I have a white discharge with white clumps when I wipe. I also see brown spots like dirt when I wipe as well. The discharge doesn't have an odor, doesn't, itch, or burn. This just started a couple of days before my period which it has not come on yet. What is really going on, am I okay, and should I be worried?
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The altered vaginal discharge could suggest possibility of infective causes, and the brown discharge could suggest impending onset of periods or chances of infections. Do not ignore your symptoms. Go ahead with visiting your doctor/gynecologist at the earliest for examination and vaginal swab/smear test done on the discharge to help identify causative agent and get started on appropriate treatment (based on examination findings and investigations results) to help you control the symptoms. Avoid vaginal douching, or use of harsh soap or perfumes in the area. Use loose cotton undergarments and avoid use of tight fitting clothes. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Drink plenty of water. Take adequate rest. Maintain healthy diet and lifestyle. If infective cause is detected, and if you are sexually active, get your partner also treated simultaneously to prevent chances of re-infection, and avoid having intercourse while being on treatment.
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