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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?

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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

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