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is it normal to have yellow discharge after your period

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Infection & hormones: Some vaginal discharge can be normal. As you go through the month your hormones cause changes in the discharge. In some cases though discharge can be ... Read More
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Yellow discharge: Could mean vaginal infection - possible yeast, trichomonas etc. See your dr for accuracy of diagnosis. Take care!
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: It could be a prelude to your period. It will probably start on time at day 38. It is only an issue if it is foul smelling, itchy, or profuse...Then ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes, old blood: Yes it is normal as it is the extrusion of old vaginal blood from the preceding period.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Perhaps old blood: If there is no fever, odd odors and if the discharge is rather small in amount then this is likely this is just old menstrual blood that you are passi ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Breakthrough: This sounds like breakthrough bleeding, and i'm sorry you're going through this. Breakthrough bleeding can be common and this brown discharge is just ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Brown discharge: May be older, deoxygenated blood. This may be some residual blood/tissue being shed. However if you develop discharge that has an odor, causes rednes ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
49 years experience Psychiatry
Discuss : With u pcp.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Residual / old blood: Not a problem. As blood ages it turns from red to brown to black.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. J Ricardo Loret De Mola
33 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes: Your body is just adjusting to the loss. It should self correct.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No : Yellow discharge is not normal. Get checked for infection.
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