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What is the smelly discharge on female?

What is the smelly discharge on female?

Bacterial vaginosis: Bacterial vaginosis is the most common vaginal infection. It is an overgrowth of normal vaginal bacteria, not a sexually transmitted infection. When it mixes with blood or semen the pH gets elevated releasing the fishy odor. It is easily fixed with antibiotics. She wil need to be tested for other infections but this is the most likely. ...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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Days of light brownish smelly discharge?

Days of light brownish smelly discharge?

Brown discharge can : Be old blood. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more

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Smelly discharge what drug should I take?

Smelly discharge what drug should I take?

Needs eval.: If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more

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I am having a white and smelly discharge, what does this mean?

I am having a white and smelly discharge, what does this mean?

An infection...: Based on what you describe it is commonly a vaginal yeast (Candida) infection or bacterial vaginosis. ...Read more

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I have a white thick pasty smelly discharge. What could this be?

I have a white thick pasty smelly discharge. What could this be?

Depends: Depends. Are you a male/female? Where is the discharge? How long has it been? Please be more specific. ...Read more

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I don't want to see male gyno with my smelly discharge. Can I ask for nurse practioner?

I don't want to see male gyno with my smelly discharge. Can I ask for nurse practioner?

Yes: Patients have the right to feel comfortable with their provider. You can seek out a practice with female ob/gyns, or ask if there are women nurse practitioners who can see you. ...Read more

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Smelly discharge on panties what could it be my panties always moist ?

Smelly discharge on panties what could it be my panties always moist
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Vaginitis: It sounds like you have an infection. Please see your doctor or go to an urgent care for a pelvic exam to get a diagnosis and treatment. If you have any pelvic pain or fever go to Emergency Department right away. ...Read more

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Smelly discharge before menstruatuon?

Smelly discharge: Could be vaginoses, see u pcp for evaluation. ...Read more

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White, cloudy, smelly discharge from vaginal area?

White, cloudy, smelly discharge from vaginal area?

Need a visit: While this likely represents either a yeast and/or bacterial infection, the possibility of an std (if you are sexually active) cannot be ruled out. You should see a doctor. ...Read more

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I have a smelly discharge post abortion, what to do?

I have a smelly discharge post abortion, what to do?

Call doc: Call your doc. It could be a sign of infection if it is very foul smelling. You may need antibiotics. Or if you have fevers, pain, or lots of bleeding. ...Read more

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Smelly discharge with mucus and bloodstains everyday?

Smelly discharge with mucus and bloodstains everyday?

Vaginal Discharge?: A malodorous vaginal discharge warrants medical evaluation. An infection is likely which might be sexually transmitted if you are sexually active. ...Read more

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What exactly does brown, smelly discharge after sex mean?

What exactly does brown, smelly discharge after sex mean?

Need eval: Brown d/c is usually associated with old blood. Which can be related to spotting or infection. Any time there is unexplained or unusual discharge this should be evaluated. Infections may not show symptoms immediately. Schedule appointment with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have brown and smelly discharge after abortion?

Possibly: Brown discharge is usually old blood leaving the body. However, if you notice a foul odor, you need to be seen to rule out the possibility of an infection. ...Read more

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Why am i having smelly discharge, i had an hysterectomy 8 yrs ago?

Why am i having smelly discharge, i had an hysterectomy 8 yrs  ago?

Likely unrelated.: There are many potential causes for a vaginal discharge with odor whether you have a uterus or not. Check with your doctor to determine the cause of this discharge. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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My girlfriend has smelly discharge but I have no symptoms what could this be?

My girlfriend has smelly discharge  but I have no symptoms what could this be?

Discharge: Std's can cause smelly discharge, specially trichomona, you may not have any symptoms and still have an std, so both you and your girlfriend should go and see a doctor. ...Read more

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Hi i was just wondering if you could help me.. iv ovulating and got really bad smelly discharge my discharge is really bad too?

Hi i was just wondering if you could help me.. iv ovulating and got really bad smelly discharge my discharge is really bad too?

Bacterial vaginosis?: The main cause of strong vaginal odor, often with increased discharge, is bacterial vaginosis, an overgrowth of mostly normal bacteria. Trichomonas, an STD, causes similar discharge and odor, and gonorrhea and chlamydia are more common in women with BV. It probably is nothing to do with ovulation. BV is easy to diagnose and treat, so see your doctor and also ask about STD testing. Good luck! ...Read more

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Smelly discharge coming out bellybutton. Try to keep it clean and dry but continues, recently with a bit of blood. Has happened before. What now?

Smelly discharge coming out bellybutton. Try to keep it clean and dry but continues, recently with a bit of blood. Has happened before. What now?

INfection: It's possible to get infected cysts in this area. If it can't be cleared up with cleaning with peroxide, folowed by thorough drying, and applying an antibacterial ointment possibly followed by heat you may need to see a clinic for antibiotics/evaluation. ...Read more

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What are the causes of thrush and smelly discharge?

What are the causes of thrush and smelly discharge?

2 different things.: Thrush is caused by candiasis infection. However vaginal yeast infections don't have an odor. Smelly discharges can be related to bacterial vaginosis or a number of std's. So, it is recommended that you have this checked by your family physician or your gynecologist. ...Read more