Glossary for Vaginal discharge
Medical terms related to Vaginal discharge or mentioned in this section include:
- Abdominal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the abdomen or digestive tract
- Abnormal vaginal discharge: Abnormal vaginal discharge includes any type of discharge from the vagina that is not expected or typical, is heavier than usual, is bloody, is more watery than usual, and/or has an unusual smell.
- Acute (or transient) urinary incontinence: Acute (or Transient) Incontinence is caused by a new or recent medical problem that can be treated.
- Adenocarcinoma, Clear Cell: A type of cancer that occurs mainly in the genitourinary tract and the cells that make up the tumor are clear. It is very rare and most cases occur in females whose mothers used a drug called DES (synthetic estrogen) while pregnant.
- Amebiasis: Intestinal inflammation caused by Entamoeba histolytica and often marked by symptoms such as frequent, loose bowel movements that contain blood and mucus. Also called intestinal amebic dysentery.
- Atrophic vaginitis: Type of vaginitis usually related to aging and menopause
- Autoimmune oophoritis: An autoimmune condition where the body's own immune system attacks the ovaries and causes them to become inflamed. It can lead to ovarian function stopping prematurely.
- Bacterial vaginosis: A condition which is characterized by inflammation to the vagina
- Birth symptoms: Symptoms related to childbirth.
- Bladder symptoms: Symptoms related to the bladder and urination.
- Bloody vaginal discharge: discharge from the vagina other than normal menstruation
- Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
- Candidiasis: Fungal infection of moist areas such as mouth or vagina
- Cervical cancer: A condition which is characterized by the occurrence of malignancy on the cervix
- Cervical erosion: A shallow superficial ulceration of the cervix.
- Cervicitis: A condition which is characterized by inflammation of the cervix
- Cervix conditions: Conditions of the cervix (entrance) of the female uterus.
- Cervix symptoms: Symptoms affecting the cervix
- Chancroid: An sexually transmitted disease caused by the Haemophilus ducreyi bacteria and is characterized by painful genital ulceration.
- Chlamydia: Common sexually transmitted disease often without symptoms.
- Chlamydial infection: Infection from Chlamydia genus.
- Colorectal cancer: Cancer of the colon (bowel) or rectum.
- Dandruff: Scaly and dry material that is shed from the scalp
- Digestive symptoms: Any symptoms affecting the digestive tract.
- Discharge: Various types of fluid discharges
- Double uterus-hemivagina-renal agenesis: A very rare malformation of the uterus and vagina.
- Endometrial Cancer: Cancer of the endometrium (uterus lining).
- Endometritis: Inflammation of the endometrium (uterine lining)
- Fallopian tube cancer: A cancer that originates in the fallopian tubes which form part of the female reproductive organs. This type of cancer is relatively uncommon.
- Fallopian tube conditions: Conditions that affect the fallopian tubes of a woman
- Fallopian tube symptoms: Symptoms affecting the female fallopian tubes
- Female genital disorders: Any condition affecting the female genital organs.
- Female genital symptoms: Symptoms affecting the female genital organs.
- Female infertility: A condition characterized by the inability of a female to become pregnant
- Female reproductive symptoms: Symptoms affecting the female reproductive organs.
- Female sexual symptoms: Symptoms of the female sexual organs.
- Fistula: The abnormal passage between two internal organs
- Fitz-Hugh-Curtis syndrome: A rare condition where the thin layer around the liver becomes infected as a result of a spread of infection from gonococcal or chlamydial infections in females.
- Genital herpes: Sexually transmitted infection of the genital region.
- Genital symptoms: Symptoms affecting the sex organs.
- Genital warts: Skin warts in the genital regions.
- Glassy cell carcinoma of the cervix: A rare type of cervical cancer.
- Gonorrhea: Common sexually transmitted disease often without symptoms.
- Granuloma inguinale: Granulomous disease spread sexually.
- Gynaecological conditions: Any condition the affects the female reproductive organs
- Herpes: Virus with one subtype causing cold sores and another causing genital herpes.
- Human carcinogen -Tamoxifen: Tamoxifen is a drug used to reduce the risk of developing breast cancer but is also deemed to be carcinogenic to humans as it increases the risk of developing other cancers. The carcinogenicity of the substance may be influenced by the duration and level of exposure. Tamoxifen exposure is associated mainly with an increased risk of developing uterine cancer.
- Hydatidiform mole: A rare condition where an abnormal union between an egg and a sperm results in the formation of grape-like cysts instead of a baby. The growth is not malignant.
- Immune symptoms: Symptoms affecting the immune system
- Intercourse symptoms: Symptoms related to the act of sexual intercourse.
- Low haemoglobin: Decreased concentration of haemoglobin in the blood.
- Lower abdominal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the lower abdominal region.
- Masturbation: Self stimulation of the genitals
- Menarche: The onset of menstrual periods and other physical and mental changes associated with puberty.
- Mens health symptoms: Symptoms closely related to men's health.
