Estrogen levels affect discharge, so the type of discharge can change throughout your cycle. Higher estrogen levels at the middle of your cycle can lead to thicker discharge, while discharge at the beginning and end of your cycle tends to be thinner. Some medications, such as fertility drugs and some types of birth control , can also increase your estrogen levels and lead to more discharge. Discharge can also provide clues to your health. Some discharge is normal.
Vaginal discharge: what’s normal?
Vaginal Discharge: Brown, Yellow-Green, or White — What Is Normal?
Ladies and curious gentlemen , today's topic may not be the sexiest one, but it's an important aspect of every woman's health: vaginal discharge. Vaginal discharge is something that many women are curious about and want to discuss, but feel reluctant bringing up. That's why we at Buoy Health wanted to learn more about this natural body process, what's normal, and what to watch out for. Here's what Dr.
The Ultimate Color Guide to Vaginal Discharge
Clue is on a mission to help you understand your body, periods, ovulation, and so much more. Start tracking today. 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.
It is common to wonder whether the color or consistency of vaginal discharge is normal or needs to be checked out. Vaginal discharge can be many colors, and several indicate a healthy body. In this article, we provide a color-coded guide to vaginal discharge. Learn what the colors mean and when to see a doctor.