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Im 37 weeks today and i find some extra milky white discharge what does it mean like my body preparing for labor?baby is headdown position

Im 37 weeks today and i find some extra milky white discharge what does it mean like my body preparing for labor?baby is headdown position

Discharge: Some discharge at the end of pregnancy is normal. Sometimes it means infection. Some pass their mucous plug as their cervix starts to dilate. Have your Obgyn evaluate you to see what is going on ...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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Is a major increase in creamy white discharge sign of impending labor?

Is a major increase in creamy white discharge sign of impending labor?

Call your OB: Today and every time this question comes up until you are delivered. If you're worried about labor you need to call your OB - only, the internet and well-meaning family cannot help you. ...Read more

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36 weeks and 4 days, white discharge before labor, should I be concerned?

36 weeks and 4 days, white discharge before labor, should I be concerned?

White discharge in: Late pregnancy is normal and not a sign of labor. Some women will get spotting as they start to get regular contractions. Other women break the bag of water - that is clear water like fluid that is usually enough to run down the legs. This is different from the normal white to yellow discharge common in late pregnancy. ...Read more

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2wks ago i was 1cm dilated50%effaced, now im 39wks3d.Yestarday my baby drop to pelvis, today woke up with a clear/white discharge, am i close to labor?

2wks ago i was 1cm dilated50%effaced, now im 39wks3d.Yestarday my baby drop to pelvis, today woke up with a clear/white discharge, am i close to labor?

Sounds like it: If this is your first what you are describing is what I have seen. Once the head drops things tend to take off. See your doctor for another exam. You may get a surprise! ...Read more

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Lower back pain and creamy white discharge, could i be in pre term labor?

Lower back pain and creamy white discharge, could i be in pre term labor?

Call doctor: If you are pregnant, which i presume you are, and you indicate that you are preterm and you are having low back pain and increased discharge, then you need to call your doctor immediately. Yes, you need to be assessed for preterm labor. ...Read more

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Thick like white discharge what does that mean?

Thick like white discharge what does that mean?

Normal vs infection: Some women's discharge varies w/time of month (relative to menses/periods). If you're otherwise asymptomatic, you can just take a wait & see attitude. If there's any itchiness to your vagina (i'm assuming that's where your discharge is coming from), you might have a yeast infection which should respond to many over-the-counter antifungals. If you're sexually active w/o using condoms, go see ur doc. ...Read more

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I have excessive oder less white discharge, what does that mean?

I have excessive oder less white discharge, what does that mean?

Odor: If this is an odor not familiar to you, then I would see your gynecologist to have a checkup for bacterial infection. ...Read more

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What is a white discharge and clear fluid mean?

What is a white discharge and clear fluid mean?

Uncertain: Leukorrhea is normal vaginal discharge (d/c). D/c is composed of cellular debris, vaginal secretions ; bacteria ; is stimulated by ^ vaginal blood flow ; ^ estrogen. D/c ^ is seen w ovulation (clear/stretchy), clear/watery or white d/c both occur during menstrual cycle.; pregnancy (white/ milky). It can be thin or thick ; white to yellowish. Leukorrhea usually doesn't cause an odor. If you have. ...Read more

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Whst do it mean when you have milky white discharge?

Whst do it mean when you have milky white discharge?

Possible Reasons: When pregnant, vaginal discharge is thin, white ; milky. But because this is not a diagnostic symptom, a pregnancy test should be taken if you miss your period. Leukorrhea is normal vaginal discharge (d/c). D/c is composed of cellular debris, vaginal secretions ; bacteria ; is stimulated by ^ vaginal blood flow ; ^ estrogen. D/c ^ is seen w ovulation (clear/stretchy), clear/watery or white d/c >. ...Read more