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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

Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


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I had sex for the 1st time. Did not bleed. 2 days heavy clear vaginal secretions. Now brown to black odorless thickening discharge. Probable causes?

I had sex for the 1st time. Did not bleed. 2 days heavy clear vaginal secretions. Now brown to black odorless thickening discharge. Probable causes?

Most likely... : Most likely cause is vaginal infection so get evaluated with a GYN provider for exam and testing. It is also wise to test for pregnancy if sexual encounter was more than a couple of weeks ago. ...Read more

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What do I do with my vaginal secretions and how to stop them?

What do I do with my vaginal secretions and how to stop them?

Normal: Vaginal secretions are normal and serve a protective role. Please do not try to get rid of them, or you would have significant problems in the future. If you think you have secretions that are excessive, that could be due to some type of infection, etc. You should then have this evaluated by your health care provider. ...Read more

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Is it possible to predict ovulation based on vaginal secretions?

Is it possible to predict ovulation based on vaginal secretions?

As one factor: There are a number of possible signs of ovulation. Vaginal discharge can increase in amount & become watery to stretchy. It has been described as a “raw egg white ” consistency. You may have an increased libido. Body basal temperature increases. The cervix becomes softer and higher. Breasts may be tender. Use of an ovulation predictor test is a good way to check. ...Read more

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Can vaginal secretions contain hiv? And can it be transferred through oral sex?

Can vaginal secretions contain hiv? And can it be transferred through oral sex?

Yes: Vaginal secretions can contain hiv. Hiv can be tranferred by oral sex, though less likely, more likely to happen if the oral mucosa has bleeding, but this can be caused by things as simple as brushing the teeth too aggressively or having severe gingivitis. ...Read more

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I have vaginal secretions,very low in amount,white,no smell,before baby i use to had it after periods for a day or two but now almost 2weeks/month?

I have vaginal secretions,very low in amount,white,no smell,before baby i use to had it after periods for a day or two but now almost 2weeks/month?

Normal: The secretions are there to protect the vagina from infection and are normal. Once you delivered the secretions are now normally increased. ...Read more

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Whitish vaginal secretions with pain of moderate degree for my virgin sister?

Whitish vaginal secretions with pain of moderate degree for my virgin sister?

Vaginitis: Virgins get infections too, though less frequently than women who are sexually active. Could be a yeast infection or bacterial. She should still see her gyn for this. ...Read more

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Can vaginal secretions increase when you are on birthcontrol?

Yes : The hormonal fluctuations introduced by the ocps (oral contraceptives) can sometimes present similarly. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have clear,white mucus like vaginal secretions is it normal for them to be white in underwear?

Is it normal to have clear,white  mucus like vaginal secretions
is it normal for them to be white in underwear?

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. 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

Dr. Steven Griggs
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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