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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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White vaginal discharge that's kinda sticky and stretchy. I tend to have it some time before my period. What is it. Should I be worried. Its increasin?

White vaginal discharge that's kinda sticky and stretchy. I tend to have it some time before my period. What is it. Should I be worried. Its increasin?

Needs testing: Vaginal discharge will change throughout the menstrual cycle. Brown can simply indicate old blood. Vaginal odor can be a sign of bacterial vaginosis. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. It is a good idea to get checked out. ...Read more

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I had unprotected sex two days before my period ended. Now its been 5 days and I have white cloudy sticky ordorless discharge. Can i be pregnant?

I had unprotected sex two days before my period ended. Now its been 5 days and I have white cloudy sticky ordorless discharge.  Can i be pregnant?

Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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Sticky white and foul smell discharge on my vagina after menstruation and takes long before and after my monthly period. How can I cure this?

Sticky white and foul smell discharge on my vagina after menstruation and takes long before and after my monthly period. How can I cure this?

Bacterial Vaginosis: Based on your history, you may've been on antibiotics that rid the vagina of its natural bacteria, leading to bacterial overgrowth, worsened by heavy menstruation -- a condition called bacterial vaginosis. You should see your gyn and get tested and treated. It's an easy week long course of antibiotics orally/vaginally. Recurrence is possible though, so you may consider suppressing periods. ...Read more

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Is white, kind of clear and sticky discharge normal right before a period or is it a sign of pregnancy. Period starts in 2-3 days?

Is white, kind of clear and sticky discharge normal right before a period or is it a sign of pregnancy. Period starts in 2-3 days?

Depends: Discharge in a woman can be abnormal, normal, or transitional. It all depends on your history. It may be important for you to see a provider to be sure. They may be able to run tests on the discharge and obtain a complete history. Some common causes of discharge can be yeast, bacterial vaginosis or stds. ...Read more

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One day before period is expected, white/clear stretchy discharge is this normal ?

One day before period is expected, white/clear stretchy discharge is this normal ?

Can be variable.: 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 d/c both occur during menstrual cycle.& pregnancy (white/ milky). It can be thin or thick & white to yellowish. Leukorrhea usually doesn't cause an ...Read more

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Spotting week before period, negative test, now white creamy thick discharge?

Spotting week before period, negative test, now white creamy  thick discharge?

Normal: It can be normal to spot a few days before your period. Thick white discharge is also normal at this stage in your menstrual cycle. If the spotting continues or bothers you, consider seeing a doctor. Birth control pills can help with spotting between periods and make your periods lighter as well, best of luck ! ...Read more

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