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is white discharge a sign of labor

A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Call your OB: Today and every time this question comes up until you are delivered. If you're worried about labor you need to call your OB - only, the internet and w ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Baughn
47 years experience Internal Medicine
No: It's probably a yeast infection.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Coulter-Smith
31 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Milky white discharge is common in pregnancy and especially in the last few weeks as the cervix softens and begins to dilate. If you have more clear ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
White discharge in: Late pregnancy is normal and not a sign of labor. Some women will get spotting as they start to get regular contractions. Other women break the bag ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Although it is very: Common to have an increase in white vaginal discharge (leukorrhea) when pregnant, it is not diagnostic in and of itself. Recommend that you take a hom ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
When pregnant vagina: Discharge is thin, white ; milky. However, it is not diagnostic for pregnancy. So.. If your period is late - please take a home pregnancy test. F you ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly.: When pregnant, vaginal discharge is thin, white ; milky. But because this is not a diagnostic symptom, a pregnancy test should be taken if you miss yo ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
White discharge.: Leukorrhea is normal vaginal discharge (d/c). D/c is composed of cellular debris, vaginal secretions ; bacteria ; is stimulated by ^ vaginal blood fl ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anita Sinha
16 years experience Pediatrics
Not typically: It is best to use a home pregnancy test to confirm a pregnancy. Watery discharge at the end of a pregnancy could signal the start of labor if the wat ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Neither: Neither of those options are a reliable sign of an impeding period or pregnancy.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Vaginal Discharge: No. Not in any way.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
No - this is not a : Sign of pregnancy. Please take a home pregnancy test if you miss your period.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Not necessarily.: An abnormal discharge can be due to an infection or spotting between cycles, among other causes. If your period is late, check a pregnancy test. If ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
No, but women are: More likely to get yeast infection when pregnant. Classic pregnancy sxs don’t begin until period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx's can include: ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Not usually: Although discharge is not a specific finding, and might be related to your ovulation.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
White ; milky dc: Can occur with pregnancy but is not diagnostic of it. If you have missed your period - please take a pregnancy test.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It could be.: Classic pregnancy symptoms usually don’t begin until the day your period is missed or after that. These can include: tender or swollen breasts, nausea ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: It's very non-specific. That doesn't mean you couldn't have conceived, but the discharge doesn't tell you anything.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Brown discharge : Clear/stretchy discharge occurs with ovulation.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Not Pregnancy: Nope. Not in any way.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not usually.: When pregnant vaginal discharge is thin, white ; milky. But because this is not a diagnostic symptom, a pregnancy test should be taken if you miss you ... Read More

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