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Clear Discharge Before Period Am I Pregnant
Maybe, maybe not: Pregnancy is always a possibility in a woman in her fertile years. Urine pregnancy tests are available at any drugstore. A woman can also go to a primary care doctor or an ob-gyn doctor for testing. If the test is positive, the woman needs to set up routine appointments with the doctor that will be providing her prenatal care. Changes in mucus or discharge are variable, so don't predict pregnancy. ...Read more
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
White, milky D/C:
Can occur with pregnancy but is not diagnostic for pregnancy. Take hpt if you miss a period. Classic pregnancy
sxs begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx’s can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings ; aversions; passing gas ; enlarging waist line. ...Read more
Ovulation: During ovulation you can encounter the same situation, but sometimes its just a Progesterone effect on the uterus at the end of the menstrual cycle. At the begining of your cycle you have an estrogen effect on the uterus and in the latter part of your menstrual cylce you get a Progesterone effect that causes you to menstruate, and it might cause those symptoms you are refering. ...Read more
Clear watery discharge 3 days before period? Early pregnancy sign or is it just my period getting ready to start?
1 day late for my period. I usually spot a day before period. I notice whitish clear discharge. 2 neg hpt. Could I still be pregnant?
If you had sex since your last period, do an hpt in 4-5 days. If the result is negative repeat the test 4-5 days later unless you get a period by then. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully.
If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. The discharge requires a separate evaluation. ...Read more
Could be normal:
Most women produce more mucus after their menstrual cycle. The increase coincides with ovulation around day 14 give or take a few days. If the clear discharge is not smelly, itchy, discolored, or irritating don't worry.
If other symptoms arise make an appt with your gyn. ...Read more
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
Probably not: But take a pregnancy test, if you are worried. ...Read more
Maybe or not: It can be irregular period and certainly have to do pregnancy test to exclude or diagnose pregnancy. ...Read more
Infection & hormones: Some vaginal discharge can be normal. As you go through the month your hormones cause changes in the discharge. In some cases though discharge can be a sign of infection. Causes incluse yeast, bacterial vaginosis, and stds. There are simple tests that can be done in the office to determine if this is normal or not. ...Read more
Pregnancy: Possibly. It is important to see your physician to check a pregnancy test to see if you are pregnant. There are other explanations for these symptoms including not ovulating this month. ...Read more
Probably nothing: If it persists or becomes malodorous or turns colors then u need to see a gyn. ...Read more
Likely nothing: Unless you are burning, itching, or have an odor, it's likely to resolve by itself. ...Read more
White discharge: If it doesn't itch, burn, or smell, it's normal. ...Read more
I have a lot of clear discharge during my period this month. I am a virgin. Should I be concerned?
No: The amount of discharge can vary from month to month and is clear or colorless and odorless. ...Read more
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