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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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I had sex with my hubby on last 7sep, my last period date was aug 27th, now I had white discharge, is it sign of pragnancy or not?

I had sex with my hubby on last 7sep, my last period date was aug 27th, now I had white discharge, is it sign of pragnancy or not?

Doubtful: Many things can cause a white discharge and pregnancy is not the first to come to mind. If you are having itching, burning, or an odor, an infection is much more likely. Irritants and foreign bodies can cause a discharge (nuva ring and diaphragms frequently do as do some lubricants). It could well just be normal secretions. If your period is late do a pregnancy test. Good luck. ...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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Is it normal to get a lot of white discharge week before period?

Is it normal to get a lot of white discharge week before period?

Needs testing: 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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I'm having white discharge instead of period, what could be wrong?

I'm having white discharge instead of period, what could be wrong?

Sexually active? Yes: Take a pregnancy test. When pregnant vaginal discharge is thin, white ; milky. But because this is not a diagnostic symptom, a pregnancy test should be taken if you miss your period. ...Read more

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Meant to have period but have white discharge instead why? What does this mean?

Meant to have period but have white discharge instead why? What does this mean?

Sexually active? If: Yes take a pregnancy test. When pregnant, vaginal discharge is thin, white ; milky. But because this is not a diagnostic symptom, a pregnancy test should be taken if you miss your period. 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/stretchy), . ...Read more

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Period 12 days late, more white discharge than normal, negative pg test. Causes??

Period 12 days late, more white discharge than normal, negative pg test. Causes??

Pregnancy test: Most home pregnancy tests will detect a pregnancy as early as 10 days or so after a missed period. If it was negative, you should recheck the test within a week, just in case you checked too soon. Occasionally discharge will change right before your period as well. ...Read more

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21 days before period, and my white discharge completely stopped, why? Is it or normal?

Discharge.: Leukorrhea is a clear to white vaginal discharge made up of vaginal secretions, debris and dead white blood cells. It does not have an odor, cause burning, pain, itching or redness. It is normal for the consistency and amount to change throughout your menstrual cycle. For instance, there is more when ovulating or pregnant. By discharges that are symptomatic should be medically checked. Take care. ...Read more

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Period twice in one month lotiony white discharge a week after 2nd period neg test...Help?

Period twice in one month lotiony white discharge a week after 2nd period neg test...Help?

A one-time symptom?: A doctor can check to see if there is a medical issue, if a woman has mild menstrual-related symptoms. Many women have some variation of their menstrual symptoms on occasion. Some women feel normal after a few days, but others do have bothersome symptoms and follow-up with their doctors. Some symptoms are from changes in hormone levels. A pregnancy test is reliable the week after missing a period. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have white discharge or even feel wet a week before period? Are we supposed to feel dry at this moment?

Is it normal to have white discharge or even feel wet a week before period? Are we supposed to feel dry at this moment?

DISCHARGE: It depends on what kind of vaginal discharge you have. If colored itcan be trichomonas or bacterial infection. Monilial are like cottage cheese appearance. Your discharge is white so it is normal. ...Read more

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White discharge the day your period supposed to come. What could it be?

White discharge the day your period supposed to come. What could it be?

Sexually active? If: Yes - take a pregnancy test. When pregnant, vaginal discharge is thin, white ; milky. But because this is not a diagnostic symptom, a pregnancy test should be taken if you miss your period. ...Read more

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Would I have a lot of white discharge before my period?

Would I have a lot of white discharge before my period?

Discharge: Yes it is possible. It can be physiologic discharge or corpus luteum. Both conditions are normal and are hormonally triggered. ...Read more

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I have white discharge but I don't get my period. Is that normal?

I have white discharge but I don't get my period. Is that normal?

No: Normal, no. Common, yes.

Women with anovulatory cycles (without producing eggs) have irregular cycle length--or miss periods. The most common cause of this is pcos, which is associated with being over weight, abnormal hair growth, and abnormalities of blood sugar. White discharge can be caused by many things, but high blood sugar is one of them. ...Read more

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Haven't had my period in a month and I have a white discharge. Help?

Sexually active? If: Yes - would take a pregnancy test. When pregnant, vaginal discharge is thin, white ; milky. But because this is not a diagnostic symptom, a pregnancy test should be taken if you miss your period. A clumpy (cottage cheese- like), white, non- odorous discharge associated w itching, burning, swelling or redness can be due to yeast infections. ...Read more

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If I have a lot of white discharge and my period hasn't come what could that mean?

If I have a lot of white discharge and my period hasn't come what could that mean?

Check pregnancy test: If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. The vaginal discharge will require an examination for testing and treatment. ...Read more

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Why would it be that my period is late with white discharge?

Why would it be that my period is late with white discharge?

Sexually active? # 1: Is pregnancy. Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). ...Read more

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White discharge right before period?

White discharge right before period?

Progesterone: Every month? Progesterone levels increase the week before cycles and can effect discharge changing it. A natural process. Wt changes can effect the balances of these hormones and thus the discharge. Some women will have cravings for sugar the week before cycle and this can effect the discharge as well. ...Read more

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'white discharge on day period is due?

Sexually active?: If yes, then take a home pregnancy test. When pregnant, vaginal discharge is thin, white ; milky. But because this is not a diagnostic symptom, a pregnancy test should be taken if you miss your period. ...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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45 days late for period five negative test losing white discharge?

45 days late for period five negative test losing white discharge?

Stop Testing: You can stop testing. There are many other possible reasons why one misses a period. Are you talking to your girlfriends? Have you never missed a period before? When did your mother or female siblings begin menopause? ...Read more

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What is the meaning of thick white discharge day before expected period?

Normal: This is a normal change of the normal vaginal discharge. At the end of the period, the vaginal secretions become white, cloudy, and thick. It is just due to the hormonal changes. No concerns. I hope this helps ...Read more

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White discharge for more than a year with no period. What does this mean?

White discharge for more than a year with no period. What does this mean?

You may need to: Check for a vaginal infection. If there are no other symptoms, such as vaginal itching, odor, etc. Then you may be starting irregular spotting/ periods with your hormone cycle at your age. It could be very early on, or minor spotting may be a fluke. But if it continues, you may need to see a GYN or family physician to help you figure out the peri menopause cycle. ...Read more

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