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I have a brown odorless vaginal discharge. Is it normal in my first trimester of pregnancy?

I have a brown odorless vaginal discharge. Is it normal in my first trimester of pregnancy?

Most likely normal : Brown discharge or even pink spotting is common in early pregnancy. If you have strong cramping/belly pain, or have bleeding requiring more than a pad an hour, call your doc right away. ...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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How can I tell if vaginal bleeding is pregnancy spotting or my period in first trimester?

How can I tell if vaginal bleeding is pregnancy spotting or my period in first trimester?

Vaginal bleeding: Vaginal bleeding is not normal in pregnancy though spotting can occur. You can not have periods if you are pregnant ...Read more

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What could a watery discharge be along with my period? 12 weeks after c section, second period after birth, watery discharge both times? More water th

What could a watery discharge be along with my period? 12 weeks after c section, second period after birth, watery discharge both times? More water th

Vaginitis: Vaginal discharge needs to be evaluated to determine the cause. Watery discharge which is worse after a period sounds like bacterial vaginosis. This is an overgrowth of vaginal bacteria. Other causes like yeast, trichomoniasis as well as other infections are other possibilities. Unlikely this is related to your c section 12 weeks ago. This should be easy for your doc to figure out in the office. ...Read more

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How many weeks is a gestation period?

How many weeks is a gestation period?

38 weeks for humans: A human gestation period is 38 weeks (from fertilization to birth). A pregnancy (total weeks of gestation) is counted as 40 weeks (from first day of last menstrual period until birth). It can be confusing! ...Read more

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Is it safe to have sex during your third trimester of pregnancy? Im 35 weeks and 3 days pregnant

Is it safe to have sex during your third trimester of pregnancy? Im 35 weeks and 3 days pregnant

See below: As long as pregnancy has been going well and there have been no complications like placenta previa or bleeding it is safe to continue intercourse into the third trimester. If you suspect your membranes are ruptured don't. ...Read more

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Is it typical for a woman to have a period during the first trimester of pregnancy?

Is it typical for a woman to have a period during the first trimester of pregnancy?

No: If u are preg it is not a period, but u can have bleeding which may or may not be ok so call your OB so tyyour OB can check u and do an ultrasound. ...Read more

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Period type miscarriage a month nd 2 weeks trying to get pregnant no period until spotting with clear bloody discharge could this be pregnancy?

Period type miscarriage a month nd 2 weeks trying to get pregnant no period until spotting with clear bloody discharge could this be pregnancy?

Doubtful: I have to admit your presentation is not that clear with the amount of info presented. First off, i would refrain from trying to get pregnant until you get your periods back on regular track for at least 2-3 months. That way you can "schedule" your pregnancy. When your periods are not back on schedule, you will be at the mercy of guess of what's going on. The only way to know - pregnancy test now. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a pregnant women to spot during her first 2 weeks of pregnancy?

Is it normal for a pregnant women to spot during her first 2 weeks of pregnancy?

Not really: It needs follow-up by your obstetrician. There are many causes for spotting - mainly ectopic pregnancy (pregnancy in the wrong spot); sign of an abnormal pregnancy that can result in miscarriage; or could be unknown (idiopathic). Most often, need to follow blood pregnancy tests and ultrasound when blood pregnancy test above 1000. ...Read more

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Am 30 weeks pregnant , having a gap of 11 months between both pregnancies, i had c secyion earlier, is vaginal delivery possible for my second baby?

Am 30 weeks pregnant , having a gap of 11 months between both pregnancies, i had c secyion earlier, is vaginal delivery possible for my second baby?

VBAC: Vaginal birth after c/section is possible, but due to uterine rupture, liability, and other concerns fewer ob's are doing them these days. Search your community for a OB who will consider vabc under controlled conditions. ...Read more

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Am 30 weeks pregnant , having a gap of 11 months between both pregnancies, i had c secyion earlier, is vaginal delivery possible for my second baby?

Am 30 weeks pregnant , having a gap of 11 months between both pregnancies, i had c secyion earlier, is vaginal delivery possible for my second baby?

Need to see OB-GYN: You need to have a gyn exam by your ob-gyn to determine the degree of healing of c-section and the status of your vaginal canal and cervix to be able to have either another c-section or have a vaginal delivery. ...Read more

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Is ot normal to experience cramping with no spotting during the first trimester of pregnancy?

