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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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Clear/white thick mucus discharge?

Clear/white thick mucus discharge?

What?: From which body opening is the mucous coming from? ...Read more

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Slimy greenish yellowish thick mucus and discharge coming from vagina slight vaginal bleeding?

Slimy greenish yellowish thick mucus and discharge coming from vagina slight vaginal bleeding?

Get it checked out: This doesn't sound normal, and you should see a doctor to get checked out, especially if you are having fever or pelvic pain. Take care! ...Read more

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Thick white clumpy discharge. Sometimes clear and watery. But has odor?

Thick white clumpy discharge. Sometimes clear and watery. But has odor?

See doctor: Any new or apparently abnormal vaginal discharge needs medical evalution. The most common single cause of increased discharge is bacterial vaginosis, an overgrowth of bacteria, especially if strong odor (often fishy), sometimes most noticeable after sex. "Thick" and "clumpy" suggest yeast. STDs are also common causes of discharge. Maybe more than one problem. See doctor; diagnosis should be easy. ...Read more

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Can yellowish thick stingy discharge normal?

Can yellowish thick stingy discharge normal?

Medical evaluation: For stinging discharge. 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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Thick yellow sinus discharge?

Thick yellow sinus discharge?

Could also be viral: Acute sinusitis is usually viral. Consider bacterial if it persists more than two weeks. ...Read more

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What is thick white creamy vaginal discharge?

What is thick white creamy vaginal discharge?

Yeast Infection : If there is itching or dryness associated with the discharge it could be a yeast infection. I would recommend going to your local pharmacy and buying an over-the-counter medication, like monistat, to treat it if you have noticed any of these other symptoms. ...Read more

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Creamy pink creme discharge sticky?

Creamy pink creme discharge sticky?

Sticky discharge: Please give more specific information on your question and more detail. ...Read more

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White watery discharge with slight odor?

White watery discharge with slight odor?

Could be BV: It is best to get a pelvic exam and testing done. It could be bacterial vaginosis or another type of infection. Odor, itching, burning and pain can all be signs of infection. ...Read more

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Watery discharge with white flecks labor?

I am confused!: Sorry, but I don't understand your question. Are you pregnant and have a new discharge? If so, call your OB doc and ask what to do. If not, please ask your question again and clarify. ...Read more

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Yellowish brownish vaginal discharge with odor?

Yellowish brownish vaginal discharge with odor?

Infection. Get tests: From the color description, old blood be present especially if this is near the time you ended your period. However, you may have a sexually transmitted infection. Get tested for chlamidia, gonorrhea, syphilis, hiv. Also be checked for bacterial vaginosis. Visual examination to check for vaginal/cervical trauma. See your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Clumpy white discharge no odor pregnancy? Thick like lotion

White discharge: A clumpy (cottage cheese- like), white, non- odorous discharge associated w itching, burning, swelling or redness can be due to yeast infections. 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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Missed period with thick creamy white discharge?

Missed period with thick creamy white discharge?

Missed Period: There are at least a dozen common reasons for missed period, but the most common is pregnancy. If you have not done a pregnancy test then that is the next indicated thing. The vaginal discharge is not in any way diagnostic of anything specific. ...Read more

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Is the mucus plug white thick discharge?

Could be: Could be other colors like light red brown , yellowish the main thing is the mucus is thick and may or may not come out at once could come out over a number of days, if the discharge is thin call your OB as it could be rupture of membranes or if u are not sure always call your OB like i instruct my pts to call me. ...Read more

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Sticky thick yellow snot, slight cough. Bacteria?

Bacteria versus viru: S. Without running a culture, it is impossible to tell. Certainly thick yellow mucous and a slight cough could be bacterial, but it could also be viral or less commonly parasitic. Best to get checked out if it doesn't get better in a few days. ...Read more

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Thick white lotion like discharge why?

Thick white lotion like discharge why?

Uncertain.: A clumpy (cottage cheese- like), white, non- odorous discharge associated w itching, burning, swelling or redness can be due to yeast infections. 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 with infections. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; >. ...Read more

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Clear thick stretchy clumped discharge. Any ideas?

Clear thick stretchy clumped discharge. Any ideas?

I am not sure about: The clumpy part. But, clear/stretchy discharge occurs w ovulation. ...Read more

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Clear sticky vaginal discharge with blood?

Clear sticky vaginal discharge with blood?

probably normal: Prior to ovulation women get thin watery discharge. After ovulation some spotting may occur with the discharge getting thicker mucous9sticky). ...Read more

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Thick brown mucous like discharge out of my vagina?

Thick brown mucous like discharge out of my vagina?

U need to see U PCP: Or u obgyn physician for evaluation and work up. ...Read more