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yellowish color discharge could it be from pregnancy?

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My husband and I are trying to conceive. I have been off of depo provera for about a year now. I finally received my period in November, so I thought that things fell in place at the perfect timing. However, in January and February, my period came early. In January, it came on the 17th, and in February, it came on the 13th. This struck me as odd, because it normally comes on the 20th like clockwork. Another thing that struck me as odd is the fact that I've been having this yellowish color discharge since my period went off. (About 2-3 days now) The discharge isn't associated with any pain, so there's no painful urination or anything like that. There is no foul smells, cramping, or anything else associated with the discharge. It's especially bad at night. Could you point me in the direction of what this discharge is or may be from, could it be from pregnancy? I took a pregnancy test last month and it came out negative, and I wanted to wait until the last of this month to test again.


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replied February 21st, 2012
Am I Pregnant Answer A31864
Hi, and thanks for your query on eHealth forum!

Yellow vaginal discharge is seen in cervicits (inflammation of cervix), vulvovaginitis (inflammation of vulva and vagina) and STDs like gonorrhea and chlamydia. Cervicitis is not a STD and may not cause any symptom. STDs like gonorrhea and Chlamydia (also known as silent disease) too may present late. The discharge can also become yellow due to medicines and also it could be a normal finding.

The other possibility is contact dermatitis causing an allergic reaction to soap, powders, lotions, garments etc. Please check if you have changed any in recent past. Do consult your gynecologist and get a complete STD panel done. Hope this helps. Take care!



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