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My period is 5 days late with white discharge, what does this indicate?

My period is 5 days late with white discharge, what does this indicate?

If sexually active -: Take a home pregnancy test. Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...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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Late period by 16 days, white discharge, no smell, negative test. Extremely light period last month. What could this be?

Late period by 16 days, white discharge, no smell, negative test. Extremely light period last month. What could this be?

Not pregnant?: A doctor can check to see if there is any worrisome medical issue, if a woman has mild menstrual-related symptoms. Many women have some variation of their periods or a missed period on occasion. Some women feel normal after a few days, but others do have bothersome symptoms and follow-up with their doctors. One cause may be hormonal fluctations, associated with variations in the uterine lining. ...Read more

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I'm having late period with thick white discharge. What is this?

I'm having late period with thick white discharge. What is this?

Uncertain. If you: Have been sexually active would encourage you to take a home pregnancy test. Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. ...Read more

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Unprotected sex a week ago.No ejaculation but a lot of precum cycle was due to be here on the 7th. Period is 5 days late have a white discharge.Preggo?

Unprotected sex a week ago.No ejaculation but a lot of precum cycle was due to be here on the 7th. Period is 5 days late have a white discharge.Preggo?

Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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45 days late for period five negative test losing white discharge?

45 days late for period five negative test losing white discharge?

Stop Testing: You can stop testing. There are many other possible reasons why one misses a period. Are you talking to your girlfriends? Have you never missed a period before? When did your mother or female siblings begin menopause? ...Read more

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Late period, bloating, headaches, tiredness and white discharge. Took pregnancy test couple days ago and it was negative. Off the pill for 1.5 months?

Late period, bloating, headaches, tiredness and white discharge. Took pregnancy test couple days ago and it was negative. Off the pill for 1.5 months?

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. ...Read more

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What does 5 days late period and brown discharge mean?

What does 5 days late period and brown discharge mean?

Prob your period: The brown discharge was likely your period just a very light one. Brown equals old blood. It is common to have an "off' cycle every now and then. ...Read more

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Watery and white discharge. But its mainly water. The white doesnt always come outm im 3 days late period. What does this mean?

Watery and white discharge. But its mainly water. The white doesnt always come outm im 3 days late period. What does this mean?

Preg test &visit: If you are sexually active. Take a pregnancy test. Even if the test is negative, schedule an appt for a pelvic exam. Your doctor will evaluate your discharge to ensure there are no signs of vaginitis (yeast, Bacterial vaginosis) or other infections. ...Read more

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Drainage (Definition)

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