Tag: vaginal discharge
I have a lot of discharge that has a fishy scent at times. What can that mean? I saw my gynecologist but they said I was fine.Updated 14 October 2019 under Ask Us.
Thank you for your question! Anytime you have a discharge that is unusual for you, it’s a good idea to check in with your gynecologist or health care provider, which […]Read more »
I’m having a funny discharge that’s yellow in color, should I be concerned?Updated 20 September 2019 under Ask Us.
Thanks for your question! It can be normal to have a small amount of vaginal discharge because the vagina makes a fluid that naturally cleans itself. The fluid can change […]Read more »
What does clear, stretchy and jelly-like vaginal discharge mean?Updated 25 July 2019 under Ask Us.
Typically, clear, stretchy and jelly-like vaginal discharge that has the consistency of egg whites, means that you are making a lot of estrogen. This type of discharge often occurs in […]Read more »
I always clean down there, have good hygiene but my vagina is always very sensitive to everything and it’s had an odor. I have gone to the doctor about having yeast infection and using ointment but nothing is working. Is there anything else I should be doing?Updated 12 March 2019 under Ask Us.
Thanks for your question and good job for seeing your doctor! It’s always a good idea to see your health care provider when something isn’t right about your body. Most […]Read more »
I’ve had discharge for about 2 years and I know that this can sometimes be a sign of starting your period, but I have still not started even though most of my friends have. Is there something wrong with me?Updated 16 July 2018 under Ask Us.
You’re right that most girls will have an increased amount of (clear) discharge before they get their first period. While this often occurs about six months before the first period, […]Read more »
I was prescribed metronidazole gel for bacterial vaginosis (BV) today. Will the gel produce a clumpy discharge and will I still be able to have sex regularly while using the gel?Updated 22 May 2018 under Ask Us.
A common side effect from metronidazole gel is a thick, white vaginal discharge with or without an odor which usually goes away soon after completing a full course of treatment. […]Read more »
I have a vaginal discharge and odor but I’m too embarrassed to see a doctor. Please help.Updated 6 November 2017 under Ask Us.
It’s normal to have a small amount of vaginal discharge and your own vaginal scent that may change, for example, after working out, during your period, and after sex, but […]Read more »
Cystic Fibrosis: Vaginal Yeast InfectionsUpdated 17 September 2019 under Health Guides.
Vaginal yeast infections are very common. About 75% of all women (with or without CF) get at least one yeast infection during their lives. About half of 15-24 year old […]Read more »
I’ve been having itching, redness and soreness when I wipe or touch my vagina. I also have a white milky color vaginal discharge and when I wipe I see a yellowish color on the toilet paper. What could this be?Updated 2 August 2017 under Ask Us.
Your symptoms suggest that you have inflammation of your vagina which is likely due to a vaginal infection. The 3 most common causes of vaginal infections are yeast, bacterial vaginosis, and […]Read more »
I recently had unprotected sex with my boyfriend. Now I have pimples next to my private parts and I am seeing yellow discharge. What could be the cause for these issues and what should I do?Updated 24 July 2017 under Ask Us.
Any time you have unprotected sex, you are at risk of getting a sexually transmitted disease(s). “Pimples” can be due to ingrown hairs, irritation from shaving, something your skin came […]Read more »