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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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For 14 months I have a fishy vaginal smell, thick white discharge, and vaginal tearing/cuts every week healing in 1-2 days. What is the cause?

For 14 months I have a fishy vaginal smell, thick white discharge, and vaginal tearing/cuts every week healing in 1-2 days. What is the cause?

BV?: These could be symptoms of bacterial vaginosis which is a benign infection treated with antibiotics or other infections. I suggest see your primary doc for eval, culture and treatment. 14 months is too long to sit on this. ...Read more

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Do you know any home remedies for bv? I think that's what I have. My symptoms include whitish sticky vaginal discharge and a strong fishy smell there

BV: No need to mess around with bv. You need to get examined by a gyno and get the proper medications for this. Bacterial vaginosis can make you more susceptible to other infections in that area. Get seen! ...Read more

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I have these symptoms: Itchy/red vagina Foul smell - fishy I think I've bled twice during sex in the past two weeks I had dark brown discharge for the?

I have these symptoms: Itchy/red vagina Foul smell - fishy I think I've bled twice during sex in the past two weeks I had dark brown discharge for the?

YOU NEED: A GYN exam and CULTURE for what is most likely a vaginal/pelvic infection.
Don't delay since many of thse infections can spread to your sexual contact (s) and RE-INFECT you or others!

Hope this helps!

Dr Z ...Read more

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My symptoms: fishy/foul white/grey discharge that stains pantyliners yellow-green. Metronidazole not working; ammonia smell. Please help!?

My symptoms: fishy/foul white/grey discharge that stains pantyliners yellow-green. Metronidazole not working; ammonia smell. Please help!?

May need diff drug: You may have an infection that requires a different anti-biotic treatment may even be a urinary tract infection. Please contact your health care professional for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What can cause light green discharge it soesnt smell bad and doenst happen regularly first time it happens?

What can cause light green discharge it soesnt smell bad and doenst happen regularly first time it happens?

Likely infection: Any discharge can possibly be the result of an infection. You do not always have to have pain when infection first starts. However, it is hard to say when you do not specify where the discharge is. ...Read more

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I'm having discharge and it's sorta thick whitish clear and it's pasty no itch no smell what could that be?

I'm having discharge and it's sorta thick whitish clear and it's pasty no itch no smell what could that be?

Infection: Possible BV (bacterial vaginosis) an overgrowth of Gardnerella, a bacteria common in this type of infection. Also possibly, normal female sexual mucous. Requires exam, culture, diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What can cause a strange smell/discharge?

Many things: It depends on where the odor or discharge is coming from. It can be an infection, variant in body odor, oil secretions...Many possibilities. It would help to know where the smell or discharge is coming from. ...Read more

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What cause white milky discharge to smell stink?

What cause white milky discharge to smell stink?

Vaginal discharge: The odor of your discharge can change depending on the time of the month as your normal body chemistry changes. It obviously can change with hygiene. It can change with infections and it can change with your period. If you are having a discharge and irritation with the new odor it would be wise to seek medical evaluation. ...Read more

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A fishy smell in my vaginal discharge?

A fishy smell in my vaginal discharge?

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. You wil need to be tested for other infections but this is the most likely. ...Read more

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What causes a foul smell in discharge and urine?

What causes a foul smell in discharge and urine?

Infection: Discharge or urine should never smell bad and generally indicates an infection. You need to get tested for vaginal infection, sexually transmitted infection and urinary tract infection. Gonorrhea, trichomonas, bacterial vaginosis have a bad odor, chlamydia and yeast less likely.
Any partners should be tested and treated as well. ...Read more

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What cause a slippery like mucous discharge that smells?

From where: Where is the discharge from? Eye, nose, ear, mouth, vagina, skin, penis, rectum? Lots of possibilities depending on the origin of the discharge. ...Read more

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What causes a strong musky vaginal smell, with thick discharge?

What causes a strong musky vaginal smell, with thick discharge?

