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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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Vaginal itching, dryness, thick mucus discharge, pain during sex, vaginal odor & burning. Not an STD, yeast inf, or BV. Have gotten medicine for all. ?

Vaginal itching, dryness, thick mucus discharge, pain during sex, vaginal odor & burning. Not an STD, yeast inf, or BV. Have gotten medicine for all. ?

No, but...: No one drug for all around. To decide what may fit your need, one has to analyze your detailed history of all related symptoms + findings of physical exam + proper testing as needed. How to put all related things together correctly? Follow instruction in articles listed in http://www.formefirst.com/onUTI.html & http://www.formefirst.com/onLifeBasics.html. Thereby you can work better with your doc. ...Read more

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Bad vaginal odor. No discharge or itching?

Bad vaginal odor. No discharge or itching?

Vaginal Odor: According to the centers for disease control and prevention, bacterial vaginosis (bv), also known as bacterial overgrowth, is the number-one cause of vaginal odor in premenopausal women. But there are also other causes. ...Read more

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I've noticed a stronger vaginal odor lately. Could it be a yeast infection or VB without itching or discharge?

I've noticed a stronger vaginal odor lately. Could it be a yeast infection or VB without itching or discharge?

Yes: The only way to know for sure is to have it checked/tested. See your doctor ASAP for an evaluation. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I am experiencing vaginal itching and vaginal odor. The following also describe me: Abnormal vaginal discharge and Genital itching. What should I do?

I am experiencing  vaginal itching and vaginal odor. The following also describe me: Abnormal vaginal discharge and Genital itching. What should I do?

Mixed symptoms: Itching/irritation is most consistent with a vaginal yeast infection. However, yeast doesn't cause strong odor; that symptoms suggests bacterial vaginosis or other infection, includes STDs like chlamydia, gonorrhea or trichomonas. You need to stop trying to find answers online and see a doctor in person. Your nearest NHS GUM clinic would be an excellent choice. Good luck. ...Read more

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Should I douche to get rid of vaginal odor, discharge?

Should I douche to get rid of vaginal odor, discharge?

No! Never!: Douching may give you some temporary relief, but it will not solve the problem. In fact, it can make it worse. If you are having a persistent vaginal discharge, with or without odor, it is time to call your doctor. ...Read more

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Vaginal odor after using exterior testosterone cream vaginally x1wk. No pain no burning no discharge. What is this? Would Monistat help?

Vaginal odor after using exterior testosterone cream vaginally x1wk. No pain no burning no discharge. What is this? Would Monistat help?

No way to tell: Without examining you there is no way in which to make a diagnosis. See a doctor and have them work this out scientifically. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a brown vaginal discharge that is amplified with intercourse. There is an odor but no pain, itching, or burning. What could be causing this?

Infection: This could be caused by a cervical or vaginal infection. The most common vaginal infection is bacterial vaginosis and the main symptom is an odor. In this case the peroxidase positive lactobacillus which are the most common bacteria in the vagina get killed off, the pH rises and anaerobic bacteria over grow. It is easy to diagnose and treat but you need to see your doctor to do so. Good luck. ...Read more

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Pain in lower back & left side, vaginal itching, swelling & burning . No discharge or odor. Dr.did test 4 UTI 2 wks ago, was negative. What can it be?

Pain in lower back & left side, vaginal itching, swelling & burning . No discharge or odor. Dr.did test 4 UTI 2 wks ago, was negative. What can it be?

Few possibilities: It appears that you have seen your doctor. Left flank pain may indicate a kidney problem therefore I suggest a sonogram of the kidneys. Itching in the vagina is generally due to candida infection. There is no harm in trying a course of over the counter Monistat7 vaginal cream. Stay in contact with your doctor and tell him about my suggestions ...Read more

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What are the main causes for yellow vaginal discharge if not sexually active, no burning/itching/pain/Odor? Is it normal?

What are the main causes for yellow vaginal discharge if not sexually active, no burning/itching/pain/Odor? Is it normal?

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. Vaginal discharge can occur in women who are not sexually active. ...Read more

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Vaginal burning sensation before n after I urinate it takes 20mins to go away have a discharge it doesn't seem abnormal is milky no itching no odor?

Vaginal burning sensation before n after I urinate it takes 20mins to go away have a discharge it doesn't seem abnormal is milky no itching no odor?

Infection?: Feeling like you need to urinate frequently a small amount and pain when you urinate can be signes of a bladder infection. You may may need antibiotics. Its simple to find out. Get a urinalysis. In the mean-time, drinking cranberry juice, lots of water and taking over-the-counter Azo may help. There are other possible causes but a bladder infection is the most common. ...Read more

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Vaginal discharge, silky, clear , no odor, no itching, no burning.I'm 4 months postpartum and a first time mother.

Vaginal discharge, silky, clear , no odor, no itching, no burning.I'm 4 months postpartum and a first time mother.

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 odor. If you have a >. ...Read more

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I have mild itching above my clitorus with no discharge or odor and the slightest burning on the vaginal lips when urinating. What does this mean?

Irritation: This sounds like irritation, not necessarily infection. Use lubricant for intercourse if you're sexually active. See doctor for worsening and/or discharge. ...Read more

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Vaginal discharge watery w/odor no burning or itching no bumps or anything indicating an STD I shave vagina have one partner I don't use a condom with?

Vaginal discharge watery w/odor no burning or itching no bumps or anything indicating an STD I shave vagina have one partner I don't use a condom with?

Infection: A D/C with an odor still may be infectious in nature. It may not be an STI, but may be an infection none the less. get evaluated and tested and treated as needed. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Vaginal Odor (Definition)

Vaginal discharge that suddenly differs in color, odor, or consistency, or significantly increases or decreases in amount, may indicate an underlying ...Read more


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Itch (Definition)

An itch is an irritating sensation that causes one to have the urge ...Read more