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What Does White Pasty Discharge Mean
That is not normal: ; is usually related to an infection. Please seek medical evaluation. ...Read more
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
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
For the past few days I have been having brown pasty discharge and my period is irregular. What is this? What does this mean?
Hormones: When a women has an irregular period and breakthrough bleeding, it's typically the result of hormonal imbalances. Sometimes it can be too much progesterone, or too much estrogen. Sometimes it can be a thyroid imbalance or extremes of weight (thin/heavy). If it bothers you, consider birth control pills to help regulate or see doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
My period lasted three days and now im having this thick white pasty discharge what does this mean with cramps in my back and lower abdomin?
The brown may: Be due to older blood being cleaned from the uterus. 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