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Hello! I get cleanish white vaginal discharge before my period. Is this normal? I am a teen and have not had sexual contact.

Hello! I get cleanish white vaginal discharge before my period. Is this normal? I am a teen and have not had sexual contact.

Probably normal: 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

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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Is transparent vaginal discharge normal before period?

Is transparent vaginal discharge normal before period?

Your past history: Use your past as a guide. Is the discharge the same as you always have before your period or is this a new problem for you? If you always have this problem every month since you have been having periods then its likely normal. If you have never had this before then it is likely not normal and would require an exam and testing to determine the cause and treatment. ...Read more

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Brown vaginal discharge 2 weeks before period?

Brown vaginal discharge 2 weeks before period?

May be ovulation: Occasionally we see a small amount of bleeding right at the time of ovulation and that could produce this brown discharge. Get checked if there are other symptoms or if it persists. ...Read more

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What could cause brown vaginal discharge, one week before period?

What could cause brown vaginal discharge, one week before period?

Anovulation: Yu've experienced a missed cycle. These are most commonly due to anovulation. This occurs when the ovary fails to release an egg. This alters hormonal levels which disrupts the cycle. ...Read more

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Thick stretchy vaginal discharge for a week before period due. Should i be worried?

Thick stretchy vaginal discharge for a week before period due. Should i be worried?

Maybe: If it is a clear mucusy discharge and you have periods shorter than 28 days, it may just be a sign of your ovulation which ususally occurs 14 days before your next period. It may also mean an infection and should be checked, especially if it has an odor, color, or causes itching and/or irritation... ...Read more

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Does vaginal discharge stops before period?

Does vaginal discharge stops before period?

DC may stop: Vaginal mucous changes throughout your cycle. Some women notice less discharge prior to menses, others more and some no change. ...Read more

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Vaginal discharge 5 days before period?Normal?

Vaginal discharge 5 days before period?Normal?

Not likely: Some discharges normal as a woman goes through her menstrual cycle. If this is not a normal pattern for you though then this discharge is not likely normal. Schedule a visit for testing. ...Read more

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Does vaginal discharge increase or decrease before period ? Please answer in detail what exactly happens. Thankyou

Remains same: The amount of discharge doesn't change, but the consistency is thick. If you are trying to determine if you might be pregnant, discharge isn't the best marker. If you're worried, take a pregnancy test, as that's the best marker. Discharge changes mid-cycle when it becomes thin and watery. At other ends of the cycle it is thicker. ...Read more

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Clear, watery, vaginal discharge 3 days before period. No color but just like water & not foul but strange/strong smell. Already ovulated what's wrong?

Clear, watery, vaginal discharge 3 days before period. No color but just like water & not foul but strange/strong smell. Already ovulated what's wrong?

Multiple causes: It's probably normal. Semen comes out thin and watery, normal vaginal secretions are thin and watery. Bacterial vaginosis causes a thin discharge with a strong odor. If the problem persists, get it checks out. ...Read more

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Have very dark brown vaginal discharge this morning. A week before period should start. Have not had sex in last 2 months. On the pill for almost year?

Have very dark brown vaginal discharge this morning. A week before period should start. Have not had sex in last 2 months. On the pill for almost year?

Irregular period: This could just be a small irregularity in the period. Stress, infection, antibiotic use can all cause these irregularities. If you don't have pelvic pain or fever then you can see how it goes this month. If this occurs next month then see your doctor for check up. ...Read more

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Brown vaginal discharge and back pain? 11 days before period... Sex 3 months ago. Negative hpt. Got my period.

Brown vaginal discharge and back pain?  11 days before period... Sex 3 months ago. Negative hpt. Got my period.

Bleeding somewhere?: Brown color suggests blood..it can be intermenstrual bleeding from the uterus due to a uterine disorder or you may be referring to blood in the urine that somehow contaminates the area surrounding the urethra..get it checked ...Read more

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Is vaginal discharge a sign of period coming?

Is vaginal discharge a sign of period coming?

No: Vaginal discharge can be from many different causes. Determining cause would depend on more details about the timing of it, the amount, the color, age, any associated symptoms and lab testing. ...Read more

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Please tell me what are signs period is really close besides vaginal discharge?

Period: Usually, breasts are more tender and enlarged. Some women have slight cramping. Some have increased libido. Some women notice no changes. Emotionally, women can be more irritable, depressed and overly emotional. ...Read more

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Do you have vaginal discharge before your period?

Maybe yes ; maybe no: Leukorrhea is a 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), 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 odor. If you >. ...Read more

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What happens to vaginal discharge before your period?

What happens to vaginal discharge before your period?

Depends: Some people will get an increase in mucous discharge with ovulation. In some patients the hormonal changes can increase risk of yeast infections. ...Read more

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Vaginal Discharge (Definition)

Vaginal discharge is defined as secretions being expelled by the vagina. This can be physiologic or pathologic. Some common causes of abnormal vaginal discharge and yeast infections, bacterial vaginosis and sexually transmitted infections like ...Read more