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Milky vaginal discharge normal?

Milky vaginal discharge normal?

Yes: Mild white vaginal discharge is normal and is due to hormonal changes in a woman's body. If your discharge becomes copious, foul smelling, or greenish, this could be a sign of infection. In that case it would be best to see a doctor. ...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


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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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Vaginal discharge with foul odor?

Vaginal discharge with foul odor?

See your gyn: Most likely bacterial vaginoisis or thich , but could be other causes, u need an exam , cultures and an ultrasound. ...Read more

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Yellow vaginal discharge no odor?

?: The only way to be sure would be to go to your doctor for tests and to look at the discharge under the microscope. ...Read more

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Is white milky vaginal discharge normal?

Probably not normal: Any new, abnormal, or unexplained vaginal discharge should be professionally evaluated. There are many possible causes, from infections to hormonal problems and others. "Milky" suggests bacterial vaginosis, an overgrowth of mostly normal bacteria, especailly if there is odor. STDs also are possible if at risk. See your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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Sweet vaginal discharge pregnant?

Sweet vaginal discharge pregnant?

Not necessarily: Although there can be an increase in vaginal discharge with pregnancy - this is not diagnostic. ...Read more

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What does vaginal itching & white odorless milky discharge?

What does vaginal itching & white odorless milky discharge?

Yeast infection : White discharge is often a sign of a yeast infection with candida. Seeing a physician is recommended. ...Read more

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Does trichomoniasis cause thick white vaginal discharge?

Does trichomoniasis cause thick white vaginal discharge?

Generally Not: Trichomoniasis involves infection with the bug t. Vaginalis. The discharge is usually thin, greenish and likely foamy or frothy. A thick white discharge is more likely a vaginal yeast infection. ...Read more

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What causes fishy foul smelling vaginal discharge odor?

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

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White discharge from vagina?

Likely yeast : Likely yeast but recommend it be checked out by a healthcare professional. ...Read more

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I am experiencing vaginal odor and abnormal vaginal discharge (quality: cheesy discharge) .

I am experiencing  vaginal odor and abnormal vaginal discharge (quality: cheesy discharge) .

Various causes: 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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Is brown vaginal discharge concerning?

Is brown vaginal discharge concerning?

Sounds normal!: During periods, we shed the inner lining of the uterus -- the endometrium -- if we're not pregnant. Sometimes that shed layer may not come out for a day or two & can turn brown. So can be normal; why it changed, i can't say. If you are having low pelvic pain, the discharge is unusually foul smelling, or your have a fever, though, it could be an infection -- then see an ob/gyn! good luck! ...Read more

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Does brown bloody vaginal discharge means yeast infection?

Does brown bloody vaginal discharge means yeast infection?

Probably not: Brown vaginal discharge is usually older, deoxygenated blood from the uterus. Bleeding does not usually occur from yeast infections - althought there could sometimes be a small amoutn of blood. It isn't that likely that this is due to a yeast infection. ...Read more

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I am experiencing abnormal vaginal discharge (quality: cheesy discharge) , abnormal vaginal bleeding, vaginal itching, incontinence, thick mucus d...

I am experiencing  abnormal vaginal discharge (quality: cheesy discharge) , abnormal vaginal bleeding, vaginal itching, incontinence, thick mucus d...

Infection: Symptoms like cheesy discharge, abnormal vaginal bleeding, vaginal itching, thick mucus and leakage of urine are consistent with an infection, e.g., yeast plus other bacteria, of the vagina and the bladder. Consulting a doctor may be helpful to sort things out. ...Read more

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Vaginal dryness, discharge, vaginal irritation ?

Vaginal dryness, discharge, vaginal irritation 
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Discharge : Discharge with irritation needs evaluation, could be a yeast infection, bacterial infection or something more worrisome and the only way to know is a thorough exam & evaluation ...Read more

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I am experiencing vaginal itching, vaginal pain, vaginal irritation and abnormal vaginal discharge (quality: itchiness, cheesy discharge) .

I am experiencing  vaginal itching, vaginal pain, vaginal irritation and abnormal vaginal discharge (quality: itchiness, cheesy discharge) .

"Itching" to see MD: Your are "itching" to see a MD for a vaginal infection as that symptom alone is a dead giveaway for the same. Time to make an appointment with a local GYN MD who can diagnose and treat this issue. ...Read more

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Yellow discharge from vagina?

Cyclic: The vaginal discharge changes throughout the cycle. Right after the period it tends to be whitish. At mid-cycle it is wet and clear. After ovulation it tends to get sticky and more yellowish. It can also be affected by what you eat. If it doesn't smell or itch, it's probably normal. ...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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Dr. Walter Kobasa
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Vaginal Discharge (Definition)

Vaginal discharge is defined as secretions being expelled by the vagina. This can be physiologic or pathologic. Some common causes of abnormal vaginal discharge and yeast infections, bacterial vaginosis and sexually transmitted infections like ...Read more