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Is Milky White Vaginal Discharge A Sign Of Pregnancy
Yellow/Brown vaginal discharge with odor during pregnancy is that normal, could it be from my progesterone suppesitory?
Possible BV: You may have an infection like bacterial vaginosis. It is treated with a vaginal gel or pull and is one of the most common causes of vaginal discharge with odor. You should see your doctor and have them examine you and treat you if needed especially since you are pregnant. Sometimes infections that are untreated can increase your risk for preterm delivery. ...Read more
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
Depends: It can occur at any time, but becomes more common as the gestation continues. ...Read more
I have milky slightly yellow and sour smelling vaginal discharge. I have has pelvic exams/swabs and pregnancy tests done all negative.What could itbe?
Vaginal pH: The natural vaginal ph is acidic and so it is expected for its normal secretions to be sour. However, copious yellow discharge is likely abnormal but i don't know how to counsel you unless i know exactly what you'd been tested for. Gonorrhea, chlamydia, bacterial vaginosis, trichomonas, and yeast are all things you should've been tested for; please verify. ...Read more
Boobs sensitive to touch , clear discharge from nipple , milky vaginal discharge , hurts when I'm on my stomach and left side. Possible pregnancy?
Possibly: If you're sexually active, pregnancy is always possible. A home pregnancy test is a good idea, especially if you've missed a period. If it's negative, i recommend taking another one. If both are negative, and symptoms don't improve in 4-5 days, blood labs to check FSH, LH, Estradiol, Testosterone (yes, women make this too), and Progesterone, and Prolactin may help find the reason. Good luck! ...Read more
Hard to say: It can mean and infection of some sort either fungal or bacterial- you would need to be seen and the discharge examined under microscopy for the best answer. ...Read more
Is milky white vaginal discharge normal? No smell no itchiness or redness just milky white discharge?
Exam and testing : Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe. ...Read more
I get milky white vaginal discharge.I have been to the gyn.Im told that its not yeast.Im in disbelief because the secretion should be clear sometimes?
Normal: It's normal to have clear discharge and normal to have white cloudy discharge. The consistency and color of the discharge is affected by hormones, diet, exercise, sleep, and products that are placed in vagina (sex, lubricants, etc). Typically, discharge mid-cycle is clearer than at either end of the cycle, but not always. Hope that helps! ...Read more
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