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Doctor insights on: Excessive White Discharge During Pregnancy

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Dr. Al Hegab
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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


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Does your discharge become sticky during pregnancy ?

Does your discharge become sticky during pregnancy ?

It can: Sure, big changes are coming to the body and the discharge is preparing the area for them. As long as the discharge doesn't itch or smell then it is normal. ...Read more

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Sweet smelling discharge is normal during early pregnancy?

Sweet smelling discharge is normal during early pregnancy?

A milky white : Discharge without odor, itching, pain, redness or swelling is normal. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have bloody tissue discharge during pregnancy?

Not really: Don't know what trimester you are. Bleeding can occur during early pregnancy without negative sequella or it can lead to something more serious like a miscarriage. Please let your obstetrician know promptly. ...Read more

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Jelly like discharge during late pregnancy?

Jelly like discharge during late pregnancy?

Mucous plug?: Many patients will describe their mucous plug as jelly like. Many times you will loose your before contractions start, but you can't predict labor based on it. ...Read more

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Is white discharge common during 9th month of pregnancy?

Yes: White discharge throughout pregnancy is completely normal. It only is worrisome if other symptoms are present, such as itching, or foul odor. Only your doctor will be able to tell you if an infection is present. ...Read more

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I have excess white discharge.Is it a symtom of pregnancy?

Not likely: You need to be seen and examined to determine what this really is. Often candidal vaginitis will produce a white creamy discharge, but without actually seeing this it would only be a guess. Go and see your doctor and get this cleared up. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is it normal to experience brown discharge during pregnancy?

Yes, common: Brown discharge is old blood. It's common to have a little bit of bleeding in pregnancy. If you are spotting on to your underwear, that's something to see your doctor about. Maybe the brown discharge happened after sex? The cervix can be slightly inflamed in pregnancy and sex can cause a little bit of bleeding as well. If you have cramping or more bleeding, call your doctor. ...Read more

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Why am i having white discharge during 8th month of pregnancy?

Why am i having white discharge during 8th month of pregnancy?

Probably normal: If it doesn't itch or have a bad odor, its usually normal. However, its always a good idea to bring it up with your Ob at your next visit. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Is it normal of whire discharge during pregnancy with some smell?

Is it normal of whire discharge during pregnancy with some smell?

See your OB: Some small discharge can be normal during pregnancy, as can increased mucus. But you write of it having some smell; that can suggest a bacterial or yeast infection. Your OB can test for these things and decide what further treatments are indicated. Good luck with the pregnancy! ...Read more

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Is a clump of white discharge constantly normal during pregnancy?

Is a clump of white discharge constantly  normal during pregnancy?

Most likely: A white discharge occurring during your pregnancy may be typical with the hormonal changes that have occurred in your body. If you are having any other symptoms such as pain, itching, or bleeding you should follow with your obstetrician. ...Read more

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What does a white milky discharge mean during pregnancy is that normal?

What does a white milky discharge mean during pregnancy is that normal?

Yes: Women commonly experience white milky discharge during pregnancy called leukorrhea. However if you have any change in color, itching, odor or burning, be sure to see your doctor. ...Read more

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I'm having white discharge during 7th month of pregnancy, is this normal?

I'm having white discharge during 7th month of pregnancy, is this normal?

Usually Normal: If it doesn't itch or have a bad odor, its usually normal. Its always a good idea to bring it up with your Ob at your next visit. Best wishes! ...Read more

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When i come from washroom i see loads of white discharge is it normal during pregnancy?

^ Leukorrhea is nl: During pregnancy. When pregnant, vaginal discharge is thin, white ; milky. A clumpy (cottage cheese- like), white, non- odorous discharge associated w itching, burning, swelling or redness can be due to yeast infections. ...Read more

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Is a little brown discharge dangerous during 7th week of pregnancy? Why is it happening and what to do?

Spotting in preg: The brown discharge could be a little bleeding that happen after sex. It could be a sign of a small infection vaginally. Or it could be nothing at all. A miscarriage is significantly heavy bleeding and cramping. Just follow up with your ob. ...Read more

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My vaginal discharge stopped during pregnancy, what could be wrong?

My vaginal discharge stopped during pregnancy, what could be wrong?

Hormones: When pregnant, a woman's female hormone levels differ vastly from nonpregnant. Among many other physical changes, this can affect the normal vaginal discharge a woman may experience. It does not signify anything being wrong. If you have continued concerns, ask your OB doctor. ...Read more

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Is it normal that discharge or spottings during pregnancy has a foul smell?

Is it normal that discharge or spottings during pregnancy has a foul smell?

It's not normal: But not unusual. A fishy type odor is likely bacterial vaginosis. It's treatable with an antibiotic called flagyl. ...Read more

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Is nipple discharge during a pregnancy bad?

Is nipple discharge during a pregnancy bad?

Depends on color: Nipple discharge is common in women. Clear, yellow, milky and greenish color discharge usually are benign. It is common to have a white or milky discharge during pregnancy, especially toward the end as the breast prepares for lactation. Contact your ob/gyn and have them take a look. ...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