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Doctor insights on: Thick Yellow Mucus Discharge During Pregnancy

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Yellow/Brown vaginal discharge with odor during pregnancy is that normal, could it be from my progesterone suppesitory?

Yellow/Brown vaginal discharge with odor during pregnancy is that normal, could it be from my progesterone suppesitory?

Possible BV: You may have an infection like bacterial vaginosis. It is treated with a vaginal gel or pull and is one of the most common causes of vaginal discharge with odor. You should see your doctor and have them examine you and treat you if needed especially since you are pregnant. Sometimes infections that are untreated can increase your risk for preterm delivery. ...Read more

Mucus (Definition)

Like material that functions to moisten and protect inner body surfaces. The viscous slippery substance that consists chiefly of mucin, water, cells, and inorganic salts and that is secreted as a protective lubricant coating by the cells and glands of the mucous membranes. The free slime of the mucous membranes, composed of secretion of the glands, various salts, ...Read more


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I took Monistat 3 two weeks ago and now I have a smelly, off yellow mucus discharge... What is it?

I took Monistat 3 two weeks ago and now I have a smelly, off yellow mucus discharge... What is it?

May be a bacterial I: May be you have a bacterial vaginal infection and it needs to be examined and culture taken and appropriate treatment given. ...Read more

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Is brown or yellow mucus discharge ever normal in first trimester....And what if it comes and goes away completely

Is brown or yellow mucus discharge ever normal in first trimester....And what if it comes and goes away completely

Yellow yes: Normal colors for mucous are yellow, clear, white, grey, and green. All dependent on hydration and types of food eaten.

Brown would make me think of old blood. Possibly from the cervix from intercourse or maybe placenta implantation. If it has gone away and there are no other symptoms, I would just watch and wait. It it continues and is associated with other symptoms, then fu with your ob. ...Read more

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Every once in a while I get a yellow anal mucus discharge and this time it was mixed with a little blood, what does that mean?

Every once in a while I get a yellow anal mucus discharge and this time it was mixed with a little blood, what does that mean?

Rectal bleeding: Blood and mucus from the anus is not normal. It may indicate colitis, either infectious or other. Hemorrhoids may bleed but there is no mucoid discharge. It sounds like you would benefit from a sigmoidoscopy/colonoscopy. ...Read more

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2+weeks:mucus discharge streked wi blood, stools completely changed to being small formless and mushy. 2day saw yellow in mucus. Young adult. Worried?

2+weeks:mucus discharge streked wi blood, stools completely changed to being small formless and mushy. 2day saw yellow in mucus. Young adult. Worried?

Colitis: This is consistent with mucus colitis which could be due to irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease or an infection. The blood is nonspecific and can occur with any if these conditions or with associated hemorrhoids or anal fissure. Avoid harsh roughage, take kaopectate (kaolin and pectin) as needed for loose stools, but consult your physician if symptoms persist and appropriate tests with stool culture. ...Read more

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I'm having brown vaginal mucus discharge daily vs yellow or white what can be the cause?

I'm having brown vaginal mucus discharge daily vs yellow or white what can be the cause?

Infection?: There are many causes of abnormal vaginal discharge, but colored vaginal discharge usually means infection, including STDs like gonorrhea, chlamydia, or trichomonas if you are at risk. Any new, abnormal, or unexplained vaginal discharge should be professionally evaluated. See your doctor soon. ...Read more

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Decrease in mucous discharge at 38 weeks pregnancy. Is it normal?

Normal: Mucus discharge in pregnancy is very inconsistent. Sometimes there is a lot and sometimes there isn't. Both are normal. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I had protected sex usin condom, next day spotting occured in addition to normal colorless mucous discharge. Means? 28 old female, never had pregnancy.

I had protected sex usin condom, next day spotting occured in addition to normal colorless mucous discharge. Means? 28 old female, never had pregnancy.

Spotting: A single episode of spotting probably has very little significance. Now on the other hand if you spot between periods frequently I would suggest you see your doctor. ...Read more

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Is white creamy odorless cervical mucous a pregnancy symptom with a little watery clear discharge?

No it isn't: Vaginal discharge is not a pregnancy symptom. It can indicate a sexually transmitted disease of other infection. Schedule a visit for testing. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. Consider starting birth control as well. ...Read more

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Period over 24 days late. Dark brown stringy mucous discharge & brown spotting for two days now 3 negative OTC pregnancy test no pregnacy symptoms?

Period over 24 days late. Dark brown stringy mucous discharge & brown spotting for two days now 3 negative OTC pregnancy test no pregnacy symptoms?

