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I have a creamy white vaginal discharge why is this?

I have a creamy white vaginal discharge why is this?

Yeast infection?: Please have yourself examined by a gyn physician asap, do not do self-diagnosing. Good luck! ...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 excessive watery creamy white vaginal discharge. What it causing it?

I have excessive watery creamy white vaginal discharge. What it causing it?

Needs evaluation: 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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Is creamy white vaginal discharge normal for women in their teens and twenties?

Is creamy white vaginal discharge normal for women in their teens and twenties?

YES: Many women have a normal discharge that is related to secretions from the various glands in the vagina. But it could also be signs of infection. So if in doubt, get it evaluated by you doctor. ...Read more

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What is the reason for creamy white vaginal discharge? What is the cure for this?

What is the reason for creamy white vaginal discharge? What is the cure for this?

Could be yeast or: Bacteria, please see your gyn or a gyn for an exam and cultures so you can get the proper txment and if you have not had a pap in a yr and you are sexually active you will also need that. ...Read more

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Can having a thick creamy white vaginal discharge be a sign of pregnancy?

Can having a thick creamy white vaginal discharge be a sign of pregnancy?

Yes and more.: You may be a bit more prone to develop vaginal discharge in pregnancy. However, many other scenarios can also present similarly (e.g. Normal discharge, infection, inflammatory changes, etc...). ...Read more

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12 days late for my period, experiencing creamy white vaginal discharge, frequent migraines, negative pregnancy test and no bleeding. Am I pregnant?

12 days late for my period, experiencing creamy white vaginal discharge, frequent migraines, negative pregnancy test and no bleeding. Am I pregnant?

Maybe not: You may not be pregnant but based on your your complaints you may be having a vaginal yeast infection. You should consult your physician. ...Read more

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What does creamy/milky white vaginal discharge mean?

Normal: It's normal to have clear discharge and normal to have white cloudy discharge. The consistency and color of the discharge is affected by hormones, diet, exercise, sleep, and products that are placed in vagina (sex, lubricants, etc). Typically, discharge mid-cycle is clearer than at either end of the cycle, but not always. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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What is thick white creamy vaginal discharge?

What is thick white creamy vaginal discharge?

Yeast Infection: If there is itching or dryness associated with the discharge it could be a yeast infection. I would recommend going to your local pharmacy and buying an over-the-counter medication, like monistat, to treat it if you have noticed any of these other symptoms. ...Read more

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Help please! I'm having white creamy vaginal discharge and odor?

Discharge: If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge & problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then It is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation & accurate assessment.
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I have thick white creamy vaginal discharge not to worried just curious what it could be?

I have thick white creamy vaginal discharge not to worried just curious what it could be?

Normal: Sounds normsl. Mucous discharge can be white, grey, clear, green or yellow and be normal. This is determined by level of hydration and or foods eaten. Creamy texture is normal. ...Read more

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What can cause a creamy white milk like vaginal discharge? No odor nothing unusual... Lmp 10/23/12 sexually active

What can cause a creamy white milk like vaginal discharge? No odor nothing unusual... Lmp 10/23/12 sexually active

May be normal: Many women have different discharges during the month. Creamy discharge without odor may be related to yeast but may just be normal physiologic discharge. If normal, it usually changes to clear at midcycle unless you are on oral birth control. ...Read more

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What can cause white, thick, creamy, orderless vaginal discharge?

What can cause white, thick, creamy, orderless vaginal discharge?

Non itching D/C?: If the discharge is non itching as described above, then it is a normal expression of vaginal fluids which can be more copious when sexually aroused. ...Read more

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White, thick, creamy, orderless vaginal discharge. What does this sound like and should I be worried?

