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I have thick white creamy vaginal discharge not to worried just curious what it could be?

I have thick white creamy vaginal discharge not to worried just curious what it could be?

Normal: sounds normsl. Mucous discharge can be white, grey, clear, green or yellow and be normal. This is determined by level of hydration and or foods eaten. Creamy texture is normal. ...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 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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Maintaining Vaginal Health (Checklist)

Avoid heavy detergents and soaps
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Avoid tight,t constrictive, non-breathable clothing
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Eat a diet low in sugars and carbohydrates
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Take probiotics
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Can having a thick creamy white vaginal discharge be a sign of pregnancy?

Can having a thick creamy white vaginal discharge  be a sign of pregnancy?

Yes and more.: You may be a bit more prone to develop vaginal discharge in pregnancy. However, many other scenarios can also present similarly (e.g. Normal discharge, infection, inflammatory changes, etc...). ...Read more

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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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Maintaining Vaginal Health (Checklist)

Wear clean, dry, breathable underwear
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Shower daily
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Do not wear a wet bathing suit after swimming for an extended period
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Maintain good nutrition to ensure good pH balance
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Thick creamy vaginal discharge, no itching, has odour, saw it after sex with hubby. its been there for 2 weeks now?

Thick creamy vaginal discharge, no itching, has odour, saw it after sex with hubby. its been there for 2 weeks now?

Need apt to Dx: You will need to seek medical care to make the Dx. Then samples of the discharge will be taken and the correct Dx made. DO NOT use any OTC vaginal products prior to going for the apt as this will obscure the possibility of a correct Dx at that visit. ...Read more

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Maintaining Vaginal Health (Checklist)

The vaginal is self-cleaning. Avoid harsh douches
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When toileting, wipe front to back to avoid spreading germs to vagina.
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Eat a healthy diet with plenty of fiber, vegetables and protein.
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Add a probiotic food like yougurt, sauerkraut, kimchee to your diet
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I just got off of antibiotics and I have white, creamy vaginal discharge. Just got off my per. A week ago. No smell, no itch. Is this normal?

I just got off of antibiotics and I have white, creamy vaginal discharge. Just got off my per. A week ago. No smell, no itch. Is this normal?

Yeast infxn p AB's: It is not unusual to develop a yeast infection after taking antibiotics. If it bothers you, you can try otc meds or can call the doctor who gave you the prescription for the antibiotics; (s)he can evaluate you and possibly recommend/prescribe a treatment. Sometimes probiotics while on antibiotics can help prevent the yeast infection. ...Read more

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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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