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Dr. Jane van Dis
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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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Dr. William Forsythe
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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. Monique Ruberu
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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What is wrong when you have thick, sticky brown vaginal discharge before period is due? Also, I took emergency contraceptive 3 weeks ago.

What is wrong when you have thick, sticky brown vaginal discharge before period is due? Also, I took emergency contraceptive 3 weeks ago.

May be nothing wrong: What you are experiencing may be a variation on normal or the effect of plan B. If you miss your period by 4-5 days, do a home pregnancy test. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
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What does it mean when you have thick sticky clear/white vaginal discharge and a bit of wetness ?

Normal functioning: The vagina will secrete a clear or sticky discharge that is non itching nor malodorous. It is part of normal physiology in response to a variety of factors including sexual stimulation. ...Read more

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Dr. William Forsythe
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
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What does white sticky and thick vaginal discharge mean?

Get tested : White sticky vaginal discharge requires testing to determine the cause and treatment options. ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Jones
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Dr. Wayne Ingram
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What can cause vaginal discharge to be thick?

What can cause vaginal discharge to be thick?

Vaginal potpourri: There are any number of reasons for thickening vaginal discharges, from yeast infections, pH changes, frequent douching, etc. If it itches or smells bad go see the MD for Rx. ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Shapiro
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What is thick white creamy vaginal discharge?

What is thick white creamy vaginal discharge?

Yeast Infection : If there is itching or dryness associated with the discharge it could be a yeast infection. I would recommend going to your local pharmacy and buying an over-the-counter medication, like monistat, to treat it if you have noticed any of these other symptoms. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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What do you suggest if I have an abnormal amount of vaginal discharge all the sudden that is thick and white, but has no stinky odor.?

What do you suggest if I have an abnormal amount of vaginal discharge all the sudden that is thick and white, but has no stinky odor.?

Vaginal Discharge: 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 urination or sex or redness/swelling then It is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation & accurate assessment. ...Read more

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Dr. Geoffrey Schnider
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Is thick white vaginal discharge normal for u?

Is thick white vaginal discharge normal for u?

Vaginal discharge: A thick white discharge, without an odor or irritation can be normal. Comprises shedding vaginal cells and secretions resulting in a thick white pasty discharge. Some women constitutionally have more vaginal. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Patterson
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Vaginal Discharge (Definition)

Vaginal discharge refers to secretions from the vagina. Such discharge can vary in consistency (thick, pasty, thin), color (clear, cloudy, white, yellow, green), and smell ...Read more


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Drainage (Definition)

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


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