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On BC was 3 days late made it up on the 4th day. When my period hit next week I got a yellow discharge with odor instead. still no period been a week?

On BC was 3 days late made it up on the 4th day.  When my period hit next week I got a yellow discharge with odor instead. still no period been a week?

Irregular BC use: When you are irregular at taking your BC pills you run the risk of getting pregnant. Have you taken a Test? You could also have an infection called bacterial vaginosis. You should see a dr to get it checked out. ...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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Fishy discharge, yellow 3 days before period is due. What does this mean?

Fishy discharge, yellow 3 days before period is due. What does this mean?

Bacterial Vaginosis?: A discharge that smells like Ammonia or Fish is frequently Bacterial Vaginosis. This is not an STD but is treated with Antibiotics. Other vaginal infections can also have a bad odor. If you think there is an infection, you need an exam as this is the only way to know for sure what is causing the problem. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Yellow discharge after a while during mid cycle and then one day before period. What is this?

Yellow discharge after a while during mid cycle and then one day before period. What is this?

May be Normal: Some women will experience discharge during ovulation. It is usually clear and stringy. Some women will see it as light yellow. As long as it does not have a smell or itching or burning you should be OK. If you are exposed to a new partner, it will be best to get checked by your doctor. ...Read more

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Bright yellow discharge after my period? What could this be?

Bright yellow discharge after my period? What could this be?

Discharge: need to rule out infection . You need an exam to take cultures. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have yellow discharge one day before my period?

Yes: It could be a prelude to your period. It will probably start on time at day 38. It is only an issue if it is foul smelling, itchy, or profuse...Then you want to be seen. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have yellow warty discharge after your period?

Vaginal discharge: Yellow vaginal discharge often occurs with vaginal infections such as trichamonas, or long standing bacterial vaginal infections. I do not know what you mean by warty infections however if you have genital warts, it is often accompanied by a mucus like vaginal discharge. Seek medical attention for this problem ...Read more

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I'm having sharp pains like i'm going to have my period and heavy yellow discharge both everyday?

I'm having sharp pains like i'm going to have my period and heavy yellow discharge both everyday?

Possible infection: Possible infection and needs to be checked and culture taken and may need to be treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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What does it mean if i've had a white/yellow discharge since i've stopped my period 2 weeks ago?

What  does it mean if i've had a white/yellow discharge since i've stopped  my period 2 weeks ago?

Could be infection: Vaginal discharge could mean an infection, especially if it is yellow. Bacteria may have had a chance to grow more with the presence of blood from your period/ or use of tampons, etc. Also, if you are sexually active, you could be exposed to other possible infections. If there is new discharge, it's a good idea to have it checked out. ...Read more

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Got my period Jan 13 Finished jan 21 received yellow bloody discharge on Jan 23,25,26 anyone know why?

Got my period Jan 13 Finished jan 21 received yellow bloody discharge on Jan 23,25,26 anyone know why?

Mid-cycle bleeding: Old blood from scant mid-cycle bleeding. Mid-cycle bleeding is most likely ovulation bleeding. This type of bleeding is predictable, occurring 10-16 days after the onset of the patient's last menses, light, and lasts 12-72 hours. It occurs in 10%-30% of women and is considered normal, resulting from a sudden surge in estrogen at ovulation that then drops, causing destabilization of the endometrium ...Read more

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Having a brown yellow smelly discharge before and after period and lasts a couple of days what dose that mean ?

Having a brown yellow smelly discharge before and after period and lasts a couple of days  what dose that mean ?

Bacterial vaginosis: Bacterial vaginosis is the most common vaginal infection. It is an overgrowth of normal vaginal bacteria, not a sexually transmitted infection. When it mixes with blood or semen the ph gets elevated releasing the fishy odor. It is easily fixed with antibiotics. Other infections are possible too so testing is warranted. ...Read more

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My period was over a week late and was very light and only lasted a day and is brown/yellow discharge. what could this mean?

My period was over a week late and was very light and only lasted a day and is brown/yellow discharge. what could this mean?

Uncertain: 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 (i.e. PCOS). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more