A 21-year-old female asked:
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i gave birth 4 weeks ago i had intercourse on the 3rd week and now i have heavy white creamy discharge is this normal?

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Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly pregnant: If you had unprotected intercourse you may be pregnant. If a pregnancy test is negative, you may want to go on birth control. Typically, spacing pregnancies out 1 1/2 - 2 years is beneficial to mother and off spring.
Answered on Oct 30, 2015
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Two tests: You will need to do a pregnancy test if you miss your cycle since 3 weeks post partum is about the time one might start ovulating. Then schedule a visit to have your vaginal discharge evaluated to determine if there is an infection present. Consider starting birth control so that you can control when you get pregnant again.
Answered on Oct 26, 2015

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