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Is it normal to have slightly white discharge before your period? I don't have a lot. I do notice that my breasts hurt slightly but not too much.

Is it normal to have slightly white discharge before your period? I don't have a lot. I do notice that my breasts hurt slightly but not too much.

Discharge: It is very normal for the discharge to increase all the way up to the period. The mucus is associated with the hormones and make the cervix and vagina more hospitable for sperm. Mid cycle the mucus is very sticky and stretchy, a good sign of ovulation. The breasts also respond to the hormones and therefore hurt around the period. ...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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Can a white creamy discharge right before your period be normal?

Can a white creamy discharge right before your period be normal?

Can be: But not usually. If this persists after a period, see a doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your ovulating to have a smelly milky white discharge 2 weeks before your period ? Does it mean you might have an std

What does it mean when your ovulating to have a smelly milky white discharge 2 weeks before your period ? Does it mean you might have an std

Sounds very normal: You can see an impressive change in cervical mucous right around the time of ovulation. It is completely normal. People who do natural family planning for contraception know that this is the fertile period and they avoid sex. If this is the only time of your cycle you notice this, then i would suspect that it is normal, but if it continues, you may want to be checked. ...Read more

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What does a white discharge the day before your period mean?? Preg? Not preg? Infection? Normal? Thank you for your help

What does a white discharge the day before your period mean?? Preg? Not preg? Infection? Normal? Thank you for your help

Hormonal changes: Usually women tend to get some increase in discharge around the time of the period that is from hormonal shifts. If there is any pain, bad odor or other symptoms you need to be checked for infection. If you miss a period check a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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I am having white discharge before period?

I am having white discharge before period?

May be normal: The vaginal discharge will typically wax and wane with the cycle. If you almost always notice an increased discharge before your period, it is probably normal for you. ...Read more

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Is white discharge a day before period starts normal?

Is white discharge a day before period starts normal?

A woman has: Vaginal secretions through out her menstrual cycle. There is nothing necessarily wrong with white d/c before your period. However, a clumpy (cottage cheese- like), white, non- odorous discharge associated w itching, burning, swelling or redness can be due to yeast infections.If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with >. ...Read more

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What does white discharge instead of expected period mean?

What does white discharge instead of expected period mean?

Sexually active?: 1-Are you sexually active? 2- having unprotected sex? 3-If so? when was your last sexual encounter? 4-is the discharge foul in odor?. If you answerec yes to the first 2 questions, then you could be pregnant. If no to both then it could just be hormonal. If you answered yes to questions 1,2 and 4, please see your primary doc for further test. ...Read more

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