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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 it normal for someone to have vaginal discharge?

Is it normal for someone to have vaginal discharge?

Yes: A clear or white discharge is normal. The amount can vary with the menstrual cycle, usually being thinner and more noticeable at mid cycle near the time of ovulation. If there is a foul odor, pain, or itching and irritation - a medical evaluation is needed. ...Read more

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Is vaginal discharge normal everyday?

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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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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Vaginal discharge 5 days before period? Normal?

Vaginal discharge 5 days before period? Normal?

Not likely: Some discharges normal as a woman goes through her menstrual cycle. If this is not a normal pattern for you though then this discharge is not likely normal. Schedule a visit for testing. ...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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Is it normal for vaginal discharge to be very light yellow in color?

Is it normal for vaginal discharge to be very light yellow in color?

Needs 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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How come I had yellow vaginal discharge for 3 days? Is that normal?

How come I had yellow vaginal discharge for 3 days? Is that normal?

Probably not: It is probably not normal but Also it does not mean it is un common or that it is life threatening. Avoid douching, cosmétic soaps /lotions and go see your doctor. Depending on the cause is the discharge a diagnosis and treatment plan can be made. ...Read more

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I am 36 weeks and 5 days I am having vaginal discharge is that normal?

I am 36 weeks and 5 days I am having vaginal discharge is that normal?

Call your doctor: Increased vaginal discharge is very common towards the end of the pregnancy but you should touch base with your doctor. ...Read more

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Vaginal discharge, changing all the time, no itching. Can it be normal?

Vaginal discharge, changing all the time, no itching. Can it be normal?

Cyclic discharge: Vaginal discharge is dynamic and hormonally dependent. The first part of the cycle could be yellowish, turning to clear mucosy mid cycle, then white during the premenstrual phase. Some women have more discharge than others, but there should not be an odor or itching with these discharge. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a brown thick vaginal discharge after having a baby?

Is it normal to have a brown thick vaginal discharge after having a baby?

Yes: After having a baby you can have vaginal bleeding and discharge for up to 6 weeks and be normal. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have thick, white vaginal discharge after the period stops?

Do you usually?: Do you usually have this after your period? Use your past history of periods to determine if this is normal for you. If this is new for you then it's probably not normal and warrants evaluation. ...Read more

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Had clear/white vaginal discharge after spotting for 5days. Is this normal?

Had clear/white vaginal discharge after spotting for 5days. Is this normal?

It can be: Clear/white vaginal discharge can be normal, often times indicating ovulation. It can also occur while on various hormonal contraceptives. However if the discharge is accompanied by an odor or itching/discomfort, it may be an infection. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have white thick sticky odourless vaginal discharge after 6 days of period?

Yes: It's normal for women to have discharge every day of their cycle. If the discharge doesn't smell foul and there's no itching than it's likely normal discharge. ...Read more

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Having clear, odorless vaginal discharge, no discomford is that normal? Could it be an infection?

Having clear, odorless vaginal discharge, no discomford is that normal? Could it be an infection?

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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I have thick pink vaginal discharge am I just spotting, is this normal or is there something wrong?

I have thick pink vaginal discharge am I just spotting, is this normal or is there something wrong?

Take a test: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have vaginal discharge everyday? It's clear but dries yellow and doesn't have an odor.

Depends: Women can have a normal vaginal discharge called leukocytosis. It can range from clear to white. It has no odor and does not cause redness, itching or pain. It may dry to a light tan or a light yellow on underwear. ...Read more

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Hello, I have a lot of watery vaginal discharge, recently it's been a shade of light pink. Is that normal?

Itches or Odor?: If it itches or has an odor then it is abnormal and a possible infection. If you still have concerns see your MD for examination of the discharge. ...Read more

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My vaginal discharge is different than usual. It has the consistency of eggwhites or snot. It’s super stringy. Is this normal?

Vaginal discharge: If the discharge is clear and "stringy", which is most common around ovulation (mid cycle) that is normal. If cloudy or with a slight odor, it may indicate a mild infection with yeast, but without symptoms, external rash, or pain, you can ignore small variations in the discharge. ...Read more

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Excess vaginal discharge during sex. Like I'm dripping white discharge in the very beginning of our sex routine. Is this normal?

Excess vaginal discharge during sex. Like I'm dripping white discharge in the very beginning of our sex routine. Is this normal?

Infection ; hormones: Some vaginal discharge can be normal. As you go through the month your hormones cause changes in the discharge as does sexual stimulation. In some cases though discharge can be a sign of infection. Causes incluse yeast, bacterial vaginosis, and stds. There are simple tests that can be done in the office to determine if this is normal or not. ...Read more

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Is a smell along w/ vaginal discharge normal? I'm sad because most people (males) wants us to be odor free : (. How's that possible?

Is a smell along w/ vaginal discharge normal? I'm sad because most people (males) wants us to be odor free : (. How's that possible?

Douche's and Dont's: A bad smell is bad enough, but a bad smell plus a discharge is a signal to have that checked out. You want to find out if there is an infection in there and take care of it. And ask yourself how you might have gotten that infection. Other things that can influence the vagina (besides your partner of choice) are diet, stress, soaps and creams, bathing habits and douching. Yes! A douche can do you harm! ...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