Vaginal discharge is normal, and will vary throughout your menstrual cycle. Abnormal vaginal discharge differs in color, consistency, smell or quantity compared to your usual discharge. Abnormal vaginal discharge may be a symptom of a bacterial imbalance, an infection or an STI, or in rare cases, cervical cancer. To keep your vagina healthy, avoid douching and use protection during sexual activity.
Health Check: what is normal vaginal discharge and what's not?
Its sign and symptoms can be best understood within the ethnomedical contest rather then biomedical theories. Objective : To ascertain the views of the respondents regarding vaginal discharge. Methods : Three roadside villages of Panchkula, Haryana was purposively selected. A house to house survey was done and a total of married women years were interviewed by a female social worker on various aspect on vaginal discharge.
Vaginal Discharge 101: What Every Woman Should Know
Back to Your pregnancy and baby guide. All women, whether they're pregnant or not, have some vaginal discharge starting a year or two before puberty and ending after the menopause. How much discharge you have changes from time to time.