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My son is draining yellow fluid from the ears and it stinks, What could this discharge be?

My son is draining yellow fluid from the ears and it stinks, What could this discharge be?

Infection!: Infection of the ear canal, or a middle ear infection that has resulted in tympanic membrane rupture can cause ear discharge that has an unusual color and odor. This is called otorrhea and needs an evaluation and treatment. ...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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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

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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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I recently had a bunch of surgeries to drain out my kinder of infections and replacing a stent and removing rocks and I have this yellow ish discharge?

I recently had a bunch of surgeries to drain out my kinder of infections and replacing a stent and removing rocks and I have this yellow ish discharge?

Kidney stent: It is not clear where the discharge is from, your nephrostomy site or in the urine. .. It is best to call the urologist for an in person examination and evaluation for treatment. ...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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Had lap surgery 12/20. Woke up today with drainage from belly button on sheet. Has been draining pink/yellow all day. I posted a pic of it on profile?

Had lap surgery 12/20. Woke up today with drainage from belly button on sheet. Has been draining pink/yellow all day. I posted a pic of it on profile?

Natural Process: When there is injury to our skin, inflammation occurs which means the area becomes red, warm, tender and with swelling. The swelling occurs under the skin layers and then can leak out of an open wound. The fluid contains water, protein, electrolytes and cells that give it color. This is a natural process and aids in healing. As it heals, the drainage will decrease. Keep it covered. ...Read more

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What does yellow discharge mean?

What does yellow discharge mean?

Nasal discharge?: You do not indicate where the discharge comes, nasal discharge or vaginal discharge? ...Read more

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What is yellow discharge and no odor?

Depends..: Yellow discharge from what? When? How long? Painful? How much? Intermittent? Continuous? Other people too, or just you? We can't answer questions without more precise details. ...Read more

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Yellow discharge? What does this mean?

Yellow discharge? What does this mean?

Check for STDs: Any new or abnormal vaginal discharge needs professional evaluation. Colored discharge (yellow, greenish, etc) suggests infection. At your age (18) STDs, (esp. gonorrhea, chlamydia) are the main concern, assuming you are sexually active -- and apparently these are on your mind, given the topic tags you chose. See a doctor or clinic ASAP. Good luck. ...Read more

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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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Yellow discharge no itch or burning?

Yellow discharge no itch or burning?

More information: Dear marie-
need more information here. Is this a vaginal discharge? Any odor? Are you sexually active? How long have you had it? Is it bothering you? Etc.... ...Read more

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Does yellow discharge mean your ovulating?

Does yellow discharge mean your ovulating?

Vaginal discharge is: Not an exact science. However, a clear and stretchy discharge may occur around the time of ovulation. ...Read more

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What does tried discharge on panties mean that's yellow?

What does tried discharge on panties mean that's yellow?

Discharge: A yellow discharge may mean you have a vaginal infection. Make an appointment with your gynecologist so culture for bacterial or fungal infection can be taken and therapy can be started. ...Read more

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Yellow with burgandy blood discharge. What causes this?

Yellow with burgandy blood discharge. What causes this?

Uncertain: 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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Why yellow and brown discharge from vaginia come and go?

Why yellow and brown discharge from vaginia come and go?

Discharge: It is very possible you have a vaginal infection. See your doctor for cultures and treatment. ...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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I had a yellow discharge and now my testicles hurt?

I had a yellow discharge and now my testicles hurt?

See a doctor: Painful testicles and urethra discharge is often orchitis, which needs to be treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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Vagina itching with a bad odor and yellow discharge?

Vagina itching with a bad odor and yellow discharge?

Bacterial vaginosis?: This sounds like it may be bv. This is a bacterial imbalance in the vagina that needs to be treated with antibiotics. So it sounds like you'll need to be examined to get the correct diagnosis and treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have dark yellow urine and dark vaginal discharge?

I have dark yellow urine and dark vaginal discharge?

Vaginal 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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Can bv cause dandelion yellow snotty bubbly discharge?

Can bv cause dandelion yellow snotty bubbly discharge?

Trichomonas, STDs: The discharge of bacterial vaginosis usually is white or gray, without bubbles, doesn't stain underwear. Yellow or colored discharge with bubbles is typical for the STD trichomonas, which causes the same strong odor as BV, usually fishy. Other STDs (gonorrhea, chlamydia) also are a concern for any colored discharge. See a doctor or clinic ASAP. Your sex partner (s) also should be checked. ...Read more

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If I have sex unprotected can it cause yellow discharge?

If I have sex unprotected can it cause yellow discharge?

No: Yellow discharge indicates INFECTION. You need a GYN evaluation ASAP

Hope this is helpful
Dr Z ...Read more

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Bright yellow discharge after my period? What could this be?

Bright yellow discharge after my period? What could this be?

Discharge: Need to rule out infection. You need an exam to take cultures. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can a white/yellow penile discharge be a symptom of syphilis?

Can a white/yellow penile discharge be a symptom of syphilis?

Penile Discharge: Nope. It is either gonorrhea or chlamydia. Syphilis causes a non-painful ugly large pustular sore and then a rash. You have an std but it does not sound like syphilis. ...Read more

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What to do if I have yellow and white discharge of my vagina?

Vaginal discharge: See a MD for STD testing if you are sexually active and evaluation for a vaginal infection. ...Read more

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How come I see a yellow discharge after I apply a vagina cream?

How come I see a yellow discharge after I apply a vagina cream?

Yellow: You may have std. But, yellow discharge can be a normal response if or vagal flora is normal. ...Read more

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I have severe back pain bright yellow urine yellow w discharge?

I have severe back pain bright yellow urine yellow w discharge?

Discharge: Discharge is not normal ever and back pain and discharge could be kidney related. See your doctor immediately hold off on Ibuprofen as that is broken down in your kidneys which may be compromised. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have yellow discharge one day before my period?

Is it normal to have yellow discharge one day before my period?

Yes: It could be a prelude to your period. It will probably start on time at day 38. It is only an issue if it is foul smelling, itchy, or profuse...Then you want to be seen. ...Read more

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Why is my discharge yellow a day after unprotected sex, is it sperm?

Why is my discharge yellow a day after unprotected sex, is it sperm?

I don't know: But if it continues, it would be wise to be checked out by your doctor. It's not sperm, but it could be an infection. Both are avoidable with protection. ...Read more

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How normal is cramping and yellow mucusy discharge after termination?

Youmay have an infec: Tion? Or may not or other problems? You need to call the doc who did your termination, that is their job to answer? S like that! Even on the weekends! Because they did the surgery so they know what is going on with your specific case. ...Read more

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What disease/infections does thick yellow vaginal discharge indicate?

What disease/infections does thick yellow vaginal discharge indicate?

Vaginal discharge: Thick yellow vaginal discharge can be caused by several things. First is infection from sexually transmitted pathogens like trichomonas, chlamydia, or gonorrhea. You could have an overgrowth of your own bacteria, called bacterial vaginosis. Irritation from spermicide and douches, as well as semen can cause a discharge. If it is clumpy and itchy, it could be a yeast infection. See your doctor. ...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