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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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What does it mean when I have white creamy discharge?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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What does it mean when I have white creamy discharge?

Possibly nothing.: 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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Creamy Discharge (Definition)

White creamy discharge (whitish vaginal discharge) is a symptom in which the material coming from a woman's vagina is whitish. If it has a fishy odor, the cause ...Read more


Dr. Timothy Raichle
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Is it normal to have white creamy discharge after you have a early miscarriage does this mean your body is healing and getting back to normal?

Dr. Timothy Raichle
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Is it normal to have white creamy discharge after you have a early miscarriage does this mean your body is healing and getting back to normal?

Maybe: In the absence of symptoms such as itching, burning or odor, this is probably normal. If you had a d;c and antibiotics recently, then this might represent a yeast infection which can be treated over the counter. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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What happens if I missed my period and have white creamy discharge, does it mean I'm pregnant?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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What happens if I missed my period and have white creamy discharge, does it mean I'm pregnant?

The only way: to know for sure at this point is by taking a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Dr. Marvin Ott
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What does white creamy discharge mean ? It's been coming out of me for about a week.

Dr. Marvin Ott
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What does white creamy discharge mean ? It's been coming out of me for about a week.

See your doctor: It could mean a yeast infection, a bacterial infection, or an STD (since I am not familiar with your relationship status). The best idea is to be tested, so that you can get an accurate diagnosis and proper treatment. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Dr. Elizabeth Hutson
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Why when is time to ovulate I see a white creamy discharge instead that mean I never ovulate ir what?

Dr. Elizabeth Hutson
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Why when is time to ovulate I see a white creamy discharge instead that mean I never ovulate ir what?

Not necessarily: Discharge is different in all women and is not very specific. Typical discharge at the time of ovulation is clear, slippery and stretchy. This may not be detectable in every woman that is ovulating though. If you are having regular periods and having symptoms indicating your period is going to start (ie. Breast tenderness, bloating, or cramping) you are likely ovulating. ...Read more

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Dr. Gregory Hines
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What might a white creamy discharge from my vagina mean?

Dr. Gregory Hines
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What might a white creamy discharge from my vagina mean?

Yeast infection: It sounds like a yeast infection. You can try an otc cream or vaginal suppository, but if not successful, you should be seen. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
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What does it mean when your having white creamy discharge ? After a natural miscarriage

Dr. Jeff Livingston
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What does it mean when your having white creamy discharge ? After a natural miscarriage

Get tested: 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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Dr. Devang Patel
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What does a white, creamy discharge with a smell mean? It does not itch or burn.

Dr. Devang Patel
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What does a white, creamy discharge with a smell mean? It does not itch or burn.

Yeast: You can try a topical antifungal but make sure it is formulated for the area affected. Drink plenty of water. See a doctor if it gets worse. ...Read more

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