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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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20 weeks pregnant white milky discharge sometimes itches. Mucus like dis charge also is this normal?

20 weeks pregnant white milky discharge sometimes itches. Mucus like dis charge also is this normal?

Discharge: By your description, this may be normal or possibly a yeast infection. Many doctors prefer not to treat mild infections during pregnancy. Please ask your OB to check your discharge since some causes of discharge do require treatment. Since you are pregnant, don't just treat it on your own. ...Read more

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I had unprotected sex today at 1:00am with my boyfriend an now seen milky white discharge should I worry about getting pergnant?

I had unprotected sex today at 1:00am with my boyfriend an now seen milky white discharge should I worry about getting pergnant?

Yes.: Unprotected sex is the kind of sex you have when you are trying to get pregnant. If you don't wan't to be pregnant this is the wrong thing to do. You could avoid the worry by using some form of birth control. ...Read more

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I am having a lot of discharge it is milky white in color? Is this normal and will it normally last all of my pregnancy?

I am having a lot of discharge it is milky white in color? Is this normal and will it normally last all of my pregnancy?

Yes: Normal to have discharge every day. If smells funny or itches then see doctor or clinic for evaluation. Otherwise okay to have every day. ...Read more

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28 weeks pregnant, vagina is swollen a lot and red with a milky white discharge. Some odor as well. Is this normal at this stage?

28 weeks pregnant, vagina is swollen a lot and red with a milky white discharge. Some odor as well. Is this normal at this stage?

Probable yeast inf: It sounds like you have an yeast infection which is very common during pregnancy. See your gyn, you will be started on vaginal cream that should help you. ...Read more

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Recently I have been having a lot of odorless thick, milky white discharge. I have read everywhere that it is an early sign of pregnancy is that true?

Recently I have been having a lot of odorless thick, milky white discharge. I have read everywhere that it is an early sign of pregnancy is that true?

Yes: The discharge (leukorrhea) comes from the changes the hormones of pregnancy have on vagina and cervix. If you've missed your period and had unprotected sex, take a home pregnancy test to see if you are pregnant. See . ...Read more

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I had unprotected sex the day before I ovulated using the pullout method. 8 days later, today, I noticed a lot of milky white discharge. Am I pregnant?

I had unprotected sex the day before I ovulated using the pullout method. 8 days later, today, I noticed a lot of milky white discharge. Am I pregnant?

Too early to tell: Too early to tell, but you need to do a pregnancy test. Do not take chances next time use a condom, since the pull out method is not effective. ...Read more

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I'm having lower back pain and lower stomach pain. And im having a lot of milky discharge. Could I be pregnant?

I'm having lower back pain and lower stomach pain. And im having a lot of milky discharge. Could I be pregnant?

Possibly: Pregnancy is a posibility. Purchase and perform a home pregnancy test. It should turn positive by the time you're a week late. If it's negative, repeat it in 1 week. ...Read more

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I had a ovarian cyst rupture couple weeks ago but I'm still getting milky discharge? Is this normal or could I be pregnant?

I had a ovarian cyst rupture couple weeks ago but I'm still getting milky discharge? Is this normal or could I be pregnant?

Pregnancy: Have you had recent unprotected sex? It is possible to conceive while you have an ovarian cyst, so if you suspect pregnancy get a test done. Other possibilities would include stds, bacterial infection, or trichomonal infection. If you suspect any of those (bad smell, itchy, irritating, or painful discharge) then see your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have milky white discharge no itching or odor is this normal?

White discharge: This is normal and there are a variety of reasons for this the most common question here on healthtap. ...Read more

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What does a white milky discharge mean during pregnancy is that normal?

What does a white milky discharge mean during pregnancy is that normal?

Yes: Women commonly experience white milky discharge during pregnancy called leukorrhea. However if you have any change in color, itching, odor or burning, be sure to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Increased white milky discharge and sometimes it's thick though at 32 weeks of pregnancy? Is this normal?

