A 25-year-old female asked:
Sticky/stretchy discharge couple of days before period for past 3 months. on bc pill. doctor said withdraw bleeding. is that so even if clear?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Doesn't sound like: Withdrawal bleeding is the reaction of abrupt discontinuation of a hormonal supplement. The last 7 days of the pack are sugar pills and cause withdrawal bleeding which you take as a "normal" period but the withdrawal bleeding is a bleeding not stretchy, sticky discharge like you describe. Not sure what it is but it may be worthwhile to have it checked for infection unless this has been ruled out.
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Last updated Dec 20, 2015
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