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

Query: Good day,I am experiencing some burning within my penis and some whitish discharge that comes out 3-4 times an hour. I started witnessing this after I had unprotected sex.  Read Full »


Dr. Alexander Davis, Md

General Practitioner, Family Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Dear, What you are describing sounds like an infection called gonorrhea. It is highly transmittable and needs urgent treatment. Since it is caused by a bacteria an antibiotic is normally curative. However, due to the escalation of antibiotic resistance, the choice of different antibiotics has nar...  Read Full »

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

Query: Good day doctor I have never enjoy sex before each time i have sex its so hurt and my vaginal always have white tissue all the time and the smelling is bad pls help me out  Read Full »


Dr. Sanya Dhingra

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello. Greetings from icliniq . I understand your concern. I would like more details about your vaginal discharge like is it curd like white and in consistency . Does it itch ? Do you have any problems with urination ? Because this could be a bacterial or fungal infection which needs treatme...  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 »

What can cause vaginal burning and white discharge?

Query: I am observing viginal burning and not regular but white discharge also. I am having cramps after having orgasm, very uncomfirtable feeling in my lower body. What to do? Also please suggest some hime remedies to help more.. Its been more than 6 months earlier i didnt left pain after having interco...  Read Full »


Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Icliniq. Based on your symptoms, it appears you are suffering from genital tract infection. I would like to the if you have any offensive odour of the vaginal discharge, or associated itching. I can prescribe some Medications for the pain relief. But for definitive treatment with ...  Read Full »

Is white discharge a sign of upcoming periods?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 19 years old. I am almost three months late for my period and do not know what to do. I read some articles and found out that weight loss triggers periods and I have lost around 50 pounds in the last year, bringing my weight down to 122 pounds. I am super scared about my periods. ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, excess weight does cause a hormonal disturbance that can lead to delayed periods. But there can be other hormonal changes like thyroid and prolactin that need to be evaluated to look for the cause of the delayed periods. Sometimes stress also can cause a delay. A...  Read Full »

I gained abnormal weight with stress and have a complaint of delayed periods and white discharge. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 21 years old. I had my last period before four months. I had my last sex (unprotected) before two months. I have a white discharge, sometimes, thick, other times watery. Sometimes it is odorless, other times it has kind of a foul smell. I tried having PT three times, and all were...  Read Full »


Dr. Parth R Goswami

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Hematologist, Pathologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to the icliniq.com. The excess anxiety and stress can cause a delayed period. Excess weight gain also can cause a delayed period. So both these factors need to be corrected. You have to lose weight through medication. For behavioral anxiety, counseling will be helpful. However, thick...  Read Full »

I experience thick cheesy vaginal discharge for past four months. What is the treatment?

Query: Hello doctor,I have experienced a thick chunky white cottage cheese discharge for the past four months. I have been to the doctor five times since. At first, I had itchiness, but now that has subsided, but the discharge is still there. I have had multiple paps and tests done. Including chlamydia, gh...  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to have a few more clarifications. 1. Have you checked your blood sugar levels? Do you have any family history of diabetes? If so, then correction of your blood sugar levels should be the first test. The discharge you mentioned seems to be of candida. E...  Read Full »

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