Is ot normal to experience cramping with no spotting during the first trimester of pregnancy?

Yes: Cramping is what one notices when the uterus is growing to accommodate the baby. Bleeding, however, should always be checked by your obstetrician. ...Read more

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Can a pregnant women have spotting more than once in her early weeks of pregnancy?

Can a pregnant women have spotting more than once in her early weeks of pregnancy?

Get tested: Please. This nonstop worrying and looking for signs before missing a period is not going to help. Nature does not change just because you are nervous. The missed period is often the first symptom of early pregnancy. If you have missed a period go get a test. If you have not arrived at your expected period then you have to wait like all other humans. ...Read more

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Are vaginal ultrasounds safe during early pregnancy? Can they cause miscarriage? Had mild cramping for a day after getting one done and it scared me.

Yes: Vaginal ultrasounds are safe during early pregnancy. Many women are afraid of them because they are often done in women who are very high risk for miscarriage or ectopic pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is a light brown discharge during the 2nd trimester of pregancy a normal?

Is a light brown discharge during the 2nd trimester of pregancy a normal?

Can be normal: Typically, light brown discharge is indicative of bleeding from the cervix or placenta/uterus at some point in the pregnancy. Brown discharge is old blood typically. A little bit of brown discharge is common in most pregnancies. You should definitely mention to your doctor, and possibly refrain from intercourse until you see your doctor. ...Read more

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How common/what % spot during first trimester pregnancy? What are causes of spotting? 

How common/what % spot during first trimester pregnancy? What are causes of spotting? 

Varies: Spotting from the uterus is usually from the placenta, but often this resolves on its own. In some cases it can be a precursor to miscarriage, or a sign that a miscarriage is in process. Infection of the cervix such as chlamydia or gonnoreah can also causes spotting. Its a good idea to see your doctor if you have spotting, who can figure out what is going on. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have symptoms of an ectopic pregnancy at two weeks? Vaginal bleeding two weeks before period, I"m worried.

Is it possible to have symptoms of an ectopic pregnancy at two weeks? Vaginal bleeding two weeks before period, I"m worried.

No: No ectopic pregnancy is NOT possible especially if the previous period was normal. If the period was NOT normal then run a pregnancy test or see your GYN MD. ...Read more

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There is brown discharge after 2weeks of after your periods. Is this a sign of pregnancy?

There is brown discharge after 2weeks of after your periods. Is this a sign of pregnancy?

Not likely: The fact that you had your period means that you are not pregnancy. The brown discharge is likely older, deoxygenated blood being shed from the uterus due to hormone imbalances. ...Read more

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Yeast infection 12 weeks pregnant, kind of heavy bleeding, no cramps, is my baby ok?

Yeast infection 12 weeks pregnant, kind of heavy bleeding, no cramps, is my baby ok?

Go see OB -Now: I don't know if your baby okay or not- but i really do hope the baby is okay. You should go to see your OB now- or go to the closest er- if you experience bleeding like that during any term of your pregnancy. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned about dark brown vaginal discharge in the first trimester?

Should I be concerned about dark brown vaginal discharge in the first trimester?

Yes: This may indicate a threatened miscarriage and occurs when there is a mild separation of the early placenta. Strict bedrest and no intercoarse. Progesterone administration is found to be helpful in relaxing the uterus and allowing the separation to heal. See you ob/gyn. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned about vaginal discharge in the 2nd trimester?

Should I be concerned about vaginal discharge in the 2nd trimester?

Yes: If you experience vaginal discharge during the second trimester, this may be normal. It is possible that your discharge can be an infection such as a yeast or bacterial vaginosis infection. More concerning though, the discharge can also represent leakage of amniotic fluid that is surrounding your baby. Always check with your doctor if you think you are having vaginal discharge. ...Read more

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Sharp vaginal pains during third trimester, what is stretching and what is prelabor?

Sharp vaginal pains during third trimester, what is stretching and what is prelabor?

Fetal pressure +: The pressure and movement of the fetus in the uerus will often initiate "pre-labor" contractions which can be measured on a fetal monitor. These are often rhythmic in nature as opposed to the pressure of "stretching" pains. ...Read more

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What is the brown discharge in third trimester my mucus plug already came down 1 wk ago?

