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also leu·cor·rhe·a  (lo͞o′kə-rē′ə)
A thick, whitish discharge from the vagina or cervical canal.

leu′kor·rhe′al adj.
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Noun1.leukorrhea - discharge of white mucous material from the vagina; often an indication of infection
mucous secretion, mucus - protective secretion of the mucus membranes; in the gut it lubricates the passage of food and protects the epithelial cells; in the nose and throat and lungs it can make it difficult for bacteria to penetrate the body through the epithelium


n. leucorrea, flujo vaginal blancuzco.
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Leukorrhea was the most common symptom specified by 27.
Vaginal conditions such as vaginal lacerations (old), leukorrhea not specified as infective, and vaginal hematoma will be represented by an "other" code: N89.
Headache 18% Vaginitis 12% Leukorrhea 19% Nausea 13% Device-related events 38% Note: Table made from pie chart.
CCXLII: Leukorrhea, Lower The Casket, Child Bite, 9 p.
The patient should return for evaluation every six weeks to three months or sooner if she has any complications, including urinary or bowel retention, pelvic pain, vaginal bleeding, or leukorrhea (McIntosh, 2005).
2-4) Statistically significant differences were found in this study between colonization with GBS and factors such as black skin color, low household income, fever, antibiotic use and leukorrhea during current pregnancy, prolonged labor in a past pregnancy and multiple sexual partners.
Vaginal infections were dismissed as normal leukorrhea, while ruptured membranes were mistaken as urinary incontinence, and the constant versus intermittent nature of contractions caused women to perceive no threat (Palmer & Carty, 2006).
Whole plants of Abutilon indicum were also fried in mustard oil and then pills made out of it prior to administration of pills to females suffering from loss of health due to leukorrhea.
In 2005, Oddsson et al found that women who used the ring reported more vaginitis and more leukorrhea than women who used OCs; conversely, they reported less nausea and less acne.
Female patients usually complain of malaise, dysuria, dyspareunia and leukorrhea.
Contact dermatitis was the most common diagnosis, occurring in 17% of patients, followed by recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis (16% of patients), atrophic vaginitis (12% of patients), vulvar vestibulitis syndrome (10% of patients), physiologic leukorrhea (7% of patients), desquamative inflammatory vaginitis (DIV) (6% of patients), and recurrent bacterial vaginosis (5% of patients).