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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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What does excessive amounts of discharge mean? Clear sticky and white discharge.

Listen: discuss with your doctor. You might need testing. Please give us more info next time.....example: location of discharge? Assuming vaginal....but a 'discharge' can really happen anywhere, including wounds,. You might have a simple, benign cause for this, but you might have exposed yourself to other underlying issues. See your provider if you have an unusual discharge. Avoid sex till you do so. ...Read more

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My period is almost two weeks late and I am having a lot of stick white discharge what does this mean? Large ammounts of sticky white discharge.

My period is almost two weeks late and I am having a lot of stick white discharge what does this mean? Large ammounts of sticky white discharge.

The : The number one reason for a missed period is pregnancy. Since you are 2 weeks past your missed period, a pregnancy test should be pretty accurate at this point - you should do one. Without examining you, it is hard to say whether the discharge is related to the missed period, from pregnancy, or another issue altogether such as an infection. If you have any additional questions about pregnancy or discharge, you should call your doctor. ...Read more

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Having a white discharge can mean what?

Having a white discharge can mean what?

Female?: 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. ...Read more

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Thick like white discharge what does that mean?

Thick like white discharge what does that mean?

Normal vs infection: Some women's discharge varies w/time of month (relative to menses/periods). If you're otherwise asymptomatic, you can just take a wait & see attitude. If there's any itchiness to your vagina (i'm assuming that's where your discharge is coming from), you might have a yeast infection which should respond to many over-the-counter antifungals. If you're sexually active w/o using condoms, go see ur doc. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you see white discharge?

What does it mean when you see white discharge?

White discharge.: A clumpy (cottage cheese- like), white, non- odorous discharge associated w itching, burning, swelling or redness can be due to yeast infections. When pregnant vaginal discharge is thin, white ; milky. Eukorrhea is a normal vaginal discharge (d/c). D/c is composed of cellular debris, vaginal secretions ; bacteria ; is stimulated by ^ vaginal blood flow ; ^ estrogen. Leukorrhea usually doesn't >. ...Read more

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Im one day late with white discharge. What does that mean?

HPT: Sexually active or inactive.? It doesn't necessarily mean anything. However, if you have had unprotected vaginal intercourse these findings could be consistent with (but not diagnostic of ) pregnancy. The easiest way to find out is to take a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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I have excessive oder less white discharge, what does that mean?

Odor: If this is an odor not familiar to you, then I would see your gynecologist to have a checkup for bacterial infection. ...Read more