- Menstruation: The passage of blood and uterine tissue through the vagina cyclically
- Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
- Neuroendocrine carcinoma of the cervix: A rare form of cervical cancer which tends to be quite aggressive.
- Non-Specific Urethritis: Urethral infection usually sexually transmitted
- Ovarian cysts: Cysts which are located in the ovaries
- Ovary conditions: Any condition that affects a female ovary
- Ovary symptoms: Symptoms affecting the ovaries
- Pelvic inflammatory disease: A condition which is characterized by an infection which is located in the upper female genital tract
- Pinworm: Small, threadlike parasitic worms mainly in colon and rectum
- Pregnancy symptoms: Symptoms related to pregnancy.
- Primary Fallopian Tube Cancer: A cancer that originates in the fallopian tubes which form part of the female reproductive organs. This type of cancer is relatively uncommon.
- Psoriasis: Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition where the defective immune system causes skin cells to grow rapidly. It affects a significant number of people. Arthritis, which can be severe, is associated with the psoriasis in up to a third of cases. Not all patients who are susceptible to the condition will develop it - roughly 10% of those susceptible will actually develop the condition. There are various environmental factors which can trigger the onset of the disease e.g. strep throat (common trigger), some medication, stress and cold weather. Once the disease develops, it may resolve on its own or with treatment or may become a persistent chronic condition. The severity and duration of symptoms is variable.
- Puerperal fever: Delayed uterine infection after childbirth
- Secondary Fallopian Tube Cancer: A cancer that originates in some other part of the body and metastasizes to the fallopian tubes which form part of the female reproductive organs. This type of cancer is relatively uncommon.
- Septic abortion: An abortion associated with a uterine infection. The infection can occur during or just before or after an abortion. The infection can result from factors such as Chlamydia, IUD's or attempted abortion using infected tools.
- Sexual symptoms: Symptoms affecting the sexual organs
- Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Various diseases spread by sexual contact.
- Stress incontinence: The occurrence of incontinence when the bladder is under stress
- Thrush: A condition which is characterized by an infection caused by a fungus
- Trichomoniasis: Sexually transmitted parasitic infection.
- Tuberculosis: Bacterial infection causing nodules forming, most commonly in the lung.
- Urethral discharge: A condition which is characterized by a discharge which occurs from the urethra
- Urinary difficulty: Various difficulties with urination
- Urinary discharge: Discharge from urinary tract
- Urinary incontinence: Inability to fully control urination.
- Urinary problems: Any problems which occur to the urinary tract
- Urinary symptoms: Symptoms affecting urination or related organs.
- Uterine Cancer: Cancer of the uterus.
- Uterine fibroids: Benign nodules in the uterus wall.
- Uterine leiomyoma: A condition which is characterized by a benign tumour of the uterus derived from smooth muscle
- Uterine prolapse: Prolapse of the uterus into the wrong position
- Uterine sarcoma: A rare type of cancer that occurs in the uterus or associated tissues. A sarcoma is a cancer that involves soft tissue and connective tissue such as bone, cartilage, fat, muscle and blood vessels.
- Uterus conditions: Any condition that affects the female uterus
- Uterus symptoms: Symptoms affecting the female uterus
- Vagina cancer: Cancer of the vagina.
- Vagina conditions: Any condition that affects the female vagina
- Vaginal bleeding: Bleeding in or from the vagina.
- Vaginal candidiasis: Fungal infection of the vagina, sometimes called thrush.
- Vaginal discharge in adults: Vaginal discharge in adults is a condition in which a woman has vaginal secretions.
- Vaginal discharge in children: Vaginal discharge in children is a condition in which a girl has vaginal secretions.
- Vaginal discharge in pregnancy: Vaginal discharge in pregnancy is the loss of a substance from the vagina, often found on underwear or toilet paper. This may be accompanied by other symptoms such as burning, itch or odour.
- Vaginal fistula: Fistula between vagina and another cavity
- Vaginal odor: Vaginal smell or scent symptoms
- Vaginal pain: Pain affecting the vagina
- Vaginal symptoms: Symptoms related to the vagina
- Vaginal thrush: Fungal infection of the vagina, sometimes called thrush.
- Vaginitis: A condition which is characterized by inflammation to the vagina
- Vesicovaginal fistula: A condition which is characterized by the formation of a fistula which communicates from an internal organ to the vagina
- Virilising ovarian tumour: A tumour that results in the virilization of females due to hormone release
- Vulvar neoplasms: A tumor that develops in the tissue of the vulva.
- Vulvovaginitis: A condition which is characterized by inflammation to the vular and vagina
- Women's health symptoms: Symptoms related to women's health.
- Yellow vaginal discharge: purulent vaginal discharge
- Yolk sack tumour: A germ cell tumour that is a proliferation of yolk sack endoderm
- Yusho disease: A condition that affects the menstrual cycle of female as well as having effects on the immune system
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Nov 26, 2003
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