May be normal: Bacterial infections usually have an odor, yeast infections may not. Some women have heavier normal vaginal discharge than others. If concerned, vaginal infection panels are available such as oneswab from medical diagnostic labs. ...Read more

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Infection? Increased white kinda creamy vaginal discharge and kinda lumpy white stuff around clitorus may have cut self masturbating could this be why

Infection? Increased white kinda creamy vaginal discharge and kinda lumpy white stuff around clitorus may have cut self masturbating could this be why

Yeast infection: Seems that you may have a yeast infection. First, make sure you wash the area well. Second, check that there is no swelling or pus which could indicate a bacterial infection. Third, try an over-the-counter remedy like Monistat. If that doesn't work in a couple days, see your primary care doctor or gynecologist for an evaluation and prescription for anti-fungal medicine. ...Read more

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I just got off of antibiotics and I have white, creamy vaginal discharge. Just got off my per. A week ago. No smell, no itch. Is this normal?

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I just got off of antibiotics and I have white, creamy vaginal discharge. Just got off my per. A week ago. No smell, no itch. Is this normal?

Yeast infxn p AB's: It is not unusual to develop a yeast infection after taking antibiotics. If it bothers you, you can try otc meds or can call the doctor who gave you the prescription for the antibiotics; (s)he can evaluate you and possibly recommend/prescribe a treatment. Sometimes probiotics while on antibiotics can help prevent the yeast infection. ...Read more

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Why does my vaginal discharge look creamy, does not smell or itch?

Normal?: It may be a normal type of vaginal discharge. Some vaginal discharge can be normal. If you were pregnant, then a larger amount of creamy, white discharge is normal. The vaginal discharge could also reflect a yeast infection, but those often cause more irritation. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have creamy, pasty, non-stretchy, milky white vaginal discharge? Is it normal?

Could be: The symptoms you are describing are non-specific (e.g. can be related to a variety of scenarios, including normal vaginal discharge). Be vigilant for the development of odor (e.g. fishy, musty, etc...), yellowish color, clumpy/cottage cheese texture among other changes (e.g. vaginal itching). Such changes usually herald an infection of some sort. ...Read more

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Large amount of creamy/light brown vaginal discharge when using the restroom twice today. What could the cause be?

Large amount of creamy/light brown vaginal discharge when using the restroom twice today. What could the cause be?

Vaginal discharge: Vaginal discharge will change throughout the menstrual cycle and can be a normal sign of the hormonal changes of pregnancy. On the other hand, vaginal odor can be a sign of bacterial vaginosis. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. It is a good idea to get checked out. ...Read more

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So I have been having vaginal discharge it's white kind of a creamy texture it has a sweet/musty smell an have no clue what it is?

Probably normal: This could very well be a normal "physiologic" discharge. The belief that all vaginal discharge represents a problem and certainly hat all discharge is a yeast infection is just wrong. If you are concerned, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have a pinkish creamy vaginal discharge?

Probable yeast: Most vaginal discharges are caused from either yeast, bacterial vaginosis, thrichomoniasis, chlamydia or gonorrhea. Yeast has a creamy, clumpy, "cottage cheese" like discharge. Bv has a white thin fishy odor, the other three are detected by testing in the office. Best bet is to try an over the counter anti-yeast creat such as Monistat for 5 days. If no better than you need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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I've had vaginal discharge for as long as I can remember. It's heavy enough that I have to use a liner in my underwear. It ranges from creamy white to slimey clear/white. Is this normal?

Yes: Asymptomatic vaginal discharge is normal. It is considered abnormal if it is causing itching, burning, or has an odor. Vaginal infections often are associated with a yellowish or greenish discharge sometimes tinged with blood. ...Read more

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I had a whitish/yellowish creamy vaginal discharge with no itching and no odor, should I be worried?

I had a whitish/yellowish creamy vaginal discharge with no itching and no odor, should I be worried?

May be normal: The discharge may be normal based on your body's reaction to hormonal changes, however if it persists or if other symptoms appear, see you PCP or GYN for evaluation and/or treatment. ...Read more

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Thick creamy vaginal discharge, no itching, has odour, saw it after sex with hubby. Its been there for 2 weeks now?

Thick creamy vaginal discharge, no itching, has odour, saw it after sex with hubby. Its been there for 2 weeks now?

