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What is the smelly discharge on female?

What is the smelly discharge on female?

Bacterial vaginosis: Bacterial vaginosis is the most common vaginal infection. It is an overgrowth of normal vaginal bacteria, not a sexually transmitted infection. When it mixes with blood or semen the pH gets elevated releasing the fishy odor. It is easily fixed with antibiotics. She wil need to be tested for other infections but this is the most likely. ...Read more

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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Days of light brownish smelly discharge?

Days of light brownish smelly discharge?

Brown discharge can : Be old blood. 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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Smelly discharge what drug should I take?

Smelly discharge what drug should I take?

Needs eval.: 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 am having a white and smelly discharge, what does this mean?

I am having a white and smelly discharge, what does this mean?

An infection...: Based on what you describe it is commonly a vaginal yeast (Candida) infection or bacterial vaginosis. ...Read more

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I have a white thick pasty smelly discharge. What could this be?

I have a white thick pasty smelly discharge. What could this be?

Depends: Depends. Are you a male/female? Where is the discharge? How long has it been? Please be more specific. ...Read more

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I don't want to see male gyno with my smelly discharge. Can I ask for nurse practioner?

I don't want to see male gyno with my smelly discharge. Can I ask for nurse practioner?

Yes: Patients have the right to feel comfortable with their provider. You can seek out a practice with female ob/gyns, or ask if there are women nurse practitioners who can see you. ...Read more

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Smelly discharge before menstruatuon?

Smelly discharge: Could be vaginoses, see u pcp for evaluation. ...Read more

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What are the causes of thrush and smelly discharge?

What are the causes of thrush and smelly discharge?

2 different things.: Thrush is caused by candiasis infection. However vaginal yeast infections don't have an odor. Smelly discharges can be related to bacterial vaginosis or a number of std's. So, it is recommended that you have this checked by your family physician or your gynecologist. ...Read more

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White, cloudy, smelly discharge from vaginal area?

White, cloudy, smelly discharge from vaginal area?

Need a visit: While this likely represents either a yeast and/or bacterial infection, the possibility of an std (if you are sexually active) cannot be ruled out. You should see a doctor. ...Read more

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I have a smelly discharge post abortion, what to do?

I have a smelly discharge post abortion, what to do?

Call doc: Call your doc. It could be a sign of infection if it is very foul smelling. You may need antibiotics. Or if you have fevers, pain, or lots of bleeding. ...Read more