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What causes white vaginal discharge during pregnancy?

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Dr. Richa Agarwal

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Posted on Wed, 25 Apr 2018 in Women's Health
Question: Regarding curdy discharge during pregnancy, My wife is pregnant and pregnancy is of 17 weeks.
Curretly, she is feeling curdy discharge during 17 weeks pregnancy with no irritation.
I want to know more about cusdr discharge. It is normal or some issue?
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Answered by Dr. Richa Agarwal 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
It could be due to fungal infection.

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear,
Thanks for trusting hcm about your health care.
I have gone through your history in detail and understand your concerns fully.
Congratulations for her pregnancy announcement!
This curdy discharge is most likely due to fungal infection.
You can try topical antifungal medicines after consulting your treating doctor or you can use antifungal medicines for the same.
You should take ample amount of curd,clean the area with Betadine liquid and wear cotton undergarments.
Hope you found useful, feel free to ask more information.
Good luck.
Regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Vaishalee Punj
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Follow up: Dr. Richa Agarwal 39 minutes later
Hi Ma'am

Thanks for sharing information.
I have attached Dr. Prescription. Kindly suggest whether mentioned in prescription will ok or any need to take care.

Meanwhile, could you please tell me cause of curdy white discharge? Is it normal infection that can occur in most of pregnancy?
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Answered by Dr. Richa Agarwal 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
It can be due to fungal infection.

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear,
Thanks for the information.
Yes,you are taking right medications,it is helpful in treating your problem.
Curdy discharge is most likely fungal in nature and is very common during pregnancy.
You have to take all the precautions which we disscussed before.
Hope found useful.
Good luck.
Regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Vaishalee Punj
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Follow up: Dr. Richa Agarwal 58 minutes later
Thanks a lot Ma'am. I appreciate for your support.
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Answered by Dr. Richa Agarwal 3 hours later
Brief Answer:
You are always welcome.

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear,
You are always welcome.
I am always here to help you.
Hope found useful.
Good luck.
Regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Raju A.T
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