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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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Light pink discharge, smelly vagina, cramps what does this mean?

Light pink discharge, smelly vagina, cramps what does this mean?

Possib. vag infectio: Possibilities include a vaginal infection, possibly due to stis (like gonorrhea or chlamydia or trichomonas). Odor suggests bacterial infection. See your doctor, and if you have been sexually active, ask for std testing, just to be safe and sure. Cramps could suggest uterine infection that may require treatment with antibiotics. See your doctor to be sure. ...Read more

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Mucus and light pink discharge from vagina, what is that?

Mucus and light pink discharge from vagina, what is that?

Infection & hormones: Some vaginal discharge can be normal. As you go through the month your hormones cause changes in the discharge. 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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Why do I have a pink discharge from my vagina?

Why do I have a pink discharge from my vagina?

Many possibilities: There are many possible causes depending on the details of your situation. These include infections, polyps, side effects of contraceptives, tissue tears, medications and others. So a complete history and evaluation would be needed to tell. ...Read more

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I have every so often slight pink discharge from my vagina. I'm not pregnant and it is not close ovulation. An ultrasound showed nothing.

I have every so often slight pink discharge from my vagina.  I'm not pregnant and it is not close ovulation.  An ultrasound showed nothing.

You need an exam...: Don't overlook... 1. Vaginal or cervical pathology- has a pap smear been updated? 2. There can be cervical polyps or even small endometrial polyps that routine ultrasound cannot detect. Consider a speculum exam-pap smear-sonohysterogram. ...Read more

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What is pink slimy discharge from a vagina?

What is pink slimy discharge from a vagina?

Depends on...: "pink slimy discharge" means different things to different women. It has to be compared to the particular woman's normal daily vaginal (cervical) mucus discharge. Some women are at risk for std's, some at risk for cancers, and others at risk for both (so a doctor's evaluation is a good idea). Pink mucus could also be normal mucus mixed with a trace of menstrual blood, in a very low-risk woman. ...Read more

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Pink & brown blood discharge from vagina?

Pink & brown blood discharge from vagina?

Does it itch or burn: If it itches or burns it could be sign of an infection. If could be an ovulatory bleed if you are midcycle. ...Read more

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Expired mirena (levonorgestrel) for 6-7yrs. In place, very painful intercourse, bleeding after sex, pressure/fullness in vagina, pink discharge when i wipe after urinating?

Expired mirena (levonorgestrel) for 6-7yrs. In place, very painful intercourse, bleeding after sex, pressure/fullness in vagina, pink discharge when i wipe after urinating?

Mirena (levonorgestrel): First, the Mirena (levonorgestrel) should be withdrawn as its useful term has expired. The bleeding after sex could be due to the mirena, (levonorgestrel) however, it could also occur due to problems with the cervix. The pink discharge you see when wiping could be from a uti. In all, you need an exam and pap smear to rule out infection in the pelvis, bladder and cervix, and to rule out precancerous lesions of the cervix. ...Read more

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