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What does a brownish white vaginal discharge mean?

What does a brownish white vaginal discharge mean?

Vaginal discharge: It is difficult to say without observing. Safest thing to do would be to go see a doctor. They can look at the discharge under a microscope or send it out for further analysis to try and determine what it is and offer you treatment. ...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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Does a thick white discharge mean a sign of yeast infection?

Does a thick white discharge mean a sign of  yeast infection?

White discharge: Can be normal or a sign of yeast infection. If it doesn't stop, you may need to take antifungal medication, i.E yeast infection. If this does not stop it, you will need to see an ob. ...Read more

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What does a lot of stretchy thickish white discharge mean?

What does a lot of stretchy thickish white discharge mean?

Discharge: Usually thick white vaginal discharge indicates a vaginal infection. Itching or foul odor would be more suspicious. You could try inserting antiyeast vaginal creams recommended by your pharmacist. If discharge persists, see your gynecologist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What does having a thick chunky discharge mean?

Don't know enough: About your d/c to say. A clumpy (cottage cheese- like), white, non- odorous discharge associated w itching, burning, swelling or redness can be due to yeast infections. F 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 eval. ...Read more

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What does milky white mucas indicate?

What does milky white mucas indicate?

More details please: From WHERE is this mucous coming! If its in or on your bowel movements this is a common finding in IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) which was called "Mucous Colitis" years ago! Check this out with your Primary Care Provider! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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White clumpy-ish discharge. What does this mean?

White clumpy-ish discharge. What does this mean?

? Yeast?: A yeast infection can sometimes present with white, cottage cheese like vaginal discharge with no odor that may cause redness, itching or burning. ...Read more

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What does very thick white vaginal discharge mean?

Vaginal discharge: A clumpy (cottage cheese- like), white, non- odorous discharge associated w itching, burning, swelling or redness can be due to yeast infections. Leukorrhea is a 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/stretchy), clear/watery or white d/c both occur >>. ...Read more

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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 a lot of white discharge mean after ovulation? Also what does watery discharge mean?

What does a lot of white discharge mean after ovulation? Also what does watery discharge mean?

Normal: What you are describing could be normal. When you ovulate, it is common to see a watery, slimy discharge. After ovulation, a white discharge is normal, as long as it is not causing itching and irritation . Such symptoms could mean you have a yeast or bacterial infection. See a provider if the discharge is causing you to be uncomfortable. ...Read more

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Does an egg white thick discharge mean a sign of ovulation?

Does an egg white thick discharge mean a sign of ovulation?

Yes: It doesn't prove ovulation, but that's what usually si seen around that time. ...Read more

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What does a thick white discharge after ovulation mean?

What does a thick white discharge after ovulation mean?

Normal: The vaginal discharge becomes thinner and more copious at the time of ovulation. After ovulation that discharge will continue, and you would notice that increase from the vagina. ...Read more

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What does white chunky discharge mean?

What does white chunky discharge mean?

Vaginal infection : Get tested for yeast/ candida, trichomonas, gardnerella and gc (less likely ) keep us posted about the results! ...Read more

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What does thick brownish red discharge mean?

What does thick brownish red discharge mean?

Depends: Is it coming out of your ear, your penis, your anus? Some details might help. ...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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What does is mean when white watery discharge from vagina?

What does is mean when white watery discharge from vagina?

Likely normal: Vaginal discharge changes throughout the menstrual cycle based on the changing hormones throughout the month. It can change from white to clear to sticky to runny.... Discharge isn't concerning until it causes itching, foul odor, or pain. If you are concerned, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Thick stretchy white discharge. Is this a bad sign?

Thick stretchy white discharge. Is this a bad sign?

Not necessarily.: You didn't state when in your menstrual cycle this is occurring. Clear/stretchy discharge occurs with ovulation. 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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What does it mean when you have creamy, pasty, non-stretchy, milky white vaginal discharge? Is it normal?

Could be: The symptoms you are describing are non-specific (e.g. can be related to a variety of scenarios, including normal vaginal discharge). Be vigilant for the development of odor (e.g. fishy, musty, etc...), yellowish color, clumpy/cottage cheese texture among other changes (e.g. vaginal itching). Such changes usually herald an infection of some sort. ...Read more