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A whitish or yellowish discharge of mucus from the vagina.
- ‘Reports in early 1985 indicated that menstrual cycle disruption, leukorrhea, and dysmenorrhea had occurred in gas-exposed women.’
- ‘Thin and whitish leukorrhea with little odor indicates deficiency of the spleen and kidney.’
- ‘Symptoms like leucorrhoea, burning, micturation, pain in abdomen or discharge with foul smell was observed in 11 of these women.’
- ‘Adverse reactions reported by 5 to 14 percent of clinical trial participants include vaginitis, headache, upper respiratory tract infection, leukorrhea, sinusitis, weight gain, and nausea.’
- ‘This leads to a dysfunction of the water metabolism or leukorrhea, due to the downward flowing of kidney essence.’
- ‘It has a wide field of action in both men and women for reproductive disorders and leucorrhea.’
- ‘It is helpful in alleviating leucorrhoea, diarrhoea and excess uric acid in the urine, as well as in healing mouth ulcers.’
- ‘It is commonly used for irregular menstruation, PMS, breast distension and lumps, leukorrhea, menopausal disorders, uterine bleeding and chronic hepatitis.’
- ‘They are used for perspiration caused by weakness, chronic cough, chronic diarrhea, spermatorrhea, enuresis, frequent urination, chronic leucorrhea, metrorrhagia, etc.’
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