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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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Brown stringy vaginal discharge for 2 weeks now , with a faint odor and also mucous like. What could this be?

Brown stringy vaginal discharge for 2 weeks now , with a faint odor and also mucous like. What could this be?

Possibly infection?: See your doctor to make sure there is not an infection or possibly a tampon left in. ...Read more

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I have brown stringy vaginal discharge two weeks 2 weeks after my period i can t be pregnant what does it mean ?

I have brown stringy vaginal discharge two weeks 2 weeks after my period i can t be pregnant what does it mean ?

Ovulating: Approximately 2 weeks after your menstrual cycle it is common for ovulation to occur. When a women is ovulating their vaginal diacharge turns "stringy" and sticky. It usually is not associated with an infection unless there is a foul odor and/or vaginal pain/itching. ...Read more

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I have a white sticky/stringy vaginal discharge on and off and iv also experinced on and off cramps all week . Im due my period tuesday ?

I have a white sticky/stringy vaginal discharge on and off and iv also experinced on and off cramps all week . Im due my period tuesday ?

See below: The symptoms you described are non-specific. If you had unprotected sex and miss your period by 5-7 days, do a pregnancy test. if the result is negative repeat the test in 3-4 days. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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What does clear sometimes stringy mucous vaginal discharge signify?

What does clear sometimes stringy mucous vaginal discharge signify?

Cycle points: The mucus discharge from the vagina can be examined to get an approximate idea of where a woman may be in her cycle with respect to her fertile periods such as ovulation, just before menstruation begins, just after it has stopped. Here is a website that is helpful to explain this a bit more: http://www.Parents.Com/getting-pregnant/ovulation/signs/signs-of-ovulation/. ...Read more

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Stringy brown vaginal discharge 4 days before my scheduled period. No pain nor odor of any sort. What could it be?

Stringy brown vaginal discharge 4 days before my scheduled period. No pain nor odor of any sort. What could it be?

See your doctor: Brown discharge is typically light bleeding. There are lots of causes of bleeding, including pregnancy, stds, other infections, polyps, or fibroids. You should see your doctor. ...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