question about discharge... i read your article about normal discharge, and i was wondering the difference between slightly yellow discharge and yellow discharge? i noticed some discharge today that had no clumps in it, and it looked white while on my finger, however it looked yellowish while on the toilet paper. is this normal? ps- it had no scent to it, and i have noticed no itching or anything at all.
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That sounds pretty normal to me. If it looks disitnctly yellow on your underpants or finger, or if there is a huge difference between the hue of white toilet paper and your discharge, then get it checked out. However, a slight contrast with the "pure white" of much toilet paper is not a problem. If you were using coloured or undyed toilet paper, it could have been the colour of the toilet paper affecting the way the discharge looks.
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this is kinda gross, but the discharge is thicker. when i like put it together in a ball, it is seen as yellowish on the tp, but when i spread it out over a larger area of the tp, you can barely tell the difference between the color of the tp and the discharge... does this sound normal? also is it normal for it sometimes to come out as a clump of discharge (but contains no chunks, so in other words, almost has the Consistency of snot), and other times it comes out slowly?
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Your discharge will differ in thickness at different times of the month due to your menstrual cycle. This is normal. If you're rolling your discharge around in your fingertips, it's possible that it could look yellowish because of contamination, but remember, a slight yellowish undertone is still normal.
If you're really worried about this, and the articles on the site, and our answering questions does not reassure you, you can always go to your doctor, since menstruating women should all have regular gynecological checkups anyway.
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