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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 white discharge mean? just had brown discharge that stopped a few days ago n now white discharge. what could it be?

What does white discharge mean? just had brown discharge that stopped a few days ago n now white discharge. what could it be?

White discharge: As long as the discharge does not itch, burn, or have a foul odor, it does not appear to be infection. Discharge can change throughout the month becoming clearer and stretchy like egg white when a woman is most fertile. I would see your gyn if the discharge causes symptoms. ...Read more

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What does white discharge mean and cramps 5 weeks after giving birth? I healed quickly no problems.

What does white discharge mean and cramps 5 weeks after giving birth? I healed quickly no problems.

Depends on discharge: Some mild white vaginal discharge is normal, and is likely due to the body responding to hormones. If the discharge becomes excessive, foul-smelling, cottage cheese-like, or associated with itching or discomfort, you might consider bringing it up with your doctor, since it could be due to an infection. ...Read more

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What does clear/white mucous discharge mean?

What does clear/white mucous discharge mean?

Normal: For most women having some vaginal discharge is normal. The discharge you describe could be related to the ovulatory cycle of your period when discharge can become clear and stringy. ...Read more

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What does off white vaginal discharge mean?

Vaginal discharge: If it is thick, curdy , white could mean an yeast infection. If you have any suspicion please visit an ob/gyn that can diagnose the problem. ...Read more

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How will i know what does a white vaginal discharge mean?

How will i know what does a 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 white creamy discharge mean ? It's been coming out of me for about a week.

What does white creamy discharge mean ? It's been coming out of me for about a week.

See your doctor: It could mean a yeast infection, a bacterial infection, or an STD (since I am not familiar with your relationship status). The best idea is to be tested, so that you can get an accurate diagnosis and proper treatment. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What does a white milky discharge mean during pregnancy is that normal?

What does a white milky discharge mean during pregnancy is that normal?

Yes: Women commonly experience white milky discharge during pregnancy called leukorrhea. However if you have any change in color, itching, odor or burning, be sure to see your doctor. ...Read more