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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

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