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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Vaginal discharge: Sometimes, an infection can cause a discharge, such as a common yeast infection, and it just may be coincidental that you are having your period at th ... Read More

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Maybe!: Pregnancy is always a possibility in a woman in her fertile years. Simple urine pregnancy tests are available at drugstores (a woman can do the test a ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience in Preventive Medicine
It is possible this: can be attributed to peri-menopausal changes. I interpret the "white slimy discharge" to mean you are having a mucous discharge and it is this mucous ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: A woman should not consider a "smelly discharge" from her vagina as normal. She can see her primary care or ob-gyn doctor for an evaluation, to find o ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Pappachen
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Lots of things: Always rule out pregnancy first. However, many things can affect the timing and regularity of one's cycle (e.g. Weight changes, diet, stress, etc..). ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
17 years experience in General Practice
Please see your doc!: I would recommend visiting your doctor or healthcare professional to further discuss your ailment in detail. Wishing you the very best!
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
You might just be: Expelling some last bits of old, deoxygenated blood.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly: A home pregnancy test will confirm your symptoms in a matter of minutes. The tests are accurate and fast. If not pregnant, consider repeating in a co ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Abraham Morse
27 years experience in Urogynecology
See your : Ob provider right away. May not be serious but could signal serious problems.
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A female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience in Family Medicine
Repeat HPT in one wk: Repeat the home PG test in one week.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnan ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Late menses: Irregularity of menses, including late or missing periods may be due to multiple factors, including some underlying infection. Your GI symptoms may be ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Watery discharge: Pink watery discharge could indicate an infection such as gonorrhea, chlamydia or trichomonas. It could simply be the start of your period and blood i ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Hormonal imbalance: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doct ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kitturah Schomberg-Klaiss
27 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Time to get tested.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possible: A white discharge is likely normal and the vaginal discharge is usually thicker just before the period starts.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Quite possible: Can take a home pregnancy test now to know. Take care.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadeem Shaikh
30 years experience in Internal Medicine
Probably normal : you can get an over the counter pregnancy test in 4 to 6 wks just to be sure
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amit Patel
21 years experience in Urogynecology
Likely normal: If no odor to discharge and no vaginal irritation, this is likely a normal variation on your vaginal secretions. One day late on your period is not o ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
It is time to test: It is time to get a pregnancy test. Any other answer here would be pure speculation. But, given your story you very well may be pregnant.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience in Family Medicine
Old blood: Sounds like just old residual blood from last period. Not uncommon to occur. See how you do
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Trachella Johnson foy
19 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: You could be pregnant - thus it would be important to go and be evaluated- with the discharge- if there is infection then it puts you at risk for mis ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
How late?: If you have been having unprotected sex and think you could be pregnant, do a home pregnancy test, 5 or more days after a missed period. Use first mor ... Read More

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