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What causes yellow vaginal discharge in pregnancy?

im 36 weeks pregnant and i ve been losing some yellow discharge over the past few days (it s usually stringy & thick, around the size of a 10p) i also keep having a strong throbbing pain/ache in my lower back, this happens every few hours, lasts for 1 minute or so, then fades to leave a dull ache in my lower back.
Mon, 8 Jun 2015
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Hello dear,I understand your concern.In my opinion the yellow discharge might suggest vaginal infection.This vaginal infection might irritate the uterus leading to back pain .So I suggest you to consult doctor to rule out vaginal infection as you might need a course of antibiotics if infection is there.Dont worry.
Best regards...Dr.srilatha
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