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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 is white discharge?

What is white discharge?

Uncertain: 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/stretchy), 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 odor. If you have. ...Read more

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What is this clear white milky discharge from my penis?

What is this clear white milky discharge from my penis?

Usually an STD: Clear white milky discharge from a penis is usually a sign of a sexually transmitted disease or std. Most likely, it is caused by either gonorrhea or chlamydia. Would recommend seeing a medical provider to get tested and treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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What is pink slimy discharge from a vagina?

What is pink slimy discharge from a vagina?

Depends on...: "pink slimy discharge" means different things to different women. It has to be compared to the particular woman's normal daily vaginal (cervical) mucus discharge. Some women are at risk for std's, some at risk for cancers, and others at risk for both (so a doctor's evaluation is a good idea). Pink mucus could also be normal mucus mixed with a trace of menstrual blood, in a very low-risk woman. ...Read more

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What is a white sticky dischare from the bladder?

What is a white sticky dischare from the bladder?

?infection: Tough to say without an examination and testing, but a vaginal infection is often considered infections until proven other wise. Bladder discharges are only seen in the urine as opposed to vaginal discharges. If you have a discharge when urinating from the bladder, that would need to be evaluated as well. ...Read more

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What is this odorless milky white discharge coming out of my vagina?

What is this odorless milky white discharge coming out of my vagina?

Possible Reasons: 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. 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/stretchy), clear/watery or white d/c >. ...Read more

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Yellow smelly discharge from ear. What does this indicate?

Infection: Discharge with odor from the ear suggests infection. Best to see a health care provider for examination and appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What does is mean when white watery discharge from vagina?

What does is mean when white watery discharge from vagina?

Likely normal: Vaginal discharge changes throughout the menstrual cycle based on the changing hormones throughout the month. It can change from white to clear to sticky to runny.... Discharge isn't concerning until it causes itching, foul odor, or pain. If you are concerned, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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There's a thick white discharge coming from my vaginal area, what is it?

Yeast Infection: This is likely a yeast infection. You will need antibiotics to treat this. I would recommend you visit your doctor for an evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What would cause thick white and foul smelling discharge?

What would cause thick white and foul smelling discharge?

Get tested : There are several causes of bad smelling vaginal discharge and testing is needed to determine the cause and treatment. The most likely is bacterial vaginosis. Bacterial vaginosis is an overgrowth of normal vaginal bacteria. It causes a watery discharge with a fishy odor. It is not sexually transmitted and your partner does not require treatment. It is treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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Yellowish brown smelly discharge from butt. Is this an STD symptom?

Not usually: Discharge from the anus is not likely caused by an std unless you are engaged in anal intercourse. ...Read more

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What does green smelly discharge mean coming from the vagina?

What does green smelly discharge mean coming from the vagina?

Infection: Green foul smelling vaginal discharge usually indicates an infection. Specific type of infection can not be determined without an examination by your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes a horrible smelling whiteish discharge from my vagina?

What causes a horrible smelling whiteish discharge from my vagina?

Bacteria: A change in the bacterial milieu will have a different odor than usual. This could be from an infection, from stress-induced changes, from dietary changes, from a foreign body (like a forgotten tampon). If it really smells bad, you should go to your doctor. ...Read more

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What is yellow discharge and no odor?

Depends..: Yellow discharge from what? When? How long? Painful? How much? Intermittent? Continuous? Other people too, or just you? We can't answer questions without more precise details. ...Read more

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Why is there chunky brown discharge coming from my vagina?

Why is there chunky brown discharge coming from my vagina?

Discharge: 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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What is this watery white milky discharge coming from vagina? What is something that I can do immediately because of the smell?

Malodorus discharge: Although a white, liquidy discharge is not always abnormal- the fact that this discharge has an odor is worrisome - so would recommend medical assessment. ...Read more

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What is this creamy greenish white discharge i keep getting?

What is this creamy greenish white discharge i keep getting?

You may have an : Infection. 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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Is my grey chunky discharge from yeast infection?

Is my grey chunky discharge from yeast infection?

Usually yeast is: Clumpy and white. I would see your gynecologist so that your discharge can be properly identified and treated. ...Read more

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Thick white discharge. No itching, burning or smell. What could be the cause of this discharge?

Thick white discharge. No itching, burning or smell. What could be the cause of this discharge?

Vaginitis: Despite the absence of other symptoms there could still be a vaginal infection causing the discharge. Your gynecologist is best qualified to evaluate and treat you. ...Read more

Vaginal Discharge, Cheesy (Definition)

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