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Noticed a small white clump after toilet. Anything serious?

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Yesterday and this morning I noticed a small white clump in the toilet after I went to the bathroom
Posted Thu, 16 May 2013 in General Health
Answered by Dr. Timothy Raichle 5 minutes later
Hello, I would be happy to help you with your question.

First some questions for you:
1. Any itching, burning or odor?
2. Have you been on any recent medications?
3. Any recent sexual activity (without condoms)?
4. Do you have a persistent discharge in between these episodes?

Thank you!
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Follow-up: Noticed a small white clump after toilet. Anything serious? 8 minutes later
No to questions 1 and 2
Yes to question 3
No to question 4
Answered by Dr. Timothy Raichle 5 minutes later
Thank you for the followup.

The possibilities might include:

1. A yeast infection where the symptoms of itching / burning are absent - this is entirely possible and can be treated with over-the-counter yeast cream
2. Related to intercourse - semen can accumulate and come out as a clumpy discharge

I hope that this helps. I would consider treated with the yeast medication regardless and keep in mind #2 as far as its association with the same problem in the future.

Good luck!
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