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Yellow/Brown vaginal discharge with odor during pregnancy is that normal, could it be from my progesterone suppesitory?

Yellow/Brown vaginal discharge with odor during pregnancy is that normal, could it be from my progesterone suppesitory?

Possible BV: You may have an infection like bacterial vaginosis. It is treated with a vaginal gel or pull and is one of the most common causes of vaginal discharge with odor. You should see your doctor and have them examine you and treat you if needed especially since you are pregnant. Sometimes infections that are untreated can increase your risk for preterm delivery. ...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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Greenish-yellow vaginal discharge, what to do?

Greenish-yellow vaginal discharge, what to do?

See gynecologist: Discolored vaginal discharge suggests that there maybe an infection that could have long-term health consequences like inability to become pregnant if not diagnosed and treated properly. Gynecologists have the tests and expertise available to diagnose and treat abnormal vaginal discharge. ...Read more

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What should I do for a yellow vaginal discharge?

What should I do for a yellow vaginal discharge?

Needs testing: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe. ...Read more

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What causes an orangish (dark yellow) vaginal discharge?

Different causes: You need to have the discharge checked by your health care provider. There are several ways to check the cause, including microscopic evaluation and culture. It should be checked by your health care provider. ...Read more

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Yellow vaginal discharge no odor?

?: The only way to be sure would be to go to your doctor for tests and to look at the discharge under the microscope. ...Read more

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Is yellow vaginal discharge normal everyday

Is yellow vaginal discharge normal everyday

Vaginal Discharge: This should not be happening to you and I would recommend urgently that you get to see a good trustworthy health care provider.

I am worried of a retained tampon or other product used for your menstrual periods or an infection.

This should not be ignored. ...Read more

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Greenish-yellow vaginal discharge. Is this normal?

Greenish-yellow vaginal discharge. Is this normal?

Vaginal discharge: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe. ...Read more

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What determines whether vaginal discharge (mucus?) is clear or yellow?

What determines whether vaginal discharge (mucus?) is clear or yellow?

Why?: I am not sure why this is important to you. Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your pa. ...Read more

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Yellow vaginal discharge, no smell, no odor, no itchyness, just a lot of yellow discharge.

Probably not normal: Some dried yellow discoloration on panties is normal as vaginal secretions often turn yellow/brown when they dry. A thick yellow discharge from the vagina though is not normal, and even without other symptoms can be a signs of a sexually transmitted infection and needs to be checked out. Yeast infection or BV would usually not be yellow, but if you are not at risk sexually is another possibility. ...Read more

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I have vaginal discharge which looks like mucus with slight yellow color to it what can it be?

I have vaginal discharge which looks like mucus with slight yellow color to it what can it be?

See doctor: The vagina is "self-cleaning, " by which I mean that there is always some scant discharge of mucus and cellular debris, and that douches are not needed... and can actually cause infections. Anything that goes into the vagina or any stress/illness/medications can potentially harm the normal balance of the organisms living in the vagina, leading to a bacterial or yeast overgrowth. Also possible STD. ...Read more

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What may be causing a yellow thick mucus looking type vaginal discharge but no odor and no other symptoms?

What may be causing a yellow thick mucus looking type vaginal discharge but no odor and no other symptoms?

Discharge: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe. ...Read more

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I'm having very thick, like glob, yellow vaginal discharge. Its light yellow with no smell. Should I b worried?

Possible infection: A thick yellow vaginal discharge may signal infection. Best to see a health care provider for examination. ...Read more

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I have been getting vaginal discharge lately that is yellow in colour. With no odour, pain or itching. Is this normal?

Needs to be checked: It needs to be checked and discharge cultured for bacterial infection including chlamydia and gc if you are sexually active. ...Read more

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Yellow/green vaginal discharge. No strong odor. Occasional cloudy light yellow urine. Symptoms caused by same culprit?

Yellow/green vaginal discharge. No strong odor. Occasional cloudy light yellow urine. Symptoms caused by same culprit?

Not likely: Vaginal infections are independent of urinary tract infections. The cloudy urine can be caused by contamination from vaginal discharge or be due to sedimentary chrystals in the urine. Your gynecologist is best qualified to evaluate and advise you as it appears that you have a vaginal infection. ...Read more

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Yellow/green/white colored vaginal discharge. A bit thicker than normal. Normal smell and no other symptoms. What is it?

