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Doctor i have yellow discharged for a week i has

Patient: Doctor i have yellow discharged for a week.. i has smell but do not itchy and don disturb me at all… is it dangerous?

 

 

Symptoms: Nothing

 

 

Doctor: Hello,Welcome to ATD. Thank you for the query.All women have some vaginal discharge. Normal discharge may appear clear, cloudy white, and/or yellowish when dry on clothing. Changes in normal discharge can occur for many reasons, including menstrual cycle, emotional stressors, nutritional status, pregnancy, usage of medications – including birth control pills, and sexual arousal.So in your case, it may be normal if it is not accompanied by any of the following symptoms:-Discharge accompanied by itching, rash or sorenessPersistent, increased dischargeBurning on skin during urinationWhite, clumpy discharge (somewhat like cottage cheese)Grey/white or yellow/green discharge with a foul odourDo visit a gynaecologist if you experience any of the above-mentioned symptoms.Hope this helps. Take care.

 


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Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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