See your doctor: If you had unprotected sex, not on a birth control and 24 days late, its advisable to see your doctor for proper evaluation/rule out of pregnancy.You can also use this visit to discuss with your doctor which birth control would be appropriate for you. Please always remember to practice safe sex (use condoms). Know that birth control will not protect from sexually transmitted diseases. Take care. ...Read more

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Vaginal itching, dryness, thick mucus discharge, pain during sex, vaginal odor & burning. Not an STD, yeast inf, or BV. Have gotten medicine for all.?

Vaginal itching, dryness, thick mucus discharge, pain during sex, vaginal odor & burning. Not an STD, yeast inf, or BV. Have gotten medicine for all.?

No, but...: No one drug for all around. To decide what may fit your need, one has to analyze your detailed history of all related symptoms + findings of physical exam + proper testing as needed. How to put all related things together correctly? Follow instruction in articles listed in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onUTI. Html & http://www. Formefirst. Com/onLifeBasics. Html. Thereby you can work better with your doc. ...Read more

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White thick and watery discharge during 39 weeks of pregnancy. What does that mean?

White thick and watery discharge during 39 weeks of pregnancy. What does that mean?

Call your OB MD: Your OB md needs to check you immediately to make sure that your membranes or bag of water has not ruptured. If it is ruptured then infection can set in after 24 hours. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have thick white discharge during my 1st trimester of pregnancy?

Is it normal to have thick white discharge during my 1st trimester of pregnancy?

Yes: It may benefit from Monistat if itching but blood flow starts to increase to the vagina causing more discharge, congradulation's. ...Read more

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Thick discharge during pregnancy. Is this normal?

Can happen: Ok provided it is thick, clear, no itch, no irritation, no odor. If it is watery thin, then make sure it is not amniotic fluid. ...Read more

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Clear/white thick mucus discharge?

What?: From which body opening is the mucous coming from? ...Read more

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Been having clear discharge mucus thick like clear snot no period yet been almost two weeks almost everytime I wipe I get clear mucus discharge?

Itching or odor?: If there is no itching or odor the discharge may be normal. It is often emitted in mid cycle to facilitate sperm passage through the cervix. ...Read more

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I ovulated on the 6th, I had unprotected sex on the 1st. On the 8th & still continuing, I had mild cramps & thick white mucus discharge. What is this?

I ovulated on the 6th, I had unprotected sex on the 1st. On the 8th & still continuing, I had mild cramps & thick white mucus discharge. What is this?

Mittelschmertz: This is a term used for the pain that accompanies ovulation, and which usually last for a day or so after the event. If you think the cramping is from something else, or is not improving on its own, please have an OB examine you and find out what is happening ...Read more

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I am experiencing thick mucus discharge.

Please be more: Specific regarding where this mucus is coming from and if you have any symptoms. Can resubmit. ...Read more

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Thick mucus discharge? What did she give me?

Thick mucus discharge? What did she give me?

Find out: If you have reason for worry the steps are: 1) see a doctor, there's no other way to tell if you 'got' anything, 2) talk with her (?) i'd to learn the facts before jumping to conclusions. ...Read more

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I had sex 6 months ago and have had a regular period until now. I now have a thick, light pink mucus discharge and my period is due in a week.

I had sex 6 months ago and have had a regular period until now. I now have a thick, light pink mucus discharge and my period is due in a week.

See GYN: This is unlikely to be related to the sexual encounter 6 months ago. Consult your GYN and get examined. ...Read more

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I had my son 7 weeks ago and had sex yesterday. A few hours later I had cramping then today I have been having a thick yellow mucus like discharge.?

I had my son 7 weeks ago and had sex yesterday. A few hours later I had cramping then today I have been having a thick yellow mucus like discharge.?

STD: I would see your OB. You may have contracted chlamydia, gonorrhea or some other form of STD. Your partner should also get checked and treated. If you are nursing make sure your OB gives you medication that is safe for your baby. ...Read more

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Should I be worried about vaginal discharge? I had a c-section on march 5. In the last few days I've noticed a difference in discharge. It's yellow, thick and has a mucus-like consistency.

Vaginal: Vaginal discharge can vary depending on where you are in your cycle. If you have vaginal odor, pain, or irritation, then you may be dealing with an infectious process (bacteria or yeast). If any of these signs are present please consult your doctor.
Take care. ...Read more

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Thick pinkish mucus discharge, why do I have this?

Thick pinkish mucus discharge, why do I have this?

Depends: Discharge in a woman can be abnormal, normal, or transitional. It all depends on your history. It may be important for you to see a provider to be sure. They may be able to run tests on the discharge and obtain a complete history. Some common causes of discharge can be yeast, bacterial vaginosis or stds. ...Read more

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I am having a thick mucus discharge, I am 50?

Normal: Mucus discharge by itself is often normal. If it becomes discolored, irritation, or with a bad odor it needs to be further evaluated. ...Read more

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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...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