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Vaginal discharge and bleeding can change during different stages of life, and what's typical for you might not be typical for your sister, your daughter, or your friend. Kristin Hung, instructor in obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology at Harvard Medical School. Not only is there natural variation between women, but what's normal for your own body may also change over time.
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Error: This is required. Error: Not a valid value. Every woman has some vaginal discharge. It is completely normal and serves a good purpose.
Burris describes vaginal discharge as fluid released by glands in the vagina and cervix. The fluid carries dead cells and bacteria out of the body, and vaginal discharge helps keep the vagina clean and prevent infection. Burris also says normal vaginal discharge varies in amount and ranges in color from clear to milky, white discharge.
October 11, V-juice, vovey-goo, vu-dew… there are many ways to describe the natural fluid that comes out of the vagina. It varies in consistency, texture, smell, taste and volume in the same woman from day to day, week to week, month to month and beyond.
Back to Health A to Z. Vaginal discharge is normal — most women and girls get it. It's a fluid or mucus that keeps the vagina clean and moist, and protects it from infection.
Vaginal atrophy atrophic vaginitis is thinning, drying and inflammation of the vaginal walls that may occur when your body has less estrogen. Vaginal atrophy occurs most often after menopause. For many women, vaginal atrophy not only makes intercourse painful but also leads to distressing urinary symptoms. Because the condition causes both vaginal and urinary symptoms, doctors use the term "genitourinary syndrome of menopause GSM " to describe vaginal atrophy and its accompanying symptoms.
Perimenopause is the transitional period leading to menopause. Menopause is recognized when you have no periods for a full year. Perimenopause usually begins during your 30s or 40s.
Women's Health. Yellow discharge is usually nothing to worry about. Yellow discharge is usually a small amount of blood mixed in with your cervical fluid or the result of small fluctuations in your hormonal balance. If you see yellow vaginal discharge as you wipe or in your underwear, it is normal to be concerned.