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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

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

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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Missed period with thick creamy white discharge?

Missed period with thick creamy white discharge?

Missed Period: There are at least a dozen common reasons for missed period, but the most common is pregnancy. If you have not done a pregnancy test then that is the next indicated thing. The vaginal discharge is not in any way diagnostic of anything specific. ...Read more

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Creamy white discharge a week before period?

It may be normal: It may be normal if the discharge doesn't itch or have an odor. ...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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My girlfriend is having thick white discharge two weeks before period. What does this mean?

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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I am having white discharge before period?

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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What is the meaning of thick white discharge day before expected period?

Normal: This is a normal change of the normal vaginal discharge. At the end of the period, the vaginal secretions become white, cloudy, and thick. It is just due to the hormonal changes. No concerns. I hope this helps ...Read more

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Can a slight little creamy white discharge be normal before getting your period?

Can a slight little creamy white discharge be normal before getting your period?

Not really: Sounds like you have an infection. I would schedule a visit for testing. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have creamy white discharge 2 days before you supposed to get your period?

Is it normal to have creamy white discharge 2 days before you supposed to get your period?

Vaginal discharge: Vaginal discharge can be very worrisome sometimes. By what you described it could be a simple vaginitis or candidiasis. Also a normal cervical mucous its sometimes seen before a period. Patients your age must rule out cervical cancer and ovarian or fallopian tubes disease. Those can also have abnormal vaginal secretions. Most commonly its just due to hormonal changes right before your period. ...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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All I have done is spotted for 8 days now im gettin thick white discharge no itch/odor not had a proper period what could this be?

All I have done is spotted for 8 days now im gettin thick white discharge no itch/odor not had a proper period what could this be?

Spotting: Take a pregnany test at home. If negative then an infection of the cervix or trauma to the cervix or hormonal fluctuation in the blood or abnormal cell on the cervix needs to be looked for. If you want to discuss this further shoot me an e-mail click this --> https://www. Healthtap. Com/experts/12714048-dr-vahe-yetimyan ...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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4 days after period, having high volume of creamy white discharge. No odor or itching. Cause?

4 days after period, having high volume of creamy white discharge. No odor or itching. Cause?

Candida (yeast)?: Your symptoms resemble yeast infection, also called candida and monilia. Are you near your period? Have you been taking antibiotics? Do you have diabetes or high blood glucose ("sugar")? These factors can increase the chance for candida. This infection can improve with over-the-counter vagina creams or tablets. If no improvement, then see your medical provider. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have thick white discharge 1 month after emergency pill? Still waiting for my second period, it's 4 days late.

Discharge pill: It can be normal but if you have no period in 10 to 14 days then you should have to see your f/p or gyn to rule out pregnancy or have blood test for HCG or Progesterone level for reassurance. ...Read more

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Took my last bc pill last night and my week break starts today. Today I had a fair amount of thick white discharge. Is this normal before a period?

Took my last bc pill last night and my week break starts today. Today I had a fair amount of thick white discharge. Is this normal before a 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

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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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What does thick white discharge mean I'm late for my period and it has no odor really?

Vaginal discharge: Odorless thick white discharge could be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes associated with itching and burning discomfort. See your doctor for proper diagnosis. Take care! ...Read more

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I have thick white discharge after my period. What is the normal pattern of discharge changes over a month?

Vaginal infection: Does discharge cause itching and odor
does discharge come other times also
need vaginal infection evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I came of my period week and half ago but im still getting thick white discharge. There is no odor or pain what is it :/ im worried?

I came of my period week and half ago but im still getting thick white discharge. There is no odor or pain what is it :/ im worried?

Infection: Is a likely cause of this such as candida yeast infection, hormonal chanes can be another. Pls see your dr for pelvic exam to start for proper treatment. ...Read more

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For the last couple of days I've had thick white discharge. I've never had it before my period before. What does that mean, if anything?

For the last couple of days I've had thick white discharge. I've never had it before my period before. What does that mean, if anything?

You may need to: Check for a vaginal infection. If there are no other symptoms, such as vaginal itching, odor, etc. Then you may be starting irregular spotting/ periods with your hormone cycle at your age. It could be very early on, or minor spotting may be a fluke. But if it continues, you may need to see a GYN or family physician to help you regulate your cycle to be more predictable. ...Read more

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Its been about a little more than a week since my period. I'm having a small amount of a slightly thick white discharge. What could this be?

Its been about a little more than a week since my period. I'm having a small amount of a slightly thick white discharge. What could this be?

Infection: This could be a vaginal infection. If it has an odor, a bacterial infection would be more likely and if you are itching a yeast infection would be more likely. You would need to see your doctor for testing to be sure and get treated. ...Read more