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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