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White Discharge Instead Of Period
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
No: Could be normal physiologic discharge or bacterial overgrowth. ...Read more
Week late into her period, had sex once on her 21st day of cycle, and I pulled out, she is having watery white discharge instead of period since then?
Some thoughts...: In a woman with regular periods, some causes of a late period include: excessive weight loss or weight gain, increased exercising, emotional stress, having an illness, traveling, medicines (like birth control pills), hormonal imbalances, etc… Pregnancy is the common cause of a missed period, if sexually active. A home pregnancy test is very accurate when done 3 weeks after sex. ...Read more
Im having a white discharge instead of period. im 2 days late. my period is supposed to come yesterday. im experiencing a slight cramps. what could it?
Pregnancy test: If you had sex since your last period, it would be prudent to do a home pregnancy test. If the result is negative repeat the test 4-5 days later unless you get a period by then. 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, or IUD. Practice safe sex if you have sex. ...Read more
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