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What color does normal vaginal discharge look like when its dried to your underwear?

What color does normal vaginal discharge look like when its dried to your underwear?

Depends: It can range from colorless to a light yellow. Other colors can be found but might not be "normal discharge". ...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


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Can a pap smear show presence of vaginal discharge syndrome?If vaginal discharge is white and stains underwear and get musty smell is it normal?

Can a pap smear show presence of vaginal discharge syndrome?If vaginal discharge is white and stains underwear and get musty smell is it normal?

Maybe: Bacterial vaginosis (due to gardnerella sp), candida (yeast) and trichomoniasis are all infections that can cause discharge and are readily detected on pap exam. ...Read more

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Vaginal discharge and wetness on the underwear indicates?

Uncertain: Normal vaginal discharge is called leukorrhea. It is composed of cellular debris, vaginal secretions ; bacteria ; is stimulated by ^ vaginal blood flow ; ^ estrogen. ^ is seen w ovulation ; pregnancy. It can be thin or thick ; white to yellowish. Leukorrhea usually doesn't cause an odor. If you have an odor which causes redness, itching, burning, swelling or foul odor – please have it evaluated. ...Read more

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Does womens vaginal discharge change color when it dries on underwear?

Yes it might: It is possible for dried vaginal discharge to appear to be discolored when it dries on the underwear. This might also be an indication of an infection and is easily evaluated by your ob/gyn or primary provider. ...Read more

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What do you advise if i had quite a bit of brown mucus-ey vaginal discharge on my underwear?

What do you advise if i had quite a bit of brown mucus-ey vaginal discharge on my underwear?

It might be: a combination of old blood mixed with vaginal secretions. See if resolves on it's own. If not d/w your dr. ...Read more

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This morning i noticed i had quite a bit of brown mucus-y vaginal discharge on my underwear. Is this concerning?

This morning i noticed i had quite a bit of brown mucus-y vaginal discharge on my underwear. Is this concerning?

Depends: Discharge in a woman can be abnormal, normal, or transitional. It all depends on your history. It may be important for you to see a provider to be sure. They may be able to run tests on the discharge and obtain a complete history. Some common causes of discharge can be yeast, bacterial vaginosis or stds. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm having vaginal discharge everytime I went to see my underwear?

That depends: 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

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I feel like I have an abnormal amount of vaginal discharge. No odor. I have to wipe it out of my underwear daily. I'm not sexually active. ?

I feel like I have an abnormal amount of vaginal discharge. No odor. I have to wipe it out of my underwear daily. I'm not sexually active. ?

Discharge Blues: The discharge sounds like it is more of a lifestyle stress than disease. I suggest that you see you gynecologist and have an examination. Most infections with discharge also have pain or itching or odor. I also doubt this will have any effect on your future fertility. Good luck and i believe your gynecologist can help. ...Read more

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3 or 4 years white heavy sometimes chunky vaginal discharge? White/crusty on underwear. No itching or redness, sometimes fishy smelling. (female)

3 or 4 years white heavy sometimes chunky vaginal discharge? White/crusty on underwear. No itching or redness, sometimes fishy smelling. (female)

Unlikely one thing: My guess is that you have both vaginal candida and an overgrowth of bacteria. Both are quite common and it is not rare to have them both. The treatments are relatively inexpensive and safe. It's time to get some help. ...Read more

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I'm 41, turned sexy ally active again two years ago after a gap if 7 years. Been experiencing a watery vaginal discharge that is some days very frequent. It dries white or light yellow on the underwear. No pain, smell or itch.

I'm 41, turned sexy ally active again two years ago after a gap if 7 years. Been experiencing a watery vaginal discharge that is some days very frequent. It dries white or light yellow on the  underwear. No pain, smell or itch.

Seven year "itch": Congratulations! Your body and sexual apparatus are functioning normally again after a 7 year hiatus. The vaginal discharge is a "wetness" issue that many women would love to have, and as long as there is no itching, then you will have enough fluid to satisfy your seven year "itch". ...Read more

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What does a normal vaginal discharge after childbirth look like?

White, creamy: Most newborn girls who have vaginal discharge may develop white, creamy secretions. The vaginal discharge typically does not have any odor at all and is not associated with any pain or itching. In some cases, the discharge may even contain some blood and this is also quite normal. ...Read more

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I get clear watery vaginal discharge often whenever i'm not on on my period is normal?How do I control it? I wet my underwear frequently.

I get clear watery vaginal discharge often whenever i'm not on on my period is normal?How do I control it? I wet my underwear frequently.

Leukorrhea: 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

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What does your vaginal discharge look like when your a 1 week before your period comes ?

What does your vaginal discharge look like when your a 1 week before your period comes  ?

More info needed: This varies a lot from person to person. At 16, your own pattern of normal vaginal moisture or discharge may still be evolving. But if this is clearly new and different than before, you should see your doctor. There are too many causes to guess, but if you're sexually active, an STD is a possibility. Color (e.g. yellow) or strong odor suggest STD or other infection. If in doubt, check it out! ...Read more

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How does pinworm infected vaginal discharge look like?

How does pinworm infected vaginal discharge look like?

Like worms: Pinworms can usually be seen directly. They are small and white. First thing in the morning or during the night is the best time to look. A single treatment of oral anti-pinworm medication usually eradicates the problem ...Read more

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Excess vaginal discharge during sex. Like i'm dripping white discharge in the very beginning of our sex routine. Is this normal?

Excess vaginal discharge during sex. Like i'm dripping white discharge in the very beginning of our sex routine. Is this normal?

Infection ; hormones: Some vaginal discharge can be normal. As you go through the month your hormones cause changes in the discharge as does sexual stimulation. In some cases though discharge can be a sign of infection. Causes incluse yeast, bacterial vaginosis, and stds. There are simple tests that can be done in the office to determine if this is normal or not. ...Read more

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I have had a white milky vaginal discharge for the past couple of days. Seems like alot will come out while I am using the bathroom. is this normal?

I have had a white milky vaginal discharge for the past couple of days. Seems like alot will come out while I am using the bathroom.  is this normal?

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. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe. ...Read more

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Is a clear thick mucus like vaginal discharge normal?

Is a clear thick mucus like vaginal discharge normal?

Most likely yes: Clear thick mucus-like discharge is typical of ovulatory mucous. People often describe it as looking like egg white. That said, if your discharge has a funny odor, you have any itching or pain, or you could have been exposed to a sexually transmitted infection, then you should get checked out. ...Read more

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My vaginal discharge smells like onion- is this normal?

BV: A change in vaginal secretion odor can indicate an imbalance in the bacteria or bacterial vaginosis. ...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