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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

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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Is it normal to have small amount of vaginal discharge during ovulation? What hormone causes it? Is it known as spotting?

Is it normal to have small amount of vaginal discharge during ovulation? What hormone causes it? Is it known as spotting?

Yes: There are 2 types of possible discharge at ovulation. More common is sticky clear mucous indicating ovulation time. This is called "spinbarket". The second less common is spotting due to dropping estrogen levels. ...Read more

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I was supposed to be ovulating this week and I have had no vaginal discharge this whole cycle. Why is that?

I was supposed to be ovulating this week and I have had no vaginal discharge this whole cycle. Why is that?

Absence of discharge: Many women ovulate and are aware of or don't have vaginal discharge of mucus. You need to have your md confirm ovulation, and perform a post coital test (check for sperm in cervical mucus 6-8 hrs after sex around ovulation). ...Read more

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White slippery vaginal discharge, am i ovulating?

White slippery vaginal discharge, am i ovulating?

Possibly: This type of discharge is common when ovulating and may occur 10-14 days prior to your menses ...Read more

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Just had vaginal discharge that was cloudy, stringy, and extremely stretchy.. What could it have been? We thought she had ovulated already

Just had vaginal discharge that was cloudy, stringy, and extremely stretchy.. What could it have been? We thought she had ovulated already

Variation in cycle: How long ago do you think she ovulated? Menstrual cycles are not like clockwork and often have variations. Her ovulation may have happened later than you expected. ...Read more

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Is thick vaginal discharge something to worry about if it's after you should have ovulated but there are no other symptoms such as itchiness, odor etc?

Is thick vaginal discharge something to worry about if it's after you should have ovulated but there are no other symptoms such as itchiness, odor etc?

Thick white dx: Studies show stress, menses can cause a yeast infection. Sometimes I find in my practice women do not notice the odor associated with BV but a physician might. See your PCP or OB for an exam. ACOG recommends women with new discharge or odor get an exam. BV and yeast infections often coexist. Good luck. ...Read more

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How can I know that am i ovulating or not? There's been a delay of 3 months in my periods and i m having a continuous vaginal discharge..

How can I know that am i ovulating or not? There's been a delay of 3 months in my periods and i m having a continuous vaginal discharge..

Ovulation: It is difficult to say in that situation, but it you are having continuous discharge, i would recommend seeing a gynecologist. ...Read more

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On nexplanon birth control been noticing white clear stretchy vaginal discharge can I be ovulating?

On nexplanon birth control been noticing white clear stretchy vaginal discharge  can I be ovulating?

Very unlikely: When on Nexplanon, ovulation does not happen or only rarely happens. Even if it happens, the contraceptive's other effects still prevent pregnancy from occurring. However, life is never exact. If a woman is worried, she can do a home urine pregnancy test 3 weeks after sex. Tests are inexpensive, very accurate, and sold in stores everywhere. ...Read more

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Thick clear/white stretchy vaginal discharge immediately after sex in panties during ovulation week?

Normal: During ovulation the vaginal wall undergoes changes that makes secretions more viscous. In fact in the past, the consistency of vaginal discharge was used to see if woman was ready for ovulation. You notice more secretions after secular intercourse as expected. ...Read more

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Can you please tell how the vaginal discharge looks before and after period? Before and during ovulation ? And in normal days? Thanks.

Impossible: There is no such standard to teach you. Vaginal discharges can be normal or abnormal based upon symptoms, situation, current status of health, body temperature, infections, sexual activity and/or orgasm. There is no such simple list. ...Read more

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I ovulated on June 20 based on vaginal discharge. When can I start testing. My period are sometimes irregular. Ranging from 35-40 days?

Wives Tales: Following cervical or vaginal discharge is not in any way a reliable way to monitor any part of a menstrual cycle. But, you test the morning after the day your period is missed. ...Read more

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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. Philip Chenette
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Ovulation (Definition)

Ovulation is the act of the ovary releasing the egg after it has been hormonally prepared, to be ...Read more