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Is a white, creamy discharge a sign of a yeast vaginal infection?

Is a white, creamy discharge a sign of a yeast vaginal infection?

Vag discharge: The type of discharge is typical usually of one or the other infection but not diagnostic.You would need a vaginal culture and other tests to confirm what is the nature of infection and treat accordingly. ...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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We are ttc, I am supposed to start my period in two days, but these last few days I have lots of creamy discharge is that pregnancy or yeast infection

We are ttc, I am supposed to start my period in two days, but these last few days I have lots of creamy discharge is that pregnancy or yeast infection

Vaginal discharge: Your discharge could either be the result of the effect of hormones on your vaginal secretions (such as Progesterone following ovulation or an early pregnancy), or an infection. If it continues, you should see your gynecologist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I have been having white creamy discharge that stinks...it's a lot at times....However I have taken the zpack twice and have been treated for yeast?

I have been having white creamy discharge that stinks...it's a lot at times....However I have taken the zpack twice and have been treated for yeast?

Abnormal bacteria: Bacterial vaginosis is an overgrowth of the wrong bacteria and a deficiency of the good bacteria that defend the vagina and keep the correct ph balance. This leads to a bad odor that is typically "fishy" smelling. It is not an std. It responds to some antibiotics, but not azithromycin, and it often recurs. Metro gel or Clindamycin cream are the best Rx. Vaginal probiotics may help too. ...Read more

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Creamy white discharge, no smell or pain but itches. Would this be a yeast infection?

Probably: It quite possibly could be. You can try over the counter yeast medication. If it does not improve you should see your doctor ...Read more

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I have the meriana iud.And have had BV 2 times since.Recently i had a yeast infection now I have creamy pink discharge and a light fishy smell.

I have the meriana iud.And have had BV 2 times since.Recently i had a yeast infection now I have creamy pink discharge and a light fishy smell.

Hormonal changes: Many people take birth control pills for cycle control and hormonal balance in addition to contraception. When an iud is placed, people stop taking the pills and return to the environment of hormone imbalance and irregular bleeding. This can remove the protection against BV that the pills offered. This is especially true in heavier women. ...Read more

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I'm having discharge come out my vagina and white creamy color infection i've already taken a yeast infection medication my doctor gave me?

Poss other infection: Sounds like you may have another infection besides a yeast infection. See your doctor and have them swab for other types of infections if they haven't already. ...Read more

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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


Yeast (Definition)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable ...Read more