Jul 21, 2017 · Vaginal discharge color can say a lot about your health. The comforting news is that many colors are normal. But even if you know you’re in the clear, you may be wondering what the different Author: Sarah Aswell And Christal Yuen.
Vaginal discharge serves an important housekeeping function in the female reproductive system. Fluid made by glands inside the vagina and cervix carries away dead cells and bacteria. This keeps Author: Stephanie Watson.
A vaginal discharge can be caused by a variety of things like STDs, and yeast or bacterial infections. The discharge may change in color, have a foul or fishy smell, or be thick like cottage cheese. Some causes of vaginal discharge can be treated with home remedies. Infectious causes need antibiotic treatment.
Discharge Colors and What They Mean. There are a lot of types of vaginal discharge, grouped based on their color and consistency. It’s hard to isolate the color alone, as one would have to take into account certain factors like a patient’s age, behaviors, menstrual cycle, and other symptoms.