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Leukorrhea during pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Vaginal and Uterus Health
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Doctor :   Hello
Doctor :   Dr
User :   hi
User :   Good evening
Doctor :   how can i help you ?
Doctor :   good evening to you too
User :   My wife is pregnant, she need some consultation
Doctor :   ok
User :   I am handing over her
User :   Hello Dr.
Doctor :   Hello there ,
User :   yes
Doctor :   this is Dr
User :   Hi
Doctor :   how can i help you ?
Doctor :   Are u there ?
User :   here was some problem with chat
Doctor :   ok
User :   Now is fine
User :   My wife wants to consult you
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   please proceed
User :   Hello Dr.
Doctor :   hi
User :   I am AAAAAAA
Doctor :   Dr
Doctor :   how can i help you ?
User :   I am more than 7 months pregrnat
Doctor :   ok
User :   I am experiencing vaginal odor.
User :   Is there any problem?
Doctor :   do u have any foul smell or discharge ?
User :   yes
User :   but no muc
Doctor :   can u describe the discharge ?
User :   much
User :   discharge color is white and mixture of thick and thin.
Doctor :   does it appear like a curdy white ?
User :   mostly it is
Doctor :   in that case, it is normal
Doctor :   The runny, white discharge is known as leukorrhea
Doctor :   it is the body's way of rinsing out the vagina to protect the baby from harmful bacteria.
User :   okay
User :   and what about the smell?
Doctor :   some amount of odor is usually normal during preganancy
Doctor :   this odor changes with the hormone changes during pregnany
User :   okay
Doctor :   During each phase of pregnancy from early pregnancy to child birth, there are new changes that will affect the vaginal discharge, and this may produce an odor.
User :   okay
Doctor :   but there are things to be noted
Doctor :   a strong fishy smell or pungent odor can be a sign of infection
Doctor :   presence of blood, or
Doctor :   Cottage cheese like vaginal discharge
Doctor :   Yellow or greenish tint color discharge
Doctor :   Inflammation or itching in the vaginal area
Doctor :   these indicate infection and could need medications for treatment
User :   okay I will keep these in mind
Doctor :   sure
User :   one question..
Doctor :   i hope this clears your doubts
Doctor :   please proceed
User :   Can I make physical relation with my partner this duration?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   as long as you are comfortable, and not having any discomfort you can have sex
User :   okay
User :   In what conditions I should not have sex?
Doctor :   any bleeding, pain during sex, you have to exert caution
Doctor :   also you need to avoid pressure on your belly
User :   k
Doctor :   so female on top position , or any side position would be ok
User :   okay
Doctor :   Is there anything else i can help you with ?
User :   no thanks so much.
Doctor :   you are welcome
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me here, please leave your feedback
User :   okay
User :   bye
Doctor :   take care and have a good night
Doctor :   bye for now
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