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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Due to vaginal itching and bloody discharge, I am unable to have intercourse. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I have been unable to have comfortable intercourse for two months and am not sure why. At first, I noticed dilute bloody tissue or discharge, which was probably blood from my period just about to start. Then I saw my vagina was very itchy for a week. Since then, occasionally, I would hav...  Read Full »

Dr. Alexander Davis, Md

General Practitioner, Family Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your explanation very carefully, and I am sorry that you are suffering from these problems. I suggest you have to see a local doctor. The probability that you are suffering from some form of infection that needs to be treated with prescription medicine is above 9...  Read Full »

Can brownish vaginal discharge be an abnormal sign during pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor,I am 11 weeks and 4 days pregnant. I have some sort of discoloration in my vaginal discharge. Initially, it was brown and pink, and later on, it was bright red for three weeks. I have done a transvaginal scan twice and everything is fine. Yesterday, I had my last scan and it was fine. Toda...  Read Full »

Dr. Ahmed Amdihun Essa

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Having intermittent bleeding in women around 11 weeks of pregnancy highly indicates a process of abortion. But your ultrasound showed you a normal finding. It is referred to as threatened abortion which is an early phase of abortion. More than 85% of bleeding is conside...  Read Full »

Why am I experiencing clear liquid discharge from my vagina?

Query: Hi doctor, I am nine days post ovulation and have been experiencing clear liquid discharge from my vagina since two days. I also have a headache, stomachache, and tiredness. I am a little overweight, so I have been starving myself. Is this clear liquid discharge normal?  Read Full »

Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Once ovulation occurs, the remaining follicle, called the corpus luteum, will keep producing hormone progesterone, for a possible pregnancy to get implanted in the uterus. There is nothing to worry as the watery discharge is because of this. Other symptoms include de...  Read Full »

What is the reason for having excessive white vaginal discharge?

Query: Hi doctor, I am getting excessive white discharge out of my vagina. It is leaving white streaks in my innerwear. It has has a minor yeast smell. But, I do not feel itchy or burning sensation. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It would have been better if you had given a few more details like your age, menstrual cycle, any other medical problems and sexual history. I will give the list of possibilities and their management here. It is most probably a candida infection, thick white curdy di...  Read Full »

What can cause vaginal burning and white discharge?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 26-year-old female with a weight of 72 kilograms and a height of five feet six inches. I have vaginal burning with white discharge. I have cramps after having an orgasm. I have an uncomfortable feeling in my lower body. What to do? Please suggest some home remedies. Before six month...  Read Full »

Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Based on your symptoms, you are suffering from a genital tract infection. Please mention whether you have any offensive odor with vaginal discharge or any associated itching. For having definitive treatment with antibiotics, more details are needed. Kindly consult a gyn...  Read Full »

Can vaginal infection cause fishy vaginal discharge and itching for two years?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a smelly vaginal discharge for the past two years. It seems to be a fishy odor. I never had any sexual intercourse. I have itching in my vagina. I am scared whether I have a vaginal infection. Please suggest.   Read Full »

Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You seem to have bacterial vaginosis. It is not an infection. It occurs due to an imbalance of healthy and unhealthy bacteria in the vagina. Every woman can have this imbalance. They act as security by preventing new infections from entering the body. Using Vaginal ...  Read Full »

Is prolonged brown vaginal discharge after taking emergency contraceptive normal?

Query: Hi doctor, I took choice 1500 last month on the day of intercourse. After ten days, I started to have a brown vaginal discharge with cramps. The discharge was not excessive but I have it for ten days. Still, I have discharge. I got my last period before a week of having sex. What to do?   Read Full »

Dr. Priyadarshini Tripathy

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Usually, ovulation occurs on the 12th to 16th day of periods and fertile window is the period where the egg is released from the ovary. As you have taken an emergency contraceptive pill on the day of intercourse, then the chances of getting pregnant are remote. You have...  Read Full »

Recently, I notice a strong smell in my vaginal discharge. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, From my last period, I notice a strong smell along with a change in the color of my discharge. It seems to be abnormal. I have discharge almost every day between the periods. It occurs most often during ovulation. I am taking Nicaprin tablet twice daily as prescribed by the dermatologist...  Read Full »

Dr. Manisha Auradkar Raghunath Auradkar

General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. First of all, I would like to know few things. Please mention whether you have regular periods and the discharge is present during your periods or on other days. Please mention your last menstrual phase. There are different reasons for having ...  Read Full »

Why do I have yellowish vaginal discharge and itching?

Query: Hi doctor, I would like to ask questions about my problem. I have vaginal discharge and I started to have a watery discharge. I also have a mild odor with yellowish discharge when I started using birth control pills. I am using it for ten days now. I feel uncomfortable and it is very itchy. Please ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sosela Rrusho

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern regarding vaginal discharge. It can occur due to various causes. It can occur due to a fungal infection, a bacterial infection, and due to sexually transmitted diseases. For getting a better answer, it is necessary to know more about the sympto...  Read Full »

How to cure itchy vagina and yellowish-white odorless discharge?

Query: Hi doctor, I got married a few months back. I have yellowish-white, odorless discharge. It leaves stain and itches quite a bit. I noticed something weird, and after intercourse, my husband could see something similar around his genitals. And that is itchy too. I tried using Abzorb antifungal powder...  Read Full »

Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to From your history, this is a genital infection. This is not the same that occurs before sexual exposure, as that is not yellow or itchy. These two feature makes infection as the source. It is usually seen as a genital or urinary infection in males, which is not always ...  Read Full »

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