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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

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 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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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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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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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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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. Walter Kobasa
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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