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White Foamy Discharge
I had liquid diarrhea all night with white foamy like discharge. I had this type of diarrhea before but never with white foamy discharge. Meaning?
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
It could be: increased mucus secretion from increased estrogen production in pregnancy, but you should call your OB as you always want to make sure you do not have premature leaking or rupture of membranes which is uncommon at 22 weeks. A culture can be done to see if yeast or abnormal bacteria is the cause. I am available to answer any future ?s that you may have. ...Read more
Almost every time I have sex with my partner my vagina leaves a white, foamy, shredded toilet paper looking discharge on his penis. What could it be?
One day I have a clear jelly like discharge, and then the next a white chunky discharge. What could it be?
Yes: The vagina produces a thin whitish discharge as part of a normal cycle. It may be heavier at certain times during a cycle and less at others. If the discharge is a thick and sticky white and smells like yeast or you have itching or discomfort this could be a yeast infection. Start an oral probiotic 2 x daily to rebuild normal vaginal flora. You may also need to use an over the counter yeast med. ...Read more
No: A clumpy (cottage cheese- like), white, non- odorous discharge associated w itching, burning, swelling or redness can be due to yeast infections. White, gray or yellow w fish-like odor; clumpy white w/o an odor, clumpy green or yellow are all types of d/c which can occur with infections. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching >. ...Read more
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 a 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/stretchy), clear/watery or white d/c both occur >. ...Read more
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