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What does it mean when your ovulating to have a smelly milky white discharge 2 weeks before your period ? Does it mean you might have an std

What does it mean when your ovulating to have a smelly milky white discharge 2 weeks before your period ? Does it mean you might have an std

Sounds very normal: You can see an impressive change in cervical mucous right around the time of ovulation. It is completely normal. People who do natural family planning for contraception know that this is the fertile period and they avoid sex. If this is the only time of your cycle you notice this, then i would suspect that it is normal, but if it continues, you may want to be checked. ...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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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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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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I had light period. Just before period white milky discharge. Finished period a week ago and breasts are swelling and sore again?

I had light period. Just before period white milky discharge. Finished period a week ago and breasts are swelling and sore again?

Hormonal imbalance: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD. Consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Sex a week before period which is 4 days late, cramping, lower back pain, thin milky white discharge(moderate amount) took test, it was negative? Why?

Sex a week before period which is 4 days late, cramping, lower back pain, thin milky white discharge(moderate amount) took test, it was negative? Why?

Trust the test: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. The discharge requires separate evaluation. ...Read more

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Drainage (Definition)

Fluid coming out of an open area or wound. This can be infected ...Read more