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What is the normal vaginal discharge for females?

What is the normal vaginal discharge for females?

Clear or white: A normal vaginal discharge will vary in appearance, consistancy, and volume during the menstrual cycle. Near ovulation the discharge is usually clear, with an increase in volume, thin and watery. At the end of the cycle it usually becomes thicker and sticky, with less volume. A discolored discharge, or one that is clumpy, or with a foul odor is not normal. ...Read more

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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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Yes I'm 36 yr old female is it normal to have excessive vaginal discharge ? I'm thinking I'm going to have to start wearing a pad it's gotten so bad !

Yes I'm 36 yr old female is it normal to have excessive vaginal discharge ? I'm thinking I'm going to have to start wearing a pad it's gotten so bad !

Not normal: I think the description of "excessive" pretty much means you know the answer to your own question :). That is certainly not normal. Please see a doctor to determine the cause of this discharge, and get appropriate treatment. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I am a female powerlifter and had a very heavy squat day (hit a personal record). I experienced vaginal discharge and spotting. Is this normal?

I am a female powerlifter and had a very heavy squat day (hit a personal record). I experienced vaginal discharge and spotting. Is this normal?

Not really: Physical activity is unlikely to be linked with vaginal discharge. However if the discharge persists, see your GYN for evaluation to see if you have any infection that may require treatment Best wishes Dr M ...Read more

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Im 33 years old female i have very high RBC in urine (50-150mm3). I had ct scan and all seems normal.could it be from vaginal discharge as i breastfed?

Im 33 years old female i have very high RBC in urine (50-150mm3). I had ct scan and all seems normal.could it be from vaginal discharge as i breastfed?

Sometimes: Breastfeeding would be unrelated, but yes, in women who are on their period or spotting a urinalysis can show blood that is not really coming from the bladder. A doctor may perform a catheter urine collection to eliminate the chance of contamination from vaginal blood/discharge. If the blood really is from the bladder and with no recent UTI, further testing may be needed, i.e. cystoscopy ...Read more

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What is the normal vaginal discharge color supposed to be? Because mine has always been a creamy yellow i can't tell sometimes if there is a green color in it or if its just a strong cream yellow..

What is the normal vaginal discharge color supposed to be? Because mine has always been a creamy yellow i can't tell sometimes if there is a green color in it or if its just a strong cream yellow..

Hello. : Hello. Normal vaginal secretions are clear to white / creamy. The viscosity can change depending on when you ovulate, become pregnant etc. White discharge is leukorrhea which is made up of things like dead cells, dead white cells and normal secretions. It can turn slightly yellow when it dries in your underwear. Green or dark yellow, clumpy or malodorous discharge may be abnormal. If that were the case, would get it checked - especially if there is redness, swelling, itching or pain. Take care. ...Read more

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My vaginal discharge normal or abnormal?

My vaginal discharge normal or abnormal?

Depends: Every woman has vaginal discharge. The amount and consistency can change with the hormones through the month. Discharge is only abnormal if it burns, smells bad or is irritating. Some stds such as chlamydia do not always cause a discharge so if you are worried you have gotten an std, you will need a urine or vaginal test done. ...Read more

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Clear thinsticky vaginal discharge normal?

Vaginal secretions: 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 ; like uncooked egg whites), 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. ...Read more

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Is vaginal discharge on a daily basis normal?

Depends on amount: A slight amount of discharge is normal on a daily basis, and this amount will vary from woman to woman. It's more important to notice a change from one time to another, especially if the amount, color or odor of discharge changes. Any change can come from infection inside the vaginal area. ...Read more

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Is thick white vaginal discharge normal for u?

Is thick white vaginal discharge normal for u?

Vaginal discharge: A thick white discharge, without an odor or irritation can be normal. Comprises shedding vaginal cells and secretions resulting in a thick white pasty discharge. Some women constitutionally have more vaginal. ...Read more

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Vaginal Discharge (Definition)

Vaginal discharge refers to secretions from the vagina. Such discharge can vary in consistency (thick, pasty, thin), color (clear, cloudy, white, yellow, green), and smell ...Read more