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I am having jelly like white and yellow vaginal discharge with backache after miscarriage. Is it normal or is it infection?

I am having jelly like white and yellow vaginal discharge with backache after miscarriage. Is it normal or is it infection?

Possibly: It's normal to have a bloody discharge for a couple weeks after a miscarriage. If you have fever or abdominal tenderness you should see your physician. ...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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I had miscarriage on 30th of march and since den I haven't seen my period and I have been having some thick vaginal discharge and serious back pain.

Miscarriage: Unfortunately this could be normal or grossly abnormal. I feel a visit with your fp or gyn is in order. Barring that visit the er. ...Read more

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I am 3 months pregnant, I am always experiencing brown vaginal discharge but I don't feel any pain or cramps is it a sign of miscarriage?

I am 3 months pregnant, I am always experiencing brown vaginal discharge but I don't feel any pain or cramps is it a sign of miscarriage?

Pregnant: Pregnancy at 49 years of age is precious pregnancy. You should see your obstetrician. They can organise scan and maybe vaginal swabs for you to ensure everything is ok with respect to pregnancy ...Read more

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Got pregnant in Aug, miscarriaged n Sept Hcg 0, no period, took a HPT 10/22/15 it's negative but I have nause & vaginal discharge should I b worried?

Got pregnant in Aug, miscarriaged n Sept Hcg 0, no period, took a HPT 10/22/15 it's negative but I have nause & vaginal discharge should I b worried?

Shouldn't be: You had a negative pregnancy test so the possibility of pregnancy is slim but it is always advisable to repeat the test in one - two weeks if concerned. Since a recent miscarriage, not unusual to get a discharge. No worries unless smelly or tender. Sorry for your loss. ...Read more

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I don't see much vaginal discharge during my10 weeks of pregnancy is it normal I'm worried abt miscarriage what's the reason having backache pressures?

I don't see much vaginal discharge during my10 weeks of pregnancy is it normal I'm worried abt miscarriage what's the reason having backache pressures?

Leukorrhea: As you get into your second trimester you will likely see more clear or thin white discharge called leukorrhea. The back discomfort is probably from the uterus making its way out of your pelvis and into your abdomen. However, it could be a uti. So have your provider check a urine for infection. ...Read more

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I'm 39, have 6 kids and have had 2 miscarriages. My period is like clockwork. I am now about 7-8 days late for my period. Took pregnancy test this a.m., negative. Back pain since missing period, light vaginal discharge. Vivid dreams and tiredness.?

I'm 39, have 6 kids and have had 2 miscarriages. My period is like clockwork. I am now about 7-8 days late for my period. Took pregnancy test this a.m., negative. Back pain since missing period, light vaginal discharge. Vivid dreams and tiredness.?

Late /missed period: Reasons for missed /late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight gain or loss, over-exercise such as in endurance athletes, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, medications (i.e., birth control) or med problem (polycystic ovary syndrome or Asherman’s syndrome. #1 reason is pregnancy. Can retake HPT in a week. ...Read more

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Can white vaginal discharge ok?

Can white vaginal discharge ok?

That depends: Yeast infections present w thick, white, chunky discharge w/o odor that can cause itching, burning w intercourse/ urination, pain, redness ; swelling. Normal vaginal discharge is called leukorrhea. It is composed of cellular debris, vaginal secretions ; bacteria ; is stimulated by ^ vaginal blood flow ; ^ estrogen. ^ is seen w ovulation ; pregnancy. It can be thin or thick ; white to yellowish. >. ...Read more

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I have brown bloody vaginal discharge?

I have brown bloody vaginal discharge?

That is likely old: Deoxygenated blood being cleaned from the uterus. If not occurring in conjunction with period it could be breakthrough bleeding. ...Read more

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My vaginal discharge normal or abnormal?

My vaginal discharge normal or abnormal?

Depends: Every woman has vaginal discharge. The amount and consistency can change with the hormones through the month. Discharge is only abnormal if it burns, smells bad or is irritating. Some STDs such as chlamydia do not always cause a discharge so if you are worried you have gotten an std, you will need a urine or vaginal test done. ...Read more

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Clear thinsticky vaginal discharge normal?

Vaginal secretions: 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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What causes a bad odor in vaginal discharge?

What causes a bad odor in vaginal discharge?

BV most likely: Bv most likely is the cause of a fishy smelling discharge. This is easy to treat and get rid of. See your gyn doctor. ...Read more

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How should I handle a white vaginal discharge?

Associated symptom: It really depends on e nature of the discharge? Is it associated with itching, odor, etc? In all likelihood it is probably a normal discharge but I would discuss with your gynecologist. ...Read more

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What color should normal vaginal discharge be?

It varries: Leukorrhea is a 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 >. ...Read more

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What causes vaginal discharge to suddenly stop?

Lack of information: Impossible to answer since you give no details about your type of, or history &characteristics of the discharge your are referring to. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I have vaginal discharge?

Vaginal discharge: Can be normal. But 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. ...Read more

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Is it normal for women to have vaginal discharge?

Yes: Some vaginal discharge during the menstrual cycle is normal. The discharge should not have an odor and there should be no itching. ...Read more

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I have had vaginal discharge for a year now, why?

I have had vaginal discharge for a year now, why?

Not enough info: To venture a guess. 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. ...Read more

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What could cause a pink vaginal discharge to happen?

What could cause a pink vaginal discharge to happen?

Pink vag discharge: Pink discharge usually is seen when a small amount of blood is present in cervical or vaginal secretions. It can be seen when there is no problem, but may signal infection, pregnancy issues or other gyn conditions. ...Read more

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What are some possible reasons for vaginal discharge?

Many: Normal mucous or vaginal secretions, infection, inflammation, irritation, masses, lesions, injury, lacerations, tumors, foreign bodies, fistula... ...Read more

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Why do I always have a lot of vaginal discharge, why?

Many causes: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe. ...Read more

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What is the cause of fishy smelling vaginal discharge?

Bacterial Vaginosis: Most common cause of a fishy vaginal discharge is bacterial vaginosis. It is not an std; it is similar to a yeast infection. It is the most common abnormal vaginal discharge. Other cause can be an std called trichomonas. Douching, recent increase in sexual frequency, or recent antibiotics/antifungal medication can increase one's changes, but it often occurs for "no reason". You need a rx to treat. ...Read more

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What to do if I have an increase in vaginal discharge?

That depends on the: Discharge. 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 ...Read more

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Should I be worried about odd colour vaginal discharge?

Yes: Greenish yellow w bad odor; white, gray or yellow w fish-like odor; clumpy white w/o an odor, clumpy green or yellow are all types of d/c which can occur with infections. ...Read more

Dr. Walter Kobasa
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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


Dr. Seth Derman
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Miscarriage (Definition)

A "lay" term for early pregnancy loss usually prior to the second trimester. Physician's use the term "spontaneous abortion" to describe these events, but the word "abortion" in lay use has come to connote only ...Read more