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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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This is awkward to ask but should I be concerned about a thick sticky long pale yellow vaginal discharge after my period? It's only ever happened 2X

This is awkward to ask but should I be concerned about a thick sticky long pale yellow vaginal discharge after my period? It's only ever happened 2X

Needs testing: Vaginal discharge will change throughout the menstrual cycle. Yellow/Brown right after a period can simply indicate old blood. Vaginal odor can be a sign of bacterial vaginosis. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. It is a good idea to get checked out. ...Read more

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I been having thick clumpy vaginal discharge. What could be?

See a doctor: It might be yeast or some other infection. Please see a doctor for a diagnosis. ...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 a clear thick mucus like vaginal discharge normal?

Is a clear thick mucus like vaginal discharge normal?

Most likely yes: Clear thick mucus-like discharge is typical of ovulatory mucous. People often describe it as looking like egg white. That said, if your discharge has a funny odor, you have any itching or pain, or you could have been exposed to a sexually transmitted infection, then you should get checked out. ...Read more

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What can cause white, thick, creamy, orderless vaginal discharge?

Non itching D/C?: If the discharge is non itching as described above, then it is a normal expression of vaginal fluids which can be more copious when sexually aroused. ...Read more

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Slimy, thick, pinkish tinted mucus vaginal discharge a few days. Why?

Vaginitis: Could be several things. Bacterial vaginosis is most likely, especially if it has an odor. Would need more info...Are you on a birth control pill, hormones, when was your last menstrual period, etc. ...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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Thick white vaginal discharge like lotion with no other symptoms. What do I do?

Keep an eye on it.: Leukorrhea is 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 & like uncooked egg whites), 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 ...Read more

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I have thick white vaginal discharge like lotion no other symptoms, what is this?

I have thick white vaginal discharge like lotion no other symptoms, what is this?

Might be nothing.: Leukorrhea is 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 & like uncooked egg whites), 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 ...Read more

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I have quite thick whiteish vaginal discharge that smells like onion what causes this?

I have quite thick whiteish vaginal discharge that smells like onion what causes this?

Have MD check: Smell is very subjective and usually limited by the experience of the person doing the smelling. However, it is possible that it does indeed smell like onions. That could be a result of the foods you eat. It could also be that your vaginal flora has one predominant bacteria that creates that odor. However, there is no known vaginal condition that will predispose to an onion smelling discharge. ...Read more

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White, thick, creamy, orderless vaginal discharge. What does this sound like and should I be worried?

White, thick, creamy, orderless vaginal discharge. What does this sound like and should I be worried?

May be normal: Bacterial infections usually have an odor, yeast infections may not. Some women have heavier normal vaginal discharge than others. If concerned, vaginal infection panels are available such as oneswab from medical diagnostic labs. ...Read more

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Thick white vaginal discharge looks like it has small, thin layers of tissue in it. No blood. No odor. No discomfort.?

Thick white vaginal discharge looks like it has small, thin layers of tissue in it. No blood. No odor. No discomfort.?

GYN: Your discharge cannot be diagnosed online. I suggest a GYN exam and vaginal culture/STD screen if having unprotected intercourse. ...Read more

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Hello. I've been having an unusual vaginal discharge that's thick and clumpy with an unusual smell it doesn't smell fishy but the smell is abnormal?

Hello. I've been having an unusual vaginal discharge that's thick and clumpy with an unusual smell it doesn't smell fishy but the smell is abnormal?

Possible Candida: There are 3 main causes of abnormal vaginal discharge: Bacterial vaginosis, Candida (yeast) and Trichomonas infection. Candida tends to be thick, whitish and cheesy in consistency. For excellent patient information please go to
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I have been having thick vaginal discharge for a few months now and recently went to my Dr and was tested for everything and my labs came back normal?

Physiological: Vaginal discharge is not always problematic. If there was no evidence of bacteria, viruses or fungus in your swan then these may just be a hormonal response. If this does not settle and is bothering you, you may need gynecology input ...Read more

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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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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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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