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This is awkward to ask but should I be concerned about a thick sticky long pale yellow vaginal discharge after my period? It's only ever happened 2X

This is awkward to ask but should I be concerned about a thick sticky long pale yellow vaginal discharge after my period? It's only ever happened 2X

Needs testing: Vaginal discharge will change throughout the menstrual cycle. Yellow/Brown right after a period can simply indicate old blood. Vaginal odor can be a sign of bacterial vaginosis. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. It is a good idea to get 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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For two months, I am having brown vaginal discharge after period . It starts after 5-6 days of stopping my period and continues upto next cycle?

For two months, I am having brown vaginal discharge after period . It starts after 5-6 days of stopping my period and continues upto next cycle?

Something is wrong: This is abnormal. It is past time for an examination at the GYN's office. Please contact them today to make an appointment to be seen. ...Read more

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I'm having green veins in chest and vaginal discharge after period. What could be wrong?

I'm having green veins in chest and vaginal discharge after period. What could be wrong?

Personally: I am not aware of any correlation between the two except if both complaints came about same time. In that case make sure you are not pregnant. I would not be concerned about the veins, be examined by an obgyn if the discharge is new! ...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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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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Please tell me what are signs period is really close besides vaginal discharge?

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?

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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I have heavy vaginal discharge and i yves not had my first period. What should I do?

I have heavy vaginal discharge and i yves not had my first period. What should I do?

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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Why after your period you have no vaginal discharge?

Why after your period you have no vaginal discharge?

Vaginal discharge: During the first two weeks after your period starts, you are in the "proliferative phase" of your cycle and your hormonal status decreases the amount of discharge you may have. ...Read more

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What is the mucusy vaginal discharge you get after your period?

What is the mucusy vaginal discharge you get after your period?

Mucous: It's just that. The vagina and cervix, normally, generates mucous as part of the natural reproductive function and/or response to stimuli as the case may be. ...Read more

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What causes late period, chronic pain in concentrated area and white vaginal discharge?

What causes late period, chronic pain in concentrated area and white vaginal discharge?

Check a HPT?: 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 (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have increased vaginal discharge around your period & while on the pill?

Is it normal to have increased vaginal discharge around your period & while on the pill?

Yes: Some people have increased discharge at different or consistent times of their menstrual cycle. It is not uncommon for there to be some change in vaginal discharge with a new pill. If the discharge is increasing, concerning, associated with an odor or discomfort, however, it would always be worth seeing a doctor who can test for simple treatable causes such as yeast or bv. ...Read more

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Have brown vaginal discharge. Period this week but took plan b. Could this be my period?

See your doctor: Brown discharges are not normal from the vagina and could reflect infection, contamination, or more esoteric things, you need a proper vaginal examination (speculum and all) to get this checked out. Could be old blood or even part of a tampon left behind. ...Read more

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Vaginal discharge that's green and missing my period I'm on bc and don't know what to do I'm on week 4 of pills ?

Vaginal discharge that's green and missing my period I'm on bc and don't know what to do I'm on week 4 of pills ?

Get tested: There are a lot of causes of vaginal discharge. You will need to see a doctor for testing. It is not rare to miss a period when on birth control. If you are concerned that you might be pregnant then check a pregnancy test ...Read more

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Why do I have dark brown vaginal discharge for several days after my period? It happens after every menstal cycle.

Why do I have dark brown vaginal discharge for several days after my period? It happens after every menstal cycle.

Menses: This simply may be delayed clearance of blood from the lining of the uterus, but the only way to evaluate this would be to do a pelvic exam. See your gynecologist. ...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