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What Is Yellow Discharge Mean
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
STI?: Generally discharge is clear or white. Yellow discharge temporarily could be normal for you, but i recommend seeing a doc to find out if you have a sexually transmitted infection. ...Read more
Many possibilities: Does not sound like a serious problem but if it is annoying and persists, exam is appropriate. ...Read more
Female or male?: If female - very light to white discharge might be related to leukorrhea. 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 ;. ...Read more
Check for STDs: Any new or abnormal vaginal discharge needs professional evaluation. Colored discharge (yellow, greenish, etc) suggests infection. At your age (18) STDs, (esp. gonorrhea, chlamydia) are the main concern, assuming you are sexually active -- and apparently these are on your mind, given the topic tags you chose. See a doctor or clinic ASAP. Good luck. ...Read more
Im a female, 15. And i discharge yellow white stuff constantly. What does this mean? I don't know what it is. I gets gluey to. And happens all the time
Vaginal : Vaginal discharge can be normal or represent another problem, such as an infection. I recommend that you make an appointment with your doctor for an exam and treatment if needed. You may have a yeast or bacterial infection. If you are sexually active you may have an std (sexually transmitted disease) like gonorrhea or chlamydia. Regardless you should be evaluated. If you are embarassed and don't want to tell a parent or guardian, there are many free clinics for teens for this type of issue. Look for a family planning clinic in your area, they should be able to help you or guide you to a facility that can help. Good luck. ...Read more
Often, all is OK: Cindi: most discharge or secretions that are noted by a woman are usually physiologic or normal. For example, around ovulation or mid cycle, it tends to be clear & thin; before your period you may notice it as more whitish & thick. If it has a slight color, that often is ok; provided you have no associated odor, irritation, burning, itching or persistence. If so, contact your gyn for an exam. ...Read more
Infection: it means you have an infection. Please go get it tested so your doctor can treat what type of infection you have. ...Read more
Get it checked out: Discharge from the vagina can mean several different things, including irritation, a reaction to some medications, a sexually-transmitted infection like chlamydia or gonorrhea, or a non-sexually transmitted infection. In order to distinguish between these things (and treat any infection that might be there), it's important to see a healthcare provider. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What does yellow sticky discharge day after sex mean ? Looks just like sticky stretchy regular discharge . Only happened once so far when I wiped
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