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Is creamy white vaginal discharge normal for women in their teens and twenties?

Is creamy white vaginal discharge normal for women in their teens and twenties?

YES: Many women have a normal discharge that is related to secretions from the various glands in the vagina. But it could also be signs of infection. So if in doubt, get it evaluated by you doctor. ...Read more

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 discharge after urination in men serious?

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Is white discharge after urination in men serious?

My take ...: This sign, white discharge, alone is not enough to offer correct answer. To better get to the point, go to see a urologist who can analyze your detailed Hx + do physical exam + testing urine & others so to deduce right Dx for correct Rx as needed + counsel you for the future. Best wish ... ...Read more

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What causes late period, chronic pain in concentrated area and white vaginal discharge?

What causes late period, chronic pain in concentrated area and white vaginal discharge?

Check a HPT?: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Sometimes blood in discharge after orgasm, usually brownish in colour. What causes this? Have some spotting Gyno has advised likely hormone imbalance

Sometimes blood in discharge after orgasm, usually brownish in colour. What causes this?  Have some spotting Gyno has advised likely hormone imbalance

Bleeding after sex: Color of blood varies based on how fast you are bleeding - brown if it's slow & red if it's fast. Bleeding after sex can occur: if you are about to start or just ended your period or; around ovulation; have inflammation on your cervix; if you have something in the uterus like a polyp or fibroid; or from a hormonal imbalance; or post menopause. You need to see your Dr again for evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes white discharge in ovulation?

What causes white discharge  in ovulation?

Hormonal drops: Prior to ovulation, hormonal changes that occur result in more cervical mucus, and it has more of a watery consistency resulting in vaginal discharge. After ovulation, the mucus thickens and discharge slows. ...Read more

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Reasons for brown vaginal discharge?

Reasons for brown vaginal discharge?

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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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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Is creamy white discharge a sign of pregnancy? Why do women have this ?

Is creamy white discharge a sign of pregnancy? Why do women have this ?

Vaginal Discharge: Nope. Discharge is a way for the vagina to keep cleaning itself of oils, dead skin cells, etc. The color and consistency change with your menstrual cycle. I.E. It may be thicker or whiter with ovulation or when sexually aroused. Many times the white is a mix of vaginal fluids and semen. This discharge does not represent pregnancy. ...Read more

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I've been having white milky discharge with foul odor and some abdominal cramping for about 2 1/2 years . What can this be ?

I've been having white milky discharge with foul odor and some abdominal cramping for about 2 1/2 years . What can this be ?

Vaginitis? or...: Seen gyn? Been checked for stds, vaginal yeast , vaginosis (bacterial infection)? Some GI problems including crohn's disease (inflammatory bowel disease) can cause fistulas (abnormal connection) between bowel and other organs, including vagina. See your doc, get a good exam. ...Read more

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What are the causes of brown with odor discharge if cultures come back negative?

What are the causes of brown with odor discharge if cultures come back negative?

More info needed: Brown suggests old blood and the odor suggests infection.You need to consider other health history indicators like your menstrual cycle patterns, latest Pap smear findings etc ...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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Swelling of the vaginal area after sex, smelly white (sometimes thick or watery discharge) white stuff around my clitoris(smells) ongoing for years!!!

Swelling of the vaginal area after sex, smelly white (sometimes thick or watery discharge) white stuff around my clitoris(smells) ongoing for years!!!

Professional exam: Swelling or irritation suggest yeast (thrush), but discharge description and odor are more like bacterial vaginosis or perhaps trichomonas. Depending on risk, STDs like gonorrhea or chlamydia are possible, especially at your age (21). Diagnosis should not be difficult. See your doctor, or perhaps your nearest NHS GUM clinic for highly expert, lifestyle-sensitive care. Good luck! ...Read more

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Bright red blood spots in stools, vaginal discharge foul smelling.What might be possible cause for my age?

Bright red blood spots in stools, vaginal discharge foul smelling.What might be possible cause for my age?

Bloody stool: Blood in your stool is not normal and needs from the evaluation by your doctor. While they're doing that they can also test your vaginal discharge for infection. ...Read more

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Am having spotting most of the month & bleeding after sex. There is also a mucus discharge brown to red in color/no pain. I am peri menopausal?

Am having spotting most of the month & bleeding after sex.  There is also a mucus discharge brown to red in color/no pain. I am peri menopausal?

Go see a GYN: For a pelvic exam and paps smear and get checked for hormonal imbalance, endometrial or vaginal inflammation or infection, tumor etc. God bless u and take care!http://m.Everydayhealth.Com/menopause/menopausal-bleeding. ...Read more

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What is the home remedy for white discharge in women?

What is the home remedy for white discharge in women?

It will depend on : The cause for the discharge. If you aren't certain see gyn for eval. A clumpy (cottage cheese- like), white, non- odorous discharge associated w itching, burning, swelling or redness can be due to yeast infections. When pregnant, vaginal discharge is thin, white ; milky. But because this is not a diagnostic symptom, a pregnancy test should be taken if you miss your period. ...Read more

Abnormal Vaginal Discharge (Definition)

Women are used to changes in their bodies during their cycles. Many women get a lot of mucous right before ovulation and some have a small amount of daily discharge. An abnormal discharge is anything that falls outside of what you are used to, particularly if it has an odor or ...Read more