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Thick creamy stretchy discharge before period, should I be concerned?

Thick creamy stretchy discharge before period, should I be concerned?

No: As your hormones change during the month, so does the cervical mucus. If it doesn't itch or have an odor, its probably normal. Best wishes! ...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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Spotting week before period, negative test, now white creamy thick discharge?

Spotting week before period, negative test, now white creamy thick discharge?

Normal: It can be normal to spot a few days before your period. Thick white discharge is also normal at this stage in your menstrual cycle. If the spotting continues or bothers you, consider seeing a doctor. Birth control pills can help with spotting between periods and make your periods lighter as well, best of luck! ...Read more

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Clear thick snot like discharge with blood 9 days before period what does this mean?

Infection? STD?: At your age (22), most vaginal discharge of this sort is due to an infection, usually an STD. Any and all abnormal or new vaginal discharge needs professional evaluation, so see your doctor. Be sure you are tested for gonorrhea and chlamydia. Good luck! ...Read more

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Days before period and extremely thick white discharge. Normal?

Days before period and extremely thick white discharge. Normal?

Possible: A white discharge is likely normal and the vaginal discharge is usually thicker just before the period starts. ...Read more

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Thick milky white white discharge 3 days before period. Should I be worried?

Thick milky white white discharge 3 days before period. Should I be worried?

Vaginal discharge: Vaginal discharge can be very worrisome sometimes. By what you described it could be a simple vaginitis or candidiasis. Also a normal cervical mucous its sometimes seen before a period due to natural hormonal changes. Patients your age must rule out cervical cancer and ovarian or fallopian tubes disease. Those can also have abnormal vaginal secretions. ...Read more

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What causes women to get thick creamy white discharge 1 week before period is due?

What causes women to get thick creamy white discharge 1 week before period is due?

Discharge is normal: It's normal for a woman to have discharge every day. Discharge typically changes in consistency through cycle based on changes in hormones. So long as discharge doesn't itch or smell fishy, it's okay. Sometimes when women have copious amount of discharge it can be a sign of a bacterial infection. If you're worried, see doc for check up! ...Read more

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My girlfriend is having thick white discharge two weeks before period. What does this mean?

My girlfriend is having thick white discharge two weeks before period. What does this mean?

Possible Yeast Infec: This could be a yeast infection that would require antibiotics to clear out. Have her see her doctor. ...Read more

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Thick creamy white discharge 1.5 weeks before period. No itching/discomfort?

Thick creamy white discharge 1.5 weeks before period. No itching/discomfort?

Probably normal: The nature and volume of the vaginal discharge will vary through the cycle. At the time of ovulation the discharge becomes thinner and the volume increases. At the point you note - you would have already ovulated and you may be seeing the inherent increase in discharge. After a few more days the discharge will usually decrease - as the time for the period approaches. ...Read more

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

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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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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Is white kind of chunky (resembles wet toilet paper) discharge 5 days before period normal? Or should I be worried about pregnancy?

Is white kind of chunky (resembles wet toilet paper) discharge 5 days before period normal? Or should I be worried about pregnancy?

Yeast infection: Your description sounds consistent with a yeast infection which would not be an uncommon thing to develop before your cycle. If there is a change in ph that can predispose as can the use of antibiotics or elevated sugars. Yeast infections, usually but not always, are described as itchy. If there has been sexual activity without the use of contraception and menses late then should do preg test. ...Read more

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Had thick milky discharge before period. My period was like normal & lasted 5 days. Then the day after it ended I had pink discharge. Could I be preg?

Had thick milky discharge before period. My period was like normal & lasted 5 days. Then the day after it ended I had pink discharge. Could I be preg?

Possible: Thick milky discharge make me think of a yeast infection. Pink discharge as the menstrual flow slow and now a bit of irritation from the cervix. Unlike to be pregnant if you had a normal heavy flow. ...Read more

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Currently 4 days late. Took two pregnancy test, they both came out negative. No spotting just white pretty thick discharge usually get before period?

