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I have a yellow discharge in my tonsils, it's not tonsil stones, just like an ooze and there's some swelling. What could it be? How do I treat it?

I have a yellow discharge in my tonsils, it's not tonsil stones, just like an ooze and there's some swelling. What could it be? How do I treat it?

Tonsillar discharge: Could be infection of tonsils, post nasal drip or possible retropharyngeal abscess. Seek medical attention at doctor urgent care. May consider antihistamine , and gargling with salt water 3 x a day but you also may need antibiotics ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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My daughter has a small hole in her throat, near her tonsils. Yellow/creamy discharge came out recently. What is this?

My daughter has a small hole in her throat, near her tonsils. Yellow/creamy discharge came out recently. What is this?

Tonsillar crypt: The surface of the tonsil has multiple crevices or crypts. Sometimes these crevices will become enlarged and fill with a yellow, cheesy looking material which may be a combination of bacteria and extruded cells. They are usually single, except in an acute infection, and often cause minor discomfort. A peritonsillar abscess could drain, but there would be severe sore throat & swelling first. ...Read more

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I have a problem, there is a yellow discharge from my vagina from yesterday night. Before that, frm two days I was have itching at mouth of vagina.

I have a problem, there is a yellow discharge from my vagina from yesterday night. Before that, frm two days I was have itching at mouth of vagina.

Many causes: vaginal discharge can have many causes some of which can be serious and have long-term effects on a woman's ability to get pregnant. whenever there is vaginal discharge this should be addressed by a health professional. ...Read more

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Can a yellow discharge medium red bumps that look like sores that be in your mouth smells funny and hurts when urinate all be symptoms of yeast infec?

Can a yellow discharge medium red bumps that look like sores that be in your mouth smells funny and hurts when urinate  all be symptoms of yeast infec?

Possible: This needs to be seen to be successfully diagnosed, and guessing will do you no good. Go and see a doctor and if you suspect the possibility of stds, get tested. Good luck. ...Read more

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Pericardial effusion drainage tube removed 4 days ago. Still getting yellow discharge bandage over tube site. How long should it continue to drain?

Pericardial effusion drainage tube removed 4 days ago. Still getting yellow discharge bandage over tube site. How long should it continue to drain?

Usually short: Usually few days to a week. Depends on original cause, your over all health and nutrition status. In general, skin should seal in short period of time if over all health and nutrition status good and no abnormal tissue issues such as chest irradiation, etc.... ...Read more

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My nose and throat are red and white in color no fever not a lot of drainage flush nose out daily with some yellow and green discharge and some times black pepper coming out not alot of pain?

My nose and throat are red and white in color no fever not a lot of drainage flush nose out daily with some yellow and green discharge and some times black pepper coming out not alot of pain?

Maybe strep,flu,etc.: Nose and throat symptoms can be from cold viruses, strep throat, sinus infections, allergies, etc... Sometimes, it can be difficult to tell what the cause is, without an exam and follow-up. If symptoms only last 1-2 days, it was likely allergies, irritation, or a mild cold. Doctors have rapid 5-minute tests for strep, so a primary care doctor can diagnose strep and start antibiotics. ...Read more

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What is snotty light yellow discharge usually a sign of?

What is snotty light yellow discharge usually a sign of?

Rhinitis: Yellow mucous is a sign of irritation of mucous memebranes, but in itself not a sign of infection. Most common causes are allergic, viral and bacterial. If fever or significant pain more likely an infection. ...Read more

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Hi, I am having a yellow stretchy snot like discharge. What could this mean?

Hi, I am having a yellow stretchy snot like discharge. What could this mean?

More info needed: Discharge from where? Nose? Ear? Vaginal? Other? If vaginal, colored discharge suggests infection. At your age of 22, the most common such infections are STDs, especially gonorrhea, chlamydia, or trichomonas. See a clinic or doctor for exam and testing. Good luck! ...Read more

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What does yellow discharge on underwear mean?

What does yellow discharge on underwear mean?

Female or male?: If female - very light to white discharge might be related to leukorrhea. Leukorrhea is normal vaginal discharge (d/c). D/c is composed of cellular debris, vaginal secretions ; bacteria ; is stimulated by ^ vaginal blood flow ; ^ estrogen. D/c ^ is seen w ovulation (clear/stretchy), clear/watery or white d/c both occur during menstrual cycle.; pregnancy (white/ milky). It can be thin or thick ;. ...Read more

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Im a female and I have yellow discharge from my vaginal. Help please?

Im a female and I have yellow discharge from my vaginal.  Help please?

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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Is yellow vaginal discharge normal everyday

Is yellow  vaginal discharge normal everyday

Vaginal Discharge: This should not be happening to you and i would recommend urgently that you get to see a good trustworthy health care provider. I am worried of a retained tampon or other product used for your menstrual periods or an infection. This should not be ignored. ...Read more

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What does yellow discharge from a girl mean?

What does yellow discharge from a girl mean?

Vaginal discharge: Assuming you are referring to vaginal discharge, a yellow discoloration could be completely normal or indicative of infection. Only a physical examination with appropriate laboratory testing could provide an exact answer. ...Read more

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Greenish-yellow vaginal discharge, what to do?

Greenish-yellow vaginal discharge, what to do?

See gynecologist: discolored vaginal discharge suggests that there maybe an infection that could have long-term health consequences like inability to become pregnant if not diagnosed and treated properly. Gynecologists have the tests and expertise available to diagnose and treat abnormal vaginal discharge. ...Read more

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What should I do for a yellow vaginal discharge?

Needs testing: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe. ...Read more

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What causes an orangish (dark yellow) vaginal discharge?

Different causes: You need to have the discharge checked by your health care provider. There are several ways to check the cause, including microscopic evaluation and culture. It should be checked by your health care provider. ...Read more

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Can a healing uti have yellow discharge?

Can a healing uti have yellow discharge?

Here are some...: UTI is usually not related to vaginitis, which is instead related to asymptomatic STDs like chlamydia or gono or... Nonetheless, be checked to verify which is which by following suggestion in articles listed in http://formefirst.com/onUTI.html & in http://formefirst.com/onLifeBasics.html. More? Welcome to contact me at www.healthtap.com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to log in for appointments. ...Read more

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What is a yellow discharge from the vagina ?

What is a yellow discharge from the vagina ?

Several causes: Bacterial vaginosis and yeast are the two most common vaginal infections. Both can look yellow. Sexually transmitted diseases like trichomoniasis, chlamydia and gonorrhea are also possibilities. Yellow discharge is not normal and needs to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Yellow discharge from my penis, what can this be?

Yellow discharge from my penis, what can this be?

Sexually active?: Get it checked to rule out infection. Take care. ...Read more

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Bad smell from private part and yellow discharge?

Vaginal discharge: There can be many causes for a vaginal discharge including bacterial vaginosis, yeast infection, and STI. It is advisable that you get an exam to determine the cause so that the most appropriate treatment can be recommended. ...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