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What does watery white discharge means I have had 2 periods in this month 2 weeks a part?

What does watery white discharge means I have had 2 periods in this month 2 weeks a part?

Possible infection: It may be due to hormonal changes but it also could be a yeast or bacterial infection. You should follow up with your doctor to rule out infection and possibly std's. If an infection such as gonorrhea or chlamydia goes untreated you are at risk for developing pelvic inflammatory disease which can affect your fertility. ...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 a thick, white, milkey discharge means?

What does a thick, white, milkey discharge means?

Uncertain: A clumpy (cottage cheese- like), white, non- odorous discharge associated w itching, burning, swelling or redness can be due to yeast infections. Leukorrhea is normal vaginal discharge (d/c). D/c is composed of cellular debris, vaginal secretions ; bacteria ; is stimulated by ^ vaginal blood flow ; ^ estrogen. D/c ^ is seen w ovulation (clear ; like uncooked egg whites), clear/watery or white >. ...Read more

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What does a white vaginal discharge means? it's 14 days past my first day of my period.

What does a white vaginal discharge means? it's 14 days past my first day of my period.

Possibilities: There are a number of causes of vaginal discharge. They can be due to natural bacterial overgrowth, or an infection of other organisms. The classic white discharge is due to yeast. A doctor can generally identify the cause of the discharge with some simple tests during a pelvic exam. ...Read more

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Is the white discharge im having today means im ovulating? Im also feeling mild cramps. 1 week after last period. Im 18

Is the white discharge im having today means im ovulating? Im also feeling mild cramps. 1 week after last period. Im 18

No: You should not be ovulating now. Most likely the discharge is a vaginal infection. I would recommends seeing your obgyn. You should not ovulate for another week or so. ...Read more

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Having a white discharge can mean what?

Having a white discharge can mean what?

Female?: 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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Thick like white discharge what does that mean?

Thick like white discharge what does that mean?

Normal vs infection: Some women's discharge varies w/time of month (relative to menses/periods). If you're otherwise asymptomatic, you can just take a wait & see attitude. If there's any itchiness to your vagina (i'm assuming that's where your discharge is coming from), you might have a yeast infection which should respond to many over-the-counter antifungals. If you're sexually active w/o using condoms, go see ur doc. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you see white discharge?

What does it mean when you see white discharge?

White discharge.: A clumpy (cottage cheese- like), white, non- odorous discharge associated w itching, burning, swelling or redness can be due to yeast infections. When pregnant vaginal discharge is thin, white ; milky. Eukorrhea is a normal vaginal discharge (d/c). D/c is composed of cellular debris, vaginal secretions ; bacteria ; is stimulated by ^ vaginal blood flow ; ^ estrogen. Leukorrhea usually doesn't >. ...Read more

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Im one day late with white discharge. What does that mean?

Im one day late with white discharge. What does that mean?

HPT: Sexually active or inactive.? It doesn't necessarily mean anything. However, if you have had unprotected vaginal intercourse these findings could be consistent with (but not diagnostic of ) pregnancy. The easiest way to find out is to take a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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I have excessive oder less white discharge, what does that mean?

Odor: If this is an odor not familiar to you, then I would see your gynecologist to have a checkup for bacterial infection. ...Read more