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How should vaginal discharge look during menopause?

How should vaginal discharge look during menopause?

Vaginal discharge: may change gradually after menopause. In a woman who does not use hormones, the vaginal mucosa gradually becomes atrophic or thin. This can cause an inflammatory discharge that appears yellowish. There may also be spotting due to breaks in the mucosa especially with sexual activity leading to blood-tinged discharge. ...Read more

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Dr. Janet Greenhut
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Menopause (Definition)

Menopause is defined as the absence of menstrual periods for 12 months. During menopause, the ovaries stop producing estrogen and progesterone. After the complete transition into menopause, women can no longer get pregnant. The average age for menopause is 51 years old. Symptoms include dry vaginal tissue, irregular periods, hot flashes, mood ...Read more


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During intercourse, my discharge is sometimes clear and other times white with the consistency of lotion. It this normal? Why does this happen?

During intercourse, my discharge is sometimes clear and other times white with the consistency of lotion. It this normal? Why does this happen?

Probably normal: Vaginal secretions can vary from clear to whitish normally. Thick discharge may mean a yeast infection, so you might need to be seen. ...Read more

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Noticed during intercourse a white - lotion consistently - like discharge from vagina. Odor less. What could this be?

Noticed during intercourse a white - lotion consistently - like discharge from vagina. Odor less.   What could this be?

It could normal: Vaginal lubrication or infection like yeast. Get examined by your primary dr or gyn can confirm a DX ...Read more

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Burning sensation in and around vagina hi ..I have burning sensation in and around my vagina close to the time of ovulation and mensturation. I don't have any unusual discharge or pain/ discomfort during urination. If I use body lotion outside of vagina ,

Burning sensation in and around vagina hi ..I have burning sensation in and around my vagina close to the time of ovulation and mensturation. I don't have any unusual discharge or pain/ discomfort during urination.
If I use body lotion outside of vagina ,

It : It is impossible to say what could be causing your discomfort without a thorough exam and testing. You should give your doctor or an ob/gyne a call. After seeing you, they will be able to determine whether you just have vaginal dryness or something more concerning. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is discharge bad when its like lotion and smell

Any discharge: If you are having discharge, you should see your physician for further work up. ...Read more

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My discharge is ALWAYS white and creamy, like lotion or conditioner for your hair. It's consistency never changes. whats wrong?

My discharge is ALWAYS white and creamy, like lotion or conditioner for your hair. It's consistency never changes. whats wrong?

May be normal: White creamy vaginal discharge may be normal. If concerned, there are cultures that can be done of the vagina to determine if there is bacterial overgrowth causing vaginal issues. If so, treatments that reduce these symptoms are available. ...Read more

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9 days late, neg test no sign of af..not stressed or anything like that. I'm always regular...what's going on? White lotion discharge.

Not sure: The most common cause of missed menses is pregnancy; but on the other hand, home pregnancy test is pretty accurate. It is not un common to have occasional irregular menses. You could see your doc and get blood pregnancy test or just repeat the home pregnancy test in a week. The discharge could be normal or could be a yeast. ...Read more

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I have this white lotion like discharge is that a sign i'm pregnant?

Check a test : If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. Vaginal discharge is not a reliable sign of pregnancy. ...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