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Doctor insights on: White Lotion Discharge During Menopause

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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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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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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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Will discharge stop completely after menopause?

Will discharge stop completely after menopause?

Yes, but...: In menopause normal cyclical clear discharges will resolve with menopause. However, if this is not the normal small amount of cyclical discharge than the reason you are having the discharge should be evaluated by your gynecologist and treated appropriately. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have some discharge after menopause?

Is it normal to have some discharge after menopause?

Discharge: Vaginal discharge is abnormal at any age. It is often a sign of a vaginal infection. If the discharge is bloody, pathology of cervix and uterus has to be checked for. Your gynecologist is best qualified to evaluate, advise and treat you for your discharge. ...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

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I have missed my period for a week and I have a lot of lotion like discharge why is this?

Testing: Late periods are very common. If this is a one time problem it usually self corrects. If not then there are many options for cycle control. 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 requires testing to determine if an infection is present or not. ...Read more

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Thick white lotion like discharge why?

Thick white lotion like discharge why?

Uncertain.: A clumpy (cottage cheese- like), white, non- odorous discharge associated w itching, burning, swelling or redness can be due to yeast infections. Greenish yellow w bad odor; white, gray or yellow w fish-like odor; clumpy white w/o an odor, clumpy green or yellow are all types of d/c which can occur with infections. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; >. ...Read more

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Is brown discharge years after menopause normal?

Is brown discharge years after menopause normal?

No: Brown discharge suggests light bleeding that is not normal years after menopause. You need a complete exam, possibly ultrasound and biopsy of the linning of the uterus. ...Read more

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White lotion like discharge, I have been treated of UTI recently ?

White lotion like discharge, I have been treated of UTI recently ?

Depends on symptoms: If the discharge itches, burns or has a foul odor, it might be a yeast or bacterial infection. These occur somewhat commonly after taking certain antibiotics, because the normal, helpful bacteria called lactobacillus get killed off. If there is no symptom other than the discharge, it may be normal. ...Read more

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What does light green vaginal discharge in post menopausal woman mean?

What does light green vaginal discharge in post menopausal woman mean?

Vaginosis: Vaginosis. A bacterial vaginitis where the vault is colonized with bacteria. See your PCPS or GYN for antibiotics. This needs to be examined to obtain right diagnosis and appropriate treatment ...Read more

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Should i be worried about post menopausal occassional yellow heavy discharge?

Should i be worried about post menopausal occassional yellow heavy discharge?

No: I would not say that you should specifically worry about this, but know that with menopause, your ovaries are producing little to no estrogen. This predisposes you to vaginal infections such as yeast infections. The next time this occurs, treat with an over the counter yeast cream and see if this helps. ...Read more

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Thick white vaginal discharge like lotion with no other symptoms. What do I do?

Keep an eye on it.: 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 & like uncooked egg whites), Clear/watery or white d/c both occur during menstrual cycle.& pregnancy (white/ milky). It can be thin or thick & white to yellowish. Leukorrhea usually doesn't cause an ...Read more

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Menopause (Definition)

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