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What Does Creamy White Discharge Mean
What does a creamy white discharge mean. I stuck my finger in my vagina and its a sticky creamy whitish discharge. Does this mean my period is coming?
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
Normal: It's normal to have clear discharge and normal to have white cloudy discharge. The consistency and color of the discharge is affected by hormones, diet, exercise, sleep, and products that are placed in vagina (sex, lubricants, etc). Typically, discharge mid-cycle is clearer than at either end of the cycle, but not always. Hope that helps! ...Read more
I was feeling sick inin the morning 2 days in a row and now I just noticed creamy white discharge. What could this mean?
I'm 5 days late and I have a creamy white discharge and watery in texture what could this mean no smelly odor or itching?
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
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
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
Infection: Rule out infection at your local doctors office. Good luck ...Read more
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
Need exam: Assuming you are referring to a vaginal discharge, the possibilities are several. Many women experience some vaginal discharge which may be normal. If this is new to you or clearly out of your normal pattern, then you should see your Dr. Who will do an exam and determine the type of discharge. Most common causes are easily treated. ...Read more
Uncertain: 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 ; white to yellowish. Leukorrhea usually doesn't cause an odor. If you have. ...Read more
Possible Reasons: When pregnant, vaginal discharge is thin, white ; milky. But because this is not a diagnostic symptom, a pregnancy test should be taken if you miss your period. 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 >. ...Read more
Brown is likely old: Blood. Red is likely fresher blood. White can be for different reasons. 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
White cough is mucus: Whenever you cough, mucus in your airways and lungs is being brought up (expectorated). The color indicates cells are present in your mucus. Try drinking plenty of fluids, maybe add an expectorant, such as Guaifenesin (mucinex). Unless you are experiencing other symptoms, white mucus is ok. ...Read more
Infection: Could be a vaginal infection such as bacterial vaginosis. ...Read more
May be normal: It is not always abnormal to have discharge. If there is no odor or itching involved then it is probably normal physiologic discharge. ...Read more
Discharge: A woman's discharge goes from opaque and thick to clear and stretchy like egg whites at a woman's most fertile time when she is ovulating and most likely to become pregnant. ...Read more
What does it mean when u have a lot of white discharge and watery discharge a week after protected sex?
Nothing necessarily: If your question has to do with the possibility of a pregnancy then, the meaning of the discharge can only be known after you miss your next period, get a home pregnancy test and find out the results. The other thing that a discharge can indicate in a woman following sexual relations is that of an infection. Protected sex reduces but does not illuminate chances of sexually transmitted infection. ...Read more
5 months preggy with everyday white discharge and today its more than usual but odorless what is that mean should I worry?
Discharge: Most likely normal but if it's increasing you should see your obstetrician as soon as possible. ...Read more
What does white discharge mean? Just had brown discharge that stopped a few days ago n now white discharge. What could it be?
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