Why do I keep losing discharge?

Why do I keep losing discharge?

It’s your body’s way of cleaning and protecting the vagina. For instance, it’s normal for discharge to increase with sexual arousal and ovulation. Exercise, use of birth control pills, and emotional stress may also result in discharge. Abnormal vaginal discharge, however, is usually caused by an infection.

When to seek medical attention for vaginal discharge?

Read more about reactive arthritis. Low back pain and vaginal discharge rarely constitute an emergency concern, but they can signal the need to make an appointment with your doctor. Seek medical attention if you’re pregnant and your vaginal discharge is greenish-yellow, very thick, or watery, because these symptoms can indicate an infection.

When to see a doctor for bloody discharge?

It’s especially important to see a doctor about bloody discharge if you are in menopause, as any vaginal bleeding during this time is a red flag for a serious condition. Infections, including sexually transmitted infections (STIs), can cause bloody vaginal discharge. A few of these include: Vaginitis.

Is it embarrassing to have a lot of discharge?

Any bodily discharge can be embarrassing. If you don’t know how to hygienically cope with vaginal discharge, you may have issues with odor and/or staining that can lead to additional embarrassment.

What should I do if I have yellow discharge?

In order for your doctor to treat you for yellow discharge, he or she must first diagnose you. If you have a yeast infection, your doctor will prescribe an anti-fungal cream, ointment, tablet, or suppository.

What to do about medication errors after discharge?

After discharge, each patient received a telephone call within 1-4 days to check on his or her recovery. If there were problems, the patient was referred to a pharmacist. Despite all of that follow-up, half of the patients experienced one or more medication errors at home during the first month—23% were serious and 2% were life-threatening.

Where can I take my Medication after discharge?

Some Victorian hospitals have a pharmacy outreach service that can visit patients at home after discharge to review their medication management, provide education and facilitate continuity of care. These services do not require a GP referral.

What to do when a patient is discharged from hospital?

Ensure the patient is able to follow medication instructions. Sometimes, pharmacists in hospitals can arrange a medication trial. This is a good way to see if the patient can take their medications independently before they are discharged home.

How to plan a medication and discharge plan?

Medication and discharge planning 1 Prepare a discharge summary 2 Educate patients and carers. Provide a written copy of all information that is given verbally. 3 Make medication use simple. 4 Simplify medication supply. 5 Inform the GP. 6 Inform the pharmacy. 7 Inform the care services. 8 Practise person-centred care.