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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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Quite a bit of white/milky watery vaginal discharge with no pain and no strong odor or itching. Had a UTI over a month ago. ?

Quite a bit of white/milky watery vaginal discharge with no pain and no strong odor or itching. Had a UTI over a month ago. ?

Possible yeast: If you were treated with an antibiotic for the UTI, the most likely cause of a white vaginal discharge is a fungal overgrowth in the vaginal canal. The should respond to one of the OTC anti fungal vaginal creams used for a week, such as gyne-lotrimin. If the problem persists, see your family physician or gynecologist. ...Read more

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Im on cycle day 63. Usually, my cycle only lasts 32-43 days. I took a test last thursday but the result was negative. Im having a lot of white milky discharge. Sometimes stretchy, sometimes watery. Please help to shed some insights.

Im on cycle day 63. Usually, my cycle only lasts 32-43 days. I took a test last thursday but the result was negative. Im having a lot of white milky discharge. Sometimes stretchy, sometimes watery. Please help to shed some insights.

Different problems: Vaginal discharge can be caused by hormonal changes, yeast, bacterial vaginosis and several sexually transmitted diseases. An exam and testing is needed to determine the cause and treatment. Irregular periods are one of the most common reasons people see an Obgyn. An exam and testing can be done to determine the cause and the treatment. ...Read more

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Is white discharge milky and watery common and safe in early pregnancy?

Is white discharge milky and  watery common and safe in early pregnancy?

Get checked: Pregnant often have more vaginal discharge from all the hormonal changes. Infections like yeast and bacterial vaginosis are also more common. Sometimes pregnant women leak a small amount of urine during intercourse too. All of these are easy to check for in an office visit. ...Read more

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I have been having a discharge that is sometimes watery, milky, or paste-like depending on the time of month. It sometimes has an odor. Is this normal?

I have been having a discharge that is sometimes watery, milky, or paste-like depending on the time of month. It sometimes has an odor. Is this normal?

Bacterial vaginosis?: This probabl isn't normal. The most common cause of increased vaginal discharge with strong odor (often "fishy") is bacterial vaginosis, and "milky" discharge also is typical. BV is an overgrowth of mostly normal bacteria. Trichomonas, an STD, can cause the same symptoms. In any case, this should be easy to diagnose and treat; see your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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What of you have clear stretchy discharge than itchange to milky watery thin discharge guy been cuming in you the whole 3 weeks even after my cycle ?

What of you have clear stretchy discharge than itchange to milky watery thin discharge guy been cuming in you the whole 3 weeks even after my cycle ?

Vaginal discharge: You should definitely take a pregnancy test as indicated by other physicians, but more importantly if you are having burning, smelly discharge or rash, you should be evaluated for std. ...Read more

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Have a watery milky discharge a few daysadays ago it was pink and milky what couldicould it mean some irritation?

Have a watery milky discharge a few daysadays ago it was pink and milky what couldicould it mean some irritation?

From what?: Hi. Sorry, but I hate to assume things. Discharges can come from breasts, vagina, anus, any wound or sore. You get the point. We're here to help, but not to guess. Please be more specific. Good luck! ...Read more

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Drainage (Definition)

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