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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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Milky white lotion like discharge instead of period. What could be the cause?

Milky white lotion like discharge instead of period. What could be the cause?

Many possibilities: Many things cause ncreased vaginal discharge; you don't give enough information to even guess. Hormonal issues, pregnancy, and infections are the main causes -- some of the infections are minor, others more serious. STDs are a possibility if at risk. Itching, odor, and other symptoms can give clues. Any new or unexplained vaginal discharge needs professional diagnosis. See your doctor soon. ...Read more

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Period is still late a week now. Still having white lotion like discharge. Twinges and very light cramping. Pregnancy? Help!!!

Period is still late a week now. Still having white lotion like discharge. Twinges and very light cramping. Pregnancy? Help!!!

Can do a preg. Test: Pregnancy is the most common cause of a missed period. If not pregnant, other causes of a late or missed period include: excessive weight loss or weight gain, increased exercising, emotional stress, having an illness, traveling, medicines (especially birth control pills), hormonal disorders, etc… A visit to one’s Ob-Gyn doctor is a good idea if symptoms are persistent, recurring, or worrisome. ...Read more

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I have white lotion like discharge (no smell), with lower back pains, but there's about 19 days left till my next period, is this early signs of pregnancy or should I be concerned?

I have white lotion like discharge (no smell), with lower back pains, but there's about 19 days left till my next period, is this early signs of pregnancy or should I be concerned?

Timing: Timing is off for pregnancy. However if you were to miss your period - then would take a home pregnancy test. Most pregnancy symptoms don't begin until a period has been missed. Take care. ...Read more

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I have missed my period for a week and I have a lot of lotion like discharge why is this?

Testing: Late periods are very common. If this is a one time problem it usually self corrects. If not then there are many options for cycle control. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. Vaginal discharge requires testing to determine if an infection is present or not. ...Read more

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I'm 3 days late on my period and have vaginal lotion like discharge?

I'm 3 days late on my period and have vaginal lotion like discharge?

Discharge: If you think you are pregnant, then get a pregnancy test at the drug store and put your worries to rest! As for as the discharge, I would get it check out if it is not normal for you. Good luck! ...Read more

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Last month I had a milky white discharge it like lotion be4 my period start and now a day before my period it did it again been to the dr. Nothing?

Last month I had a milky white discharge it like lotion be4 my period start and now a day before my period it did it again been to the dr. Nothing?

Could be: A milky white lotion-like discharge without a foul odor, itching, burning, or irritation is usually just normal vaginal secretions. I wouldn't worry about it if the doctor who checked it out didn't find any thing wrong. This type of secretions is not uncommon. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Its a week and 3 days after my period u have had brownish bright red and slimy clear discharge also discharge that looks like lotion? What's this mean

Nabothian cysts: These mucous laden cysts line the outer portion of the cervix and burst from time to time, releasing some fresh blood and--you guessed it--mucous. The cysts are, generally, considered benign (e.g. Non-cancerous). Of course, there are other things that could cause such symptoms as well (e.g. Polyps, more sinister lesions on the cervix, etc.). If symptoms are persistent, get checked. ...Read more

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I had ewcm for a few days before My period is due now having lots of thick lotion like discharge could I be pregnant?

Get tested: If you had unprotected sex there's always a chance you could be pregnant and so please get tested and see your OBGYN asap if you've missed a period. Discharge alone won't diagnose a pregnancy. If you're not pregnant, you'll still want a consultation so that you can talk about birth control. The discharge changes are fine if you don't have irregular bleeding or an odor. ...Read more

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4 days of lotion like white discharge and no period, early pregnancy sign?

4 days of lotion like white discharge and no period, early pregnancy sign?

A milky, white: Discharge can occur with early pregnancy but is not diagnostic for pregnancy. Since your period is late, you can take a pregnancy test now. ...Read more

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A week and two days ago u had my period and since I've had brownish/brigh red/ lotion like and clear slimy discharge light cramping?

A week and two days ago u had my period and since I've had brownish/brigh red/ lotion like and clear slimy discharge light cramping?

Brown/red discharge: Abnormal bleeding/brown discharge is an extensive topic. The answer depends on many factors including your medical history, age, exam, risk factors, and medications. Abnormal bleeding can be something simple such as an anovulatory cycle or something more serious that requires medical attention. Please see an obgyn for a thorough evaluation. Might just be vaginitis. ...Read more

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My period due this 25th november, im having this white creamy thick discharge no smell no itchiness it look like lotion. Can it be pregnant?

My period due this 25th november, im having this white creamy thick discharge no smell no itchiness it look like lotion. Can it be pregnant?

Not normal.: What you describe doesn't sound normal. You could have a vaginitis. Take a pregnancy test and see a physician. It could be thickening of your mucous due to ovulation or pregnancy. But it could also be in infection. ...Read more

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September I did not have a period and this month in October still no period but cramping for 4 days with like lotion style white discharge no odor?

September I did not have a period and this month in October still no period but cramping for 4 days with like lotion style white discharge no odor?

First step, PG test: The first step, if you are sexually active is a pregnancy test. The Second step is to see a GYN MD for assessment even if the test is negative to find out why your period has been delayed as it can be '"jump started" with medication if needed. ...Read more