• bettygh bettygh
    September 07, 2010
    What does excessive clear vaginal discharge mean?
    bettygh bettygh
    September 07, 2010

    Hi, 

    I have left abdominal pain and clear vaginal discharge. What could be causing this?

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  • Paul September 08, 2010
    Paul
    September 08, 2010

    Your discharge itself is not abnormal. It should be white or transparent and can be clear and stretchy, or clear and watery, depending on where you are in your cycle.

     

    The pain, though, is not normal, if it is not like the normal discomfort which can come with PMS. Pain is the way your body tells you that something may be wrong.

    If it has continued, or becomes chronic, you need to be examined by a doctor.

    There is no way to know right now what is causing it.

     

    Here are some links that you might find helpful as you deal with this issue:

     

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  • James Leary August 13, 2014
    James Leary
    August 13, 2014

    bettygh,

     

    I see that it has been a while since you posted, and I wondered how you are doing.  I am not a doctor and can't diagnose you, but Paul is correct that the vaginal discharge cna be normal.  Did it develop as a new symptom? Have you started or stopped any medications recently?  The abdominal pain is a bit more worrisome, however.  I hope you were able to see a doctor and find some asnwers.

     

    Please consider stopping back by and letting us know how you are doing!  I'm sure others can benefit from what you've learned.

     

    Best of luck,

    James

     

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