STD check needed: Colored (yellow, green, beige) discharge suggests infection, including STDs like gonorrhea or chlamydia, assuming you are sexually active. Possibly a vaginal infection like trichomonas or bacterial vaginosis, but these usually cause odor. Get examined and tested ASAP, either with your doctor, your local health department STD clinic, or a reproductive health clinic like Planned Parenthood. ...Read more

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What is wrong? My daily vaginal discharge changed from white to light yellow two weeks ago. The texture is also a bit watery. My odour is fine.

Vaginal discharge: Could be infection. Sometimes the usual bacteria in the vagina mycoplasma/ureoplasma overgrow and cause infection, which I usually treat with zithromax if not allergic. Follow up with your doctor/urgent care ...Read more

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In the past couple of months I've been getting a thick yellow vaginal discharge and I'm also sometimes itchy there, I'm a virgin, what could this be?

Vaginal discharge: Often common with hormonal regulation to get
discharge that's itchy. Sits baths are helpful and
good hygiene, no bubble baths and or detergents.
You can use Mycology ointment or mono stat to reduce
the yeast there and symptoms of itch. See GYN MD if persists or worsens. ...Read more

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For 2 days now I have had vaginal discharge that is yellow with a water like consistency. It coming in very large amounts. What could have caused this?

For 2 days now I have had vaginal discharge that is yellow with a water like consistency. It coming in very large amounts. What could have caused this?

Recommendation: You need to be seen by doctor ASAP. You just so young and need to be healthy. For this reason you need to be treated properly by doctor after evaluation. ...Read more

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What is the normal vaginal discharge color supposed to be? Because mine has always been a creamy yellow I can't tell sometimes if there is a green color in it or if its just a strong cream yellow..

Hello.: Hello. Normal vaginal secretions are clear to white / creamy. The viscosity can change depending on when you ovulate, become pregnant etc. White discharge is leukorrhea which is made up of things like dead cells, dead white cells and normal secretions. It can turn slightly yellow when it dries in your underwear. Green or dark yellow, clumpy or malodorous discharge may be abnormal. If that were the case, would get it checked - especially if there is redness, swelling, itching or pain. Take care. ...Read more

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My vaginal discharge is medium yellow. Is this abnormal.

FayeF yes: It is abnormal to have a yellowish vaginal discharge. You should see your GYN or PCP for evaluation and treatment. A whitish discharge is usually normal. ...Read more

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What can cause yellow vaginal discharge with a fishy odor?

Bacterial vaginosis: A fishy odor is most commonly caused by overgrowth of certain bacteria in the vagina. There are several possible causes and while it is not necessarily a sexually transmitted infection it could be. A diagnosis should be obtained by pelvic examination. There are characteristic findings on microscopic evaluation of the discharge. See your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean to have yellow vaginal discharge?

What exactly does it mean to have yellow vaginal discharge?

Various causes: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe. ...Read more

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Is it normal for vaginal discharge to be very light yellow in color?

Is it normal for vaginal discharge to be very light yellow in color?

Needs testing: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe. ...Read more

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How come I had yellow vaginal discharge for 3 days? Is that normal?

Probably not: It is probably not normal but Also it does not mean it is un common or that it is life threatening. Avoid douching, cosm├ętic soaps /lotions and go see your doctor. Depending on the cause is the discharge a diagnosis and treatment plan can be made. ...Read more

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Why do I have a yellow vaginal discharge with no other symptoms that comes and goes?

Why do I have a yellow vaginal discharge with no other symptoms that comes and goes?

You may need to: Check for a vaginal infection. If there are no other symptoms, such as vaginal itching, discharge, odor, etc. Then you may be starting irregular spotting/ periods with your hormone cycle. Monitor your symptoms and your irregularity well. But check for vaginal infections first. ...Read more

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I am having a thick, dry yellow vaginal discharge. What is the cause for this symptoms?

I am having a thick, dry yellow vaginal discharge. What is the cause for this symptoms?

See doctor: May be an infection and you need to have cultures and a microscopic analysis of the discharge. ...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