Vaginal Discharge

My discharge is really dark yellow with a really bad smell. It makes me uncomfortable distorting all my panties color with yellow stains. I’m 19 years old and a virgin. Should i take any meds? I’m not comfortable going to a doctor. (Its also a few days after my period and the smell is strong rn)

It is important that you make an appointment with your primary care provider or at Corner Health Center to figure out what is causing the abnormal discharge.  It does not mean that you have to have an exam if you do not want to. 

There are other ways to get a sample to determine the cause. 

Please call Corner at 734-484-3600

Hi, my boyfriend fingered me a few months ago (give or take 5 or 4 months ago) he had sores on his finger and did not wash his hands before he went down there. I am struggling with a green vaginal discharge since that day, what could this indicate ?

It is unclear if it could be related to the sores.  Please schedule an appointment at Corner Health or with your primary care provider to have it checked out.

My vaginal discharge is really beginning to bother me. As far as I know, the color(white) and texture are normal. I also feel no pain and it doesn't have a fishy smell. So everything seems normal but I discharge A LOT in one day and this happens about five days out of the week. Not only do I discharge too frequently in a day, there's also a ridiculous amount of substance that comes out each time! Is there a way I can discharge less frequently or at least lessen the amount that comes out? Could there be something wrong down there?

If the vaginal  discharge you are having is bothersome please schedule an appointment at Corner health or with your Primary care provider to for evaluation and recommendations

My period is 2 days late. I'm having a few cramps, white discharge and diarrhea. I had dry sex last month. Could i be pregnant? HELP!!!

If you have had sexual intercourse without using birth control or condoms there is always a chance you could be pregnant.

There are also other reason for the symptoms you are having.  If your period is 1-2 weeks late you should check a pregnancy test   

Please schedule to come to Corner health or see your health care provider for further evaluation and testing as needed.  

My vagina has been itching lately and the discharge is sticky and it seems that I have a yeast infection. I’m too scared to tell my mom and I was just thinking about buying a cream from the store to cure it but should I get a doctors input before. I really don’t want to go to the doctors because then I would have to tell my mom.

You should see a health care provider before starting treatment.   In the state of michigan you do not need a parents consent to see a health care provider for a sexual health problem. (That includes yeast infections.)  Sometimes it is easier to talk it over with our mom's than we think it will be. 

You can call Corner Health to schedule an appointment. 

I currently live in Japan. My pregnancy test showed positive so I went to the doctor. I started spotting right then, so she checked inside but couldn't see any fetus, so she said it might have been a late period. But then she checked my pee and it said positive again. She told me to stay home in bed and cancel work and appointments. I don't know what to make of this... I thought miscarriages this early couldn't be helped even if I laid in bed all day

You are correct studies have shown that bedrest does not decrease the risk of miscarriage.

And there are some risks with bedrest, including feeling depressed and anxious, blood clots, financial worries.  

You may opt to get a second opion or talk to your dr again about why they think you should be on bedrest  

Im 16 years old and I’ve had only sexual relations with one person . But I have this problem, for some reason I have a vaginal odor and I can’t seem to get rid of it. I’ve tried different natural products but nothing seems to work . I’ve washed myself with unscented soaps down there. But nothing seems to work . And even before I had sex, I knew Something was up with the way my vagina smelled. Please help, this problem is embarrassing and i don’t know what else to do or who to go to

There are different reasons for vaginal odors.

Please schedule an appointment to be seen at Corner Health or with your health care provider. 

Hello, I am 18. From a few months ago, my vaginal odor has been sweet-smelling. I did not think much of this until my vaginal discharge started changing from clear/whitish and thick to whitish/yellowish and stringy (a month ago). Upon googling, I realised this could be a yeast infection, which corresponded to another symptom I had: vaginal itching (for an unknown duration). I was relatively sure I had a yeast infection, so I went to a Pharmacy and described my symptoms. The pharmacist instructed me to take a single dose of fluconazole, after which (the next day) my vaginal discharge was clear and I did not notice any vaginal odor. A week after, the vaginal itching stopped. But, a few weeks later (now), I find that the sweet smell has returned and my vaginal discharge is now whitish/yellow (though not stringy). What could be the reasons why? I have never been sexually active so it cannot be a sexually transmitted disease. Please help me figure out my next course of action, is it possible that changes have occurred and this is in line with a normal vagina (a sweet smell)? Many websites suggest visiting a doctor but that is not feasible for me.

What you describe does sound like a yeast infection.  It would be best to come to Corner Health for further evaluation.

You may need a longer treatment and it is always important to see if there is any health reason you may be getting a yeast infection.

Is it normal that every time I stop having sex for more than a week, the next time I have a light bleeding not red but more like a pinky color even when we are in the foreplay and introduces his fingers in my vagina that kind of pinky light "discharge" appears does that could mean anything serious? Can I do something about it ?

Your problem may be that you do not have enough vaginal lubrication.  Try using a water-based vaginal lubricant which you can get at the drug store or online.    If you do not find that it helps your situation please schedule an appointment with your primary care provider or at Corner health center. 

I'm 15 and when I started having my period at 13 it was regular but over the past few months had become irregular and I am currently 46 days without a period since the first day of my last period. I have been having a lot of discharge which changes color and consistency throughout the day and a few days ago I had blood tinged discharge and I'm not sure if that was ovulation because of how irregular my cycle has been.

Many women go through times when periods are irregular.  Often it is due to hormonal changes from stress, illness, change etc.  Sometimes there is an underlying reason that needs more medical attention 

You should schedule an appointment with your primary care provider /dr. or call Corner Health to schedule an appointment .  


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