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Does Discharge Increase Before Period
Does vaginal discharge increase or decrease before period? Please answer in detail what exactly happens. Thankyou
Remains same: The amount of discharge doesn't change, but the consistency is thick. If you are trying to determine if you might be pregnant, discharge isn't the best marker. If you're worried, take a pregnancy test, as that's the best marker. Discharge changes mid-cycle when it becomes thin and watery. At other ends of the cycle it is thicker. ...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
I noticed small amount of increase in discharge 8 days before period. Does that mean I ovulated only 8 days before period??
At 37 wks, would an increase in discharge indicate water will break soon and labor will begin? It's similar to the discharge I get days before period
Mucus plug maybe: Sounds like some of your mucuc plug is coming out and it doesn't mean anything regarding your bag of water breaking. It may or may not happen on its own. ...Read more
Cervical mucus increased 5 days before period then very little discharge 4 days after. Never had so much come out 5 days before af. Am I pregnant?
Not at that time: A woman who had lots of cervical mucus 5 days before her period is presumed not pregnant, because she had her usual regular period 5 days after that mucus. (having a normal period means not pregnant.) four days after her period ends might be close to ovulation time, so she could get pregnant soon if her upcoming egg gets to meet some sperm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Thin, white/clear discharge increase 3-4 days before period due. Switched pills this month, period due tomorrow. Use condoms. - tests (blood&p) preg?
Take a test: Some vaginal discharge changes as one goes through the menstrual cycle. Use your past experience to know if this is normal for you or not. If not schedule a visit for testing. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. ...Read more
Is vaginal discharge stopped before period? What about pregnancy before missed period is vaginal discharge stopped or increased?
Hard to tell: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result if done correctly. One can test about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. ...Read more
Week before period why stringy white discharge, headaches, mood swings, stomach hurts when hungry (increased appetite), cramps, is this normal?
Probably: Leukorrhea is a normal vaginal discharge made up of cells and fluid. The consistency, color and amount of this discharge can change depending on time of the menstrual cycle & whether pregnant or not pregnant. If you have significant changes in vaginal discharge color, odor, itching, burning or swelling - please seek evaluation. Take care. ...Read more
No: Generally speaking, no; that can occur and everything be fine with you. This pink spotting is usually just a prelude to your "normal" flow or cycle. If you have a discharge with associated symptoms like odor or burning or if it keeps recurring, then you might want your GYN to evaluate it. Also, there are a few things--like sex--that can cause spotting that mixes in with a normal discharge. ...Read more
Might be some: Break through bleeding related to imbalance of hormones. If not a pattern - not to worry. ...Read more
What should discharge be like 2 days before period. Mine is white and thickish what I normally get at other stages of cycle?
Pinkish discharge twice this week, only once each day only when I wiped. 7 days before period now. Happend once last month before period also. Normal?
Spotting: Spotting is 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
Dried blood: Dried blood.Get a more detailed answer ›
Possible infection: Recommend medical eval. Take care.Get a more detailed answer ›
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