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What does thick white discharge mean I'm late for my period and it has no odor really?

What does thick white discharge mean I'm late for my period and it has no odor really?

Vaginal discharge: Odorless thick white discharge could be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes associated with itching and burning discomfort. See your doctor for proper diagnosis. Take care! ...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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What does very thick white vaginal discharge mean?

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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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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I am taking birthcontrol pills and everyday keep passing a thick white discharge. Wat does it mean?

I am taking birthcontrol pills and everyday keep passing a thick white discharge. Wat does it mean?

Get tested: 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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What does it mean if I have a thick white discharge tender brests and pain in my midsection all the way around and occasionally up my spine.

What does it mean if I have a thick white discharge tender brests and pain in my midsection all the way around and occasionally up my spine.

Lactating breasts: Could mean either pregnancy or hormonal imbalance. I would make sure to check a pregnancy test, then if negative check it again 1 week later. You do not want to have a pregnancy and not know it. If everything is negative, then you have irregular bleeding from cycle and may need to see a GYN to regulate it again, especially after 3-4 months of similar bleeding. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have thick white discharge with no odor but slight itching?

What does it mean to have thick white discharge with no odor but slight itching?

Likely infection: I assume that you are describing a vaginal discharge, these symptoms would be suggestive of yeast infection. You can try OTC medication, but if the symptoms do not resolve in a few days, you should see your physician. ...Read more

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My girlfriend is having thick white discharge two weeks before period. What does this mean?

Possible Yeast Infec: This could be a yeast infection that would require antibiotics to clear out. Have her see her doctor. ...Read more

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I took a plan b right after protect sex and now I have thick white discharge and my urine is darker. What does this mean?

I took a plan b right after protect sex and now I have thick white discharge and my urine is darker. What does this mean?

Thick discharge: And different color/consistency of urine are worrisome as that typically does not come as an effect from the plan B. You will need to see a healthcare provider for proper examination and diagnostic workup for infection. ...Read more

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So I had intercourse this morning and on the base of my boyfriend was thick white discharge and at the tip was light orange, what could this mean?

So I had intercourse this morning and on the base of my boyfriend was thick white discharge and at the tip was light orange, what could this mean?

An infection likely: Sounds like some sort of an infection. It may be something simple like a yeast infection or could be something more serious, maybe even an STD. Best to see a doctor and have it checked ...Read more

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For the last couple of days I've had thick white discharge. I've never had it before my period before. What does that mean, if anything?

For the last couple of days I've had thick white discharge. I've never had it before my period before. What does that mean, if anything?

You may need to: Check for a vaginal infection. If there are no other symptoms, such as vaginal itching, odor, etc. Then you may be starting irregular spotting/ periods with your hormone cycle at your age. It could be very early on, or minor spotting may be a fluke. But if it continues, you may need to see a GYN or family physician to help you regulate your cycle to be more predictable. ...Read more

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Thick white discharge from vagina and a sensitive clit and discomfort when having sex, what does this mean?

Thick white discharge from vagina and a sensitive clit and discomfort when having sex, what does this mean?

Need testing: Vaginal discharge is often a sign of infection. Thick white discharge could be due to yeast infection or bacterial vaginosis (BV). If the discharge has an odor it is more likey BV. Best way to tell is by looking at discharge under a microscope. Sexually transmitted infection (STI) is another possibility and should definitely be tested for, if you have had unprotected sex. ...Read more

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Would someone normally have a thick white discharge all the time?

Would someone normally have a thick white discharge all the time?

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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I have been experiencing pain during intercoarse as well as a thick white discharge?

I have been experiencing pain during intercoarse as well as a thick white discharge?

Need exam: Both of these conditions are not normal. You should see your doctor and see what could be causing the pain and the discharge. The only way to do this is with a pelvic exam and some testing of the discharge. ...Read more

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I always have a thick white discharge. No matter on my prod or not. What could this be?

I always have a thick white discharge. No matter on my prod or not. What could this be?

