Yellow Discharge During Pregnancy First Trimester

Submitted by Nick on January 13, 2012

It is normal to have an odorless sticky yellow discharge during pregnancy as there is an increase in the flow of blood to the vagina because of more estrogen production and there is a change in hormonal levels. The discharge which is called leucorrhea is the secretion from the cervix and vagina and the old cells from the vaginal walls along with some bacterial flora which is normally present in the vaginal walls. As the pregnancy advances the discharge may also increase ...

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