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Dr. Philip Chenette
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Ovulation (Definition)

Ovulation is the act of the ovary releasing the egg after it has been hormonally prepared, to be ...Read more


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I had sex on last day of ovulation and now two days later I have a thick white discharge with a little foul smell not that bad but no itching ?

I had sex on last day of ovulation and now two days later I have a thick white discharge with a little foul smell not that bad but no itching ?

Your age?: We need to know your age. Please put it in your public profile. We cannot answer questions from minors. Knowing your country or state helps, too. Age, location, and gender, can affect our answer, since some conditions are more likely in different places or in different age groups. Be honest! You expect if of us, and we expect it of you! ...Read more

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My vagina smells differently. After my period it smells nice but as i ovulate it smells fishy. Its been like this for a while.

My vagina smells differently. After my period it smells nice but as i ovulate it smells fishy. Its been like this for a while.

Get checked: A fishy odor is not normal any time. It suggests a bacterial overgrowth (BV). It could also be a sign of Trichomonas. You need to be evaluated by your GYN. ...Read more

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Is fishy smell during ovulation normal?

Is fishy smell during ovulation normal?

Maybe, but: "fishy" is often not quite normal. Since there is no exact definition of "fishy" i suggest you get examined by a doctor if it bothers you, or if it continues. ...Read more

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Does discharge during ovulation smell ?

Does discharge during ovulation smell ?

No: Usually normal healthy cervical mucus prior to ovulation does not have a smell. ...Read more

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What is the best description of ovulation discharge? Color, consistency, smell, etc.

What is the best description of ovulation discharge? Color, consistency, smell, etc.

Too much analysis: There's often too much analysis surrounding discharge at the time of ovulation. While, there is some information you can detect, discharge is not an exact roadmap. Ovulation causes thinning of the discharge, to make it easier for sperm to travel to the tubes of your reproductive system. There should not be any smell, and color is typically clearer than normal. ...Read more

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