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What does it mean when semen is a yellowish-brownish colour?

What does it mean when semen is a yellowish-brownish colour?

Semen is normally: a whitish-gray color. Changes in appearance of semen might be temporary and not a health concern. Yellowish color may suggest an abnormally high number of white blood cells suggesting infection. A brownish color may suggest bleeding, possibly from prostate or seminal vesicle bleeding or inflammation. OK to observe for a few days; if persists up to 2 weeks, consult a Urologist. Stay well:) ...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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What does it mean when my discharge is light reddish pinkish?

What does it mean when my discharge is light reddish pinkish?

There may be a : Small amount of blood mixed in. Bleeding outside of the period can be related to hormone imbalances. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your urine is a red colour male?

What does it mean when your urine is a red colour male?

Urine: Red urine usually implies blood. Some foods also give red urine for example beetroot. Blood in the urine is not common so you should have this checked. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a vagina discharge that is yellow snot like?

What does it mean to have a vagina discharge that is yellow snot like?

Vaginal "snot": A vaginal discharge that comes from that orifice that does not itch or offends your nose(odor) is normal. and needs to be left alone to avoid more serious vaginal issues. Simply gently remove it if the vagina "blows its' nose". ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean if my snot is a clear/yellow color?

What exactly does it mean if my snot is a clear/yellow color?

It depends: I assume from your question that your snot is a mixture of clear and yellow. This could be indicative of any number of things: rhinosinusitis, allergic rhinitis with possible early bacterial infection, nasal polyp, viral infections, or hyperactive nasal mucosa. I would suggest seeing your physician to further delineate the exact cause in light of your medical history and physical exam. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your vagina has a brown discharge?

What does it mean when your vagina has a brown discharge?

This usually means: That older, deoxygenated blood is being released from the uterus. ...Read more

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What is wrong when my vaginal discharge is brown?

What is wrong when my vaginal discharge is brown?

Brown discharge: Brown discharge often contains older, deoxygenated blood ; may be seen after the period. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your urine is a amber colour?

What does it mean when your urine  is a  amber colour?

Get it checked: Usually indicates bleeding within the urinary tract due to infection or some other problem; or spilling of hemoglobin (for example, if there is a problem causing red blood cell destruction in the blood stream) or myoglobin (extreme exercise and muscle break-down, for example). Some foods (beets, fava beans, blackberries, rhubarb) and medications can cause as well. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you discharge a very light green?

What does it mean when you discharge a very light green?

Vaginal Discharge: I would first worry and test you for chlamydia or gonorrhea. Please get to your family physician or to planned parenthood for testing. ...Read more

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What does pink then brown discharge mean when i wipe? Is this normal?

What does pink then brown discharge mean when i wipe? Is this normal?

Yes, normal: Yes, it is normal. When a period ends, the blood flow is minimal and can result in a brownish discharge. ...Read more

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When I wipe my discharge is a normal color but stains my underwear brown. What does that mean?

When I wipe my discharge is a normal color but stains my underwear brown. What does that mean?

Probably normal: It is probably normal discharge, i would not worry unless it s getting worse, smells bad or other symptoms are associated. ...Read more

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I have a yellow discharge from my penis. What is it? Or what does it mean? Its yellow

I have a yellow discharge from my penis. What is it? Or what does it mean? Its yellow

STD/ Urethritis: The yellow discharge is never normal. You have some form of urethritis or prostatitis and may be related to a sexually transmitted disease. Should be evaluated by physician soon. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a person poop is slightly white and chalky?

What does it mean when a person poop is slightly white and chalky?

Any other symptoms?: White pale stool may reflect a significant biliary obstruction or profound liver disease (often with accompanying jaundice). Or the white may be just a coating of mucus (a colon lubricant) which when present in large volume may signal problems with colon spasm (ie. Irritable bowel syndrome), partial obstruction, infection, and even sloughed colon lining due to a variety of diseases. Get checked. ...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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What does it mean when you have creamy, pasty, non-stretchy, milky white vaginal discharge? Is it normal?

What does it mean when you have creamy, pasty, non-stretchy, milky white vaginal discharge? Is it normal?

Could be: The symptoms you are describing are non-specific (e.g. can be related to a variety of scenarios, including normal vaginal discharge). Be vigilant for the development of odor (e.g. fishy, musty, etc...), yellowish color, clumpy/cottage cheese texture among other changes (e.g. vaginal itching). Such changes usually herald an infection of some sort. ...Read more

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Is thick white creamy discharge a sign of pregnancy? If not. What is it a sign of?

Is thick white creamy discharge a sign of pregnancy? If not. What is it a sign of?

No: Discharge is not a reliable sign of pregnancy. More reliable signs are you miss your period, you begin to feel tired, nauseated and occasionally dizzy. Many women don't have any symptoms at all prior to missing their period. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What does it mean when my snot is bright yellow?

What does it mean when my snot is bright yellow?

Mucus: Sounds like you have a yellow mucoid discharge from your nose, otherwise known as snot. This often occurs with a viral upper respiratory infection, the common cold. This should go away in a few days. It may also be a sign of a sinus infection, if you have had sinus pain for more than 10 days. Allergies may also produce a mucoid nasal discharge. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I am bleeding a shade of brown and it is like globs?

What does it mean if I am bleeding a shade of brown and it is like globs?

Brownish blood: If vaginal could be partially clotted already. Sometimes is variation, infection or sign of miscarriage/ ectopic f/U w/doc /urgent care check HCG may need sonogram ...Read more

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my period came on today but the concistancy is chunky with bits of white discharge. Is this normal.?? What does it mean.??

 my period came on today but the concistancy is chunky with bits of white discharge. Is this normal.?? What does it mean.??

Period with white: Is the period on time or on an alternate schedule? May be variant (the chunks) or can be infection like yeast. as well 9 white specks) Was it itchy before the period? if itchy or increased pain, increased urination, iddferent odor follow up with doctor/urgent cae ...Read more