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What causes a bad odor in vaginal discharge?

What causes a bad odor in vaginal discharge?

BV most likely: Bv most likely is the cause of a fishy smelling discharge. This is easy to treat and get rid of. See your gyn doctor.

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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What causes vaginal discharge to suddenly stop?

Lack of information: Impossible to answer since you give no details about your type of, or history &characteristics of the discharge your are referring to.

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What could cause a pink vaginal discharge to happen?

What could cause a pink vaginal discharge to happen?

Pink vag discharge: Pink discharge usually is seen when a small amount of blood is present in cervical or vaginal secretions. It can be seen when there is no problem, but may signal infection, pregnancy issues or other gyn conditions.

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What is the cause of fishy smelling vaginal discharge?

What is the cause of fishy smelling vaginal discharge?

Bacterial Vaginosis: Most common cause of a fishy vaginal discharge is bacterial vaginosis. It is not an std; it is similar to a yeast infection. It is the most common abnormal vaginal discharge. Other cause can be an std called trichomonas. Douching, recent increase in sexual frequency, or recent antibiotics/antifungal medication can increase one's changes, but it often occurs for "no reason". You need a rx to treat.

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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.

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What causes vaginal discharge?

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

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What causes brown vaginal discharge?

What causes brown vaginal discharge?

Probably old blood: This is probably blood that has been retained from your menses but younshoukdmdiscuss this with your gynecologist for a full evaluation and explanation.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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