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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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What are the main causes for yellow vaginal discharge if not sexually active, no burning/itching/pain/Odor? Is it normal?

What are the main causes for yellow vaginal discharge if not sexually active, no burning/itching/pain/Odor? Is it 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. Vaginal discharge can occur in women who are not sexually active. ...Read more

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What can cause yellow vaginal discharge with a fishy odor?

What can cause yellow vaginal discharge with a fishy odor?

Bacterial vaginosis: A fishy odor is most commonly caused by overgrowth of certain bacteria in the vagina. There are several possible causes and while it is not necessarily a sexually transmitted infection it could be. A diagnosis should be obtained by pelvic examination. There are characteristic findings on microscopic evaluation of the discharge. See your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes an orangish (dark yellow) vaginal discharge?

What causes an orangish (dark yellow) vaginal discharge?

Different causes: You need to have the discharge checked by your health care provider. There are several ways to check the cause, including microscopic evaluation and culture. It should be checked by your health care provider. ...Read more

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What might cause a yellow cottage cheese-like vaginal discharge, and burning during urination?

What might cause a yellow cottage cheese-like vaginal discharge, and burning during urination?

Probable yeast infec: It sounds like you probably have a vaginal infection. Usually yeast willgive a thick white discharge. You can use over-the-counter medication to treat but you should see your dr. For a proper diagnosis if it doesn't resolve with over-the-counter treatment for yeast infection. ...Read more

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What might cause a yellow cottage cheese-like vaginal discharge, and burning during urination?

What might cause a yellow cottage cheese-like vaginal discharge, and burning during urination?

Yeast: An infection ,as you described, is probably caused by a vaginal yeast infection and can be treated with Monistat which is over the counter ...Read more

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Can UTI cause yellow discharge? I've yellow vaginal discharge on daily basis. Went for c&s test, no pathogen seen. Negative for wet mount.

Can UTI cause yellow discharge? I've yellow vaginal discharge on daily basis. Went for c&s test, no pathogen seen. Negative for wet mount.

Probably not UTI: UTI doesn't cause vaginal discharge. Probably you were tested for STDs (gonorrhea, chlamydia) and negative wet mount suggests you were checked for vaginal infections bacterial vaginosis, trichomonas, and yeast. But that test messes almost half of trichomonas infections; ask doc about the newly available DNA test for trich, a far better test. Also ask about cervicitis and maybe retest for STDs. ...Read more

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What is causing sudden thick gel-like yellow vaginal discharge with faint streaks of blood.No other symptoms.

Variety of causes: Among the causes could be infection. Please see the following article: http://www.Pamf.Org/teen/health/femalehealth/discharge.Html. ...Read more

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Vaginal Discharge (Definition)

Vaginal discharge refers to secretions from the vagina. Such discharge can vary in consistency (thick, pasty, thin), color (clear, cloudy, white, yellow, green), and smell ...Read more