Need apt to Dx: You will need to seek medical care to make the Dx.
Then samples of the discharge will be taken and the correct Dx made.

DO NOT use any OTC vaginal products prior to going for the apt as this will obscure the possibility of a correct Dx at that visit. ...Read more

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How much/what kind of vaginal discharge is normal? I've been having a lot of creamy white discharge lately. No smell and sometimes itchy.

How much/what kind of vaginal discharge is normal? I've been having a lot of creamy white discharge lately. No smell and sometimes itchy.

Discharge can vary: Vaginal discharge can differ in amount, consistency and appearance during your cycle. Water intake, decongestants, etc. The important thing is, itching, burring, malodorousness- all are signs of infection- see your physician. ...Read more

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What would cause a creamy cottage cheese like vaginal discharge. It comes and goes and sometimes causes itching around the vaginal opening.?

What would cause a creamy cottage cheese like vaginal discharge. It comes and goes and sometimes causes itching around the vaginal opening.?

Yeast infection: It sounds like you probably have a yeast infection. There are many medications over-the-counter that you can use to treat this. Pick some up at the drugstore and ask the pharmacist if you can't find it. You should be able to fix this with over-the-counter medication. If it does not resolve then see a doctor to be sure of the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What can it be? I have had vaginal discharge that looks creamy white and also I started getting some bumps in my vaginal area that are itchy and really uncomfortable

What can it be? I have had vaginal discharge that looks creamy white and also I started getting some bumps in my vaginal area that are itchy and really uncomfortable

Your: Your symptoms could be any one of a number of things including a yeast infection, bacterial vaginosis, trichamonas, or some other infection or it could be something more rare such as a vaginal dermatits. You need a complete gyne exam with cultures and examination of your vaginal fluid. By doing all of this, hopefully your doctor will figure out what is causing your symptoms and be able to treat you appropriately. Good luck! ...Read more

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What is the normal vaginal discharge color supposed to be? Because mine has always been a creamy yellow I can't tell sometimes if there is a green color in it or if its just a strong cream yellow..

Hello.: Hello. Normal vaginal secretions are clear to white / creamy. The viscosity can change depending on when you ovulate, become pregnant etc. White discharge is leukorrhea which is made up of things like dead cells, dead white cells and normal secretions. It can turn slightly yellow when it dries in your underwear. Green or dark yellow, clumpy or malodorous discharge may be abnormal. If that were the case, would get it checked - especially if there is redness, swelling, itching or pain. Take care. ...Read more

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Am feeling weak and having creamy vaginal discharge 3 days after my period and am worried?

Trail yeast medicine: Creamy discharge can be yeast infection, which often causes itching. You can try an over the counter yeast medicine, ask your local pharmacy for one, . Any infection can make one feel tired. If this does not go away go to your primary care doctor as it is easy nowadays to check out a vaginal discharge for a correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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Very light pink, somewhat creamy vaginal discharge. No itching or irritation, no clumpiness. Have been on loestrin bc 5 months. Unusual

See an OB/GYN: Without more information and the ability to exam you and the discharge impossible to diagnose. Go and get seen. Hope all has cleared up quickly. ...Read more

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I have had a heavy vaginal discharge since I started my period with no pain and no odor it is with-ish and creamy. It can´t be an STD since I´m virgin?

Yeast?: This may be a yeast infection, especially if you have itchiness along with the thick white discharge. Try an OTC miconasole or clotrimasole as directed and see a doc if you are no better within a week. ...Read more

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A lot of creamy vaginal discharge, fishy odor, itchy vulva, and two pimples on my vulva that also itch and bleed when I scratch. Is it yeast or bv??

A lot of creamy vaginal discharge, fishy odor, itchy vulva, and two pimples on my vulva that also itch and bleed when I scratch. Is it yeast or bv??

Itching to see MD?: You need to go to the MD and have him/her sort out the options for a vaginal infection as it could be either or both. ...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