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Should I be concerned if I have green vaginal discharge?

Should I be concerned if I have green vaginal discharge?

Yes: Women know their bodies and might be familiar with many types of vaginal discharge. However, an unusual one or a new one should be evaluated by a professional. If yellowish green, it could be trichomonas, which an obgyn provider should diagnose and treat. If the woman is pregnant and the discharge is darker green, it could be meconium-stained amniotic fluid, and that could become an OB emergency. ...Read more

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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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Have green vaginal discharge for several weeks now when I walk I feel it gushing out like a heavy period flow haven't a period in a year ?

Have green vaginal discharge for several weeks now when I walk I feel it gushing out like a heavy period flow haven't a period in a year ?

Bacterial vaginosis: Depending on several factors, odor vs odorless, undergarment stain, history of intimacy vs your regularly scheduled maintenance hygiene, it could be a bacterial vaginosis. Check with your primary care. ...Read more

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What does green vaginal discharge mean?

What does green vaginal discharge mean?

It may mean that you: Have an infection. You need to have this medically checked. ...Read more

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Green vaginal discharge/no odor, what to do?

Discharge: If you have change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge & problems such as pain, itching burning w urination or sex or redness/swelling then It is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation & accurate assessment.Greenish yellow w bad odor; white, gray or yellow w fish-like odor; clumpy white w/o an odor, clumpy green or yellow are all types of D/C which can occur w infection. ...Read more

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Vaginal discharge that is clear but elasticated like an artificial gunge or slime. What is it and is it normal? Concerned.

Vaginal discharge that is clear but elasticated like an artificial gunge or slime. What is it and is it normal? Concerned.

It depends: Vaginal discharge will change throughout the menstrual cycle and can be a normal sign of the hormonal changes of pregnancy. On the other hand, vaginal odor can be a sign of bacterial vaginosis. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. It is a good idea to get checked out. ...Read more

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I've been treated several times over the past 6 months for green vaginal discharge. Why does it continue? What is the cause of it?

I've been treated several times over the past 6 months for  green vaginal discharge. Why does it continue? What is the cause of it?

Menopause changes: Sometimes when a vaginal discharge persists, it could be that the vaginal tissue is going through a process called atrophy which means that it is no longer as nourished as it once was with estrogen. It is a hormonal change. Just be sure that you have had a culture and vaginal exam to ensure that there are no other causes. 42 is a little young to have the hormonal issue, but it can happen. ...Read more

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I have orange vaginal discharge, should be concerned?

Probably not: Orange discharge is unusual. There are medications that can alter the color of urine, tears, and other bodily fluids. You should discuss this with your doctor and review your medications. ...Read more

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I have clumpy green vaginal discharge with itching?

May be 1 or 2 infect: Please get checked as the discharge may be a combination of yeast and/or bacterial vaginosis and/or trichimonas. You need to be tested for the right treatment ! see your health care provider... ...Read more

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Vaginal Discharge (Definition)

Vaginal discharge refers to secretions from the vagina. Such discharge can vary in consistency (thick, pasty, thin), color (clear, cloudy, white, yellow, green), and smell ...Read more