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Do you have vaginal discharge before your period?

Do you have vaginal discharge before your period?

Maybe yes ; maybe no: 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

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 happens to vaginal discharge before your period?

What happens to vaginal discharge before your period?

Depends: Some people will get an increase in mucous discharge with ovulation. In some patients the hormonal changes can increase risk of yeast infections. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have clear, watery vaginal discharge before your period?

Is it normal to have clear, watery vaginal discharge before your period?

Sounds normal: That sounds completely normal. There is a mucosal plug in the cervix that is released right before your cycle. That is likely what you are experiencing. If you're having any symptoms of itching or discharge then you should see your dr. ...Read more

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Hi. I was wondering if it is normal to have clear watery vaginal discharge one week before your period?

Hi. I was wondering  if it is normal to have clear watery vaginal discharge one week before your period?

Yes: Vaginal discharge changes at all sorts of times throughout a woman's cycle. Signs of abnormal discharge include discharge with a foul odor, an odd color or abnormal discharge accompanied with abdominal pain or vaginal irritation. These need to be evaluated as soon as possible for causes. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get cramps and vaginal discharge 9 days before your period comes?

Yes: At 49 years of age you may be in a peri-menopause with fluctuations in timing and amount of discharge. ...Read more

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Brown vaginal discharge 2 weeks before period?

Brown vaginal discharge 2 weeks before period?

May be ovulation: Occasionally we see a small amount of bleeding right at the time of ovulation and that could produce this brown discharge. Get checked if there are other symptoms or if it persists. ...Read more

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What could cause brown vaginal discharge, one week before period?

What could cause brown vaginal discharge, one week before period?

Anovulation: Yu've experienced a missed cycle. These are most commonly due to anovulation. This occurs when the ovary fails to release an egg. This alters hormonal levels which disrupts the cycle. ...Read more

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How long does it take after a vaginal discharge for a teen to get her first period?

Usually: …the average time is 3-6 months, but on occasion it can be a year or more. ...Read more

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Thick stretchy vaginal discharge for a week before period due. Should i be worried?

Maybe: If it is a clear mucusy discharge and you have periods shorter than 28 days, it may just be a sign of your ovulation which ususally occurs 14 days before your next period. It may also mean an infection and should be checked, especially if it has an odor, color, or causes itching and/or irritation... ...Read more

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I have heavy vaginal discharge and i yves not had my first period. What should I do?

I have heavy vaginal discharge and i yves not had my first period. What should I do?

Needs testing: 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 does your vaginal discharge look like when your a 1 week before your period comes ?

What does your vaginal discharge look like when your a 1 week before your period comes  ?

More info needed: This varies a lot from person to person. At 16, your own pattern of normal vaginal moisture or discharge may still be evolving. But if this is clearly new and different than before, you should see your doctor. There are too many causes to guess, but if you're sexually active, an STD is a possibility. So don't take chances -- get it checked out. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a odorless white vaginal discharge after about a week after your period?

Could be normal.: It could always just be physiologic discharge, but if it persists or there's vaginal irritation, have it checked by your obgyn for infections. The exam doesn't take long. Take care! ...Read more

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Having slimy and stretchy vaginal discharge during period. Is this normal? (i'm 22). Thank you!

Maybe : It is hard to assess vaginal discharge when someone is on their menstrual cycle. You could compare what you're experiencing now to the menstrual cycles you have had in the past. If this is not normal for you then you can schedule a visit for a evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes terrible smelling brown vaginal discharge for at least three days after each period ?

What causes terrible smelling brown vaginal discharge for at least three days after  each period ?

Infection possible: Because of the foul odor, you should probably be seen to rule out infection. If you are a tampon user and leave it in for prolonged periods of time, this can also cause odor. Some slight odor around the period may be normal. ...Read more

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Thick white lotion like vaginal discharge a week before period.no odor or discomfort , what can It be?

Thick white lotion like vaginal discharge a week before period.no odor  or discomfort , what can It be?

Normal: It is normal to have some vaginal discharge and that discharge will vary in amount during the cycle. What you describe sounds normal. ...Read more

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Heard that the smell of vaginal discharge can change to a metallic sort of smell when a period is oncoming? is this true?

Uncertain: The scent of the vagina will change somewhat throughout the month and is influenced many there factors. I would not draw any conclusions regarding the menstrual cycle by a metallic smell. If you feel the odor is abnormal or unpleasant then I would schedule a visit for testing. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause of vaginal odor. ...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


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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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