Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties

194 Doctors Online
Doctor Image
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

I will be looking into your question and guiding you through the process. Please write your question below.

What is the cause of lengthy, white periods ?

i have prlmw wich is the white period take long time with me t least 2 weeks is tht normal have prlmw wich is the white period take long time with me At least 2 weeks is tht normal,? i am 23
Wed, 1 Feb 2012
Report Abuse
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions ,   ,  
Pediatrician 's  Response
hello nicole,
welcome to HCM
thanks for the query
some times its physiological like during pregnancy
is it associated with foul smell?
if yes then it may indicate vaginal infection or STDs. you may need microscopy of the discharge and some blood investigations
so its better to consult a gynecologist and get thorough evaluation for it
take care
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]
Share on
 

Related questions you may be interested in

doctor1 MD

well lets see i went to go pee and when i did i felt like i wasnt just peeing out pee so when i wiped the whole toilet paper was covered in blood and i had to wipe about 15 times to get all the blood off me and then i went pee about 10min later because the first time i went i didnt really have to go but to my surprise when i wiped more blood came out and im about to faint cause its not everyday that a 13yr old sees blood comin out of ur vagina so please help me. was this my period and whats the cycle? and your supposed to bleed for 5 days in a row and what if i dont pleez i talked to my mom about it iv takin the skool thing but mow that im actually bleedin i wished i listened to them more crefully just help im sorry if you cant understand the message but im about to faint cause that was just nasty it didnt come from my pee hole gosh if it did i would be at the doc. by now

doctor1 MD

Please type your query here. Since this query is directed to our panel of specialists and super-specialists, please mention your problem in as much detail as possible. Do not forget to highlight your Age, Gender, Medical History and Treatment History of the problem you are facin Last month on the 7 I had my regular period. Then on the 21 of the same month I got a heavier period thAt lasted longer. Now in the month of march I started bleeded early last week but it only seemed to be spotting. A couple days ago I also had really bad stomach pains that became really bad and lasted all night. What could cause this? Are these things related? I m 18 years old I m on birth control but I never remember to take it.

doctor1 MD

I haven t had my period this month, light spotting a couple weeks ago. I have clear leakage from my nipples which also have little white bumps on them... I have taken 3 HPT s but all came up negative... Please ease my mind and tell me whats going on?

Recent questions on  Vaginal infection

doctor1 MD

I had my surgical abortion on may then i got 2 proper periods on time but the third period is 9 days late please help,i hv done the hcg test came negative , m finding a watery dicharge white plzz help

doctor1 MD

I m 15 and I have been having a weird odour coming from my vagina and some discharge, it is not painful and it does not burn when I urinate. It is not a yeast infection nor is it a water infection so I have come to the conclusion that it must be Bacterial Vaginosis. I am also not sexually active. I have taken medication that was prescribed by my doctor but it never worked so I decided to do some research. I found that inserting plain yogurt into your vagina and eating yogurt regularly helped cure it. Is this true?

doctor1 MD

Hi there, I’ve had white/yellowish dishcharge for a couple of days now. Itching, but no odour. I saw my Gynae today and he said it could be a yeast infection. He’s taken a vagibal swab too and the results will be out in a couple of days. He...

doctor1 MD

I don't believe I have an STD , recently, my vagina (don't know the proper term) but where my hole is had a lot of irritation, when I woke it hurts or when I pee it then burns and I have to XXXXXXX it with toilet paper to reduce the pain, no odor,...

doctor1 MD

Hello Dr, I am having a serious issue about being pregnant or having ovarian cancer. When I am ovulating, I always have pain on my right side. But lately I have been having pain on my left side and cannot sleep on my belly. I had my period on May 21, my DH and I got busy around my ovulation between May 31 and June 2. AF came back on the 14 very light for 2 days (not tampons or no pad but just wiping) and then light for 2 more days. I started with frequent urination very early (don't remember exactly when it started), had some cramps few days later, my boost are swollen (can see my veins now), having some side pains, pain in my uterus (hurt same spot as when I had my laparoscopy for fibroid and endometriosis) bloating, pelvic pain, back pain, tingling near belly button, tummy is hard, nausea, took several HPT test and all negative. Should I be concerned about ovarian cancer. Thank you kindly for your answer.

doctor1 MD

Hi I want to know if I have herpes
I have been fingered by 3 guys, all whom i presume did not have herpes (but I can't be sure). I am currently with my boyfriend, and he has had no previous sexual partners. We have had genital to genital contact and both have no symptoms of herpes and it has been 8 months since I was fingered by somebody other than my boyfriend. I get occassional itching in my pubic area, having had a yeast infection before, in other instances where i have noticed itching i have applied a hydrozole cream and it has gone away with a day or 2.

doctor1 MD

I ve recently been experiencing abdominal boosting/cramping not period related paired w/ a foul vaginal/ urine smell, there is no itching or burning or odd discharge . In the past I ve had persistent bacterial/ yeast infectios but these symptoms seem different. My husband has also recenty been experiencing tenderness/redness on his penis lasting over a week and this is worrisome. About a month ago we participated in a MFF threesome and we are concerned we may have caught an STD? HELP