What is vaginal discharge ?

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Vaginal discharge has an important function in the female genital system. But what is vaginal discharge ?

This fluid enables to take away bacteria and dead cells so preventing infections and keeping the vagina clean.

The amount and color of discharge depends of the moment you are in your menstrual cycle. During your ovulating period, your discharge will be more important.

The smell is different depending of your personal hygiene and if you are pregnant or not.

Infection can be recognized if color, smell or consistency seems very unusual and if you feel it is burning.

Reynu Maitri

About Reynu Maitri

Reynu joined WomenNow from the beginning on. She loves writing and combines this with her love for India, the country her parents emigrated from to the United States looking for a better life and opportunities. Studying litterature and journalism helped laid the foundation for her writing skills. She is into badminton and an avid runner. Her dream is to live between New York and Mumbai.

  

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