Check it out: To have discharge is not right. There are different causes to it, so I recommend you have it checked out soon. There are some infectious causes such as bacterial vaginitis, gonorrhea and chlamydia, etc, but there are non-infectious causes that are important as well. See your doc. ...Read more

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If you have a thick white discharge and all your test results are negative what could it be?

If you have a thick white discharge and all your test results are negative what could it be?

Where is it coming f: From. I will assume your vagina? Go see your ob/gyn doctor. If it is somewhere else - please ask your question again and specify. ...Read more

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There's a thick white discharge coming from my vaginal area, what is it?

Yeast Infection: This is likely a yeast infection. You will need antibiotics to treat this. I would recommend you visit your doctor for an evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Last few drops of my urine look like a thick white discharge. It happens twice or thrice a week. Is it semen plz help?

Last few drops of my urine look like a thick white discharge. It happens twice or thrice a week. Is it semen plz help?

Here are some. ..: In your clinical scenario, what you saw is the sediments of some amorphous phosphate crystals accumulated during bladder filling-up, which largely reflects what you eat and is harmless. You may watch out what you consume and see. .. examples - some vegetables... If any doubt, have Doc to check it out with urinalysis at least... ...Read more

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I've a thick white discharge no smell. Pain in lower tummy and back. What could this be?

I've a thick white discharge no smell. Pain in lower tummy and back. What could this be?

Itchies: It may be a yeast infection. Try over the counter vaginal yeast medication. If that doesn't work, then you need to see an ob/gyn. ...Read more

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2 days ago I had unprotected sex. Today I noticed a thick white discharge in my undies. It only lasted a few hours. What could it be?

2 days ago I had unprotected sex. Today I noticed a thick white discharge in my undies. It only lasted a few hours. What could it be?

Some possibilities: Many women have vaginal discharge, but some types of discharge are not normal. A woman may see normal changes in discharge before or after her period. Changes in discharge that may be an infection: a bad odor; vaginal itching or swelling; a green, yellow, or gray colored discharge; discharge looking foamy or like cottage cheese, etc. A doctor can check, if symptoms persist, recur or are worrisome. ...Read more

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Have a thick white discharge It looks like semen I've been tested mulitple times all neg There is no pain or itching. What can this be prostate fluid?

Have a thick white discharge It looks like semen I've been tested mulitple times all neg There is no pain or itching. What can this be prostate fluid?

Penile discharge: Non-specific urethritis is a common cause of discharge. It causes a discharge that is usually, but not always, clear, and worse in the mornings. It may be uncomfortable to pass urine. There are numerous different organisms that cause this. Don't know how you were tested but see a urologist if you have not yet done so. The milky discharge usually signifies white blood cells in the discharge. ...Read more

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When I have sex there is a gross smell and somethimes a thick white discharge comes out?

When I have sex there is a gross smell and somethimes a thick white discharge comes out?

Discharge: The odor may indicate you have a vaginal infection. Get checked by your doctor ...Read more

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I'm experiencing a thick white discharge, no odor, no burning or itching. Sexually active w the same partner for 2years. Is this normal.?

I'm experiencing a thick white discharge, no odor, no burning or itching. Sexually active w the same partner for 2years. Is this normal.?

See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing a thick white discharge with a sweet smell, and in the past week or so when I have to urinate it hits me all at once! ?

I have been experiencing a thick white discharge with a sweet smell, and in the past week or so when I have to urinate it hits me all at once! ?

Yeast infection: Try using an over-the-counter product like GyneLotrimin (clotrimazole) or Monostat for Candidal yeast infections. If that doesn't work, then please visit your primary care physician or OB-Gyn for further treatment. ...Read more

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I am having a thick white discharge that looks like toilet paper, I noticed it while showering and then had sex and it was all over the place...

Yeast Infection.: Thick white discharge sounds like a yeast infection. That is certainly the most common infection. You can treat this with over the counter creams. If it doesn't improve then see your doctor. It could be something else. ...Read more