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20 weeks pregnant with lots of milky white discharge is this normal

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Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience Family Medicine
Normal: That is normal during pregnancy.

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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Probable yeast inf: It sounds like you have an yeast infection which is very common during pregnancy. See your gyn, you will be started on vaginal cream that should help ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: The discharge (leukorrhea) comes from the changes the hormones of pregnancy have on vagina and cervix. If you've missed your period and had unprotecte ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. J Ricardo Loret De Mola
32 years experience Fertility Medicine
Too early to tell: Too early to tell, but you need to do a pregnancy test. Do not take chances next time use a condom, since the pull out method is not effective.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Likely normal: Sounds like a normal variation in response to hormonal fluctuation.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Gingo
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vaginal discharge: Vaginal discharge is a very normal thing. The amount and color vary. White to clear and yellow are normal. Depending on hormone levels as well as time ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Needs testing: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal o ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
39 years experience Gynecology
Yes: Often a woman's secretions will increase around the time of ovulation. This can be associated with spotting and cramps for 1-2 days.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Georgia Latham
34 years experience Family Medicine
Do pregnancy test: If your period is 4 days late and there is a possibility you are pregnant (i.e. had unprotected sex), do a pregnancy test. If the test is negative, a ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Madonna
20 years experience Family Medicine
Discharge: By your description, this may be normal or possibly a yeast infection. Many doctors prefer not to treat mild infections during pregnancy. Please ask ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Pearlman
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Do pregnancy test: Since your cycle is late and you are spotting, the most common diagnosis is pregnancy. You can do a pregnancy test over the counter. You could also ha ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Discharge: Your discharge may be normal but see your doctor to get a vaginal culture to rule out an infection.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
13 years experience Family Medicine
Sometimes: But you should tell your doctor about it if you have itching or there is an odor. Good luck.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
36 years experience Family Medicine
Anovulatory bleeding: Bleeding often on like that without a clear cycle usually means that you did not ovulate. In that case estrogen continues to be produced and the linin ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
35 years experience Pediatrics
Spotting: Spotting can take many forms, as long as cramping and bleeding are minimal, no need to worry. If not the case, please see your OB now !
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A female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Probably not normal: Any new or unexplained vaginal discharge should be professionally evaluated. If you haven't had this before other menstrual periods, check it out. The ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scarantino
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Could mean more: Brown discharge is usually old blood. A mucusy discharge that is mixed with a brown discharge can be the mucus plug coming out. 2 important points: fi ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vaginal infection: A yellow vaginal discharge with slight itching can be a symptom of a vaginal infection. At 36 weeks pregnant, you should be seeing your OB every week. ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Take a test: Pregnancy tests are accurate about 7-10 days after conception or wait until you miss your period. If you take a test you will know your answer. Spotti ... Read More
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Dr. Laura McMullen
20 years experience Pediatrics
The : The number one reason for a missed period is pregnancy. Since you are 2 weeks past your missed period, a pregnancy test should be pretty accurate at ... Read More

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