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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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Are white discharge with vaginal inflammation some symptoms of cervical cancer?

Are white discharge with vaginal inflammation some symptoms of cervical cancer?

Likely infection: Vaginitis or cervicitis ( inflammation on the vaginal canal wall or inflammation on the cervix) would give the same exact symptomsi.Ie..- vaginal discharge, redness, itchiness/ inflammation etc. Thiis's likely caused by infection ( bacteria, yeast) , chemical irritant (douche, soap ) etc.See you gynecologist for examination. Dont forget to do a pap smear to screen for cervical cancer- as recommended. ...Read more

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Diagonised with TB cervical lymphadenitis and also having vaginal thick white cheese discharge simultaneously. Did the TB affect the genital area?

Diagonised with TB cervical lymphadenitis and also having vaginal thick white cheese discharge simultaneously. Did the TB affect the genital area?

It's possible: Sorry to hear of your diagnosis of tuberculosis. TB can involve almost any organ in the body, including the genital tract, and could cause such a discharge. Genital TB is quite uncommon, and there may be another explanation for your discharge. But for sure discuss it with the doctor or clinic managing your TB. They will probably arrange for a gynecology referral for further evaluation. ...Read more

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I had a cervical biopsy 2 weeks ago they seen a white spot and I have a lot of vaginal pain and excessive discharge could I have cervical cancer ?

I had a cervical biopsy 2 weeks ago they seen a white spot and I have a lot of vaginal pain and excessive discharge could I have cervical cancer ?

Find the results of: You will get the answer if you find out the results of your biopsy of the cervix. That is why the doctor did this procedure so he/she can address the question you have raised. ...Read more

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Is white creamy odorless cervical mucous a pregnancy symptom with a little watery clear discharge ?

Is white creamy odorless cervical mucous a pregnancy symptom with a little watery clear discharge ?

No it isn't: Vaginal discharge is not a pregnancy symptom. It can indicate a sexually transmitted disease of other infection. Schedule a visit for testing. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. Consider starting birth control as well. ...Read more

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I had three cervical polyps removed about 21/2 years ago, I have been having a white discharge again, not thick like a yeast infection, is it possible i'm getting them again

Typically : Typically polyps will present with abnormal uterine bleeding, spotting between periods, etc. Or are asymptomatic.Therefore most likely not. However if you experienced similar symptoms before, i suggest you have an evaluation repeated since they have a tendency to come back. Hope this helps. ...Read more

Cervical (Definition)

Cervical relates to the first seven vertebra of the spine. It is related it the neck. Also it refers to the muscular opening/exit of ...Read more


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Drainage (Definition)

Fluid coming out of an open area or wound. This can be infected ...Read more