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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 very thick white vaginal discharge mean?

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 it mean to have thick white discharge with no odor but slight itching ?

What does it mean to have thick white discharge with no odor but slight itching ?

Likely infection: I assume that you are describing a vaginal discharge, these symptoms would be suggestive of yeast infection. You can try OTC medication, but if the symptoms do not resolve in a few days, you should see your physician. ...Read more

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My girlfriend is having thick white discharge two weeks before period. What does this mean?

My girlfriend is having thick white discharge two weeks before period. What does this mean?

Possible Yeast Infec: This could be a yeast infection that would require antibiotics to clear out. Have her see her doctor. ...Read more

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So i had intercourse this morning and on the base of my boyfriend was thick white discharge and at the tip was light orange, what could this mean?

So i had intercourse this morning and on the base of my boyfriend was thick white discharge and at the tip was light orange, what could this mean?

An infection likely: Sounds like some sort of an infection. It may be something simple like a yeast infection or could be something more serious, maybe even an STD. Best to see a doctor and have it checked ...Read more

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I am taking birthcontrol pills and everyday keep passing a thick white discharge. Wat does it mean?

I am taking birthcontrol pills and everyday keep passing a thick white discharge. Wat does it mean?

Get tested: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe. ...Read more

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For the last couple of days I've had thick white discharge. I've never had it before my period before. What does that mean, if anything?

For the last couple of days I've had thick white discharge. I've never had it before my period before. What does that mean, if anything?

You may need to: check for a vaginal infection. If there are no other symptoms, such as vaginal itching, odor, etc. then you may be starting irregular spotting/ periods with your hormone cycle at your age. It could be very early on, or minor spotting may be a fluke. But if it continues, you may need to see a GYN or family physician to help you regulate your cycle to be more predictable. ...Read more

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What does it mean if i have a thick white discharge tender brests and pain in my midsection all the way around and occasionally up my spine.

What does it mean if i have a thick white discharge tender brests and pain in my midsection all the way around and occasionally up my spine.

Lactating breasts: could mean either pregnancy or hormonal imbalance. I would make sure to check a pregnancy test, then if negative check it again 1 week later. You do not want to have a pregnancy and not know it. If everything is negative, then you have irregular bleeding from cycle and may need to see a GYN to regulate it again, especially after 3-4 months of similar bleeding. ...Read more

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Drainage (Definition)

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