Main Causes of Vaginal Discharge

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Secretions from the vagina are signs that your vagina is functioning normally, unless they cause cause pain, have a strange or strong odor, or suddenly become abnormal in volume. 

The cause of normal vaginal discharge is the functioning of vagina itself, as small glands in vagina and cervix produce specific amounts of fluids to get rid of the dead cells inside the vagina. You should only worry if you have grey, green, or bright yellow fluids with a strong odor, or red to pink discharge on days when you aren’t menstruating. 

Reasons for larger amounts of vaginal discharge:

In you have any abnormal vaginal secretions, seek medical help. 



What Is Vaginal Discharge?:everydayhealth

Reviewed by Medical expert Lilit Nasibyan, MD

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