Currently 4 days late. Took two pregnancy test, they both came out negative. No spotting just white pretty thick discharge usually get before period?

May re do test: You may repeat the test in 3-4 days, if you do not get your period by then. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. ...Read more

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1 week before period, larger nipples, and thick white discharge. No consistent symptoms, only when I stress about them. Am I just psyching myself out?

1 week before period, larger nipples, and thick white discharge. No consistent symptoms, only when I stress about them. Am I just psyching myself out?

Probably: It sounds like you are looking at normal changes occuring during your cycle and blowing them out of proportion. Consider keeping a menstrual calendar and record all of your symptoms to give you a better idea of what is normal for you. If you are still concerned, that record will also be useful to your doctor. ...Read more

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Thick brown stringy odorless discharge that only lasted 2days about a week before period is due what is this? Oh and I know its not an STD impossible

Thick brown stringy odorless discharge that only lasted 2days about a week before period is due what is this? Oh and I know its not an STD impossible

Bloody discharge: Some women due to hormonal influence, may experience spotting or bloody-mucous discharge a few days before starting menstruation. Recent birth control changes, significant weight changes may contribute to this but it is best to see your gynecologist to be safe, especially if you are sexually active. ...Read more

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Two weeks before period I had thick brown discharge that lasted for four days. Now my period is three days late. 2 neg. Pregnancy tests. What's wrong?

Midcycle bleed: You probably had an mid cycle bleed due to the hormone surges associated with ovulating.

Recheck you upt in a couple of days. You may need a serum test at your doctors test to get final confirmation. ...Read more

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Thick white discharge 3 days before period. I also just found out I have endometriosis cyst on my ovary. Can I still get pregnant or is it harder too?

Thick white discharge 3 days before period. I also just found out I have endometriosis cyst on my ovary. Can I still get pregnant or is it harder too?

Endometriosis: Endometriosis makes it harder to get pregnant but it is still possible. Seeing an obgyn who is knowledgeable in this field will help. Thick discharge has little to do with endometriosis in my opinion but warrants to be checked for infection. ...Read more

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What is wrong when you have thick, sticky brown vaginal discharge before period is due? Also, I took emergency contraceptive 3 weeks ago.

What is wrong when you have thick, sticky brown vaginal discharge before period is due? Also, I took emergency contraceptive 3 weeks ago.

May be nothing wrong: What you are experiencing may be a variation on normal or the effect of plan B. If you miss your period by 4-5 days, do a home pregnancy test. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully.
If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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I have discharge before period normal?

Probably: Leukorrhea is a normal vaginal discharge made up of cells and fluid. The consistency, color and amount of this discharge can change depending on time of the menstrual cycle & whether pregnant or not pregnant.
If you have significant changes in vaginal discharge color, odor, itching, burning or swelling - please seek evaluation. Take care. ...Read more

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Is less discharge before period normal?

That is fine: The texture, color and amount of vaginal discharge is constantly chanfing. ...Read more

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When to expect discharges before period?

When to expect discharges before period?

Leukorrhea: Leukorrhea is a normal vaginal discharge made up of cells and fluid. The consistency, color and amount of this discharge can change depending on time of the menstrual cycle & whether pregnant or not pregnant. ...Read more

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Light green discharge before period, help?

Light green discharge before period, help?

D/c: A trichomoniasis vaginalis parasitic infection can lead to frothing, greenish-yellow, malodorous vaginal discharge. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more

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I have brown bloody discharge before period?

I have brown bloody discharge before period?

This may be: Some blood being cleaned from your uterus. ...Read more

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Is tan colored discharge a week before period normal?

Is tan colored discharge a week before period normal?

Yes: This is not uncommon as long as other reasons are ruled out (cervical irritation for example). ...Read more

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Pinkish discharge 4 days before period. Is this worrying?

See your doctor: This could be from a number of things including polyps, ovarian cysts, a cervical lesnion and endometrial hyperplasia (a thickening of the uterine lining that may become canerous.) Please see your gynecologist. ...Read more