White Discharge

White vaginal discharge is normal during ovulation and just before periods. But white discharge with itching, burning, and a foul smell is probably due to yeast infection. White discharge that is thin and has a strong fishy odor is seen in bacterial vaginosis.

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I am an 18-year-old and I see white dead skin in my inner vaginal flap whenever I clean them. Is this normal?

Query: Hello doctor, I am an 18-year-old, and for the past couple of months, whenever I clean my inner vagina flap white dead skin is seen. I went to my gynecologist the first time and she said I had a yeast infection so I took medication and everything but it still did not go. I did another swab and my re...  Read Full »

Dr. Manwani Saloni Dilip

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand that you are troubled by the presence of a thick white discharge on your labia, if you do not have itching or foul smell it is less likely to be a yeast infection. Have you tried applying antifungal cream on the outside, not inside the vagina? I suggest yo...  Read Full »

Why am I experiencing burning in my penis with whitish discharge after unprotected sex?

Query: Hi doctor, I have some burning sensation in my penis with some whitish discharge that comes out three to four times an hour. I started to have this after practicing unprotected sex.   Read Full »

Dr. Alexander Davis

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It can occur due to gonorrhea. It is highly transmittable and needs urgent treatment. As it is caused by bacteria, it is cured by taking antibiotics. Due to the escalation of antibiotic resistance, the choice of different antibiotics has been narrowed over these years. Cu...  Read Full »

My girlfriend has stomach pain and white vaginal discharge and missed her period this month. Is she pregnant?

Query: Hi doctor,My girlfriend and I got intimate last month, and she had periods in the last week of the previous month. It has been a month today, but still, she did not have periods. She is just feeling pain in her stomach, and a white discharge comes out from the vagina. Is this sign of pregnancy, or i...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I thoroughly read your query and understand your concern. The symptoms you described, pain in the stomach, and a white discharge from the vagina, could be due to a variety of causes, including pregnancy, but they could also be due to other factors such as infection,...  Read Full »

I have pain and irritation in the vagina, with no bacterial infection. What could be the cause?

Query: Hello doctor, I have irritation and pain in my vagina, and no bacteria were identified in the report. What could be the cause?   Read Full »

Dr. Madhav Tiwari

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The reports you uploaded all seem to be fine other than some fatty liver related to obesity and lifestyle (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). To manage that, I suggest losing weight and avoiding oily and spicy food. Please consult a medical gastro...  Read Full »

I have a clumpy white discharge in my vagina without itching or irritation. What is causing this?

Query: Hi doctor,My vaginal opening is white (which was never before) and it seems to keep producing discharge. I am not taking any medication and I do not have a medical history. What is happening? I do not experience itching or irritation at all, but the discharge is weird somehow, it is clumpy.  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is better to take a high vaginal swab to check the organisms causing discharge. There are some organisms present in the vagina that are not harmful but some infective organisms can cause harm, irritation, and itching in the vagina. These are due to some infective vir...  Read Full »

I had a thick white discharge after the day I took a contraceptive pill. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, A thick white discharge came out from my vagina just after the day I took a contraceptive pill. What to do now? Is it a serious issue? Please suggest me some medicine.  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your problem of vaginal discharge is not related to the emergency contraceptive pill. Excessive vaginal secretion can be due to candidiasis, diabetes, or long-term oral contraceptives. In addition, excessive vaginal secretions could be due to ovulation, sex desire or...  Read Full »

I am experiencing pain, thick white discharge with a foul odor, redness, and itching after intercourse in my vagina. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,I experience pain during intercourse. Also, I noticed a thick white discharge and a reddish vagina, which causes itching sometimes and produces a bad smell. What could be the reason?Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan. R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query and understood your concern. You have symptoms of vaginal infection or vaginitis. Before starting the treatment, I suggest you to get a blood sugar analysis done. And if the results reveal that you are diabetic, then that needs to be correcte...  Read Full »

I get a white discharge. Does it indicate any problem?

Query: Hello doctor,I am 26 years old. I recently got engaged. When my partner speaks with me, I get some intimacy with him. At that time, I feel closeness. At that time, I get a white discharge. Does it indicate any problem? Last month, I got my period on the 12th. This month, I have not got my period. Ge...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is normal to get excited when you talk to your fiance. White discharge is usually due to fungal infection which is very common in females. I suggest taking a single tablet of Fluconazole 150 mg. That will settle the issue. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss...  Read Full »

There are thick lumpy nodes and white discharge from foreskin. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I was treated with Fluconazole 400 mg once daily and applied Sertaconazole twice daily for 10 days but thick lumpy nodes show in the foreskin and also a thick white discharge under the foreskin.This area also deep shown. Please advice. My sugar level is normal and HbA1c is 5.9. There i...  Read Full »

Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have reviewed the attached photographs (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and would recommend you to take tablet Aciclovir 400 mg thrice daily for five days, tablet Cefixime 400 mg single dose. Apply the Fusidic acid cream on the affected areas twice dai...  Read Full »

I have white discharge and a smell. Please help me out.

Query: Hi doctor, I am having a white discharge and a smell. I have had it for a year and some months now. Last year, I was treated for trichomonas, and I have not had the same symptoms at all, just this white discharge. No redness or burning and no itching. Just the discharge and smell. Please help me out...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you have given a history that experiences smelly white vaginal discharge without redness, burning, or itching for more than a year, and you had treatment for trichomonas, I would suggest you have a high and low vaginal swab to confirm the diagnosis. But as per hist...  Read Full »

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