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What does a normal vaginal discharge after childbirth look like?

What does a normal vaginal discharge after childbirth look like?

White, creamy: Most newborn girls who have vaginal discharge may develop white, creamy secretions. The vaginal discharge typically does not have any odor at all and is not associated with any pain or itching. In some cases, the discharge may even contain some blood and this is also quite normal. ...Read more

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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 color does normal vaginal discharge look like when its dried to your underwear?

What color does normal vaginal discharge look like when its dried to your underwear?

Depends: It can range from colorless to a light yellow. Other colors can be found but might not be "normal discharge". ...Read more

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Is a clear thick mucus like vaginal discharge normal?

Is a clear thick mucus like vaginal discharge normal?

Most likely yes: Clear thick mucus-like discharge is typical of ovulatory mucous. People often describe it as looking like egg white. That said, if your discharge has a funny odor, you have any itching or pain, or you could have been exposed to a sexually transmitted infection, then you should get checked out. ...Read more

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Excess vaginal discharge during sex. Like i'm dripping white discharge in the very beginning of our sex routine. Is this normal?

Excess vaginal discharge during sex. Like i'm dripping white discharge in the very beginning of our sex routine. Is this normal?

Infection ; hormones: Some vaginal discharge can be normal. As you go through the month your hormones cause changes in the discharge as does sexual stimulation. In some cases though discharge can be a sign of infection. Causes incluse yeast, bacterial vaginosis, and stds. There are simple tests that can be done in the office to determine if this is normal or not. ...Read more

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I have had a white milky vaginal discharge for the past couple of days. Seems like alot will come out while I am using the bathroom. is this normal?

I have had a white milky vaginal discharge for the past couple of days. Seems like alot will come out while I am using the bathroom.  is this normal?

Various reasons: 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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Vaginal discharge that is clear but elasticated like an artificial gunge or slime. What is it and is it normal? Concerned.

Vaginal discharge that is clear but elasticated like an artificial gunge or slime. What is it and is it normal? Concerned.

It depends: Vaginal discharge will change throughout the menstrual cycle and can be a normal sign of the hormonal changes of pregnancy. On the other hand, vaginal odor can be a sign of bacterial vaginosis. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. It is a good idea to get checked out. ...Read more

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My vaginal discharge smells like onion- is this normal?

My vaginal discharge smells like onion- is this normal?

BV: A change in vaginal secretion odor can indicate an imbalance in the bacteria or bacterial vaginosis. ...Read more

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Vaginal Discharge (Definition)

Vaginal discharge refers to secretions from the vagina. Such discharge can vary in consistency (thick, pasty, thin), color (clear, cloudy, white, yellow, green), and smell ...Read more