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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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If I had a heavy irregular period 4 weeks ago four day after having unprotected se what does that mean if I get brown/pink discharges?

If I had a heavy irregular period 4 weeks ago four day after having unprotected se what does that mean if I get brown/pink discharges?

Nothing or infection: Would need more history and physical and lab testing as indicated. I would be happy to help and I hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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Been off depo march 12 jelly clear discharge frm vagina sticky clear stuff wha tis means?. Unprotectd sex everyday cud i get prego? Is depo out body?

Been off depo march 12 jelly clear discharge frm vagina sticky clear stuff wha  tis means?. Unprotectd sex everyday cud i get prego? Is depo out body?

Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone): Gives protection for 12-13 weeks after your injection. It stays in the body for up to 12 months but not at concentrations high enough to give birth control. You may be fertile before you have a period after stopping Depo. Its possible that the change in discharge is ovulation. Get tested to be sure. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you get a varginal discharge with an awful smell?

What does it mean when you get a varginal discharge with an awful smell?

It means that you: Most likely have an infection. Please either see your gynecologist or an std clinic for eval. Take care. ...Read more

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What does brown sticky discharge mean?

What does brown sticky discharge mean?

Brown discharge is: Usually older, deoxygenated blood being cleaned from the uterus. ...Read more

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Does heavy discharge mean I have an infection?

No: Vaginal discharge in pregnancy is common from all the hormonal changes. This does not necessarily mean that you have an infection. On the other hand, vaginal discharge could be caused by an infection and you should be test. The most common infections are bacterial vaginosis and yeast which are not sexually transmitted. Stis like gonorrhea, chlamydia and trichomoniasis should be ruled out. ...Read more

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I have yellowish , heavy, and sticky vaginal discharge....What could this be?

I have yellowish , heavy, and sticky vaginal discharge....What could this be?

Get tested: Women having varying degrees of normal vaginal discharge and it changes as you go through your cycle. Schedule an appt and the doctor can test you for yeast, bacterial vaginosis, trichomoniasis, gonorrhea and chlamydia all of which can cause vaginal discharge. ...Read more

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How typical is it to get a sticky discharge during puberty?

How typical is it to get a sticky discharge during puberty?

Needs assessment: Most vaginal discharge is clear or white. Hard to answer question without examining discharge, best to see primary doctor for assessment. ...Read more

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