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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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What does it means if my gf had a white discharge during sex ? It look like sperm...

What does it means if my gf had a white discharge during sex ? It look like sperm...

During?: Perhaps she had already had sex that day and it was sperm? Could be just mucous. Need to have an open and honest discussion about sexual partners. Practice safe sex! ...Read more

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I used the restroom this morning and I hadthis creamy white discharge. What could this mean?

I used the restroom this morning  and I hadthis creamy white discharge. What could this mean?

Yeast: If the discharge is vaginal, this is commonly a yeast infection. Usually a creamy or curd-like discharge, occasionally accompanied by itching. Usually no strong change in odor.. Can try any of the over the counter yeast medications (monistat, lotrimin, etc). ...Read more

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

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

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What does excessive amounts of discharge mean? Clear sticky and white discharge.

What does excessive amounts of discharge mean? Clear sticky and white discharge.

Listen: discuss with your doctor. You might need testing. Please give us more info next time.....example: location of discharge? Assuming vaginal....but a 'discharge' can really happen anywhere, including wounds,. You might have a simple, benign cause for this, but you might have exposed yourself to other underlying issues. See your provider if you have an unusual discharge. Avoid sex till you do so. ...Read more

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Drainage (Definition)

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