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discharge?

Im almost 18 years old and ever since I started getting my period I have yellow to clear discharge about a week before my period and a week after my period is done. What is this? And should I worry?
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It doesn't burn or hurt or feel uncomfortable down there apart from my panties being almost always being wet. I don't think its a yeast infection because like I said its always been like this since I started getting my period when I was 11 or 12....
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sounds like a yeast infection.
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It doesn't really itch it has a slight odor but to me it just smells like mix between sexual discharge if you understand that and urine somewhat.
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Hi there and welcome to the forum.  Discharge prior and after menstruation is normal.  It may be just a touch of old blood mixed with discharge you normally have making it appear yellow.  Unless it smells or you are uncomfortable, I wouldn't worry about it.  

Lots of luck dear
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Are you itchy? Does it smell off?

Most likely it is normal if none of those apply and it isnt worth worrying about. Different times in your cycle you have different types of discharge.

However if you are itchy then it could be a yeast infection or bacterial vaginosis.
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