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Is it normal to get a lot of white discharge week before period?

Is it normal to get a lot of white discharge week before period?

Needs 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

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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Would I have a lot of white discharge before my period?

Would I have a lot of white discharge before my period?

Discharge: Yes it is possible. It can be physiologic discharge or corpus luteum. Both conditions are normal and are hormonally triggered. ...Read more

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I'm on the pill and I've taken my last pill of the pack, so my break is due. Is it normal to have lots of thick white discharge before my period?

I'm on the pill and I've taken my last pill of the pack, so my break is due. Is it normal to have lots of thick white discharge before my period?

Common: It is normal to have some vaginal discharge - that discharge can vary in quantity and appearance. If you do not have any other symptoms (itch, odor, pain, bleeding) then it is likely just normal for you at that point. ...Read more

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Cramping and lots of white milky discharge 5 days before period could I be pregnant?

Cramping and lots of white milky discharge 5 days before period could I be pregnant?

Symptoms nonspecific: The symptoms you are describing are not indicative of pregnancy in and of themselves. Await your menses, if you are late (about a week), get a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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I have a lot of egg white discharge 7. Days before period could this mean pregnancy also had tingling in one of my nipples?

I have a lot of egg white discharge 7. Days before period could this mean pregnancy also had tingling in one of my nipples?

Not Diagnostic: There are lots of signs that could mean pregnancy but none are diagnostic. The best thing to do is take a home pregnancy test which are very accurate. Best time to do this is 45 days after missing a period. ...Read more

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Had miscarriage January suppose to get 2nd period but I'm late and I'm getting lots of white discharge?

Had miscarriage January suppose to get 2nd period but I'm late and I'm getting lots of white discharge?

Use anti fungal med: After a miscarriage the next period may be early or late. But if more than two weeks late should get blood pregnancy test. If this was spontaneous miscarriage sometimes not complete and blood test will still show pregnancy hormone. Then you may need a procedure to get everything out ...Read more

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For the past two weeks I've been having lots of white discharge. My period isn't due for another two weeks. No odor or itching or pain. What could it be?

Varies: Yeast infection comes to mind first. Also not all vaginal infections have a foul odor. Drainage from a vaginal gland such as a bartholins could be the source also. ...Read more

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I've been producing a lot of thick, white discharge the past 2 days. Period ended 6/29. Is this normal?

I've been producing a lot of thick, white discharge the past 2 days. Period ended 6/29. Is this normal?

Not normal: Donna15,

This does not sound normal, and may represent a vaginal yeast infection, which can occur after your menstrual cycle. I would report these symptoms to your medical provider to consider examination and possibly treatment. ...Read more

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If I have a lot of white discharge and my period hasn't come what could that mean?

If I have a lot of white discharge and my period hasn't come what could that mean?

Check pregnancy test: If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. The vaginal discharge will require an examination for testing and treatment. ...Read more

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I'm 6 days late on my period and producing a lot of white discharge what can this mean?

I'm 6 days late on my period and producing a lot of white discharge what can this mean?

Pregnancy test: If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. The vaginal discharge needs to evaluated by your doctor for stds, yeast and bacterial vaginosis. ...Read more

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I have had a lot of white discharge in the past few days. I'm about two weeks away from my period. What could be causing this?

I have had a lot of white discharge in the past few days. I'm about two weeks away from my period. What could be causing this?

Could be yeast: Or increased mucous from your hormones, see your obgyn today so your doc can do an exam and culture so you know what is going on. ...Read more

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My period is almost two weeks late and I am having a lot of stick white discharge what does this mean? Large ammounts of sticky white discharge.

The: The number one reason for a missed period is pregnancy. Since you are 2 weeks past your missed period, a pregnancy test should be pretty accurate at this point - you should do one. Without examining you, it is hard to say whether the discharge is related to the missed period, from pregnancy, or another issue altogether such as an infection. If you have any additional questions about pregnancy or discharge, you should call your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have slightly white discharge before your period? I don't have a lot. I do notice that my breasts hurt slightly but not too much.

Is it normal to have slightly white discharge before your period? I don't have a lot. I do notice that my breasts hurt slightly but not too much.

Discharge: It is very normal for the discharge to increase all the way up to the period. The mucus is associated with the hormones and make the cervix and vagina more hospitable for sperm. Mid cycle the mucus is very sticky and stretchy, a good sign of ovulation. The breasts also respond to the hormones and therefore hurt around the period. ...Read more

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My period was very light and only lasted 3 days. I've noticed a LOT of white discharge since it ended and back pain. What could be going on with me?

