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Doctor insights on: Sticky Vaginal Discharge During Menopause

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How should vaginal discharge look during menopause?

How should vaginal discharge look during menopause?

Vaginal discharge: May change gradually after menopause. In a woman who does not use hormones, the vaginal mucosa gradually becomes atrophic or thin. This can cause an inflammatory discharge that appears yellowish. There may also be spotting due to breaks in the mucosa especially with sexual activity leading to blood-tinged discharge. ...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 does light green vaginal discharge in post menopausal woman mean?

What does light green vaginal discharge in post menopausal woman mean?

Vaginosis: Vaginosis. A bacterial vaginitis where the vault is colonized with bacteria. See your PCPS or GYN for antibiotics. This needs to be examined to obtain right diagnosis and appropriate treatment ...Read more

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What does it mean when your vaginal discharge suddenly completely stop for days? There's no possibility of menopause, I am 23.

What does it mean when your vaginal discharge suddenly completely stop for days? There's no possibility of menopause, I am 23.

Please clarify: Do you mean your monthly period has stopped? Do you mean it came and stopped early? Different explanation for different situations.

If you are expecting a period and didn't get one, I think you know the commonest cause for that. ...Read more

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Is a watery vaginal discharge in a menopausal women normal? No pain, itch or bad odor, just annoying. It's been going on for 7 days now.

Is a watery vaginal discharge in a menopausal women normal? No pain, itch or bad odor, just annoying. It's been going on for 7 days now.

Various reasons: 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. After menopause hormone deficiency can cause vaginal discharge as well. ...Read more

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What if the yellowish sticky vaginal discharge is beginning to smell?

What if the yellowish sticky vaginal discharge is beginning to smell?

Get tested: Women having varying degrees of normal vaginal discharge and it changes as you go through your cycle. Schedule an appt and the doctor can test you for yeast, bacterial vaginosis, trichomoniasis, gonorrhea and chlamydia all of which can cause vaginal discharge. ...Read more

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What should I do if I am experiencing vaginal discharge during defecation?

What should I do if I am experiencing vaginal discharge during defecation?

Similar muscles: Many of the same muscles that are used in defecation are intimately related to the vagina. Essentially, then roof of the rectum is the floor of the vagina. When the rectum contracts, so does the floor of the vagina which may cause its contents to be expelled. However the nature of the discharge should be evaluated by your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have white thick sticky odourless vaginal discharge after 6 days of period?

Is it normal to have white thick sticky odourless vaginal discharge after 6 days of period?

Yes: It's normal for women to have discharge every day of their cycle. If the discharge doesn't smell foul and there's no itching than it's likely normal discharge. ...Read more

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What is the cause of tick white odorless vaginal discharge during intercuss. And is it harmful to my pertiner?

May be normal: Generally women have slight white, odorless, without any other symptoms discharge or secretions, these are normal. See your gynecologist to check it out ...Read more

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Excess vaginal discharge during sex. Like I'm dripping white discharge in the very beginning of our sex routine. Is this normal?

Excess vaginal discharge during sex. Like I'm dripping white discharge in the very beginning of our sex routine. Is this normal?

Infection ; hormones: Some vaginal discharge can be normal. As you go through the month your hormones cause changes in the discharge as does sexual stimulation. In some cases though discharge can be a sign of infection. Causes incluse yeast, bacterial vaginosis, and stds. There are simple tests that can be done in the office to determine if this is normal or not. ...Read more

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Clear sticky vaginal discharge with blood?

Clear sticky vaginal discharge with blood?

Probably normal: Prior to ovulation women get thin watery discharge. After ovulation some spotting may occur with the discharge getting thicker mucous9sticky). ...Read more

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Is there a difference between vaginal discharge and discharge during sex?

Is there a difference between vaginal discharge and discharge during sex?

Vaginal discharge: During intercourse the vagina lubricates. The vaginal secretions can move x with semen creating some discharge that should resolve on its own. Vaginal discharge unrelated to sex could indicate an infection ...Read more

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I have yellowish, heavy, and sticky vaginal discharge....What could this be?

