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Thick Stringy White Discharge
I got thick, white, stringy discharge on the day I was supposed to have my period. I'm 2 days late. This has never happened b4. What could this be?
HPT: Ok, I am a little confused here. It says next choice" under medications. Does this mean that you have used this emergency contraceptive since your last period? Since this is an unknown, I will just provide a response for a woman who is sexually active with a late period and white vaginal discharge. I would take a home pregnancy test. It is the only way to know for sure if you are pregnant.See 1 more doctor answer
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
I have a very thick ordorless, white, stringy discharge. Almost like a booger consistency. I am on seasonique for 5 months. I thought I don't ovulate on it. Multiple negative pregnant tests. Doesn't itch?
It's normal: Vaginal secretions are the body's way of lubricating the vagina. The discharge can be thick or thin, clear, white or yellow. As long as there is no itching or foul odor, it's perfectly normal.See 1 more doctor answer
What could thick stringy white odorless vaginal discharge mean. Treated numerous times with 3 and 7 date yeast infection treatments.?
I am now 14 weeks pregnant and today I was experiencing sharp pains in my abdomen, a thick white stringy discharge, and a fever should I be concerned?
See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. Fetal wellbeing can be established.
Yeast infection?: Cannot diagnose on the internet without an exam and looking at the discharge. Might be helpful to have your obstetrician look at this. Not likely to be harmful to your baby, and hope you have a great one.
Normal vs infection: Some women's discharge varies w/time of month (relative to menses/periods). If you're otherwise asymptomatic, you can just take a wait & see attitude. If there's any itchiness to your vagina (i'm assuming that's where your discharge is coming from), you might have a yeast infection which should respond to many over-the-counter antifungals. If you're sexually active w/o using condoms, go see ur doc.
Not necessarily.: You didn't state when in your menstrual cycle this is occurring. Clear/stretchy discharge occurs with ovulation. 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.
Uncertain: Bacterial vaginosis can present with a yellowish cloudy, white or gray discharge which has a fish-like odor. A clumpy (cottage cheese- like), white, non- odorous discharge associated w itching, burning, swelling or redness can be due to yeast infections. Leukorrhea is normal vaginal discharge (d/c). D/c is composed of cellular debris, vaginal secretions ; bacteria ; is stimulated by ^ vaginal >.
Possible Reasons: 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/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.
From where?: It could be signs of infection.Get a more detailed answer ›
White discharge: Can be normal or a sign of yeast infection. If it doesn't stop, you may need to take antifungal medication, i.E yeast infection. If this does not stop it, you will need to see an ob.
Maybe: If you are mid-cycle then this change in cervical mucous is likely related to changes in cervical mucous that occur around ovulation.
Infection: Could be a vaginal infection such as bacterial vaginosis.See 3 more doctor answers
Where is it coming f: From. I will assume your vagina? Go see your ob/gyn doctor. If it is somewhere else - please ask your question again and specify.
Lately I have been noticing an excessive amount of thick white discharge. It does not have a strong odor. What could this be??
MIght be yeast: You may need a vaginal exam by your gyn This may well be a yeast infection as this is a common description for yeast. See the doc for best exam and treatment.
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