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Doctor insights on: Is It Normal To Have Discharge During Pregnancy

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Dr. Gregory Moneta
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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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Is it normal to have chills during pregnancy?

Is it normal to have chills during pregnancy?

Rarely: It is not normal to have chills during pregnancy.Most women will have sweating.But rarely some women respond with opposite of this and get chills. But if a woman is having chills during pregnancy Low thyroid hormone(Hypothyroidism) and infection must be ruled out as these can also cause chills ...Read more

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Is it normal to have bloody tissue discharge during pregnancy?

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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Is it normal to have constipation during pregnancy?

Is it normal to have constipation during pregnancy?

Yes: Pregnancy hormones can slow down intestinal motility leading to increased water absorption and constipation. Fiber with increased water intake can help. For severe cases, additional medication may be needed. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have clear discharge during ovulation?

Is it normal to have clear discharge during ovulation?

Yes: The cervical mucous thins and a clear non-itching nor malodorous discharge is present. ...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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Is it normal to have spotting in pregnancy?

Is it normal to have spotting in pregnancy?

Yes and no; check it: While spotting is very common approaching 40%, it is not truly "normal". The timing and association with pain or other symptoms are very important. It is always prudent to check it out as many serious problems can be associated with bleeding in early pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have brown discharge during your period? Does this mean u may be pregnant?

Back to health Class: First, it is very well known and understood that having a period means you are not pregnant. Second the brown color that blood sometimes appears like is just old blood without oxygen. Blood can be red, burgundy, brown, black. But, as they taught you in health class a period means you are not pregnant. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have vaginal pain during period?

Is it normal to have vaginal pain during period?

Yes it is in some: Yes it may be normal in some.The nerves that supply the uterus also supply the vagina and on can feel pain in vagina during periods. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have sore breasts during pregnancy?

Is it normal to have sore breasts during pregnancy?

Yes: Boy is it! one of the hormones of pregnancy stimulates the breasts to enlarge and start producing milk. This can make your breasts very sore. A good supportive bra can help. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have persistent anxiety during pregnancy?

Is it normal to have persistent anxiety during pregnancy?

Anxiety in pregnancy: Lots of pregnant women have some anxiety, but about 10% have a true anxiety disorder. Exercise like prenatal swimming or yoga may help, and also lets you talk with other women. Your OB can help you decide if this is normal, and can refer you either for psychotherapy, or for medication , or both. Panic attacks, depression, inability to function are all signs that anxiety may need treatment. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have vaginal pain during your period?

Is it normal to have vaginal pain during your period?

Can be normal: The flow as well as use of tampons can cause you to have a sore vagina. If the blood starts to have an odor than you might be getting an infection a d then you should go see your gyn. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have vaginal swelling in early pregnancy

Is it normal to have vaginal swelling in early pregnancy

Yes: Yes...It is very common and will continue throughout pregnancy. If there are any other symptoms such as itching, pain, or discharge you may want to get checked out. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a pregnant women to have discharge?

Is it normal for a pregnant women to have discharge?

Yes: The increased hormones and blood flow to the vaginal area often result in increased discharge. It's only a problem if a foul odor is noted or other symptoms like itching or irritation. In these cases, an infection may be present. ...Read more

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Is it normal to not have feelling during sex?

Is it normal to not have feelling during sex?

No: That is not normal. You should see an obgyn and have them do an exam. They can assess your nerve function and confirm that everything is normal. Then they will ask questions about what exactly you feel and dont feel during sex. Sex is complicated issue with physical, emotional, and spiritual aspects that are different from one person to another. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a yellowish discharge at 38weeks pregnant?

Is it normal to have a yellowish discharge at 38weeks pregnant?

Yes: Its common to have increased discharge near term. You should have it evaluated if it has a bad odor, itches, is bloody or you think your bag-of-waters broke; otherwise its probably normal. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Is it normal to have cramps in early pregnancy?

Yes: Frequently due to nothing more than your ligaments stretching. If bothersome, try a heating pad or hot water bottle and a couple of tylenol (acetaminophen). ...Read more

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Is it normal to have spotting that is brown and to have your vagina burn during this time?

Is it normal to have spotting that is brown and to have your vagina burn during this time?

Yes: Occasional brown spotting can occur without its having any pathological significance. Having vaginal burning is another issue and would be best approached by a physical exam and perhaps some testing of discharge by a gynecologist. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have abdominal pain during pregnancy?

Is it normal to have abdominal pain during pregnancy?

Sometimes: Yes- you can have some normal abdominal pain due to stretching of ligaments. I would be worried if the pain however becomes severe- especially in either the upper right side or the lower right side of your abdomen. This kind of pain could be related to gallbladder or appendix problems or ovarian cysts- all of which are possible during pregnancy. ...Read more

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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