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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Will taking Pyridium reduce the burning sensation while urinating and white discharge from my penis?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 20-year-old male who has caught chlamydia or gonorrhea most likely. I feel light burning when urinating, and I get small amounts of translucent/white discharge from my penis. I have gotten tested for gonorrhea and a lot of other sexually transmitted infections, and they all came neg...  Read Full »

Dr. Vaibhav

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.Firstly, the positive rate of all STD (sexually transmitted infections) investigations is low, so having negative reports does not mean that infection is not present. Both advice given to you regarding Doxycycline and Azithromycin is correct. Both regimens are used for t...  Read Full »

I have noticed some white fluid coming out of my penis and causing pain. Why?

Query: Hi doctor,I have noticed some whitish fluid coming out of my penis for the past week. I feel the urge to urinate all the time, and it aches. Pain is present all the time. Can you please help me, doctor? Thank you.   Read Full »

Dr. Raveendran S. R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. Did you have unprotected sex in the past months? - If yes, we need to think of sexually transmitted infection. Therefore, I suggest you take the following tests. 1) Treponema pallidum hemagglutination (TPHA). 2) Human papillomaviru...  Read Full »

I am getting white odorless discharge from vagina before periods and also suffer from irregular periods. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been getting white cloudy, odorless discharge from the vagina ten days prior to the start of the period for the past five months. The discharge is associated with pain in the pelvis and back region. I also suffer from dysmenorrhea, and my periods are getting delayed by a week fo...  Read Full »

Dr. Manwani Saloni Dilip

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Is the discharge associated with itching? It looks like a mixed infection, so I getting a vaginal smear culture sensitivity done and take treatment accordingly. Taking antifungals and antibiotics will only worsen it. Irregular periods are not related to this issue. ...  Read Full »

I took an emergency contraceptive pill immediately after intercourse, and I am also taking tablet Diane 35 for my PCOS. Are there any chances of pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor,I am on a regular birth control pill, tablet Diane 35 (Cyproterone acetate + Ethinylestradiol) for PCOS (Polycystic ovary syndrome). I took an emergency contraceptive less than 24 hours after having intercourse. It was protected, but we were scared that some ejaculation might have happe...  Read Full »

Dr. Reetika Joshi

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.I have gone through the details shared by you. I fully understand your concern and will surely help you. You have already taken regular birth control pills, and then you had protected intercourse. Further, to be extra safe, you took an emergency contraceptive pill. So le...  Read Full »

What is the reason for white discharge after I had unprotected sex?

Query: Hi doctor, I had my last period last month, and after that, I had unprotected sex. Last month, I had sex so many times, and I took Unwanted 72 two times. I had sex in the second week of last month, after which I had my periods. And next, I had sex after my periods were over, and I took the pill. I ...  Read Full »

Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Since you have emergency contraceptive pills within 72 hours of intercourse, then there is no chance of pregnancy. This discharge could be because of hormonal changes due to the pill you have taken. Please get a blood test for pregnancy to ensure that you are not pregna...  Read Full »

How long does morning sickness last in pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 24 year old female and my weight is 133 lbs. I will be nine weeks pregnant tomorrow and my nausea, hunger, and discharge has pretty much stopped. This is my first pregnancy.  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Majid Hanif

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand you are worried about your health at this point of pregnancy. All your symptoms are expected to some extent in the first trimester. Hunger increases with pregnancy, and it may exacerbate in the days to come. So do not worry about it. Nausea is also a ...  Read Full »

Is foul vaginal discharge due to hormonal imbalance?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 19 year old female. I have watery heavy white foul vaginal discharge every day since four months. Is it due to hormonal imbalance?  Read Full »

Dr. Gowrimeena

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From what you have described, it looks like you have a bad vaginal infection. You need to see a gynecologist doctor fairly quickly and get treated. This is important as untreated vaginal infections can spread upwards into the uterus. Hormonal imbalance has nothing to d...  Read Full »

I have pain during sex, vaginal itching, cheesy-white discharge, and abdominal pain. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am experiencing pain during sex with stomach pain, pain before I fart, bloating, and delayed periods. I consulted a doctor and did an ultrasound. The results show a right-side ovarian cyst measuring 5.3 x 3.3 cm. High vaginal swab result shows scanty staphylococcus infection. I took t...  Read Full »

Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to ilciniq.com. I have gone through your history, and I can understand your concerns. Your symptoms are suggestive of vaginitis. It is mainly due to fungal infections caused by antibiotics. So, kindly keep the area dry and clean, drink a lot of warm water, maintain a soft diet, a...  Read Full »

Why does my wife have vaginal itching with white discharge for the past three days?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife has been having itching in the vagina and white discharge in the form of paste for the past two to three days. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Maneesha

Answer: Hello,Welcome to iclinic.com.I need to know some detailed history to help to better. 1) When was her last period?2) What is the color of discharge?3) Is the discharge curdy white or some greyish white?4) Does it have a foul-smelling odor?5) Is there any redness over the itching area?6) Does she have...  Read Full »

Will morning-after pills cause a pulling sensation in the vagina?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 30 year old female. I have a minor issue. About a month and a half ago, there was an incident where the condom broke. About 36 hours later, my husband got me four of the morning-after pills, and I took them all at once. Three days later, I started experiencing nausea, soreness of ...  Read Full »

Dr. Jimesh H. Mavani

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please let me know if you were previously pregnant. Since you took the emergency contraception pill within 36 hours, and you got your period after the intercourse, you are not pregnant. The emergency contraception pills are progesterone tablets. It is a hormone no...  Read Full »

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