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A 38-year-old female asked:

Is it normal that discharge during pregnancy has unpleasant odor?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Preg. discharge: If not accompanied by itching, pain or other symptoms suggestive of infection.
Dr. Reid Blackwelder
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Maybe: As many shifts happen in the body during pregnancy it is common for vaginal secretions to change consistency and odor. However, some discharges can be signs of problems such as infection. Unpleasant is a subjective term, so hard to interpret. If pain, discomfort, bleeding, etc exist, please be checked out!

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Is it normal to have discharge during pregnancy?

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Yes: Discharge is normal during pregnancy and will change throughout the pregnancy. It may be thick and white at some points and thin and more mucous-like at other times. It is concerning if there is a foul odor, pain, itching or green color to the discharge.

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