leukorrhea


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leu·kor·rhe·a

also leu·cor·rhe·a  (lo͞o′kə-rē′ə)
n.
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
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Translations
valkovuoto

leu·kor·rhe·a

n. leucorrea, flujo vaginal blancuzco.
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[7] The seeds of Lawsonia have been reported to present deodorant action and are used in many cases of gynecological disorders such as menorrhagia, vaginal discharge, and leukorrhea. [8]
OM of the cervix can present with different symptoms including: dyspareunia, pelvic pain, leukorrhea, menstrual irregularities, and postcoital bleeding.
Vaginal conditions such as vaginal lacerations (old), leukorrhea not specified as infective, and vaginal hematoma will be represented by an "other" code: N89.8.
Headache 18% Vaginitis 12% Leukorrhea 19% Nausea 13% Device-related events 38% Note: Table made from pie chart.
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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).