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What is the color of discharge during second trimester of pregnancy?

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what color is discharge suppose to be during pregnancy early in my 2nd trimester, what colors of discharge arent normal or cause of concern?
Posted Fri, 31 Jan 2014 in Pregnancy
Answered by Dr. S Patra 3 hours later
Brief Answer: DETAILS ARE GIVEN BELOW. Detailed Answer: Hello, Thanks for writing to us. Color of normal vaginal discharge during pregnancy will be clear, slight yellowish or cloudy white. You should maintain genital hygiene properly. You need to be concerned with abnormal color of vaginal discharge or leakage of amniotic fluid. Different colors of abnormal vaginal discharge are as follows: 1) Brown to reddish: Risk for miscarriage if it occurs quite often. 2) Curdy white with itching: Vaginal yeast infection or Candidiasis. 3) Yellow-green with foul smelling : Trichomoniasis or protozoal infection. 4) Off-white to yellowish discharge with fish smell: Bacterial vaginosis infection. 5) Greenish amniotic fluid: Meconium stained liquor. 6) Golden yellow: Rh incompatibility or hemolytic disease. 7) Dark colored: Concealed hemorrhage. 8) Dark Brown: Intrauterine Fetal Death. With any kind of abnormal vaginal discharge, you must consult with Obstetrician for clinical examination, relevant investigation and proper management. Hope, it will be helpful for your information. Kindly, close the discussion, if you don't have any other query. Wish your good health and successful motherhood. Regards, Dr Soumen For future query, you can directly approach me through WWW.WWWW.WW
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Follow-up: What is the color of discharge during second trimester of pregnancy? 41 minutes later
does this color have any significance? sending photo
Answered by Dr. S Patra 7 hours later
Brief Answer: MOSTLY NORMAL COLOR. Detailed Answer: Hello, Thanks for follow up query. According to image, it is basically colorless to slight yellowish discharge which can be normal during pregnancy period. You must do periodic check up with ultrasound scan and relevant investigations to your OBSTETRICIAN for proper assessment of growth and development of growing fetus. Also, you should look after for any kind of abnormal discharge. Hope, I have answered your query. Kindly, close the discussion. Good luck and all the best. Regards, Dr Soumen
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