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Is white discharge a bad thing?

Is white discharge a bad thing?

See your GP: Small amounts of whitish discharge can be normal but if you are sexually active, this could be an STI such as gonorrhoea or chlamydia. If you are not sexually active this could be a yeast infection or Bacterial Vaginosis (which is when your normal bacteria increases & becomes problematic). In short you need to see your doctor who will take swabs and send to ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Rickert
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Adenoids (Definition)

Adenoids are lymphatic tissue found in the airway behind the nose in the back of the throat. Adenoids are made up of the same type of tissue as the tonsils. Both help fight infections. However, unlike the tonsils, they cannot be seen by looking in the throat. Adenoids are found in children and begin to regress before puberty. In children, enlarged adenoids can cause obstruction of the nasal airway leading to difficulty breathing, breathing through the mouth, nasally voice, ...Read more


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Im 5 months is white discharge normal?

It may be leukorrhea: Leukorrhea is a normal vaginal discharge (d/c). D/c is composed of cellular debris, vaginal secretions ; bacteria ; is stimulated by ^ vaginal blood flow ; ^ estrogen. It can be thin or thick ; white to yellowish. Leukorrhea usually doesn't cause an odor. If you have a discharge which causes redness, itching, burning, swelling or foul odor – please have it evaluated. ...Read more

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How come I have a lot of white discharge?

How come I have a lot of white discharge?

D/C: What is your gender? If you have clumpy, white vaginal d/c that causes burning & redness wtih no odor - that might be a yeast infection. If this is a secretion that you always have with no odor, no redness, no itching or pain that increases with ovulation (or pregnancy) it could be leukorrhea. If you are concerned please be evaluated by your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have white discharge everyday ?

Is it normal to have white discharge everyday ?

Yes.: As long as it does not burn or itch and does not have an odor, daily white discharge is considered normal. ...Read more

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What can this nasty looking white discharge be?

What can this nasty looking white discharge be?

Vaginal?: A clumpy (cottage cheese- like), white, non- odorous discharge associated w itching, burning, swelling or redness can be due to yeast infections. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more

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I have a fishy white discharge and it comes and go?

I have a fishy white discharge and it comes and go?

See your doctor: What you describe is consistent with an overgrowth of gardnerella vaginalis, the cause of bacterial vaginosis which is present in the vagina in over 70% of women. It is quite east to diagnose and very treatable, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a white discharge. What is this?

What to do if I have a white discharge. What is this?

Uncertain: Normal vaginal discharge is called leukorrhea. It is composed of cellular debris, vaginal secretions ; bacteria ; is stimulated by ^ vaginal blood flow ; ^ estrogen. ^ is seen w ovulation ; pregnancy. It can be thin or thick ; white to yellowish. Leukorrhea usually doesn't cause an odor. If you have an odor which causes redness, itching, burning, swelling or foul odor – please have it evaluated. ...Read more

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Im getting a white discharge all the timex what is it?

Im getting a white discharge all the timex what is it?

See your OB_GYN: It is unclear what is going on. See doctor, give sexual history, and he or she can examine and test if needed. ...Read more

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I have had a lot of white discharge what could this be?

I have had a lot of white discharge what could this be?

Get it checked out: White vaginal discharge could be excessive natural discharge or abnormal and pathological discharge that can happen with vaginitis, yeast infection, trichomonas infection and sexually transmitted disease. You need to have a pelvic exam and get your discharge tested. ...Read more

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Solid white discharge, what is this?

Solid white discharge, what is this?

Female or male?: A clumpy (cottage cheese- like), white, non- odorous discharge associated w itching, burning, swelling or redness can be due to yeast infections. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...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