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My periods late but I have all the symptoms of it coming, eg. Cramps, but I'm only producing a white discharge. Should I be concerned?

My periods late but I have all the symptoms of it coming, eg. Cramps, but I'm only producing a white discharge. Should I be concerned?

Possibly....: How late are you? If you are sexually active, it is wise to take a home pregnancy test. Another possibility for your symptoms could be an infection. There are also some occasions, however, that periods are late "just because" - hormonal changes, stress, etc. See your doctor if the symptoms persist. ...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 am having white discharge before period?

I am having white discharge before period?

May be normal: The vaginal discharge will typically wax and wane with the cycle. If you almost always notice an increased discharge before your period, it is probably normal for you. ...Read more

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Cramps and pink watery discharge before period ?

Cramps and pink watery discharge before period ?

Watery discharge: Pink watery discharge could indicate an infection such as gonorrhea, chlamydia or trichomonas. It could simply be the start of your period and blood is giving it the pink color. You could have cervical polyps or warts that are bleeding. There are a variety of causes. Schedule an exam with an obgyn. ...Read more

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White milky discharge on and off with light cramping 3 days before period?

White milky discharge on and off  with light cramping  3 days before period?

Depends on discharge: Some mild white vaginal discharge is normal, and is likely due to the body responding to hormones. If the discharge becomes excessive, foul-smelling, cottage cheese-like, or associated with itching or discomfort, you might consider bringing it up with your doctor, since it could be due to an infection. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have very mild cramps and white discharge 6 days before period is due?

Mid cycle discharge.: Mild cramping with a clear to white, thick discharge is often seen at the time of ovulation. It is a bit unusual that this appears 6 days before a period, because ovulation usually occurs 14 days before a period. I would want to know if you have had any new sexual contacts to rule out any chance of an infection. ...Read more

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Brownish highly clotted discharge for a weekone week before period with very painful cramps. This is month 4 in a row this has happened. What do I do?

Brownish highly clotted discharge for a weekone week before period with very painful cramps. This is month 4 in a row this has happened. What do I do?

See your GYN: A very painful brown discharge with clots the week before your period 4 months in a row is clearly not something that is going away on its own. Time to see your GYN, PCP, or an urgent care clinic for a full history, exam, and appropriate testing to find out what is the problem and from there start to treat it. Hope this helps and you feel better fast. ...Read more

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Is white discharge a day before period starts normal?

Is white discharge a day before period starts normal?

A woman has: Vaginal secretions through out her menstrual cycle. There is nothing necessarily wrong with white d/c before your period. However, a clumpy (cottage cheese- like), white, non- odorous discharge associated w itching, burning, swelling or redness can be due to yeast infections.If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with >. ...Read more

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21 days before period, and my white discharge completely stopped, why? Is it or normal?

21 days before period, and my white discharge completely stopped, why? Is it or normal?

Discharge.: Leukorrhea is a clear to white vaginal discharge made up of vaginal secretions, debris and dead white blood cells. It does not have an odor, cause burning, pain, itching or redness. It is normal for the consistency and amount to change throughout your menstrual cycle. For instance, there is more when ovulating or pregnant. By discharges that are symptomatic should be medically checked. Take care. ...Read more

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White discharge right before period?

White discharge right before period?

Progesterone: Every month? Progesterone levels increase the week before cycles and can effect discharge changing it. A natural process. Wt changes can effect the balances of these hormones and thus the discharge. Some women will have cravings for sugar the week before cycle and this can effect the discharge as well. ...Read more

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Pink jelly discharge and cramps a week before period? ?

Pink jelly discharge and cramps a week before period? ?

Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Thick creamy white discharge 1.5 weeks before period. No itching/discomfort?

Probably normal: The nature and volume of the vaginal discharge will vary through the cycle. At the time of ovulation the discharge becomes thinner and the volume increases. At the point you note - you would have already ovulated and you may be seeing the inherent increase in discharge. After a few more days the discharge will usually decrease - as the time for the period approaches. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have white clear discharge and cramps two weeks before period?

What does it mean if you have white clear discharge and cramps two weeks before period?

Likely ovulation: The change in the cervical mucus can occur at the time of ovulation, and ovulation can be accompanied by some cramping. ...Read more

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Sexually active, white discharge this morning 1 week before period. What does this mean?

Sexually active, white discharge this morning 1 week before period. What does this mean?

See a doctor: This may be a yeast infection, or one of several other things. If you are having unprotected sex you should be checked for sexually transmitted diseases. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Brown discharge week before period on bc cramping?

Brown discharge week before period on bc cramping?

Brown Blood: Brown blood is always a sign of old blood. B/c still has 1% chance of failure. I worry about ectopic pregnancy with the cramping. You need to follow up with ob/gyn. ...Read more

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White thicky discharge before period, and that same week I was having cramps. And now it's 5 days that I missed my period.

White thicky discharge before period, and that same week I was having cramps. And now it's 5 days that I missed my period.

Need more info: You do not state if you are sexually active, which broadens the discussion. Generally "discharge" or secretions will vary depending on the situation. Normal secretions can be clear, whitish, or even cream colored. The consistency can be anything from really thin, to stringy and even goopy. Check a pregnancy test if you are sexually active. ...Read more

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Sexual active had cramps on and off 1 week before period for 3 days then having white thin watery discharge 5 days bfore it could this normal or preg?

If preg neg...: If pregnancy is negative, thin watery discharge could be a symptom of infection including bacterial vaginosis/STDs. It is common medical practice to evaluate for these as well as pregnancy - see a health professional for further help ...Read more

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Days before period and extremely thick white discharge.. Normal?

Days before period and extremely thick white discharge.. Normal?

Possible: A white discharge is likely normal and the vaginal discharge is usually thicker just before the period starts. ...Read more