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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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Can lower back injury cause brown/black clotty vaginal discharge er won't do scans and now I am bleeding today injury happened 3 days ago no scan take?

Can lower back injury cause brown/black clotty vaginal discharge er won't do scans and now I am bleeding today injury happened 3 days ago no scan take?

Depends on accurate: This depends on an accurae diagnosis. Back pain is not the cause of the bleeding but the cause of the back pain may be related to it. You need to have your physician have yous see a gynecologist. This is not a problem that the ER can clarify - you need to see your gynecologist who is a speciasit for this problem ...Read more

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What causes Vaginal discharge?

What causes Vaginal discharge?

Several Possible: A vaginal discharge may be caused my several factors. Since no other information is provided, the possible causes could be physiologic or infectious. Infection from Yeast, Trichomonas or Bacterial Vaginosis may cause a vaginal discharge. Cervical inflammation or infection may cause a discharge. On the other hand a discharge may be caused by ovulation, normal vaginal secretions, or recent sex. ...Read more

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What causes vaginal discharge?

What causes vaginal discharge?

Normal vs unhealthy: Vaginal discharge could be related to infection, ph changes or might be completely normal/ healthy. ...Read more

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What could cause anal and vaginal discharge?

What could cause anal and vaginal discharge?

Infection: You need to see doctor for culture of both anal and vaginal discharge. To get proper med. ...Read more

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What might cause a fleshy vaginal discharge?

What might cause a fleshy vaginal discharge?

Infection: You need to see doctor for culture of both anal and vaginal discharge. To get proper med. ...Read more

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What could cause unexplained vaginal discharge?

What could cause unexplained vaginal discharge?

Hormones: Sometimes excess estrogen can cause this kind of symptoms, but still I will get all the testing done by my obgyn ...Read more

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Can exercise cause vaginal discharge or bleeding?

Can exercise cause vaginal discharge or bleeding?

It may: It is great that you are exercising to stay healthy! Of course, one of the side effects of exercise is sweating. Make sure that you are staying hydrated and shower as soon as you are able. Sweat and moisture can create an environment for vaginal discharge and possible infection. The bleeding could be from possible irritation to the vagina. See your doctor for an exam just to be sure. ...Read more

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What can cause odd bleeding and vaginal discharge?

Probabely infection: Vaginal discharge and bleeding is probabely from some kind of vaginal infection and you should consult your doctor or gynecologist to have it checked and culture taken and appropriately treated. ...Read more

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What causes a daily passage of brown vaginal discharge?

A lot of things: Many things can cause this. It could be a vaginal, cervical, or uterine infection. Other possibilities are a cervical polyp, hormonal imbalance or even cancer. Because it is not typical of anything in particular, it is important to be examined by a gynecologist to find out the cause. ...Read more

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What are the causes of reddish brown vaginal discharge?

What are the causes of reddish brown vaginal discharge?

Old blood usually: When bright red blood bleeds inside your uterus during your period it might sit there for some time, congeal into a clot, and then later liquify and come out as dark menstrual blood. As it sits longer in the genital tract it gets browner and by the time you see anything it is a mixture of newer (red) blood and older (brown) blood. ...Read more

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Can dehydration cause thicker than usual vaginal discharge?

Can dehydration cause thicker than usual vaginal discharge?

Absolutely: Any time you are even mildly dehydrated, any fluids in your body can get thicker (or actually more viscous if we want to use the proper term). This includes your saliva, lung secretions, blood, urine and, yes, your vaginal secretions. If it continues to be thicker once you are re-hydrated, then consider seeing doc for evaluation to make sure it's not something more than normal secretions. ...Read more

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What can cause milky white vaginal discharge for years on end?

What can cause milky white vaginal discharge for years on end?

Normal vaginal d/c: Unless there is yeast, bv, or trich present, your secretions are physiologic, a fancy word for normal. See you gyn doctor if you have itching or bad odor. Make sure you are getting routine gyn care. ...Read more

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What causes think white vaginal discharge and itching with pain?

What causes think white vaginal discharge and itching with pain?

Vaginitis: See your doctor. He/she will perform specific tests to see what's going on and how to fix it. ...Read more

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What can cause white, thick, creamy, orderless vaginal discharge?

Non itching D/C?: If the discharge is non itching as described above, then it is a normal expression of vaginal fluids which can be more copious when sexually aroused. ...Read more

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What could cause a prolonged vaginal discharge after being fingered?

What could cause a prolonged vaginal discharge after being fingered?

Infection: This could be from an infection. See a doctor to get tested. Best wishes. ...Read more

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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