It's normal for women and older girls to have vaginal discharge, buta sudden change in your discharge could be a sign of a problem.
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Vaginaldischarge in pregnancy is covered separately.
Find out about vaginal discharge, including what's normal, signs of a problem, what can cause unusual discharge, and when to get medical advice.
Vaginal discharge is caused by mucus produced fromthe cervix, the lower part of the womb that leads into the vagina. It helps keeps your vagina moist and protects it from infection. Normal vaginal d
A change in yournormal vaginal discharge could be a sign of a problem. Unusual changes include: a change in colour such as grey, green, yellow, pink or blood-tinged discharge an unpleasant smell s
It's a good idea to see your GP or practice nurse or visit your nearest genito-urinary medicine (GUM) clinic or sexual health clinic if you're worried about a change in your vaginal discharge. It's
Abnormal vaginal discharge is usually a sign of an infection. The most common causes are: bacterial vaginosis (BV) a bacterial infection of the vagina thrush an infection caused by overgrowth
It's unusual for young girls to have abnormal vaginal discharge before they'vestarted puberty . See a GP if this happens. The causes mentionedabove are uncommon inyoung girls, but discharge couldbeth