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Can you tell me how i can stop wearing panty liners?

Can you tell me how i can stop wearing panty liners?

Need more info: Your question implies that you might be having problems related to abnormal bleeding. If you are having bleeding that requires daily liners, then you need a visit to an ob/gyn to perform an exam, labs and likely an ultrasound too! ...Read more

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Does wearing panty liners every day rly cause BV?I wear (non-perfumed) ones but for only about 8 hours and I change every time I use the restroom.

Does wearing panty liners every day rly cause BV?I wear (non-perfumed) ones but for only about 8 hours and I change every time I use the restroom.

Makes no difference: There have always been urban myths and old wives' tales about tight clothing and vaginal infections in women. Mostly these concerned yeast, but if there is any connection at all, it is very minor. There certainly is no evidence that panty liners, underwear, or other clothing increase the risk of bacterial vaginosis -- not even a theoretical reason why they might. Don't worry about it. ...Read more

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Hello docs. I was wondering can wearing panty liners cause vaginal pimples?

Hello docs. I was wondering can wearing panty liners cause vaginal pimples?

Some women who: have sensitive skin may have a contact reaction to panty liners causing what you have described. However, there are also other causes of "pimples" in the vaginal area. I would recommend you see your doctor to have it looked at. ...Read more

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Would you recommend a child wearing a panty liner for excessive discharge? She has hormonal imbalance, and she is 4.

Would you recommend a child wearing a panty liner for excessive discharge?   She has hormonal imbalance, and she is 4.

Yes: I expect parents to do whatever it takes to get through the problems they face day by day. If this has been assessed and you expect it to continue, do whatever it takes to balance the needs of the kid and you as a parent. ...Read more

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I have been having watery discharge since satruday it is clear to light peach color.so much that it runs down my leg if I'm not wearing a panty Liner?

I have been having watery discharge since satruday it is clear to light peach color.so much that it runs down my leg if I'm not wearing a panty Liner?

Vaginal discharge: Any new, abnormal, or unexplained vaginal discharge should be professionally evaluated. There are many possible causes. Infections including STDs are common causes if sexually active and at risk. See your doctor soon. Good luck! ...Read more

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Had unprotected sex on 19th start bleeding lite red blood with mild cramps not heavy bleed because i'm wearing a panty liner could i b pregnant?

Had unprotected sex on 19th start bleeding lite red blood with mild cramps not heavy bleed because i'm wearing a panty liner could i b pregnant?

Its possible: If you miss a period, take a pregnancy test. Otherwise see your doctor to discuss options for birth control (assuming that is the intention). ...Read more

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I wonder if wearing those panty liners is leading to more allergies or infections. Any thoughts gynos?

I wonder if wearing those panty liners is leading to more allergies or infections. Any thoughts gynos?

Possibly: The fragrances in the product may be an irritant. Try a fragrance-free or “all natural” brand. ...Read more

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For a few days now when i go to change my panty liner i've notice that the liner has what looks like a black discharge on it?

For a few days now when i go to change my panty liner i've notice that the liner has what looks like a black discharge on it?

Probably Blood : Brown or black equals old blood. It sounds like that was your period although likely not a normal period for you. It is typical to have an "off" period every now and then. This usually corrects itself over the next few cycles. If it continues see your doctor to discuss cycle regulation. Birth control is very effective at regulating the cycle and preventing pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it healthy to wear a panty liner daily? Does it matter if it's disposable or reusable? What about fragrance or odor-absorbing technology?

Is it healthy to wear a panty liner daily? Does it matter if it's disposable or reusable? What about fragrance or odor-absorbing technology?

If needed: panty liners could be used daily. Disposable would be a lot easier to deal with. Fragrance free is a better option for some women. ...Read more

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I am 18 years old, I am worried because i saw for about 24 hous brown on my panty liner and i don't know what is it, i think i never expirienced it?

I am 18 years old, I am worried because i saw for about 24 hous brown on my panty liner and i don't know what is it, i think i never expirienced it?

May not mean : Anything.You have to observe for now rather than fear of the unknown. Need other signs and symptoms to make a diagnosis.If you have other manifestations, then it is best to consult with your physician. ...Read more

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A lot of white discharge that I have to use a panty liner?

A lot of white discharge that I have to use a panty liner?

Vaginal discharge: Could be due to a yeast infection. You can try OTC products for that first, especially if itching. If it continues, see your physician for a pelvic exam to rule out infections. Some discharge is normal with your cycle from clear and slippery to egg white and sticky. ...Read more

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Its not bad to use everyday a panty liner its not cause for the uti?

Its not bad to use everyday a panty liner its not cause for the uti?

