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Yellow/Brown vaginal discharge with odor during pregnancy is that normal, could it be from my progesterone suppesitory?

Yellow/Brown vaginal discharge with odor during pregnancy is that normal, could it be from my progesterone suppesitory?

Possible BV: You may have an infection like bacterial vaginosis. It is treated with a vaginal gel or pull and is one of the most common causes of vaginal discharge with odor. You should see your doctor and have them examine you and treat you if needed especially since you are pregnant. Sometimes infections that are untreated can increase your risk for preterm delivery. ...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


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I have an almost daily painless but thick and gummy vaginal discharge about the size of a pea which is white/ yellow. should I be worried?is this STD?

I have an almost daily painless but thick and gummy vaginal discharge about the size of a pea which is white/ yellow. should I be worried?is this STD?

Yes, possible STD: Any new or unexplained vaginal discharge should be professionally examined, and colored vaginal discharge (yellow, creamy, etc) and mucus ("gummy") suggest an infection, perhaps involving the cervix. STDs (gonorrhea, chlamydia) are among the most common causes and are especially common in sexually active persons your age. See a doctor or clinic this week for sure. Good luck! ...Read more

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My vaginal discharge sometimes its white sick like rotten cheese . Other times its yellow , brown smells so nasty maybe like fish. Cant see a doctor.

My vaginal discharge sometimes its white sick like rotten cheese . Other times its yellow , brown smells so nasty maybe like fish. Cant see a doctor.

Vaginitis: most likely you have bacterial vaginitis (trichomonas vaginitis) that causes yellow discharge with fish odor. you and your sex partner needs to be treated with antibiotics and will need prescription medicine. ...Read more

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Yellow vaginal discharge no odor?

?: The only way to be sure would be to go to your doctor for tests and to look at the discharge under the microscope. ...Read more

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My vaginal discharge is medium yellow.Is this abnormal.

My vaginal discharge is medium yellow.Is this abnormal.

FayeF yes: It is abnormal to have a yellowish vaginal discharge. You should see your GYN or PCP for evaluation and treatment. A whitish discharge is usually normal. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean to have yellow vaginal discharge?

What exactly does it mean to have yellow vaginal discharge?

Various causes: 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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Greenish-yellow vaginal discharge.Is this normal?

Greenish-yellow vaginal discharge.Is this normal?

Vaginal discharge: 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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What determines whether vaginal discharge (mucus?) is clear or yellow?

Why? : I am not sure why this is important to you. 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 pa. ...Read more

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Yellow vaginal discharge, no smell, no odor, no itchyness, just a lot of yellow discharge.

Probably not normal: Some dried yellow discoloration on panties is normal as vaginal secretions often turn yellow/brown when they dry. A thick yellow discharge from the vagina though is not normal, and even without other symptoms can be a signs of a sexually transmitted infection and needs to be checked out. Yeast infection or BV would usually not be yellow, but if you are not at risk sexually is another possibility. ...Read more

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I have vaginal discharge which looks like mucus with slight yellow color to it what can it be?

I have vaginal discharge which looks like mucus with slight yellow color to it what can it be?

See doctor: The vagina is "self-cleaning," by which I mean that there is always some scant discharge of mucus and cellular debris, and that douches are not needed... and can actually cause infections. Anything that goes into the vagina or any stress/illness/medications can potentially harm the normal balance of the organisms living in the vagina, leading to a bacterial or yeast overgrowth. Also possible STD. ...Read more

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What may be causing a yellow thick mucus looking type vaginal discharge but no odor and no other symptoms?

What may be causing a yellow thick mucus looking type vaginal discharge but no odor and no other symptoms?

Discharge: 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 have been getting vaginal discharge lately that is yellow in colour. With no odour, pain or itching. Is this normal?

Needs to be checked: It needs to be checked and discharge cultured for bacterial infection including chlamydia and gc if you are sexually active. ...Read more

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Yellow/green vaginal discharge. No strong odor. Occasional cloudy light yellow urine. Symptoms caused by same culprit?

Yellow/green vaginal discharge. No strong odor. Occasional cloudy light yellow urine. Symptoms caused by same culprit?

Not likely: Vaginal infections are independent of urinary tract infections. The cloudy urine can be caused by contamination from vaginal discharge or be due to sedimentary chrystals in the urine. Your gynecologist is best qualified to evaluate and advise you as it appears that you have a vaginal infection. ...Read more

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Yellow/green/white colored vaginal discharge. A bit thicker than normal. Normal smell and no other symptoms. What is it?

STD check needed: Colored (yellow, green, beige) discharge suggests infection, including STDs like gonorrhea or chlamydia, assuming you are sexually active. Possibly a vaginal infection like trichomonas or bacterial vaginosis, but these usually cause odor. Get examined and tested ASAP, either with your doctor, your local health department STD clinic, or a reproductive health clinic like Planned Parenthood. ...Read more

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Vaginal Discharge (Definition)

Vaginal discharge is defined as secretions being expelled by the vagina. This can be physiologic or pathologic. Some common causes of abnormal vaginal discharge and yeast infections, bacterial vaginosis and sexually transmitted infections like ...Read more