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I had sex about a month ago with my boyfriend then I had a misses period so I took at test at home but now I'm having thick white discharge does that mean I could be pregnant?


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replied June 11th, 2012
Early Pregnancy Signs and Symptoms Answer A35887
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
If you were during fertile days or closer to ovulation time during intercourse (and if you are not on regular birth control measures), chances of pregnancy cannot be ruled out completely. If you have missed your periods, and suspect chances of pregnancy, you should consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist at the earliest for thorough examination (to confirm pregnancy related changes/signs in body) and blood/serum HCG level test (to confirm/rule out pregnancy accurately). If pregnancy gets ruled out, further evaluation would be done to look for the underlying cause for altered vaginal discharge and absent periods that you describe. Treatment as appropriate (based on examination findings and investigations results) would be started to help you control the symptoms and regulate your periods. 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. 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. If infective cause is detected, and if you are sexually active, it is important to get your partner also treated simultaneously to prevent chances of re-infection, and avoid having intercourse while being on treatment.
Take care.


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