Can : Wearing a pantyliner (esp if it is a deodorant liner) can cause irritation which can make you more prone to a uti. ...Read more

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I am only getting a tiny bit of blood if i stick a tampon in me but not on a panty liner. Help?

I am only getting a tiny bit of blood if i stick a tampon in me but not on a panty liner. Help?

Period time or not?: If it is period time then the lining of the womb may not be very much to shed. If it is not time for your period and pregnancy has been ruled out by testing, then age 42+ year old patients sometimes "skip" cycles because of no ovulation nearing menopause. ...Read more

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If I leak a little, can I wear regular panty liner or should I pay more for those special ones?

If I leak a little, can I wear regular panty liner or should I pay more for those special ones?

Fully your choice.: Choose what you feel most comfortable and secure with. Patients who experience incontinence vary widely in their comfort and tolerance for leakage. Liners are the least cumbersome and are easily changed, but do not offer the protection of products like poise pads or full adult diapers if you have higher volume leakage. Feel free to ask your urologist or gynecologist for samples or recommendations. ...Read more

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I've just had an internal ultra scan and since then I've had a white discharge and its quite a lot I have to wear a panty liner ime 67.?

I've just had an internal ultra scan and since then I've had a white discharge and its quite a lot I have to wear a panty liner ime 67.?

Could be: Ultrasound gel that was used for the exam. If it wasn't present before the exam, and goes away in a short time, this is the most likely reason. If it persists, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Before I have 2-4days period, I usually use only 1 pad a day. Now I have scanty and only drops on my panty liner it's been 6days already. I am worried?

Before I have 2-4days period, I usually use only 1 pad a day. Now I have scanty and only drops on my panty liner it's been 6days already. I am worried?

Rule out pregnancy: Any change in the pattern of your period when there is the chance of becoming pregnant, means pregnancy should be checked for. If not pregnant, then changes in periods can be a normal reaction to stress, activity changes, recent medication use. It is pretty common and if you feel fine and are not pregnant, then wait and see. If it happens again on your next period, it is worth getting checked. ...Read more

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Can using a panty liner cause vaginal itching?

Can using a panty liner cause vaginal itching?

Yes: It is possible that a panty liner or a pad can cause vaginal itching. For some women the chemicals or materials in pads cause an irritation or allergic reaction. For other women the pad holds moisture up against the skin and that causes itching or irritation. ...Read more

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Is it normal for my periods to be light enough for a panty liner?

Is it normal for my periods to be light enough for a panty liner?

Menses: Light menses can be normal. Sometimes unusually light menses are a sign of an underlying issue. A md can easily answer your question after evaluation. ...Read more

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Sooo I have had discharge that dries yellow on a panty liner and it's just a lot but no other symptoms?

Sooo I have had discharge that dries yellow on a panty liner and it's just a lot but no other symptoms?

Pelvic exam: You would need a pelvic exam by a medical practitioner and to determine the cause and appropriate treatment needed if any ...Read more

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I have a white milky discharge it's strong in smell and it comes out so much I have to wear a panty liner?

I have a white milky discharge it's strong in smell and it comes out so much I have to wear a panty liner?

See your GYN: This can be a yeast infection, bacterial vaginosis, or other common infections. Your gyn can run a few simple tests on the fluid to identify the cause. ...Read more

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Why am i experiencing dark brown discharge everyday on my panty liner it doesn't look like blood what is the cause of this?

Why am i experiencing  dark brown discharge everyday  on my panty liner it doesn't look like blood what is the cause of this?

Irregular bleeding: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Yellow/tan stains on panty liner. Has an odour but I can't tell if It's normal or bad. What could it mean? Preg? I hadperiod last week. No sex since

Yellow/tan stains on panty liner. Has an odour but I can't tell if It's normal or bad. What could it mean? Preg? I hadperiod last week. No sex since

No: Yellow/tan stains don't mean you are pregnant (or not pregnant). They are the result of vaginal discharge. Sometimes this can be the result of an infection such as yeast, trichomonas, Bacterial Vaginosis or other infection. It can also be a normal finding. If it is persistent and bothersome, you should see your gyn and find out what it is. Best wishes! ...Read more

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My bf and i had intercorse and saw lot of blood never experienced that and than i put panty liner it wasnt piriod what was it so confused ?? Thankz

My bf and i had intercorse and saw lot of blood never experienced that and  than i put panty liner it wasnt piriod what was it so confused ?? Thankz

Can happen: However, if you are not up to date with gynecologic exams, would recommend having one done as this, rarely, can be a sign of problem with the cervix and early diagnosis is valuable. ...Read more

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