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Milky vaginal discharge normal?

Milky vaginal discharge normal?

Yes: Mild white vaginal discharge is normal and is due to hormonal changes in a woman's body. If your discharge becomes copious, foul smelling, or greenish, this could be a sign of infection. In that case it would be best to see a doctor. ...Read more

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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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Is white milky vaginal discharge normal?

Probably not normal: Any new, abnormal, or unexplained vaginal discharge should be professionally evaluated. There are many possible causes, from infections to hormonal problems and others. "Milky" suggests bacterial vaginosis, an overgrowth of mostly normal bacteria, especailly if there is odor. STDs also are possible if at risk. See your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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Greenish-yellow vaginal discharge.Is this normal?

Greenish-yellow vaginal discharge.Is this normal?

Vaginal discharge: 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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Clear thinsticky vaginal discharge normal?

Clear thinsticky vaginal discharge normal?

Vaginal secretions: Leukorrhea is normal vaginal discharge (d/c). D/c is composed of cellular debris, vaginal secretions ; bacteria ; is stimulated by ^ vaginal blood flow ; ^ estrogen. D/c ^ is seen w ovulation (clear ; like uncooked egg whites), clear/watery or white d/c both occur during menstrual cycle.; pregnancy (white/ milky). It can be thin or thick ; white to yellowish. Leukorrhea usually doesn't cause an. ...Read more

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Yellowish brownish vaginal discharge with odor?

Yellowish brownish vaginal discharge with odor?

Infection. Get tests: From the color description, old blood be present especially if this is near the time you ended your period. However, you may have a sexually transmitted infection. Get tested for chlamidia, gonorrhea, syphilis, hiv. Also be checked for bacterial vaginosis. Visual examination to check for vaginal/cervical trauma. See your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Is yellow vaginal discharge normal during pregnancy?

Is yellow vaginal discharge normal during pregnancy?

Can be, but...: Hormone changes during pregnancy make us produce much more mucus everywhere, so increased vaginal discharge is common. But also more prone to infection, so if itching, redness, odor or pain, see your doc to get checked for yeast, BV or other infection. ...Read more

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Is vaginal discharge normal everyday?

Yes... physiological: A physiological vaginal discharge is normal, does not usually smell and is clear, or milky-white in colour. It can change in character or quantity during your monthly cycle or after sex. Significant change in quantity or appearance can be due to other causes. Non STD; Bacterial Vaginosis and Thrush. STD causes; Chlamydia, Gonorrhoea, Trichomonas. See your Dr if you have troublesome discharge. ...Read more

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Is yellow vaginal discharge normal everyday

Is yellow  vaginal discharge normal everyday

Vaginal Discharge: This should not be happening to you and i would recommend urgently that you get to see a good trustworthy health care provider. I am worried of a retained tampon or other product used for your menstrual periods or an infection. This should not be ignored. ...Read more

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I am experiencing vaginal odor and abnormal vaginal discharge (quality: cheesy discharge) .

I am experiencing  vaginal odor and abnormal vaginal discharge (quality: cheesy discharge) .

Various causes: 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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Is brown vaginal discharge concerning?

Is brown vaginal discharge concerning?

Sounds normal!: During periods, we shed the inner lining of the uterus -- the endometrium -- if we're not pregnant. Sometimes that shed layer may not come out for a day or two & can turn brown. So can be normal; why it changed, i can't say. If you are having low pelvic pain, the discharge is unusually foul smelling, or your have a fever, though, it could be an infection -- then see an ob/gyn! good luck! ...Read more

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I am experiencing abnormal vaginal discharge (quality: cheesy discharge) , abnormal vaginal bleeding, vaginal itching, incontinence, thick mucus d...

I am experiencing  abnormal vaginal discharge (quality: cheesy discharge) , abnormal vaginal bleeding, vaginal itching, incontinence, thick mucus d...

Infection: Symptoms like cheesy discharge, abnormal vaginal bleeding, vaginal itching, thick mucus and leakage of urine are consistent with an infection, e.g., yeast plus other bacteria, of the vagina and the bladder. Consulting a doctor may be helpful to sort things out. ...Read more

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Is transparent vaginal discharge normal before period?

Is transparent vaginal discharge normal before period?

Your past history: Use your past as a guide. Is the discharge the same as you always have before your period or is this a new problem for you? If you always have this problem every month since you have been having periods then its likely normal. If you have never had this before then it is likely not normal and would require an exam and testing to determine the cause and treatment. ...Read more

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Yellow vaginal discharge no odor?

?: The only way to be sure would be to go to your doctor for tests and to look at the discharge under the microscope. ...Read more

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Is milky white vaginal discharge normal? No smell no itchiness or redness just milky white discharge?

Is milky white vaginal discharge normal? No smell no itchiness  or redness just milky white discharge?

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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White clumpy and odourless vagina discharge is?

Possibly Yeast.: A clumpy (cottage cheese- like), white, non- odorous discharge associated w itching, burning, swelling or redness can be due to yeast infections. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more

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What does vaginal itching & white odorless milky discharge?

Yeast infection : White discharge is often a sign of a yeast infection with candida. Seeing a physician is recommended. ...Read more

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I am experiencing abnormal vaginal discharge (quality: cheesy discharge) .

I am experiencing  abnormal vaginal discharge (quality: cheesy discharge) .

Various causes: 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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Milky vaginal discharge normal?