Bacterial vaginosis: see your gynecologist today in order to get a pelvic exam and a vaginal swab to better determine whether or not you have a bacterial infection called bacterial vaginosis, which is commonly associated with a strong vaginal odor. ...Read more

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I worried my vaginal area isn t right I always get heavy discharge and it smells horrible and fishy?

I worried my vaginal area isn t right I always get heavy discharge and it smells horrible and fishy?

Vaginal infection: The presence of heavy discharge and fishy odor are symptoms of a vaginal infection. Over the counter medications such as Monistat will not address it since it is bacterial and not yeast. Go to your pcp or gyn and they will give you a prescription to treat it. ...Read more

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I have this white discharge once a day that I don't like the smell but doesn't smell fishy, is it nrmal?

I have this white discharge once a day that I don't like the smell but doesn't smell fishy, is it nrmal?

Doctor can evaluate: A vaginal discharge is anything coming from the vagina that is more than the scant amount of normal mucous that healthy women have. A discharge that has only mild odor can still be an overgrowth of yeast or bacteria, or a mild infection with germs such as chlamydia (discharges get worse as infections get worse). A woman with a discharge should see her doctor to rule out various infections. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have a thick milky discharge, some times smell like urin, then smells fishy sometimes, itch bad right after?

What should I do if I have a thick milky discharge, some times smell like urin, then smells fishy sometimes, itch bad right after?

Depends: Discharge in a woman can be abnormal, normal, or transitional. It all depends on your history. It may be important for you to see a provider to be sure. They may be able to run tests on the discharge and obtain a complete history. Some common causes of discharge can be yeast, bacterial vaginosis or stds. ...Read more

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I get daily discharge. Smell varies, not fishy but not pleasant. Consistency has recently been thick. No itch or irritation. What could this be?

May be normal: This may be a normal variant of vaginal discharge depending on what part of the cycle is affecting vaginal ph. Malodorous discharge may indicate a bacterial vaginal infection however. Vaginal ph of 5 or higher is indicative if there hasn't been recent bleeding or unprotected intercourse. ...Read more

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During the day random smells that aren't present even when have a cold and cant smell proprely. Had electrical discharges younger but treatedwhat cause?

Olfactory hallucinat: Olfactory hallucinations, or phantosmia often occurs as a result of a head injury or upper respiratory infection. It can also be caused by temporal lobe seizures, sinusitis, brain tumors, migraine, Parkinson's disease and strokes.
Because phantosmia can in rare cases be an indication of a serious underlying disorder you should see your family doctor or a neurologist. Good luck, . ...Read more

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I got a bad smell in my discharge. I used candid v3 and its still there, Have no symptoms only the smell. Wat can possibly be the problem? Wat can I do?

I got a bad smell in my discharge. I used candid v3 and its still there, Have no symptoms only the smell. Wat can possibly be the problem? Wat can I do?

Gynecologist: I recommend an examination by a gynecologist as certain types of vaginal infection require different treatment including antibiotics. The gynecologist will order appropriate tests in order to make a diagnosis and prescribe the proper treatment. ...Read more

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Pasty discharge that smells like fish?

This warrants a: Gynecologic evaluation to rule out bacterial vaginosis or other types of infections. ...Read more

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What can cause weird smell or discharge from the vaginal area?

What can cause weird smell or discharge from the vaginal area?

Many things: Fishy odor with discharge can be caused by bacterial vaginosis and can be seen even in people who are virginal. Trich, a sexually transmitted infection, can also cause a fishy odor. Other sexually transmitted infections, in general, can cause a weird smell or discharge from the vagina. Urine can have a weird smell with a urinary tract infection. The best thing is to get checked. ...Read more

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What are some causes of vaginal discharge that smells like egg?

What are some causes of vaginal discharge that smells like egg?

Uncertain: 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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What causes milky white frothy vaginal discharge? No smell or pain and its slippery?

What causes milky white frothy vaginal discharge? No smell or pain and its slippery?

Vaginal Infection: Hi, you really need to be examined. It is most likely a yeast infection that can usually be easily treated. That said, you may have more than one infection at a time so, again, good to have an exam. ...Read more