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Ept says pregnant but experiencing discharge with odor

I had a miscarriage feb 12. It was my first pregnancy. I bled heavily until March 6. Me and my fianc had intercourse early this morning and during sex I noticed a horrible smell. I did not realize however that it was coming from my vagina until I got up went to the bathroom an had brownish bloody looking discharge. It's very light and seems to be going away. However the foul odor is not. And I have slight cramping. Nothing serious. I went to the er on March 1 Bc my fianc convinced me to take a pregnancy test and it came back positive. So just being cautious and staying in the safe side we went to the hospital. Both hoping there was still a baby even though I had been bleeding ridiculously for two weeks. A ultrasound reviled that there was no baby and it was just hormones left over. They told me my hormone levels were where they would be at one week pregnant. I was 6 weeks when I lost the baby. So is it possible that the line on the test is still just left over hormones? Or could I infact be pregnant again? And so soon? And what is the cause of this discharge and odor? I had not noticed it until intercourse. And me and my fianc are very sexual active. And I did not notice it the night before or anytime before so. What could this be? Has anyone experienced this before? Need advice ASAP please.
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replied June 11th, 2014
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The pregnancy hormone HCG takes some time to get back to normal. If the levels are still higher than pre-pregnancy levels, you will get a positive test. Consider getting serial HCG levels tested, and if you get diminishing values, it would suggest that you are not pregnant. The altered vaginal discharge and the foul smell that you describe could indicate infective cause. Visit your doctor/gynecologist at the earliest for examination and to go ahead with getting vaginal swab/smear test done (to confirm/rule out infective causes). Further treatment options can be suggested based on your examination findings and evaluation results to help you control the symptoms and regulate your periods. Avoid vaginal douching, use of harsh soap or perfumes in the area. Use loose cotton undergarments and avoid use of tight fitting clothes. Avoid sweat accumulation in the area and keep the area clean and dry. Rinse undergarments well and use antiseptic solution for the last rinse. Avoid vaginal douching, use of harsh soap or perfumes in the area. Use loose cotton undergarments and avoid use of tight fitting clothes. 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. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately.
Take care.



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