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Vaginal Discharge After Menopause
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
What could be wrong with have a pink vaginal discharge 7 years after menopause and on HRT. Blood tests fine ultrasound fine. No hysterectomy?
Recheck with DR:
Post menopausal bleeding or spotting is concerning.
An endometrial BX may need to be done.
Recheck with your DR about this. ...Read more
Vaginal discharge: May change gradually after menopause. In a woman who does not use hormones, the vaginal mucosa gradually becomes atrophic or thin. This can cause an inflammatory discharge that appears yellowish. There may also be spotting due to breaks in the mucosa especially with sexual activity leading to blood-tinged discharge. ...Read more
Is a watery vaginal discharge in a menopausal women normal? No pain, itch or bad odor, just annoying. It's been going on for 7 days now.
Various reasons: 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. After menopause hormone deficiency can cause vaginal discharge as well. ...Read more
I am post menopausal (surgical) I have a yellowish green vaginal discharge...no odor. Not typical for me. More noticeable in the morning when I get up?
Vaginal infection?: This is likely a vaginal infection. See your doctor and get checked. Good luck! ...Read more
What does it mean when your vaginal discharge suddenly completely stop for days? There's no possibility of menopause, I am 23.
Do you mean your monthly period has stopped? Do you mean it came and stopped early? Different explanation for different situations.
If you are expecting a period and didn't get one, I think you know the commonest cause for that. ...Read more
Mucous: Mucous thickening because of the change in hormones is the most common cause ...Read more
I am on menopause and I been experiencing abnormal bleeding with vaginal discharge. What does this sound like?
See your doctor: The possibilities include polyps on the cervix or in the uterus, fibroids in the uterus, abnormal cells in the lining of the uterus or on the cervix, taking hormones, an infection in the cervix or uterus. It is important that you see your doctor to evaluate this. ...Read more
I have excessive vaginal discharge/moisture. It is almost urine like. Are there any medicines to alleviate this condition? I am 42. Have uterine fibroids. Possibly entering menopause. I menstruated continuously for about 12 years. I have had many bl
Those: Those are very atypical symptoms, and I would urge you to see a gynecologist who specializes in urinary issues, to do a complete evaluation. Soaking a tampon every three hours is very unusual. It will be important to be sure your pap smear is up to date, and that it is not actually your bladder leaking, which some women can have happen. Please have a complete evaluation for this. ...Read more
Depends on cause: It is normal for a woman to have a clear or white vaginal discharge the can vary in quantity and quality through the cycle. If the nature of the discharge changes dramatically, there may be a problem. Most abnormal vaginal discharges are associated with odor, yellow or green color, blood, itching or irritation, pain, etc. Treatment will depend on the cause, which requires an exam for diagnosis. ...Read more
Depends on amount: A slight amount of discharge is normal on a daily basis, and this amount will vary from woman to woman. It's more important to notice a change from one time to another, especially if the amount, color or odor of discharge changes. Any change can come from infection inside the vaginal area. ...Read more
Vaginal discharge: A thick white discharge, without an odor or irritation can be normal. Comprises shedding vaginal cells and secretions resulting in a thick white pasty discharge. Some women constitutionally have more vaginal. ...Read more
Vaginal discharge: It is difficult to say without observing. Safest thing to do would be to go see a doctor. They can look at the discharge under a microscope or send it out for further analysis to try and determine what it is and offer you treatment. ...Read more
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.
Bacterial vaginosis: The most common symptom of BV is an abnormal off-white vaginal discharge (especially after vaginal intercourse) that may be accompanied by an unpleasant (usually fishy) smell. This malodorous discharge coats the walls of the vagina, and is usually without significant irritation, pain, or erythema (redness), although mild itching can sometimes occur. Treatment is with antibiotics. ...Read more
Have a work up first: There are so many causes of discharge, it is hard to say. Before you treat it, you should have a thorough exam and history. That way you are treating exactly what the problem is and it will be more effective. ...Read more
Maybe not.: 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 & like uncooked egg whites), Clear/watery or white d/c both occur during menstrual cycle.& pregnancy (white/ milky). It can be thin or thick & white to yellowish. Leukorrhea usually doesn't cause an ...Read more
Could have a vaginal: Infection or problems with your cervix or uterus, see a gyn for an exam, cultures and you may also need an ultrasound. ...Read more
May be normal: It is normal to have some vaginal discharge. Depending on the cycle of your hormones, discharge maybe thick and white, or clear and sticky. Or any variation in between. If there are other symptoms such as vaginal itching / burning, spotting, painful urination; or, if the discharge is green or has a foul odor it may be time to visit your ob/gyn to have some vaginal cultures ordered. ...Read more
That depends on D/C.: 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 & like uncooked egg whites), Clear/watery or white d/c both occur during menstrual cycle.& pregnancy (white/ milky). It can be thin or thick & white to yellowish. Leukorrhea usually doesn't cause an ...Read more
Bacterial vaginosis: Bacterial vaginosis is the most common vaginal infection. It is an overgrowth of normal vaginal bacteria, not a sexually transmitted infection. When it mixes with blood or semen the ph gets elevated releasing the fishy odor. It is easily fixed with antibiotics. You wil need to be tested for other infections but this is the most likely. ...Read more
Needs testing 2 know: Smelly discharge needs testing. Bacterial vaginosis would be the most common cause and would require a prescription of antibiotics. Other infections are possible too and would require different antibiotics. There is not an over the counter treatment available for these infections. ...Read more
This is likely: Blood. Brown d/c is usually old bleeding being cleaned from the uterus. No sx's? - maybe some breakthrough spotting. Take care. ...Read more
The absence of menstrual periods for 12 months. During menopause, the ovaries stop producing estrogen and progesterone. After the complete transition into menopause, women can no longer get pregnant. The average age for menopause is 51 years old. Symptoms include dry vaginal tissue, irregular periods, hot flashes, mood ...Read more
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