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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I am experiencing a vaginal rash leading to painful urination after treating a yeast infection. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am experiencing a rash after treating a yeast infection. It is isolated to a few areas on the exterior of my vagina. It is very painful to urinate or touch. The yeast infection symptoms came on after my boyfriend performed oral sex on me and I am curious if perhaps that triggered the...  Read Full »

Dr. Sanap Sneha Umrao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your case, and understand your concern. Without examination, it is difficult to comment on this. Is there ulceration, lesion, or only rash? Is there discharge from the vagina? If yes, then is it smelly? As per your description that could be an ulcer...  Read Full »

I have a greenish-yellow discharge with itching and burning in the vagina. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I have had an on-and-off greenish-yellow discharge. I am not sexually active; the symptoms also involve itchiness and a burning sensation inside my vagina. Please help me. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Sanap Sneha Umrao

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your case and I understand your concern. This is looking like a vaginal infection. Is it the first time this happening? Since how many days have you been suffering from? To avoid such infections, keep that area clean and dry, change undergarments ...  Read Full »

After unprotected intercourse, I have vomiting, back pain, and heavy discharge. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I had unprotected intercourse three days back, and now I am getting symptoms like vomiting, back pain, pain in my womb, and heavy discharge. So, should I take emergency contraceptive pills now? Will they work? Or should I take abortive pills?  Read Full »

Dr. Sanap Sneha Umrao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your case, and I understand your concern. Within three days, you will not get any pregnancy-related symptoms. This is too early to get that. Vomiting and pain could be because of some food or stress. Normally also, some water discharge occurs. If th...  Read Full »

I have pregnancy symptoms even after using a contraceptive implant. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 22 year old female, who has a 2 years old son. After he was born, I got a contraceptive implant. At first, the bleeding was not stopping, so the doctor made me take contraceptive pills, which helped stop the bleeding. The bleeding stopped for eight months, then when I started get...  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan. R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to How are you doing? From your history, I feel you are not having a good time with the implant. This subcutaneous device keeps releasing hormones throughout the speculated time. But this period issue is the main problem. As you are nearing the due date for removal of this d...  Read Full »

I was prescribed C2 Safe tablets for my white discharge issue but it resulted in bleeding. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, Before my periods I was having white discharge issues after which I consulted a nearby doctor. She asked me to put C2 Safe tablets. So after my periods, I put it in my vagina, but I do not why I started bleeding after taking the C2 Safe tablets. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Monica Mathur

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. C2 Safe tablet (Clindamycin and Clotrimazole) is an antibiotic preparation that should be inserted inside the vagina for its action. The bleeding that is occurring is unrelated to the tablet. As you are also taking ...  Read Full »

I have soreness, burning, pain, and itching during urination, along with discharge. Could it be a UTI or a yeast infection?

Query: Hi doctor, I am in a European country and the healthcare here is awful so I am going online for help. I think I have a UTI because I have had them in the past, but I also have soreness, burning, pain, some itching, and discharge. I think it might be a yeast infection, but I am not sure what colo...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It could be bacterial vaginosis along with candidiasis. Take lots of fluids and cranberry juice for UTI. Maintain strict local hygiene and use soft cotton undergarments. Use condoms to avoid transmission of sexually transmitted diseases. Have complete check and...  Read Full »

I am a 30-year-old female on contraceptives and getting spotting with an offensive odor. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 30-year-old female. I am on contraceptives and getting spotting with an offensive odor. Kindly help. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Sanap Sneha Umrao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Which contraceptive are you taking? Is there itching or any other lesions? How much is the discharge? Is there a burning sensation during urination or an increased frequency of urination? The discharge could be of some local infection or any other local lesions. There ...  Read Full »

I had unprotected sex last week and am having a white discharge since yesterday. Am I pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor, I had unprotected sex last week, and my period ended 17 days back. Since yesterday I have been experiencing an unusual sort of white discharge. I have a 35-day menstrual cycle. Am I pregnant?   Read Full »

Dr. Sanap Sneha Umrao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your query and understand your concern. You had intercourse around your ovulation date. If it was unprotected, then there is quite a possibility of pregnancy, but since you had intercourse just last week, we can not say anything this early. White dischar...  Read Full »

I have a thick vaginal discharge with redness and swelling in my outer vagina. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been having a lot of thick discharge. The outside of my vagina is red and swollen. My period is also late. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. It seems that you are suffering from some pelvic infection or sexually transmitted disease. I suggest you follow the instructions mentioned below. Take a vaginal swab. You can sit in warm water to reduce irritation and have a sitz bath multip...  Read Full »

Can bloody vaginal discharge also occur in sensitive cervix?

Query: Hi doctor, I have watery bloody vaginal discharge after my period but I saw on the internet that is a sign of cervix cancer. I went to the gynecologist and she said that everything looked good and I have a sensible cervix. I told her about the spotting but she really did not believe that it was a w...  Read Full »

Dr. Kohkade Pooja Raosaheb

Answer: Hello, Welcome to If your gynecologist examines your cervix and assured you about a healthy cervix than you do not have to worry. Bloody vaginal discharge at your age can be due to various causes. Bloody vaginal discharge due to cancer cervix in elderly women most commonly which is canc...  Read Full »

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