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A lot of vaginal discharge, clear, after amnio is this normal?

A lot of vaginal discharge, clear, after amnio is this normal?

No: If your vaginal discharge changes after an amnio, especially if it seems watery, you should call your doctor. One possible complication of amnio is breaking your bag of water and watery discharge is what most women will notice. If the bag leaks, it can sometimes reseal but it is important for you and your doctor to know. ...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 you treat a lot of vaginal discharge?

How can you treat a lot of vaginal discharge?

Depends on cause: It is normal for a woman to have a clear or white vaginal discharge the can vary in quantity and quality through the cycle. If the nature of the discharge changes dramatically, there may be a problem. Most abnormal vaginal discharges are associated with odor, yellow or green color, blood, itching or irritation, pain, etc. Treatment will depend on the cause, which requires an exam for diagnosis. ...Read more

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Why do I always have a lot of vaginal discharge, why?

Why do I always have a lot of vaginal discharge, why?

Many causes: 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

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I keep getting a lot of vaginal discharge what's this mean?

I keep getting a lot of vaginal discharge what's this mean?

Could have a vaginal: Infection or problems with your cervix or uterus, see a gyn for an exam, cultures and you may also need an ultrasound. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a lot of vaginal discharge I mean a lot.?

That depends on D/C.: 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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I've had a lot of vaginal discharge lately. Could this mean anything?

Could be infection: Or possibly something worse or not, please see your gyn for an exam and cultures. ...Read more

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What do you recommend if I have a lot of vaginal discharge I mean a lot.?

What do you recommend if I have a lot of vaginal discharge I mean a lot.?

Need to be seen: Any vaginal discharge lasting for a long period of time needs to be evaluated to determine the cause. Once the causes determined then appropriate treatment would be recommended ...Read more

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What to do if I have a lot of vaginal discharge everyday. Why and is it a sign for anything?

What to do if I have a lot of vaginal discharge everyday. Why and is it a sign for anything?

That depends: If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. Leukorrhea is a normal vaginal discharge (d/c). D/c is composed of cellular debris, vaginal secretions ; bacteria ; is stimulated by ^ vaginal blood flow ; ^. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a lot of vaginal discharge? I've noticed that it's a lot more when I shave.

Depends: The amount of discharge you have can vary during your cycle. If the discharge is watery and smelly, white and chunky, or you are having other symptoms like itching, irritation or painful sex, get checked out by your doc. If not, and this is may just be normal for you. Don't have an answer why the shaving changes things unless you shave at about the same time each cycle, or get shave gel inside. ...Read more

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I've always had a lot of vaginal discharge. I need to wear pantiliners daily. Tell me if this is normal?

I've always had a lot of vaginal discharge. I need to wear pantiliners daily. Tell me if this is normal?

Probsbly is normal.: Signs of infection include, but are not limited to, foul odor, itching, redness, warmth, etc... Be on the lookout for these things, which would signify an abnormal scenario like an infection. ...Read more

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I used to have a lot of vaginal discharge. I barely have any now and am very dry in that area. Is that normal?

I used to have a lot of vaginal discharge. I barely have any now and am very dry in that area. Is that normal?

Vaginal dryness: Gyn exam is warranted to see if anything is going on. Any medicine or over the counter meds can cause dryness. ...Read more

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I am experieing a lot of vaginal discharge ever since I had my son more than 3 year ago. What couldbe causing my discharge?

I am experieing a lot of vaginal discharge ever since I had my son more than 3 year ago. What couldbe causing my discharge?

A few ideas: Sometimes a woman has a low level bacterial infection of the uterine lining called endomyometritis. This infection doesn't cause fever, but can cause excessive discharge. A uterine biopsy as well as testing for chlamydia/gonorrhea of the cervix is warranted. Some doctors avoid biopsy and do a trial treatment with doxycycline. Other ideas would be chronic vaginitis caused by bacteria or yeast. ...Read more

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I have a lot of vaginal discharge and I always have to dig a bunch out. Is there something wrong? And how can I clean it so it doesn't happen as much?

Just get tested: 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

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I feel as if I'm peeing my pants but its just a lot of vaginal discharge?

I feel as if I'm peeing my pants but its just a lot of vaginal discharge?

See you Gyn doc: You should be evaluated for 1) an urine infection that an analysis or brief look at your urine and a culture, 2) vaginitis or a change in vaginal flora is a very common complaint of women. So before using anything over the counter that can "mess up" the crime scene go to your gyn. ...Read more

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I'm suppose to get my period today instead I'm having a lot of vaginal discharge what does this mean?

I'm suppose to get my period today instead I'm having a lot of vaginal discharge what does this mean?

Hard to say: It sounds like the best thing to do is run a home urine pregnancy test to be sure there isn't a pregnancy. They are very accurate and turn positive about 10-14 days after conception. ...Read more

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Hi I am getting thick and lots of vaginal discharge my Dr. Says that it don't have thrush. She did a physical examination?

Hi I am getting thick and lots of vaginal discharge my Dr. Says that it don't have thrush. She did a physical examination?

Chlamydia or Candidi: I would still treat it as thrush or Chalmydia. Col our is important for identification which what I think the doctor did. But I would er on the side of one of the two ...Read more

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Have a lot of vaginal discharge, not a foul odor but its different, and have a few white spots on "lips" but they do not hurt what could this be?

