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06 Feb 2006

Dishcarge
I am wondering if the discharge that I experience every month is normal. Right now I am on day 17 of my cycle and my discharge is a little thick and creamy. One might think that I have a yeast infection, but there is not burning or itching. What can this be? Is it normal? It seems to happen at the same time every cycle.
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Emma

The discharge that you describe is a physiological discharge which is expected during mid-cycle. It is related to the high estrogen levels that are present in the circulation at this stage. This results in an increase mucuos production from the cervix which emminates as a thick creamy discharge.
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