I have yellowish, heavy, and sticky vaginal discharge....What could this be?

Get tested: Women having varying degrees of normal vaginal discharge and it changes as you go through your cycle. Schedule an appt and the doctor can test you for yeast, bacterial vaginosis, trichomoniasis, gonorrhea and chlamydia all of which can cause vaginal discharge. ...Read more

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White tissue clumps of vaginal discharge. Vaginal cultures are normal. It's embarrassing during sex. What could it be?

White tissue clumps of vaginal discharge. Vaginal cultures are normal. It's embarrassing during sex. What could it be?

Likely thick mucus: What you described as "white tissue clumps" is likely thick mucus and is a normal result of arousal. It helps with lubrication, is physiological, and no reason to be embarrassed about. Your partner should appreciate it. ...Read more

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Please help me I have a foul smell and vaginal discharge during the day please help me tell me some treatement that I can use today?

Please help me I have a foul smell and vaginal discharge during the day please help me tell me some treatement that I can use today?

Bacterial vaginosis?: The most common discharge with "foul odor" is bacterial vaginosis. Odor is typically "fishy" and often prominent after sex. BV is overgrowth of mostly normal bacteria. It's not an STD, but more common in women with STDs like gonorrhea and chlamydia. Trichomonas, an STD, can cause similar odor and discharge. BV is easily treated. See doctor ASAP for testing, treatment. Don't douche, makes BV worse. ...Read more

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During sex vaginal discharge is excess but its not infection, what could be wrong?

During sex vaginal discharge is excess but its not infection, what could be wrong?

There should be an: Increase in vaginal secretions when sexually stimulated. 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. ...Read more

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Can the experts please talk about the normal changes in vaginal discharge during a cycle?

Leukorrhea is a: 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/stretchy), 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 odor. If you have an odor which. ...Read more

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Having slimy and stretchy vaginal discharge during period. Is this normal? (i'm 22). Thank you!

Having slimy and stretchy vaginal discharge during period. Is this normal? (i'm 22). Thank you!

Maybe: It is hard to assess vaginal discharge when someone is on their menstrual cycle. You could compare what you're experiencing now to the menstrual cycles you have had in the past. If this is not normal for you then you can schedule a visit for a evaluation. ...Read more

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I've been having sticky and thick vaginal discharge. My boyfriend claims that after intercourse. Is that normal?

I've been having sticky and thick vaginal discharge. My boyfriend claims that after intercourse. Is that normal?

Probably normal: Discharge in general is common and the type you note is particularly common after sex. It consists or residual semen, sperm and natural cervical mucous and glandular discharge from various glands around the vagina. If you have burning or itching or an abnormal smell seek a direct medical exam and sample for testing otherwise it is unlikely to be of concern. ...Read more

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I had my last period on 24th march and today I noticed transparent sticky vaginal discharge I also protected sex yesterday what does it mean?

Vaginal discharge: In women who are premenopausal, it is normal to have 2 to 5 mL of white or clear, thick, mucus-like, and mostly odorless vaginal discharge every day. However, the amount and consistency of the discharge varies from one woman to another. The amount can also vary at different times during the menstrual cycle. It may become more noticeable at certain times, such as pregnancy, near ovulation, BC ...Read more

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My vaginal discharge stings my boyfriends penis during sex. Is it me or him?

My vaginal discharge stings my boyfriends penis during sex. Is it me or him?

Unusual, consider..: Possibly a dry vagina could cause irritation of the penis. Also, an infection of the penis (eg, yeast or herpes or other would make the penis sting from just friction). In addition, if you have an iud (intrauterine contraceptive device/loop) the string dangling from the cervix could cause the penis to sting. Try more lubrication or condom for little time. If no, discuss with your primary care. ...Read more

Dr. Janet Greenhut
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Menopause (Definition)

The absence of menstrual periods for 12 months. During menopause, the ovaries stop producing estrogen and progesterone. After the complete transition into menopause, women can no longer get pregnant. The average age for menopause is 51 years old. Symptoms include dry vaginal tissue, irregular periods, hot flashes, mood ...Read more


Dr. Walter Kobasa
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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