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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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 icliniq.com. 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 »

Is weight gain normal during the PCOD treatment?

Query: Hi doctor, I had started treatment for PCOD under your guidance. Now I am contacting you at the end of my second cycle. Presently I am on the 5th day of my menses. Initially, on day one, the flow was way too less and brownish (which I usually see when my menses comes to an end), then it increased i...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you are in your third cycle and have already completed two cycles, I am sure you would have already started the third cycle from day three of this cycle now. 1. The oral contraceptive pills generally regulate the blood flow, so bleeding with two pads per day is f...  Read Full »

Why are my periods delayed after taking I-pill?

Query: Hi doctor, I have thyroid, which means irregular periods and irregular hormone levels. I had unprotected sex when I was having white discharge, which means my periods were about to come. I took the I-pill within 14 hours, and today is the 10th day after that, and apart from the usual pre-period sym...  Read Full »


Dr. Reetika Joshi

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com. See for getting pregnant, and the sperms have to be ejaculated inside the vagina of the female. These sperms then need to fertilize an egg. The fertilized egg then needs to be implanted in the uterus of the female. In your case, see whether the penetration was complete ...  Read Full »

What causes a red rash on the foreskin?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 21-year-old male. I have thrush-like symptoms slight red rash on the top of the foreskin but not pain in any way. Additionally, a white substance has built into the foreskin that usually covers the head of the penis and also underneath the skin just below the head. This has persi...  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. I have gone through the pictures you attached (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). It looks like you have a sexually transmitted infection such as gonorrhea, chlamydia, or candida to treat it accordingly. As you mentioned...  Read Full »

What can be the reason for white vaginal discharge and foul smell?

Query: Hi doctor, I have never enjoyed sex when I have sex every time and it hurts a lot. My vagina has white tissue always and it smells bad. Please help me.   Read Full »


Dr. Sanya Dhingra

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. I need some information about your vaginal discharge. Please mention whether it presents with curd white consistency and itching. Please mention whether you have any problems during urination. You can have a bacterial or fungal infection and i...  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, Md

General Practitioner, Family Physician, General Medicine Physician

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. ...  Read Full »

How to treat white cheesy vaginal discharge?

Query: Hello doctor, I have irregular periods and discharge like white wax. I think it is a vaginal infection because I feel itching. What should I do to treat it immediately as I have to give the medical test?  Read Full »


Dr. Reetika Joshi

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I fully understand your concern and will surely help you. Since how many days are you experiencing this problem? Do you any history of a similar problem? Is the discharge watery or cottage cheese? What is the color of the discharge? Nevertheless, based on the explanat...  Read Full »

Will a woman get pregnant through fingering even after taking i-pill?

Query: Hi doctor, My partner and I had some fun. There was no sexual intercourse but just fingering. When I did that I think I had pre cum on my fingers. She was anxious because of that and took i-pill on fourth day afternoon. After that she started getting a lot of white discharge. Is there any chance of...  Read Full »


Dr. Reetika Joshi

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I fully understand your concern and will surely help you. For getting pregnant, the sperms have to be ejaculated inside the vagina of the female. Those sperms then need to fertilize an egg (availability of egg, subject to ovulation). The fertilized egg then needs to get...  Read Full »

How to clean my penis?

Query: My penis foreskin got red and swell and some times got cut after masturbating.what I have to do.inside my penis head some small dots and white smelling matter thats I clean by using warm water but foreskin what I have to do  Read Full »


Dr. Parth Singh

Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor, Sexologist

Answer: Hi, Genital hygiene is the key of protection from almost all veneral diseases. Daily cleaning the head of penis after completely exposing it by retracting the foreskin is a must. The whitish bad smelling discharge is basically a collection of bacteria and dead cells which needed to be cleaned up da...  Read Full »

Why is there white and red discharge after unprotected sex?

Query: Hello doctor, My fiancee usually gets her periods at the end of every month. We indulged in unprotected intercourse ten days back and within six hours, she consumed an I-pill. This was the date she lost her virginity. Yesterday, she noticed a white and red discharge on her private parts and today s...  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Since you have taken an emergency pill within 72 hours of intercourse, there is no chance of pregnancy. She will definitely get her periods. So relax and do not worry. The discharge could be because of hormonal changes due to the pill you have taken. The burning while ...  Read Full »

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