What is the brown discharge in third trimester my mucus plug already came down 1 wk ago?

Early labor signal?: Old blood appears brownish. Did your OB examine you recently? Did you have intercourse? Is it still there, more profuse, reddish? Are you having contractions, pressure or pain in the pelvis? These are some questions you will be asked by your OB or his associate. Discharge can herald labor. A third trimester baby can have risks if born before term. So most obs would want to evaluate or speak to you. ...Read more

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After my usual 5 day period I had 4 days of vaginal discharge that is pale yellow with a hint of very light barely there brown almost golden color.this is the third period that I’m having this issue. I am a virgin. Also feeling a tad sore down there?

After my usual 5 day period I had 4 days of vaginal discharge that is pale yellow with a hint of very light barely there  brown almost golden color.this is the third period that I’m having this issue. I am a virgin. Also feeling a tad sore down there?

Infection testing: It sounds like you may just be seeing the discharge associated with the end of your period. Since you are concerned consider seeing an Obgyn when the discharge is present and let them evaluate it for you. They can also discuss options to lighten and shorten your period if desired ...Read more

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I am 4.5 months postpartum and have had a thin watery vaginal discharge since giving birth. There is a strong vaginal scent. Im 27 this is my third child vaginal birth no tearing and breast feeding.

I am 4.5 months postpartum and have had a thin watery vaginal discharge since giving birth. There is a strong vaginal scent. Im 27 this is my third child vaginal birth no tearing and breast feeding.

Ok: Some discharge is normal but over 2 months may be due to other causes like bacterial vaginosis or it might just be physiologic. Talk to your GYN who can assess you and determine if its normal or abnormal ...Read more

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Is white discharge normal in the 3rd trimester?

Is white discharge normal in the 3rd trimester?

Yes: Vaginal discharge changes in the 3rd trimester. It can get thick and white or thin and watery. White discharge is usually normal, however, if it is clumpy or accompanied by itching, pain, or a fishy odor it may be a sign of a yeast or bacterial infection. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have brown discharge during the early 3rd trimester?

Not normal: Please call your OB as you may have a vaginal infection, but u need to make sure your cervix is not starting to open or nothing bad is going on with the placenta your OB can do an exam and an ultrasound and vaginal cultures. ...Read more

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Can white vaginal discharge ok?

Can white vaginal discharge ok?

That depends: Yeast infections present w thick, white, chunky discharge w/o odor that can cause itching, burning w intercourse/ urination, pain, redness ; swelling. Normal vaginal discharge is called leukorrhea. It is composed of cellular debris, vaginal secretions ; bacteria ; is stimulated by ^ vaginal blood flow ; ^ estrogen. ^ is seen w ovulation ; pregnancy. It can be thin or thick ; white to yellowish. >. ...Read more

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I have brown bloody vaginal discharge?

I have brown bloody vaginal discharge?

That is likely old: Deoxygenated blood being cleaned from the uterus. If not occurring in conjunction with period it could be breakthrough bleeding. ...Read more

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My vaginal discharge normal or abnormal?

My vaginal discharge normal or abnormal?

Depends: Every woman has vaginal discharge. The amount and consistency can change with the hormones through the month. Discharge is only abnormal if it burns, smells bad or is irritating. Some stds such as chlamydia do not always cause a discharge so if you are worried you have gotten an std, you will need a urine or vaginal test done. ...Read more

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Clear thinsticky vaginal discharge normal?

Vaginal secretions: 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 ; like uncooked egg whites), 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. ...Read more

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What causes a bad odor in vaginal discharge?

BV most likely: Bv most likely is the cause of a fishy smelling discharge. This is easy to treat and get rid of. See your gyn doctor. ...Read more

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How should I handle a white vaginal discharge?

Associated symptom : It really depends on e nature of the discharge? Is it associated with itching, odor, etc? In all likelihood it is probably a normal discharge but i would discuss with your gynecologist. ...Read more

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What color should normal vaginal discharge be?

It varries: Leukorrhea is a 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 >. ...Read more

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Vaginal Discharge (Definition)

Vaginal discharge is defined as secretions being expelled by the vagina. This can be physiologic or pathologic. Some common causes of abnormal vaginal discharge and yeast infections, bacterial vaginosis and sexually transmitted infections like ...Read more