes after a swab test but now it is worse?

About an inch above my anus is very red, itchy, burning with a smelly discharge. Doctor ruled out genital herpes after a swab test but now it is worse?

Maybe a fistula: Could be a peri-anal fistula, which is a communication between the inside of the anus and the skin, thought it be caused by a small abscess on the inside. This is treated by a colorectal surgeon, and there are various techniques available. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Can bacteria vaginitis and yeast cause anus to smell bad have a fishy discharge & itchy vulua for months now I wipe &put soap when shower and later on my anus still smell also vagina smell so bad it leaves my panties with brown stain moist what is it?

Can bacteria vaginitis and yeast cause anus to smell bad have a fishy discharge & itchy vulua for months now I wipe &put soap when shower and later on my anus still smell also vagina smell so bad it leaves my panties with brown stain moist what is it?

Need to be treated.: You have an infection called Bacterial Vaginosis. This gives a discharge like rotten eggs. It probably has spread to the ano-rectal area. You need to see a family doctor or Ob/Gyn to check and test in. This infection can easily be treated with antibiotic. ...Read more

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Constant itchy/sore anus, painful bowel movement and urination, strong smelling discharge, been going on for 4 days. What is this? I'm very worried

Constant itchy/sore anus, painful bowel movement and urination, strong smelling discharge, been going on for 4 days. What is this? I'm very worried

Needs exam &culture: Strong smelling discharge needs to be evaluated with a culture and if you are sexually active to rule out STD. The painful urination point towards a Urinary Infection and sore and itchy anus might be due to Hemorroids or anal fissure. I suggest you consult your doctor asap or go to ER and get checked and get appropriate tests and trestment as indicated ...Read more

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Symptoms : very itchy anus , vaginal odour+itch+burning sensation, watery white sometimes yellow discharge, inner thigh itchy rash and small blisters?

Symptoms : very itchy anus , vaginal odour+itch+burning sensation, watery white sometimes yellow discharge, inner thigh itchy rash and small blisters?

Yeast: This sounds like a bad yeast infection with regard to the itching and watery / white discharge. Given the presence of actual blisters and odor, there might be additional infections that need to be evaluated in person with an exam. ...Read more

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Change in vaginal discharge, blood in stool, itchy anus, faint vaginal odor, peeling on labia major, brusing & dryness after excretion?

Change in vaginal discharge, blood in stool, itchy anus, faint vaginal odor, peeling on labia major, brusing & dryness after excretion?

Possible infection: You should see your gynecologist to see if you have an infection. Your stool can be analyzed to see if anything is in there that needs to be treated. ...Read more

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Can fungus cause anal clear itchy discharge?

Can fungus cause anal clear itchy discharge?

Yeast seems unlikely: This may be possible, but I doubt yeast is the most likely explanation. Some other infection or inflammatory bowel disease may be more likely. If you are the receptive partner in anal sex, and if at risk for STDs, gonorrhea or chlamydia are possible, or possibly herpes but less likely without substantial pain. Rectal cancer could do it. The main thing is to see a doctor and take it from there. ...Read more

Anus (Definition)

The anus is the opening of the rectum, through which stool and flatus are passed. The anal canal is about an inch in length, and is ...Read more