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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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I've had this white stringy discharge coming out of eyeball I get the discharge on and off all day.?

I've had this white stringy discharge coming out of eyeball I get the discharge on and off all day.?

Eye exam: Difficult to say without an exam. Recommend having it checked out if not improving and especially if eye is red, painful, or vision affected. ...Read more

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I'm 8 weeks post total vaginal hysterectomy and i'm having unusual white stringy discharge. Is this a normal part of healing?

I'm 8 weeks post total vaginal hysterectomy and i'm having unusual white stringy  discharge.  Is this a normal part of healing?

Possibly.: However, if it's persistent and there is a lot, it won't hurt to give your surgeon a call and see if he or she would like to take a look to make sure there's no infection. Take care! ...Read more

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I got thick, white, stringy discharge on the day i was supposed to have my period. I'm 2 days late. This has never happened b4. What could this be?

I got thick, white, stringy discharge on the day i was supposed to have my period. I'm 2 days late. This has never happened b4. What could this be?

HPT: Ok, I am a little confused here. It says next choice" under medications. Does this mean that you have used this emergency contraceptive since your last period? Since this is an unknown, i will just provide a response for a woman who is sexually active with a late period and white vaginal discharge. I would take a home pregnancy test. It is the only way to know for sure if you are pregnant. ...Read more

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Brown discharge for 3 days 7 days before my period turning into white stringy discharge the day my period is due any suggestions?

Brown discharge for 3 days 7 days before my period  turning into white stringy discharge the day my period is due any suggestions?

Brown equals blood: My best guess is the brown discharge was your menstrual cycle. It is normal to have a menstrual cycle be a little off from time to time. If you're concerned that you are pregnant check a pregnancy test. If the vaginal discharge continues you will need to have testing done. ...Read more

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I have a very thick ordorless, white, stringy discharge. Almost like a booger consistency. I am on seasonique for 5 months. I thought i don't ovulate on it. Multiple negative pregnant tests. Doesn't itch?

I have a very thick ordorless, white, stringy discharge. Almost like a booger consistency. I am on seasonique for 5 months. I thought i don't ovulate on it.  Multiple negative pregnant tests. Doesn't itch?

It's normal: Vaginal secretions are the body's way of lubricating the vagina. The discharge can be thick or thin, clear, white or yellow. As long as there is no itching or foul odor, it's perfectly normal. ...Read more

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Three days ago I had brown spotting and now today I'm having white stringy discharge am I pregnant ?

Three days ago I had brown spotting and now today I'm having white stringy discharge am I pregnant 
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Vaginal spotty bleed: 1. When was your last coital event? 2. Have you performed a home pregnancy test? 3. Do you have pain in the pelvic area? Time to make an appointment with your OBGYN specialist for an examination and consultation. This is the best way to figure out where the white vaginal discharge is coming from at present. ...Read more

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I'm having white, stringy discharge from my left eye. The discharge almost feels hard or solid, when it's in my eye but it's just stringy.

I'm having white, stringy discharge from my left eye. The discharge almost feels hard or solid, when it's in my eye but it's just stringy.

Allergy: White mucus is usually due to allergy. Rarely, severe dry eye can have white, stringy mucus, but in that case your eyes would be so dry that you wouldn't have to ask.Yellow or green mucus indicates infection.Mucus gets hard when it dries out.Rinsing your eyes can rinse out the allergens along with the mucus. Try to identify and remove the allergen.Otc allergy meds, eye drops, allergy shots all help. ...Read more

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