Vaginitis: White discharge may indicate vaginal infection with trichomonas, yeast, etc but back pain seems to be independent of that especially if bending, turning or twisting affects the back discomfort. See your gynecologist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Last month missed period this month the same....With a lot of white discharge. Why?

Last month missed period this month the same....With a lot of white discharge. Why?

Take a pregnancy tes: Whenever you miss a period it is important to take a pregnancy test. The discharge could be normal or could be an infection. The only way to tell the difference is to see a doctor. ...Read more

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I'm due for my period in 5 days. But I'm having this thick white discharge come out. (Lots) and had egg white discharge a few days ago. Could I be pg?

I'm due for my period in 5 days. But I'm having this thick white discharge come out. (Lots) and had egg white discharge a few days ago. Could I be pg?

May be: Conception, as defined by the generation of a fertilized ovum, occurs within day or so of the sex. However, it takes about 2-3 weeks for the embryo to make enough HCG to produce a positive pregnancy test. Blood test may be done a day after a missed period. Home pregnancy tests should be done 4-5 days after the missed period. If the result is negative repeat the test in 4-5 days. Use first morning urine and follow instructions for the test carefully. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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I am having white discharge before period?

May be normal: The vaginal discharge will typically wax and wane with the cycle. If you almost always notice an increased discharge before your period, it is probably normal for you. ...Read more

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Is white discharge a day before period starts normal?

Is white discharge a day before period starts normal?

A woman has: Vaginal secretions through out her menstrual cycle. There is nothing necessarily wrong with white d/c before your period. However, a clumpy (cottage cheese- like), white, non- odorous discharge associated w itching, burning, swelling or redness can be due to yeast infections. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with >. ...Read more

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21 days before period, and my white discharge completely stopped, why? Is it or normal?

21 days before period, and my white discharge completely stopped, why? Is it or normal?

Discharge.: Leukorrhea is a clear to white vaginal discharge made up of vaginal secretions, debris and dead white blood cells. It does not have an odor, cause burning, pain, itching or redness. It is normal for the consistency and amount to change throughout your menstrual cycle. For instance, there is more when ovulating or pregnant. By discharges that are symptomatic should be medically checked. Take care. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have white discharge or even feel wet a week before period? Are we supposed to feel dry at this moment?

Is it normal to have white discharge or even feel wet a week before period? Are we supposed to feel dry at this moment?

DISCHARGE: It depends on what kind of vaginal discharge you have. If colored itcan be trichomonas or bacterial infection. Monilial are like cottage cheese appearance. Your discharge is white so it is normal. ...Read more

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White discharge right before period?

White discharge right before period?

Progesterone: Every month? Progesterone levels increase the week before cycles and can effect discharge changing it. A natural process. Wt changes can effect the balances of these hormones and thus the discharge. Some women will have cravings for sugar the week before cycle and this can effect the discharge as well. ...Read more

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Days before period and extremely thick white discharge. Normal?

Days before period and extremely thick white discharge. Normal?

Possible: A white discharge is likely normal and the vaginal discharge is usually thicker just before the period starts. ...Read more

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What causes women to get thick creamy white discharge 1 week before period is due?

What causes women to get thick creamy white discharge 1 week before period is due?

Discharge is normal: It's normal for a woman to have discharge every day. Discharge typically changes in consistency through cycle based on changes in hormones. So long as discharge doesn't itch or smell fishy, it's okay. Sometimes when women have copious amount of discharge it can be a sign of a bacterial infection. If you're worried, see doc for check up! ...Read more

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My girlfriend is having thick white discharge two weeks before period. What does this mean?

Possible Yeast Infec: This could be a yeast infection that would require antibiotics to clear out. Have her see her doctor. ...Read more

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Thick creamy white discharge 1.5 weeks before period. No itching/discomfort?

Probably normal: The nature and volume of the vaginal discharge will vary through the cycle. At the time of ovulation the discharge becomes thinner and the volume increases. At the point you note - you would have already ovulated and you may be seeing the inherent increase in discharge. After a few more days the discharge will usually decrease - as the time for the period approaches. ...Read more

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Sexually active, white discharge this morning 1 week before period. What does this mean?

See a doctor: This may be a yeast infection, or one of several other things. If you are having unprotected sex you should be checked for sexually transmitted diseases. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it normal to be very wet with white discharge 8days before period? (no STD of that sort)

Is it normal to be very wet with white discharge 8days before period? (no STD of that sort)

No: Typically your cervical mucus will be thick and not profuse in the second half of your cycle. If you are noticing a dramatic increase in the amount of vaginal discharge, see your gynecologist for further evaluation. For more info www. Askyourgynecologist. Org. ...Read more