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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