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What does yellow discharge mean?

What does yellow discharge mean?

Nasal discharge?: You do not indicate where the discharge comes, nasal discharge or vaginal 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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What does yellow discharge vaginal mean... It don't smell n it not thick just like watery?

Many possibilities: Does not sound like a serious problem but if it is annoying and persists, exam is appropriate. ...Read more

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What does yellow discharge mean while pregnant

What does yellow discharge mean while pregnant

Discharge : While that my just be normal secretions due to high hormone levels, it certainly could be an infection. You should see you doctor to be sure. ...Read more

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What does yellow discharge on underwear mean?

What does yellow discharge on underwear mean?

Female or male?: If female - very light to white discharge might be related to 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/stretchy), clear/watery or white d/c both occur during menstrual cycle.; pregnancy (white/ milky). It can be thin or thick ;. ...Read more

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What does yellow discharge from a girl mean?

What does yellow discharge from a girl mean?

Vaginal discharge: Assuming you are referring to vaginal discharge, a yellow discoloration could be completely normal or indicative of infection. Only a physical examination with appropriate laboratory testing could provide an exact answer. ...Read more

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Hi, I am having a yellow stretchy snot like discharge. What could this mean?

Hi, I am having a yellow stretchy snot like discharge. What could this mean?

More info needed: Discharge from where? Nose? Ear? Vaginal? Other? If vaginal, colored discharge suggests infection. At your age of 22, the most common such infections are STDs, especially gonorrhea, chlamydia, or trichomonas. See a clinic or doctor for exam and testing. Good luck! ...Read more

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Yellow discharge? What does this mean?

Yellow discharge? What does this mean?

Check for STDs: Any new or abnormal vaginal discharge needs professional evaluation. Colored discharge (yellow, greenish, etc) suggests infection. At your age (18) STDs, (esp. gonorrhea, chlamydia) are the main concern, assuming you are sexually active -- and apparently these are on your mind, given the topic tags you chose. See a doctor or clinic ASAP. Good luck. ...Read more

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My discharge is yellow what could that mean?

My discharge is yellow what could that mean?

Yeast Infection: If there is a sensation of burning that goes with it then you may have a yeast infection. You can always go see a doctor and do a urine test to see if you have a yeast infection, a doctor will prescribe you some medications from there. ...Read more

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Drainage (Definition)

Fluid coming out of an open area or wound. This can be infected ...Read more