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Dr. Brian Nguyen
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I'm ttc.It's one day until my period.i'v got thick brown cottage cheese sweet smelling discharge. Wonder what it is. Got alot of pregnancy symptoms?

Dr. Brian Nguyen
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I'm ttc.It's one day until my period.i'v got thick brown cottage cheese sweet smelling discharge. Wonder what it is. Got alot of pregnancy symptoms?

Unknown: Some bacteria tend to colonize the vagina specifically when there's a bit more blood/mucous there than usual. You may be on the verge of starting your period and so it's hard to say what's going on w/ your sx. Could you be pregnant? Absolutely. Get a test if you miss your period. Nothing is concerning here unless the discharge is foul smelling and causes pain. ...Read more

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Cottage Cheese Discharge (Definition)

Cottage cheese discharge (thick white cheesy vaginal discharge) is a symptom in which the material coming from a woman's vagina is somewhat thick and whitish. This type of discharge suggests a yeast infection (especially if itchy), although sometimes a woman will have more than one type of ...Read more


Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
15 years in practice
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What does it mean if really thick white cottage cheese discharge comes out?

Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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What does it mean if really thick white cottage cheese discharge comes out?

Could be yeast: You need to see a doctor and clear that out. ...Read more

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Dr. David Hettinger
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Lady has cottage cheese discharge?

Dr. David Hettinger
Board Certified, Podiatry
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Lady has cottage cheese discharge?

YEAST!: That has all the hallmarks of a yeast infection. See your doctor for treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Jane van Dis
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What could cause a cottage cheese discharge?

Dr. Jane van Dis
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What could cause a cottage cheese discharge?

Yeast: Yeast can causes this type of discharge. Often accompanied by itching and redness, even swelling. Pain can be associated as well yeast vaginitis. Not all thick discharge means yeast, however. Just thick discharge alone can be normal. ...Read more

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Dr. Marsha Davis
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Dr. Victor Bonuel
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33 years in practice
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
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I'm bothered. I have a white-cottage-cheese discharge, sometimes white watery discharge that causes itching. It's been like this for 2mos. Help!

Dr. Jeff Livingston
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I'm bothered. I have a white-cottage-cheese discharge, sometimes white watery discharge that causes itching. It's been like this for 2mos. Help!

Try yeast meds: simply try an over the counter yeast medication at any pharmacy. You are describing a classic yeast infection. If it does not hep then schedule a visit for testing. ...Read more

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Dr. Victor Bonuel
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I have green discharge sometimes white cottage cheese discharge every now and then, but my blood work and other test came out fine.. Any suggestions?

Dr. Victor Bonuel
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
33 years in practice
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I have green discharge sometimes white cottage cheese discharge every now and then, but my blood work and other test came out fine.. Any suggestions?

Were u treated for: Vaginitis (possibly due to yeast infection)? Go see or follow up with ur gyn for treatment. Take care! http://www.m.webmd.com/women/guide/sexual-health-vaginal-infections. http://www.livestrong.com/article/385002-herbal-cure-for-vaginitis/#page=1. ...Read more

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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
25 years in practice
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I am currently having 2 small lumps, 1 became abscess and painful, the other is not + cottage cheese discharge, what could it be? treatment?

Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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I am currently having 2 small lumps, 1 became abscess and painful, the other is not + cottage cheese discharge, what could it be? treatment?

Abcess: May need drainage and antibiotics for the lumps. practice hand washing with soap and water to prevent transferring the infection to another part of the body ...Read more

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Marianne DiNapoli
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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Cottage cheese discharge and vaginal itching?

Marianne DiNapoli
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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Yeast infection: Vaginal itching/burning and a cottage cheese-like discharge could be signs of a vaginal yeast infection. Treatment = over the counter yeast infection medication (like miconazole). If the symptoms persist after this treatment, or if there is pain, then the patient should be evaluated by a doctor since it could mean a different diagnosis. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Falkoff
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What could be the strange like "cottage cheese" discharge that comes out after my period?

Dr. Alan Falkoff
Board Certified, Family Medicine
31 years in practice
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Infection: Infection. See a physician.

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