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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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Sore feeling cervix, ovary pangs, lots of gas &a pressure/period feeling. White/brown discharge inside vagina. Some itching. What could this be?

Sore feeling cervix, ovary pangs, lots of gas &a pressure/period feeling. White/brown discharge inside vagina. Some itching. What could this be?

Needs evaluation : itchy white vaginal discharge is typically a yeast infection. This can be treated with over-the-counter yeast medication. It would not cause the other symptoms you mention and that would require evaluation by your primary care doctor ...Read more

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What does it mean to have white and brown discharge from the vagina?

What does it mean to have white and brown discharge from the vagina?

Infection: White cheesy non smelling discharge is usually called monoliasis and is due to fungas infection. Browish slightly smelly discharge is usually due to trichomoniasis. Both of these infections are quite common and boyh can be present at the same time. To trear: 1. Take Flagyl 500 mg 4 times a day for 5 days. 2. Insert terazol (terconazole) vaginal suppository every night for 3 days. You will be alright. ...Read more

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What does it mean missed period and have like white nd brown discharge?

What does it mean missed period and have like white nd brown discharge?

Missed period.: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e. PCOS). #1 reason is pregnancy. Brown D/c can be old blood cleaned from ...Read more

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Is white and brown discharge a sign of early pregnancy?

Not necessarily.: An abnormal discharge can be due to an infection or spotting between cycles, among other causes. If your period is late, check a pregnancy test. If negative or if you have had unprotected sex with someone whom you don't know for sure is disease free (and with whom you have been in a long-term monogamous relationship), get checked for an infection. ...Read more

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What does it mean for someone being 6 and half month old pregnant having continuous white and brown discharge,can surgery save the baby?

What does it mean for someone being 6 and half month old pregnant having continuous white and brown discharge,can surgery save the baby?

See your OB: There is no evidence that the baby is in danger at this point. Discharge can mean many things from miscarriage to infection. See your OB to get examined, and get a accurate diagnosis. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Due early oct for depo, didn't get it it's now late jan&still no period a lot of unprotected sex now white creamy&brown discharge w/light cramps?!

Due early oct for depo, didn't get it it's now late jan&still no period a lot of unprotected sex now white creamy&brown discharge w/light cramps?!

Check for pregnancy: Since your last depo was due in october you are no longer protected against pregnancy. With unprotected intercourse and an abnormal discharge see your doctor to make sure you're not pregnant and that you do not have an infection. If you do not want to be pregnant use of alternative birth control method. It can take up to 3 months after depo before you get your regular cycles again. ...Read more