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What does is mean when white watery discharge from vagina?

What does is mean when white watery discharge from vagina?

Likely normal: Vaginal discharge changes throughout the menstrual cycle based on the changing hormones throughout the month. It can change from white to clear to sticky to runny.... Discharge isn't concerning until it causes itching, foul odor, or pain. If you are concerned, you should see your doctor. ...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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White clumpy-ish discharge. What does this mean?

White clumpy-ish discharge. What does this mean?

? Yeast?: A yeast infection can sometimes present with white, cottage cheese like vaginal discharge with no odor that may cause redness, itching or burning. ...Read more

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What does white chunky discharge mean?

What does white chunky discharge mean?

Vaginal infection : Get tested for yeast/ candida, trichomonas, gardnerella and gc (less likely ) keep us posted about the results! ...Read more

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What does milky white mucas indicate?

What does milky white mucas indicate?

More details please: From WHERE is this mucous coming! If its in or on your bowel movements this is a common finding in IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) which was called "Mucous Colitis" years ago! Check this out with your Primary Care Provider! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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What does creamy/milky white vaginal discharge mean?

What does creamy/milky white vaginal discharge mean?

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

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What does a lot of white discharge mean after ovulation? Also what does watery discharge mean?

What does a lot of white discharge mean after ovulation? Also what does watery discharge mean?

Normal: What you are describing could be normal. When you ovulate, it is common to see a watery, slimy discharge. After ovulation, a white discharge is normal, as long as it is not causing itching and irritation . Such symptoms could mean you have a yeast or bacterial infection. See a provider if the discharge is causing you to be uncomfortable. ...Read more

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What does off white vaginal discharge mean?

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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What does a brownish white vaginal discharge mean?

Vaginal discharge: It is difficult to say without observing. Safest thing to do would be to go see a doctor. They can look at the discharge under a microscope or send it out for further analysis to try and determine what it is and offer you treatment. ...Read more

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What does white chunky vaginal discharge mean?

What does white chunky vaginal discharge mean?

Possible yeast infec: Most likely it may represent a yeast infection. However d any vaginal discharge needs to be evaluated to make sure there is no other pathology. ...Read more

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What does the red brownish discharge mean?

What does the red brownish discharge mean?

Vaginal Discharge?: Brown discharge is usually old blood being cleaned from the uterus. Red D/C may be newer blood mixed in. ...Read more

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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 yellow discharge mean?

Nasal discharge?: You do not indicate where the discharge comes, nasal discharge or vaginal discharge? ...Read more

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Thick like white discharge what does that mean?

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

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Creamy discharge what does that mean?

Creamy discharge what does that mean?

Possibilities: 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

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What does it mean when you have creamy, pasty, non-stretchy, milky white vaginal discharge? Is it normal?

Could be: The symptoms you are describing are non-specific (e.g. can be related to a variety of scenarios, including normal vaginal discharge). Be vigilant for the development of odor (e.g. fishy, musty, etc...), yellowish color, clumpy/cottage cheese texture among other changes (e.g. vaginal itching). Such changes usually herald an infection of some sort. ...Read more