Vaginal Discharge

Vaginal discharge is a normal occurrence. But, certain changes in the color or consistency can indicate a problem. Conditions associated with abnormal vaginal discharge include yeast infection, hormonal imbalance, sexually transmitted diseases, bacterial vaginosis, etc.

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Could vaginal brown discharge be a sign of cervical cancer?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 22 years old and I am sexually active for about four years now. For some 2 to 2.5 years, I am getting an occasional brown vaginal discharge, when I masturbate. Not a lot, just enough to cover my fingers. It does not happen all the time. There is no other pain or symptom associated wi...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The dark brown vaginal discharge that you are experiencing, especially after masturbation and usually in the second half of the cycle is often due to luteal phase defect which indicates progesterone deficiency. So, it is suggested that you should get your serum prog...  Read Full »

Will you suggest some good medicine to get quick relief from vaginal infection?

Query: Hi doctor, My wife is suffering from vaginal infection. She continuously scratches her vagina. She went to a doctor and got tablet Forcan 150 mg, Hhzole cream, tablet Dazit 5 mg and Hhlevo 5 mg. Still she is suffering a lot. Please suggest some good medicine for quick relief. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Your wife seems to be suffering from vaginal candidiasis or in simple terms fungal infection which presents as vaginal itching and thick white curdy discharge from vagina. She has already been prescribed Fluconazole 150 mg and local application of Clotrimazole cream fo...  Read Full »

Why do I not get vaginal discharge after pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, As a woman, we also have a water discharge after sex. But after my delivery, I lost this thing now. I do not discharge anything. Is it normal?  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Vaginal secretions are exudate from vaginal wall secreted in response to different local, hormonal or emotional events. Few women have excessive secretions genetically and sometimes happen without sex, orgasm, ovulation, fertilization or implantation. But sometimes stre...  Read Full »

I have a vaginal infection, with dry, itchy, and sometimes oozing skin. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have an infection around my vaginal area. The skin is itchy and dry, and sometimes fluid oozes out from it. How to treat it? Kindly help. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Sandhya Narayanan Kutty

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Hope you are doing well. Having gone through the history provided from your end, it appears to be tinea cruris. Tinea cruris is a fungal infection that affects the folds and unexposed areas of the skin. Most commonly seen on vaginal folds, groin, under the abdomen, ...  Read Full »

My fiancee is three days late on her period after sex. Is she pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor, I had sex with my fiancee 10 days ago. I used a condom and checked the leakage or damage after ejaculation. There was no damage involved. But, she is having yellow vaginal discharge and is three days late on her period. What may be the reason? Could it be pregnancy?Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Prabha Ranjan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your history and understand your concern. Pregnancy may be a chance. So, just take a pregnancy test with home urinary pregnancy kit available in the market. You can do with any urine sample or with early morning sample. Do a test as early as possibl...  Read Full »

I have been experiencing green discharge from my vagina, and there is the presence of a cauliflower-like bump near my vaginal canal. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had a green discharge problem for many years. Recently, I noticed a bump on the vagina opening and a cauliflower-like bump near the canal. I am scared. Could it be HPV or cancer? I am not sexually active, but auto-inoculation is a possibility. So I am scared HPV could have been ...  Read Full »

Dr. Priyadarshini Tripathy

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Vaginal discharge is quite common. But green vaginal discharge means that you have a vaginal infection. The most common causes of greenish vaginal discharge are: 1) yeast infection or vaginosis. 2) Sexually transmitted infections (STI) like trichomoniasis, gonorrhe...  Read Full »

Does hydrosalpinx recur after a bilateral tube disconnection?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 36 years old. I had a bilateral hydrosalpinx (HSG) mainly due to endometriosis. I do not have any pain symptoms, and I had a bilateral tubal disconnection to maintain the blood supply to the ovaries. After this, I had IVF but failed. I had HSG again, and I do not know if there was...  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan. R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I find lots of misunderstandings in the history. From the report (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity) you have sent, I can say that your uterus is normal and thereby there will be no problems in undergoing IVF (in vitro fertilization). Once the tub...  Read Full »

I have recurrent bacterial vaginosis and I am pregnant. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 26 weeks pregnant. And I am having recurrent bacterial vaginosis after using Metronidazole oral tablets and Terconazole vaginal cream for ten days. Kindly help. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Reetika Joshi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through the details and the reports presented by you (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). You have already taken the medicines needed. Please tell me if you still have the problem then we can decide on the medication based upon the wa...  Read Full »

Partner is yet to have her periods after Unwanted 72. Please suggest course of action.

Query: Hello doctor, My partner took an Unwanted 72 tablet on 15th last month and had bleeding from the 26th to 31st. Her expected date for the period was 6th this month but a doctor suggested she should wait till 15th. She started with an odorless vaginal discharge and has reduced since but is yet to have...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The bleeding that she had from 26th to the 31st, post Unwanted-72 intake, was the withdrawal bleed or her menses which got initiated as per the schedule of emergency pill intake. So, now her next bleeding or menses would only be after a month post 31st, that is, by t...  Read Full »

I have a bump on my vagina, and it is painful. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I had UTI two months before and now, I have a very painful bump at the right outer corner of the vagina which makes it difficult to walk and sit. I took antibiotics orally plus Fucidin cream as prescribed by the doctor, saying it could be an infection due to sweat glands. When I starte...  Read Full »

Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your history and understand your concerns. Your symptoms are suggestive of vaginitis. It is mainly due to fungal infection. Keep the area dry and clean, drink lots of warm water, eat a soft diet, and use antifungal medicine and cream for application....  Read Full »

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