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

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

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For the past few days I have been having brown pasty discharge and my period is irregular. What is this? What does this mean?

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

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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?

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?

See a doctor: I would take a pregnancy test and if it comes up negative it may be a uti. I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I'm discharging?

What does it mean if I'm discharging?

Depends: On the type of dichaarge the color, odor, itching or other symptoms. See your doctor make sure there is not an infection. ...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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What does light green discharge means?

Vaginal discharge?: May represent an infection. Get it checked. ...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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Brown gooey discharge what does it mean?

Brown gooey discharge what does it mean?

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

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What does light brownish discharge mean?

Vaginal discharge?: It may be old, deoxygenated blood mixed in with vaginal secretions. ...Read more

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What could gross coloured discharge mean?

What could gross coloured discharge mean?

Are you a male or a: Female? Vaginal, breast or penile discharge? Odor? Color? Texture? Sexually active. I would re-ask question for us to better help you. Take care. ...Read more

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Every day I discharge what does that mean?

Every day I discharge what does that mean?

Discharge: 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. Leukorrhea is normal vaginal discharge (d/c). D/c is composed of cellular debris, vaginal secretions ; bacteria ; is stimulated by ^ vaginal blood flow ; ^. ...Read more

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Is white pasty discharge with odor normal?

Is white pasty discharge with odor normal?

No: A clumpy (cottage cheese- like), white, non- odorous discharge associated w itching, burning, swelling or redness can be due to yeast infections. White, gray or yellow w fish-like odor; clumpy white w/o an odor, clumpy green or yellow are all types of d/c which can occur with infections. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching >. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your discharge stops?

What does it mean when your discharge stops?

Discharge: Has stopped, which is a good thing for you. It can mean normal discharge or infection has cleared, not sure which you experienced. Nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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What does having a thick chunky discharge mean?

Don't know enough: About your d/c to say. A clumpy (cottage cheese- like), white, non- odorous discharge associated w itching, burning, swelling or redness can be due to yeast infections. F 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 eval. ...Read more

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I'm getting black discharge, what does it mean?

D/C: Brown to black discharge often contains older, deoxygenated blood ; may be seen after the period. ...Read more

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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 it mean if your discharge is greenish?

See a doctor: I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have a lot of discharge?

Need more: Information. Like what color, smell or volume of discharge. It could be normal, sign of infection or ovulation or post menstruation ...Read more

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What does discolored discharge means for a lady?

What does discolored discharge means for a lady?

Discolored VAG D/C: Discolored vaginal discharge in a female may be due to an infection and warrants evaluation. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have a bloody discharge?

Infection and others: It may be due to infections, stdsimplantation bleeding due to pregnancy.Cervical polyp, cervical abrasions, pelvic inflammatory disease, endometritis, cervicitis, uterine polyps, vaginitis, uterine sarcoma, perimenopausal bleeding
you need a gynecological exam to find the cause. ...Read more

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I have this white pasty discharge is thayt normal?

Can be: This can be normal? Any itching associated with this? IF so, you may have a fungal infection. Some hormonal changes can cause white discharge however. ...Read more

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I have a clear slimy discharge what does this mean.

Vaginal?: Could be normal vaginal secretions called Leukorrhea. If you have 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

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What's it mean when a lady says she has a discharge?

Vaginal discharge: This means that there is liquid coming from the vagina. The consistency can vary, as can the causes. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have a bloody discharge?

What does it mean when you have a bloody discharge?

Bleeding Somewhere: A bloody discharge from any of the body orifices that is not routinely expected would suggest bleeding somewhere. As you did not state your gender, or where the bloody discharge is, more information would be required to provide a more definitive answer. ...Read more

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I have a white waterly discharge.? What does this? Mean?

Uncertain: 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. 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

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I had no discharge all month long what does that mean?

I had no discharge all month long what does that mean?

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 when you discharge a very light green?

What does it mean when you discharge a very light green?

Vaginal Discharge: I would first worry and test you for chlamydia or gonorrhea. Please get to your family physician or to planned parenthood for testing. ...Read more

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Discharge with light odors after cycle what does this mean?

Discharge with light odors after cycle what does this mean?

Vaginal health: Sometimes an odor after a period can be due to old blood or it can also be due to feminine products and the chemicals they are made with, such as pads and tampons. If there is no infection, determined by your health care provider, a vinegar + water douche may solve the pronblem. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have a metallic smelling discharge?

Metallic smell: What you are smelling smells like metal. It may be a problem in your smeller. What meds are you taking? Low blood K? Let's chat and we can figure out what this means in YOU! ...Read more

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What does it mean when my discharge is light reddish pinkish?

What does it mean when my discharge is light reddish pinkish?

There may be a: Small amount of blood mixed in. Bleeding outside of the period can be related to hormone imbalances. ...Read more

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Wat does it mean if u have black or real dark color discharge?

Wat does it mean if u have black or real dark color discharge?

Could mean: Bleeding, infection, inflammation or growth in your vagina, cervix or uterus. Go see your gyn for check up. Hope all is well! ...Read more

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I have been getting a lot discharge lately what does that mean?

Where?: You do not say your gender. Is this a vaginal, penile, nasal, ear, eye discharge? Please ask your question again and specify. If it is from your vagina or penis, the first thing to do is to get checked for std's. ...Read more

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My girlfriend have a pinkish brown discharged what does it mean?

My girlfriend have a pinkish brown discharged what does it mean?

Hard to say.: The answer depends on whether or not she is on birth control or not. Pregnancy, infection, cervical irritation, and mid-cycle bleeding are all possible. If pregnant and bleeding or has bleeding with fever or pain, she needs to get seen today. ...Read more