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What is vaginal discharge?
  “Vaginal discharge” is the fluid that comes out of the vagina .
Vaginal discharge is made up of cells from the vagina and neck of the womb, bacteria, mucus, and water.
Can vaginal discharge be normal?  Very much YES.
Normal vaginal discharge can be white, clear, or thick, but usually should not smell. Women who get monthly periods can have a small amount of vaginal discharge each day- this is normal.
Also, a woman can have more or less vaginal discharge at different times.
Heavier discharge can occur
  • When you are pregnant
  • When you use hormone contraceptives such as the pill
  • During the two weeks before you get your period

Women who have been through menopause may have more or less vaginal discharge. Menopause is the time when monthly periods stop and happens at an average age of 51 years.

The information on this website is not meant to replace medical advice .