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Excessive Vaginal Dryness 34 Weeks Pregnant
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
Clear stretchy vaginal discharge 1w5d after m/c. From intercourse w/o contraception or ovulating already?
I'm 8 weeks pregnant with a yeast infection, is Monistat 3 ovules safe to use during early pregnancy?
Yes: Topical antifungal treatment is safe. Good luck! ...Read more
I'm 34 weeks pregnant and during intercourse having extremely watery discharge. What could this be?
Experiencing vaginal itching, vaginal dryness, vaginal yellow discharge worsened by unprotected sexual contact, only burns when I pee if irritated,
Sounds like: you have a vaginal infection. Get an exam and be treated. ...Read more
No: You may have some of the gel mixed in with the discharge but the amount of the discharge should not be affected. ...Read more
Not necessarily: Hello, If you are pregnant and bleeding, it could be due to implantation and or early signs of miscarriage. Keep in mind, just because you have spotting/bleeding, it doesnt mean that you will end up with a miscarriage but follow up with ob-gyn is important. ...Read more
1 pill 12 hrs late, genital rubbing (no ejaculation), 4 days of brown discharge. Is this implantation bleeding pregnancy? Or just breakthrough bleed?
You are not pregnant: There are lots of reasons one goes on birth control, but one of the most important reasons is so that one does not have unnecessary worrying. You were not exposed to fresh semen. That alone means you cannot be pregnant. Right? Being on birth control means this is break through bleeding and not implantation bleeding. Right? Trust the facts. Teach your brain to be rational. ...Read more
34 weeks pregnant, history of 27 week preemie. I am having intense vaginal pressure/pain any time i'm sitting or standing. Normal part of late pregnancy?
I'm 10 days late, mild cramping during those days, negative tests and minimal scattered light brown discharge. Pregnant? Or period?
I am experiencing irregular menstrual periods, frequent urination, abnormal vaginal discharge (quality: itchiness) , pain during sex, vaginal odor...
10 Weeks postpartum and exclusively breastfeeding. Had a period at 5 weeks. I'm 5 days late with thicker white dishcharge. Is this pregnancy?
Maybe. Maybe not.: 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. An Ob-Gyn doctor can evaluate any persistent or worrisome symptoms. ...Read more
Thick clear/white stretchy vaginal discharge immediately after sex in panties during ovulation week?
8 weeks pregnant & on prometrium (micronized progesterone) due to vaginal bleeding at 4 weeks. Heartbeat at 6 weeks, another ultrasound scheduled next week. Miscarriage risk?
Slightly above norm: Bleeding during pregnancy does put you at slightly increased risk. Know, however, that 25% of women experience 1st trimester bleeding and the majority of those go on to have successful term pregnancies. Only time will tell. Best wishes and good luck with this pregnancy. ...Read more
This is not normal.: Encourage evaluation by your gynecologist. Causes of vaginal itching include yeast infections; vaginitis; contact w chemicals (douches, detergent, feminine spray, contraceptive foam/ jelly or ointments or creams); stress; pinworm; menopause (vaginal drying); precancerous lesions ; stress.Bleeding during or after sex can be caused by a variety of problems related to the vagina, uterus or cervix. ...Read more
Getting clumpy, thicker discharge after usage of metronidazole vaginal gel .75% for 9 days. Normal?
Metronidazole: Yeast can present with clumpy, white vaginal discharge to a watery, white discharge. Sometimes a discharge is not apparent. There is no odor. It can cause swelling and redness of vulva along with itching and burning pain. It may lead to pain with urination or intercourse. Get checked to rule out yeast infection which would need treatment. ...Read more
Does a 20yr girl masturbating daily cause vaginal dryness, headache n sometimes i cant get sleep too..nothing is inserted.is it excessive doing daily?
Can Acyclovir cause excessive vaginal dryness ? Or problems within the vagina... Vag has been super dry, irritated, sore , & burning lately
I am 34 weeks pregnancy and I'm experiencing extreme itchiness over my arms, hands, feet and stomach. What can be the cause for this?
PUPPPS: Could also be Puritic Urticarial Papules and Plaques of Pregnancy, also known as PUPPPS. It is a condition of the skin that can happen during pregnancy causing itching and skin rash. As the other doctor suggested gallbladder issues (common in pregnancy) can also cause skin itching. Best to see and discuss with your OB. Hope this helps. Best of luck and congratulations on the pregnancy. Dr R ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 34 years of age and I have been having vaginal dryness lake of wanting to have sex only prior to my menstrual cycle what's wrong with me.
Tough question!: Lack of desire and lack of vaginal lubrication can have many causes. First get checked by your doctor to make sure there is no physical cause, like a hormonal imbalance that can be corrected. Before blaming lack of desire on anything else, (besides an abusive relationship), make sure you are healthy physically.Stop any meds not prescribed for you besides a multiple vitamin. Avoid alcohol/drugs ...Read more
They lubricate: They do not treat the cause, they make it so you are lubricated. In many peri-menopausal and post menopausal women , the dryness is caused by lack of estrogen, so a small dose of vaginal estrogen twice a week can cure this problem. Sometimes lubricants are also used. If you are younger , you need to have your estrogen levels checked as they may be too low and this can be treated., so see your gyn. ...Read more
I'm only 27 and i'm experiencing chronic vaginal dryness with my bf of 3yrs. What's wrong with me?
Vaginal Atrophy: If you have vaginal dryness at the age of 43, I might be concerned about your estrogen levels or your sexual health/practices and would recommend that you have a more detailed consultation/examination. What's most important to know is if there's a trigger for your bleeding, like trauma or a yeast infection, then figuring out how to decrease that trauma to the vagina. ...Read more
No and Yes: No vaginal dryness is not a primary symptom of uterine prolapse as the descent of the uterus most be noted and documented by a M by exam. Yes, second and especially third degree prolapse often is associated as a secondary factor with vaginal dryness as the uterus is almost at the vaginal opening or outside it and air does get into the vagina during physical or strenuous activity. ...Read more
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Vaginal dryness is the sensation that comes with a lack of the normal secretions and/or thinning of the skin in the vagina. There are many causes of vaginal dryness. It may be caused by reduced estrogen levels, infection, medications, and other things. If over the counter lubricants don't work, see your physician ...Read more
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