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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
Possible Ovulation: These symptoms sound like you may be ovulating. If you track your period from the first day of your last menstrual period, most women ovulate somewhere between day 11-21. Some secondary symptoms of ovulation include vaginal discharge that looks like egg whites, spotting, light cramping in the pelvis and breast tenderness. ...Read more
Get checked: You may want to have you OB check your discharge to see if it is bacterial vaginosis, something that represents a pH imbalance in your vagina and will not hurt the baby and is easily treated. If not, he/she can check it for other infections that may need to be treated. Best wishes. ...Read more
Call MD: If you had recent surgery, then the concern is that you may have developed an infection. You want to make sure that if and infection is occurring, you get appropriate treatment so that it does not get worse and make conception more difficult ...Read more
I have been having a smelly yellow slimy discharge with a tissue like substance in it. What could it be?
Is it normal to a have a really heavy, sticky, and somewhat slimy, discharge on bc? It's not itchy and has no odor.
You may: Therer could be an increase in discharge while on bcp, nonetheless you should check with your doctor to r/o ifection. ...Read more
I had sex Monday and when I woke up I had slimy discharge and it looks like snot and today is Thursday and I'm still having it sex was protected.
That slimy discharge: Could be prostate fluid from your partner's ejaculation. If you're using a contraceptive method that includes a spermicide, that could be contributing. If the discharge recurs at other times, especially if other annoying symptoms occur with it, it's best that you see your Gyno. Hope this helps! Dr. Anne ...Read more
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
never worry but be proactive and get evaluated.
You might have a physiologic discharge (normal discharge)
but if this is something new for you, then it should be looked at. ...Read more
Maybe. Maybe not.: Pregnancy does not create a "rock hard" stomach, unless the woman is really far along and/or contracting. A "rock hard" stomach is a sign to see the doctor (could be bad constipation, or a serious medical problem). Regarding "slimy discharge", unfortunately there are many places that slimy discharge can ooze out of a person. Details are vital. Finally, one can do a home pregnancy test if worried. ...Read more
Period was a week late. Today it came and the flow is lighter than usual with clear slimy discharges. Is this normal?
Possible: If you are having unprotected sex and your period is abnormal you could be pregnant. With a slimy discharge and bleeding, this could also be ovulation and not your period. Wait until your period was due and check a pregnancy test and repeat it in 3-5 days if it is negative. If you don't want it to be positive, now is the time to begin a reliable method of contraception and use condoms for STDs. ...Read more
Not necessarily: I would recommend having your thyroid checked most common cause of secondary amenorrhea in someone who is not sexually active is stress that disturbs the body's hpa axis and causes dysfunctional uterine bleeding. Have you had recent stress or abrupt changes in your weight or sleep/ eating patterns? ...Read more
Have a slimy discharge. Cycle was suppose to start today. No period symptoms. Took test, negative. Did I test to soon?
I'm having clear slimy discharge I had what looked like my period a week ago which was a week late what does that mean?
I have drops of blood when I use bathroom. Also once when I wiped there was slimy discharge with blood in it. Could I be pregnant?
Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more
52 y/o male. Have experienced (off and on) a sweet smelling, slimy discharge from anus that dries almost immediately on my fingers. Please help.
Malabsorption: This sounds like a malabsorptive problem, particularly fat metabolism. You should see your doctor for testing including digestive enzymes. ...Read more
For over a year now my feces has a clear/yellowish tinted slimy discharge with small feces particles in it. Even when wiping. What could be wrong?
What you described is not suggestive of any disorder.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
Hi. My period ended three days ago, but I've been getting a light pink slimy discharge every time I wipe. This has been going for the past two days.
Hi, So about a month ago I went of the 2 month injection and have been experiencing weird symptoms. Firstly ive had cramps pains that feels like its coming from my ovaries. Then a week ago I had brown slimy discharge. Abit concerned?
Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. Pelvic pain requires and examination to help organize the evaluation. I am not sure what injection you received so cant comment on the irregular bleeding. ...Read more