Needs exam: There are quite a few organisms responsible for discharge including bacterial vaginosis, trichomonis, candiasis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia. If your are sexually active some of these have to be ruled out. Have your doc perform a pelvic exam. ...Read more

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For the past 2-3 days I've had a lot of vaginal discharge, it feels like water. I'm due for my period in about 4 days, is this normal? Or a sign of pg

Not pregnancy: Your cervical mucus thickens when pregnant. It is profuse and watery right before ovulation. If you are past ovulation and have noticed an increased vaginal discharge, I would see your gynecologist for other possible causes. For more info www. Askyourgynecologist. Org. ...Read more

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I had a boil on my vagina and it popped a couple days ago now I have a lot of vaginal discharge like brown and red sometimes black! Is this normal?

I had a boil on my vagina and it popped a couple days ago now I have a lot of vaginal discharge like brown and red sometimes black! Is this normal?

Boil vagina: Brown and red and black discharge coming from any orifice in the body cannot be normal. Your boil is a combination of pus and blood (fresh and clotted). You should be seen by a clinician as soon as possible for an examination in order to determine the extent of the abscess. ...Read more

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I get a lot of vaginal discharge sometimes smelly and when it dries its yellow. Its not sore. I've been tested for thrush and its a negative.?

I get a lot of vaginal discharge sometimes smelly and when it dries its yellow. Its not sore. I've been tested for thrush and its a negative.?

Get rechecked: There are other possibilities besides yeast, like BV (bacterial vaginosis), trichomoniasis, cervicitis, atrophic vaginitis, foreign bodies with secondary infections, irritants and allergens. There are other much more rare causes but seeing your gyn md is warranted. ...Read more

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I am having lots of vaginal discharge and vagina gas. The discharge looks to be very white and almost like lotion. I took a rest and it was negative?

I am having lots of vaginal discharge and vagina gas. The discharge looks to be very white and almost like lotion. I took a rest and it was negative?

? Leukocytosis?: There is a normal discharge in women which is often white and milky. It can have changes in consistency (stickier) and amount with pregnancy or ovulation. There is no odor and it does not cause redness, burning or itching. It is made up of epithelial cells, sloughed dead white blood cells and vaginal secretions and is called leukocytosis. See your doctor for a symptomatic discharge. ...Read more

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Why do I get a lot of vaginal discharge? Also I have a rash near my vagina and I am not sexually active. I also use unscented soap to wash. Issue here?

Why do I get a lot of vaginal discharge? Also I have a rash near my vagina and I am not sexually active. I also use unscented soap to wash. Issue here?

Hard to know: The skin and mucus membranes in the genital area are sensitive at baseline and contact irritation is common. However, there are many potential problems at play here and examination by a physician is recommended to identify and treatable issue. ...Read more

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Have pcos, period every month since june 2013, oct 2013 missed period, a lot of vaginal discharge, home test (neg), could I be preg?

Have pcos, period every month since june 2013, oct 2013 missed period, a lot of vaginal discharge, home test (neg), could I be preg?

Possibly: It could be too early in the pregnancy to detect with a urine test so you should take another test in a week or so if you haven't gotten a period. As you may know, one of the most common symptoms of pcos is irregular periods so that may be the reason you haven't had a period. ...Read more

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When do you get lots of vaginal discharge when you are pregnant?

Various times: It is not uncommon to get various types of dischsrge during pregancy. Later on it is important to make sure the discharge is not amniotic fluid. If questions get checked. ...Read more

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Lots of vaginal discharge and cramping. Took hpt and it was negative could I be only a week or so pregnant and that's why it was negative?

No: Slight cramping may be normal early in pregnancy but discharge is not normal this early. You should be seen to ensure there is not a vaginal or cervical infection and you can have another hpt as well. ...Read more

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I'm taking trinessa (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol). I've had nausea, fatigue, sore breasts, constipated and lots of vaginal discharge. Is this from trinessa (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol) or could I be pregnant?

I'm taking trinessa (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol). I've had nausea, fatigue, sore breasts, constipated and lots of vaginal discharge. Is this from trinessa (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol) or could I be pregnant?

Regular pill use: Regular trinessa (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol) use every day at the same time each day will decrease your concern about pregnancy. However, a pregnancy test will put your mind at ease. ...Read more

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A lot more of vaginal discharge this week but no bad odor, is this normal?

A lot more of vaginal discharge this week but no bad odor, is this normal?

Can be: The amount of discharge might change during your cycle. When you ovulate mid cycle you can get an increase of thin watery discharge. If unsure and it does not return to normal get checked. ...Read more

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Hello, I have a lot of watery vaginal discharge, recently it's been a shade of light pink. Is that normal?

Itches or Odor?: If it itches or has an odor then it is abnormal and a possible infection. If you still have concerns see your MD for examination of the discharge. ...Read more

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I am 4 days late for my period and I have a lot of clear vaginal discharge. What does this mean?

I am 4 days late for my period and I have a lot of clear vaginal discharge. What does this mean?

4 days late: If you are sexually active you need a pregnancy test, if not sexually active (be honest with yourself) it's probably a late or missed ovulation. If not sexually active +/- pregnant you can wait up to month to see when the next period comes. Good wishes. ...Read more

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I have been having a lot of watery vaginal discharge it does not smell but it gets itchy every once in a while I am a little scared?

I have been having a lot of watery vaginal discharge it does not smell but it gets itchy every once in a while I am a little scared?

Possible Vaginitis: Vagininits (vaginal infection) is very common and not something to be scared about. Please make an appt to see your personal physician or gynecologist for proper examination and treatment. Best wishes. ...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