leucorrhoea


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leucorrhoea

leu·kor·rhe·a

(lū'kōr-ē'ă)
Discharge from the vagina of a white or yellowish viscid fluid.
Synonym(s): leukorrhagia, leucorrhoea, leukorrhoea.
[leuko- + G. rhoia, flow]

leucorrhoea

Any whitish VAGINAL DISCHARGE containing mucus and pus cells. Leucorrhoea is purely descriptive and is not a specific disease.
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The signs and symptoms that may be seen here include menorrhagia with a profuse, stringy, acrid viscid yellow leucorrhoea after the menstrual flow has subsided.
Nervousness, restlessness, headaches, evidence of liver disorders and/or portal congestion, nausea, vomiting, constipation, itching of the genital organs, haemorrhoids, leucorrhoea, herpes, eczema and acne may all be present as well.
Recently, however, I found out about a disorder that could be mistaken for thrush, known as Leucorrhoea.
Locally and internally excellent results are obtained from Hydrastis in leucorrhoea, both vaginal and uterine.
The liquid that is present in this plant can be used to treat gynaecopathy including morbid leucorrhoea, menoxe-nia, dysmenorrhoea, endometritis, appendagitis, and pelvic inflammation (Wei 2006a).