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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 am 40 and have watery light yellowish brown discharge before period, no odour, no pain or itchiness. Why?

I am 40 and have watery light yellowish brown discharge before period, no odour, no pain or itchiness. Why?

Get tested: There are many causes of vaginal discharge. Making a diagnosis is easy with an exam and testing. Schedule a visit and we can determine if it is yeast, bacterial vaginosis or another cause. Brown discharge if often blood. You may just be seeing some blood before the actual period starts. An Obgyn can help ...Read more

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Yellowish and egg white like discharge before period. Is this serious?

Yellowish and egg white like discharge before period. Is this serious?

No it is not serious: No it is not serious. It is due to increased mucus production by cervix in some women. ...Read more

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Fishy discharge, yellow 3 days before period is due. What does this mean?

Fishy discharge, yellow 3 days before period is due. What does this mean?

Bacterial Vaginosis?: A discharge that smells like Ammonia or Fish is frequently Bacterial Vaginosis. This is not an STD but is treated with Antibiotics. Other vaginal infections can also have a bad odor. If you think there is an infection, you need an exam as this is the only way to know for sure what is causing the problem. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Yellow discharge after a while during mid cycle and then one day before period. What is this?

Yellow discharge after a while during mid cycle and then one day before period. What is this?

May be Normal: Some women will experience discharge during ovulation. It is usually clear and stringy. Some women will see it as light yellow. As long as it does not have a smell or itching or burning you should be OK. If you are exposed to a new partner, it will be best to get checked by your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it ok to have yellow-ish discharge in like a whole week before period and then have stabbing-like pain hours before it comes? Thank you! :) n Hi!

Is it ok to have yellow-ish discharge in like a whole week before period and then have stabbing-like pain hours before it comes? Thank you! :) n Hi!

Yes: A lot of women experience symptoms before their period and have cramping that is painful around the time of their periods. Usually ibuprofen helps in pain management. ...Read more

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Yellowish discharge with a little pink discharge with mild cramps a week before period is due what could it be? Also had bad heart burn last night.

Could be:: It could be just normal changes in the vaginal discharge that can occur before the period starts, or it could be bacterial vaginosis or a yeast infection, either can cause a yellowish, and pink-tinged discharge. If you have had new sexual partners or any risk of exposure to an std then that should definitely be checked for. I don't think the heart burn is related to the discharge or the upcoming. ...Read more

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Yellow discharge a day before period. Only one sex partner, always use condom, on bc, always clean. Is this normal? No itching, pain, or smell

Yellow discharge a day before period. Only one sex partner, always use condom, on bc, always clean. Is this normal? No itching, pain, or smell

Normal: The "yellow" color is the beginning of the period due to the deterioration of the lining of the womb with blood., ...Read more

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Why am I getting yellowish discharge instead of my period?

Why am I getting yellowish discharge instead of my period?

Uncertain: If you have been sexually active would take a home pregnancy test since your period is late.. ...Read more

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I'm having a lot of white/yellowish discharge a few days before my period? Is this normal?

Other symptoms?: A white/yellowish discharge a few days before your period can be normal but, if you are having itching, burning, irritation, and/or an unusual odor, you could have an infection. See your PCP, GYN, or an urgent care clinic for testing to know for sure. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I been randomnly spotting and had yellowish stringy discharge. What could this be? This happened 3wks after my last period.

I been randomnly spotting and had yellowish stringy discharge. What could this be? This happened 3wks after my last period.

Possible infection: Infections such as Bacterial vaginosis present with a discharge and vaginal burning. If symptoms persist go see your PCP. ...Read more

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My boyfriend came inside me. The very next day I started to have a light yellowish discharge. It lasted 2 days then my period started-it was light.?

My boyfriend came inside me. The very next day I started to have a light yellowish discharge. It lasted 2 days then my period started-it was light.?

Pregnancy test: If you have had an abnormal menses you should consider a pregnancy test. If these symptoms continue you should contact your md. S blood pregnancy test, thyroid function and other tests may be performed. If appropriate have std testing. ...Read more

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Help! Yellowish discharge after period no foul odor, no itchiness. I'm 18. What could it be?

Help! Yellowish discharge after period no foul odor, no itchiness. I'm 18. What could it be?

Yellowish Discharge: It depends- if you are sexually active and not using a condom or dental dam- discharge may be due to a std or reaction to any product placed in vagina. Avoid douching- this disturbs the chemistry of your vagina. Best to see your doctor or nurse practitioner to check it out. Depending on where you live there may be a low cost/free teen clinic. ...Read more

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My period is 1 day late and u only have white discharge coming out and when is dry it turn yellowish?

My period is 1 day late and u only have white discharge coming out and when is dry it turn yellowish?

Needs evaluation: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to keep you and your partner safe. If you think you might be pregnant take a test ...Read more

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Lots of thick yellowish discharge coming out. Feels as if I'm getting my period but it's just that. I can push it out...no pain or smell?

Lots of thick yellowish discharge coming out. Feels as if I'm getting my period but it's just that. I can push it out...no pain or smell?

Yellow discharge: If the discharge has no odor or itching then it may be a normal response. Sometimes this occurs just prior to menses as the endometrium starts to breakdown. ...Read more

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I had my period this november twice. After my period I had this yellowish thick discharge then it became brown then blood-tinged. What could this be?

I had my period this november twice. After my period I had this yellowish thick discharge then it became brown then blood-tinged. What could this be?

Old brown: It sounds like you were passing old blood and blood products. If it continues you may want to get the discharge tested for infection. If you'd like better cycle control the consider birth control. ...Read more

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Period off but still slightly bleeding for 2 days afterwards & now yellow sour smelling discharge?

Period off but still slightly bleeding for 2 days afterwards & now yellow sour smelling discharge?

Discharge: New discharge, especially if there is an odor is worth having evaluated. Most common cause is vaginitis, which can be due to yeast (yeast infection, usually itchy and white, curdy discharge), bacterial vaginosis (can be greenish or yellow with fishy odor) or trichomonis (green, frothy, odor). If you had unprotected sex, trich or other STDs (such as chlamydia) could be the cause and need treatment. ...Read more

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3 day period first day was heavy second light third day basically nothing, on fourth day had yellow smelly discharge what could this be?

Pregnancy test: Please do a pregnancy test. If smelly discharge, you should see your doctor for an exam as this might be infectious. Good luck. ...Read more

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Bright yellow discharge after my period? What could this be?

Discharge: Need to rule out infection. You need an exam to take cultures. Please see your doctor. ...Read more