Yes: Mild white vaginal discharge is normal and is due to hormonal changes in a woman's body. If your discharge becomes copious, foul smelling, or greenish, this could be a sign of infection. In that case it would be best to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Is white milky vaginal discharge normal?

Probably not normal: Any new, abnormal, or unexplained vaginal discharge should be professionally evaluated. There are many possible causes, from infections to hormonal problems and others. "Milky" suggests bacterial vaginosis, an overgrowth of mostly normal bacteria, especailly if there is odor. STDs also are possible if at risk. See your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is milky white vaginal discharge normal? No smell no itchiness or redness just milky white discharge?

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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What does it mean when you have creamy, pasty, non-stretchy, milky white vaginal discharge? Is it normal?

What does it mean when you have creamy, pasty, non-stretchy, milky white vaginal discharge? Is it normal?

Could be: The symptoms you are describing are non-specific (e.g. can be related to a variety of scenarios, including normal vaginal discharge). Be vigilant for the development of odor (e.g. fishy, musty, etc...), yellowish color, clumpy/cottage cheese texture among other changes (e.g. vaginal itching). Such changes usually herald an infection of some sort. ...Read more

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I have had a white milky vaginal discharge for the past couple of days. Seems like alot will come out while I am using the bathroom. is this normal?

I have had a white milky vaginal discharge for the past couple of days. Seems like alot will come out while I am using the bathroom.  is this normal?

Various reasons: 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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Is vaginal discharge in a virgin normal? Milky white and does it have any connection with periods? Please tell in details, thanks.

Yes: A young woman has discharge every day. It's varies depending on where she's at in her cycle. The discharge is commonly thicker save for around the time of ovulation when it becomes thinner. If there's no foul smell from the vagina, nor any itching then there typically isn't a bacterial or yeast infection. ...Read more

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Postmeno have milky vaginal discharge & when look with mirror it is at vag opening only. No itch/burn/smell just annoying. Not there daily. Normal?

Well: Unless this is your normal mucus discharge that you have every cycle this is not normal. For specific advice and treatment recommend you see a primary care physician or obstetrician gynecologist for exam diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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What causes milky white frothy vaginal discharge? No smell or pain and its slippery?

What causes milky white frothy vaginal discharge? No smell or pain and its slippery?

Vaginal Infection: Hi, you really need to be examined. It is most likely a yeast infection that can usually be easily treated. That said, you may have more than one infection at a time so, again, good to have an exam. ...Read more

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What does creamy/milky white vaginal discharge mean?

Normal: It's normal to have clear discharge and normal to have white cloudy discharge. The consistency and color of the discharge is affected by hormones, diet, exercise, sleep, and products that are placed in vagina (sex, lubricants, etc). Typically, discharge mid-cycle is clearer than at either end of the cycle, but not always. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Help! there's white milky vaginal discharge, what could it be?

Uncertain: Leukorrhea is normal vaginal discharge (D/C). D/C is composed of cellular debris, vaginal secretions & bacteria & is stimulated by ^ vaginal blood flow & ^ estrogen. D/C ^ is seen w ovulation (Clear & like uncooked egg whites), Clear/watery or white d/c both occur during menstrual cycle.& pregnancy (white/ milky). It can be thin or thick & white to yellowish. Leukorrhea usually doesn't cause an ...Read more

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What can cause milky white vaginal discharge for years on end?

What can cause milky white vaginal discharge for years on end?

Normal vaginal d/c: Unless there is yeast, bv, or trich present, your secretions are physiologic, a fancy word for normal. See you gyn doctor if you have itching or bad odor. Make sure you are getting routine gyn care. ...Read more

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I was wondering what does white thin milky like vaginal discharge mean?

Variable: Leukorrhea is normal vaginal discharge (D/C). D/C is composed of cellular debris, vaginal secretions & bacteria & is stimulated by ^ vaginal blood flow & ^ estrogen. D/C ^ is seen w ovulation (Clear & like uncooked egg whites), Clear/watery or white d/c both occur during menstrual cycle.& pregnancy (white/ milky). It can be thin or thick & white to yellowish. Leukorrhea usually doesn't cause an ...Read more

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My vaginal discharge has a funny odor to it and its starting to become milky. I'm a very clean woman. What does this mean?

Needs analysis: A few things commonly can occur. Physiologic discharge (ie normal discharge) it might be yeast. It could be a bacteria, gardernella (ie bacterial vaginosis) sometimes sexually transmitted diseases can cause discharge. Ultimately, the discharge needs to be analyzed to properly diagnose and treat. Good luck! ...Read more

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Ive had leaky milky vaginal discharge for about 2 months now. I experience a little pain from time to time? Went to ER and nothing? Very concerned.

Ive had leaky milky vaginal discharge for about 2 months now. I experience a little pain from time to time? Went to ER and nothing? Very concerned.

Vaginal discharge: You probably have some type of infection e.g. yeast overgrowth. or bactteria (BA) iDoes the discharge sometimes have milky curds in it. Does it have an odor? Have you been on antibiotics lately? Are your periods normal. Are you having unprotected intercourse or exposure to a partner that may have an infection? What did they do for you in the ER. Did they do a pelvic exam and do tests for STD ...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 am experiencing milky white watery vaginal discharge. I have no other symptoms beyond the discharge. It sometimes soaks my panties ?

Evaluation: It may be infection, it may be from a hygeine change, it could be related to a new pregnancy. Only way to know is to have your physician or gynecologist take a look at it. ...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