vaginal discharge


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vaginal discharge

Obstetrics A whitish fluid arising in the vagina, a normal finding in pregnancy

vaginal discharge

The release from the VAGINA of a clear or creamy fluid which may or may not be offensive. Some degree of discharge, compounded of mucus from the glands in the CERVIX and cast-off cells from the vaginal lining, is normal. Profuse, offensive discharge may be caused by a retained tampon or by infection with Candida albicans or Trichomonas vaginalis .

Vaginal discharge

discharge of secretions from the cervical glands of the vagina; normally clear or white
Mentioned in: Bacterial Vaginosis
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(2,3) It most often manifests clinically as an increase in thin whitish homogeneous, malodorous vaginal discharge. (4) The pathogenesis of BV remains controversial.
Utility of laboratory diagnosis for confirmation of the syndromic case management in married Indian women with vaginal discharge. Int J Health Sci 2016; 10(4):516-521.
Safety in terms of all the complications of menstrual irregularities, vaginal discharge, perforation, expulsion, lost strings, misplaced IUCD were noted on a pre-designed proforma.
To determine the type of vaginal infection, a gram stain and culture of the vaginal discharge are important laboratory tests.
Diagnostic concordance was seen in about two-thirds of rash (67%) and vaginal discharge (63%) visit pairs.
Prevalence of Mycoplasma genitalium in health clinic attendees complaining of vaginal discharge in Bangladesh.
Methods: Total of 100 females attending dermatology OPD with chief complaint of vaginal discharge were enrolled in this study over a period of 2 years.
Since the patient's skin was non-erythematous and she had vaginal discharge, she was treated for presumed severe candidal vaginitis with fluconazole and clotrimazole 1% cream.
Among the topics are evidence-based health screening, breast limps and nipple discharge, confusion in older adults, genitourinary problems in males, lower extremity limb pain, rashes and skin lesions, sleep problems, vaginal discharge and itching, unintentional weight loss or gain, and abdominal X-ray.
Shortly after breasts bud, you will begin to have vaginal discharge. That's the creamy white-to-yellow stuff that usually appears dried up in your underwear.
Total 150 women attending the OPD for the first time in the Gynecology with the following complaints were screened for Reproductive Tract Infection: (a) Vaginal Discharge; (b) Cervical Discharge with Vaginitis; (c) Genital Warts; (d) Genital Ulcer; (e) Combination of above complaints.