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Cause of yellowish discharge and back pain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I am having yellow sticky discharge and cramping/back pain. I am a breastfeeding mother. Is this normal?          
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr.xxxxx here
User :   Good morning
Doctor :   Good morning
Doctor :   Since when are you having it?
User :   I have been having the cramping and back pain since Friday
User :   The yellow discharge has been for probably 2-3 weeks
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you have any pain in the breast?
Doctor :   and is this on one or both sides?
User :   no breast pain
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   How about fever?
User :   it started out on one side and now both
User :   not that i know of
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   How about the milk production is it normal?
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Have you shown it to your doctor now?
User :   the discharge?
Doctor :   no the breast I mean to say
Doctor :   because it could be normal secretion
Doctor :   or else due to a fibrocystic problem
Doctor :   that has to be confirmed after a breast examination
User :   Oh it is vaginal discharge
User :   sorry
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Vaginal discharge, if you are having any associated symptoms like pain or while passing urine
Doctor :   burning sensation, etc
User :   no i am not
User :   time is running out
User :   !!
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   for now, if you are having such discharge
Doctor :   a vaginal examination is necessary
Doctor :   as bacterial infections can produce such secretions
User :   so it's not normal?
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