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Yeast infection? Possible pregnancy discharge? Or effect from going off birthcontrol? Large amounts of white thick discharge but no smell, itching.

Yeast infection? Possible pregnancy discharge? Or effect from going off birthcontrol? Large amounts of white thick discharge but no smell, itching.

Vaginitis: If there is no itching, burning, or odor, it is doubtful you have an infection. Increased discharge can be normal depending on the part of your cycle you are in. If it persists, see your gynecologist. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Wright
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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


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On bc pills, had sex and 2 days after I had a large increase in vaginal discharge w/white clump. No stds or yeast infection. From sex? Pregnancy symptom?

On bc pills, had sex and 2 days after I had a large increase in vaginal discharge w/white clump. No stds or yeast infection. From sex? Pregnancy symptom?

Discharge: The likelihood of pregnancy is low if you are taking your OCPs as directed. The discharge may be related to intercourse and any lubricants that you used. ...Read more

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I got a yeast infection a day after ovulation, that never happened before. What could this mean? I read it could be pregnacy but I fell nomal. I'm no longer having the discharge just inching now and then. Could this be somethin

I got a yeast infection a day after ovulation, that never happened before. What could this mean? I read it could be pregnacy but I fell nomal. I'm no longer having the discharge just inching now and then. Could this be somethin

Pregnancy: Pregnancy could be a possibility. Try taking a pregnancy test. They become positive about a week after you should have begun your period. If its negative, repeat in 1 week and see your doctor. ...Read more

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What can I do for a yeast infection in pregnancy?

What can I do for a yeast infection in pregnancy?

OTC preps and yogurt: Monistat or gynelotrimen are safe. Strongly recommend taking a lot of pro-biotics like yogurt, kefir, kambu-cha, as well. Stay away from sugar and simple carbohydrates. Even fruit in excess is a source for feeding yeast. ...Read more

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Could you mistake a yeast infection for early pregnancy?

Two different things: Yeast infections typically present as itching and a white thick discharge.

Early pregnancy typically has little or no symptoms, but when symptoms occur they are typically breast tenderness, nausea, vomiting,

not sure how they can be confused. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of yeast infection in women in pregnancy?

What are symptoms of yeast infection in women in pregnancy?

Discharge and itchin: The commest symptoms are ithching, discomfort and thich white cheesy discharge from vagina
it can also sometimes cause pan or burning during urination or during sex. ...Read more

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How to figure out if I have a yeast infection or pregnancy symptoms?

A + pregnancy test: Can help to distinguish -but remember that pregnancy & yeast infection can co-exist. ...Read more

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Is a yeast infection ALWAYS a sign of pregnancy?

RARELY.: A woman can get a yeast infection from any number of things, she just happens to be slightly at a higher risk of getting one when pregnant. A sign of pregnancy is a positive pregnancy test and if you're worried, get one. If you're trying to avoid pregnancy, definitely consider a birth control consultation. ...Read more

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Is a yeast infection an early sign of pregnancy?

Yeast infection: Is not a pregnancy indicator but it is not uncommon to develop a yeast infection early in pregnancy. Take a home pregnancy test to determine if pregnant. ...Read more

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Can a yeast infection interfere with the results of a pregnancy test?

Can a yeast infection interfere with the results of a pregnancy test?

No: The pregnancy test is detecting HCG in most cases, and a yeast infection will not alter that result. ...Read more

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Can having an untreated yeast infection or one that is there to long during pregnancy harm the baby?

Can having an untreated yeast infection or one that is there to long during pregnancy harm the baby?

No: A vaginal yeast infection is unlikely to cause problems in pregnancy other than making you itchy and uncomfortable. It will not hurt the baby. Over the counter yeast infections are available that you can try now. If it is not improving then you need to be checked by a doctor. ...Read more

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1st pregnancy I had preclampsia. 2nd pregnancy I lost at 16 weeks due to chorioamnitisis. Now I just found out I’m pregnant with my third. What are the chances of developing it again. I’m sure I have a yeast infection right now. Haven’t been seen yet?

Donot worry: Every pregnancy is different, so donot worry you should be ok, although there are more chances of having preeclampsia with another pregnancy but that is managable, yeast infection is not a big deal ...Read more

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I'm on trivora and I have a yeast infection could that be a sign of pregnancy?

Pregnancy: Although yeast infections can occur during early pregnancy it is not a pregnancy indicator. If you miss your period - then would take a home pregnancy test to know. Increased estrogen from some oral contraceptives can also contribute to growth of yeast. Take care. ...Read more

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Can a yeast infection give any effects during my pregnancy?

Can a yeast infection give any effects during my pregnancy?

Yes. Get it treated: Although this is not something that happens often, it is possible for vaginal yeast to cause intrauterine inflammation and preterm labor. Yeast infections are common in pregnancy. Call your OB today to get a prescription for the yeast. Avoid over the counter treatments until you've discussed them with OB. Clotrimazole for 7 days is considered safe, but there are other creams that OBs prefer. ...Read more

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Is it possible that a yeast infection be a symptom of early pregnancy?

Well..: It is not a symptom of pregnancy but yeast infections can occur more frequently with pregnancy. ...Read more

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I had a yeast infection for the first time, I heard this could be a sign of early pregnancy?

Not really: While you can get yeast infections in pregnancy, you can get them just as easily when you aren't pregnant as well. Actually persistent yeast infections can be seen in diabetics and people using corticosteroids. I tend to see more yeast infections in mid summer and mid winter. ...Read more

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Does pregnancy cause yeast infection? What kind of medicine is safe to take during pregnancy to help with yeast infection?

Yeast infection: These are quite common in pregnant women particularly during the second trimester. During pregnancy physicians recommend vaginal creams and suppositories only. The oral medication, Diflucan (fluconazole) (a single-dose medication), has not been proven safe during pregnancy and lactation. ...Read more

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I had my first yeast infection when I was pregnant. Had it 4 times during pregnancy & it's been 3 months now & I've gotten it 2 moretimes since then.

I had my first yeast infection when I was pregnant. Had it 4 times during pregnancy & it's been 3 months now & I've gotten it 2 moretimes since then.

Candidal vaginitis: When treating this, continue therapy at least thru one menstrual period, and during this time have your sexual partner put antifungal cream on his penis twice a day. If this does not clear things up and you are not taking antibiotics you should be checked to see if you have diabetes or other problems with your immune system. Good luck. ...Read more

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Will a yeast infection affect getting a positive pregnancy test?

No: The pregnancy test measures increasing levels of human chorionic gonadotropin and should not be altered by the presence of a yeast infection. ...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


Dr. Ana Adelstein
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more