Increased white milky discharge and sometimes it's thick though at 32 weeks of pregnancy? Is this normal?

Needs testing: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe. ...Read more

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I'm 30 weeks pregnant and im having white milky discharge is that normal?

Normal unless..: Pregnant women in the last 10 weeks of pregnancy do have an increased amount of discharge. The color varies depending on numerous factors. Its usually normal unless it itches or has an odor. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Is it normal to have creamy milky discharge 21days after miscariage should I panic and is this sign of pregnancy?

Is it normal to have creamy milky discharge 21days after miscariage should I panic and is this sign of pregnancy?

Do not panick: Creamy milky discharge does not mean you are pregnant, it may be an infection. You need to see your doctor and a culture needs to be taken to find out the kind of infection, it may be yeast or bacterial infection and needs to be treated appropriately. ...Read more

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Before I had milky watery discharge but from past few days I see only clear watery discharge or dry is it normal 12wks pregnant on and off backache?

Before I had milky watery discharge but from past few days I see only clear watery discharge or dry is it normal 12wks pregnant on and off backache?

Sounds normal: It doesn't sound like anything dangerous to the pregnancy. Changes in vaginal discharge can occur seemingly without a triggering event. As long as there isn't any pain, irritation or odor or blood, it doesn't sound abnormal. ...Read more

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I have white milky discharge, is that just a normal thing or does that mean I'm pregnant?

I have white milky discharge, is that just a normal thing or does that mean I'm pregnant?

Discharge: vaginal discharge and mucus can change for a variety of reasons. At 48 its less likely pregnancy, but check a urine test to be certain. If associated with odor and/or itch/irritation, it may be an infection. Your vaginal discharge may become thicker and more scant as menopause sets in as well. ...Read more

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Lately I have been having milky white discharge from my vagina. I do not itch and its not painful. I'm on seasonique bc. Is this normal?

Lately I have been having milky white discharge from my vagina. I do not itch and its not painful. I'm on seasonique bc. Is this normal?

It can be: It is reassuring that you have no itching or pain, yet any new discharge should get your attention. If it started after beginning the seasonique, it is possibly related to the new medicine. However if it is new for you, it could be related to a change in your body that needs an exam. Milky white discharges are commonly seen with yeast, but usually itching is also present. ...Read more

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Is milky white vaginal discharge normal? No smell no itchiness or redness just milky white discharge?

Is milky white vaginal discharge normal? No smell no itchiness or redness just milky white discharge?

Exam and testing: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe. ...Read more

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Sweet smell to vaginal area no itch but discharge like normal but it's milky white? Could I be pregnant?

Sweet smell to vaginal area no itch but discharge like normal but it's milky white? Could I be pregnant?

Vaginal smell: The vaginal aroma or discharge has nothing to do with diagnosing pregnancy. A pregnancy test is most definitive. ...Read more

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I have a milky white discharge from vagina. No odor or itchiness. I have been on seasonique for 5 months. Is this normal?

I have a milky white discharge from vagina. No odor or itchiness. I have been on seasonique for 5 months. Is this normal?

Leukorrhea.: In the absence of symptoms such as itching, burning sensation, foul smell such as 'fishy smell', / rotting smell, high risk behavior it simply seem like 'leukorrhea' which may occur at the beginning and end of a cycle. It is thick and white, odorless. If it is clear and stretchy it may be due to ovulation. It occurs due to estrogen stimulation or imbalance. Itcan be a natural defense. C. ...Read more

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Had baby 12 weeks ago, bottle-fed him from birth. But there is milky white discharge from nipple when I squeeze, is this normal?

Had baby 12 weeks ago, bottle-fed him from birth. But there is milky white discharge from nipple when I squeeze, is this normal?

It may be: It may be normal milk still present in the ducts that has not yet been resorbed. If you are having pain or it looks like pus see your MD now. ...Read more

Discharge (Definition)

Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more