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Usually normal periods, white thicky discharge, taking B12 and iron folic supplements, dry and rough skin. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can i help you today ?
User :   I want to chat with a lady doctor
Doctor :   Please proceed, with your query
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User :   okk
User :   I usually have normal periods
User :   and a day or 2 before them i have white thicky discharge
User :   but this time in the mid of the month i am facing this white discharge
User :   2-3 days back it started
Doctor :   ok
User :   it was white 2 days back
Doctor :   Can you mention your age ?
User :   it was yellow yesterday
User :   29, Single
User :   and today it turned red
Doctor :   when was your last menstrual period ?
User :   it started on 10th
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   the red discharge , does it appear like blood or spotting ?
Doctor :   any clots ?
User :   no
Doctor :   do u have any itching ?
User :   no itching
Doctor :   any foul smell in the discharge ?
User :   no
User :   today it turned red/brown
User :   and it is similar to the one i get after i end my periods
Doctor :   do u have any form of pain ?
User :   no
Doctor :   In that case, this could be a form of spotting
Doctor :   has this happened before , any time ?
Doctor :   Since, there is no major symptoms like foul smell or pain and purulent discharge, you need not worry at this time
User :   but it seems as i might get periods in the middle
User :   is it because of some diet changes
Doctor :   Occasionally, spotting can occur due to hormonal imbalances, as a result of stress , etc
User :   i have started taking B12 and Iron folic supplements
User :   also i had ensure powder
User :   i also put on 1-2 kgs after i started these supplements
Doctor :   OK, that is fine
User :   i hope this diet is not affecting it
Doctor :   it does not matter
User :   ok
Doctor :   for the way forward, just relax for now
Doctor :   your spotting will stop soon
User :   ok
Doctor :   and then your periods will also get normalized
User :   thanks doctor
Doctor :   Is there any thing else i can help you with ?
User :   ya one more thing
User :   i had 1-2 pimples on my face
Doctor :   ok
User :   and i went to a parlour and she suggested VLCC's acne cleasing treatment
User :   she gave me ozone on face
User :   after that treatment
User :   i am getting very dry and rough skin
User :   can u suggest me something for my skin?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   You can try Evion skin cream
Doctor :   this contains a medicated moisturiser
User :   okk
User :   can i use everyday?
Doctor :   and will help in such situations with dry skin
Doctor :   The other alternatives would be to avoid using regular soaps
Doctor :   and use a cleansing soap , like Dove, which will norish your skin
User :   shall I use natural aloevera gel from a plant?
Doctor :   Yes you can use them daily
Doctor :   yes , using them will also help , i mean the extract of aloe vera
User :   i bought Vitamin E oil and have applying it at night
Doctor :   ok, that is also helpful
User :   thanks doctor
Doctor :   You are very welcome
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