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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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Menopause (Definition)

Menopause occurs 1 year after the last time you had a period. However, when perimenopausal (the time leading up to your period stopping) you can have a # of sxs. Sxs may include waking up in the middle of the night sweating heavily; dryness of the vaginal tissue; irregularity of periods, hot flashes; mood swings & decreased interest in sex. In the us the ave age ...Read more

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Managing Menopause (Checklist)

See your doctor
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Consider taking hormones
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Exercise more, including weight lifting
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Improve your diet
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Which antiviral can be used for clear watery, vaginal discharge after menopause?

Which antiviral can be used for clear watery, vaginal discharge after menopause?

Why an antiviral?: An antiviral is for stopping viral infections. Just having a clear vaginal discharge doesn't mean there is a need for an antiviral. The primary care doctor or the ob-gyn doctor can check to see if there is any infection at all. ...Read more

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Have gone through menopause, have noticed larger amounts of discharge, clear and yellow with some lower abdominal pressure. is this an infection?

Have gone through menopause, have noticed larger amounts of discharge, clear and yellow with some lower abdominal pressure. is this an infection?

It certainly: sounds like it might be. I would be seen by your physician for an evaluation to see exactly what is going on. ...Read more

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Managing Menopause (Checklist)

Make exercise 5-7 times a week a life priority
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Check for food triggers for feelings of bloating
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Avoid weight gain by changing your eating habits
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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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Brown discharge after menopause, breast cancer taking aromasin and have lower back pain ?

Brown discharge after menopause, breast cancer taking aromasin and have lower back pain ?

Let gynecologist: Know because sometimes brown discharge can be older, deoxygenated blood. Although it could be benign- don't expect bleeding after menopause. Take care. ...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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Drainage (Definition)

Fluid coming out of an open area or wound. This can be infected ...Read more

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