Vaginal Discharge

Vaginal discharge is a normal occurrence. But, certain changes in the color or consistency can indicate a problem. Conditions associated with abnormal vaginal discharge include yeast infection, hormonal imbalance, sexually transmitted diseases, bacterial vaginosis, etc.

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Can birth control cause white milky discharge?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 24-year-old female and I was on the birth control pill Aviane for almost two years. I never had any negative symptoms and had an overall good experience but I decided to stop taking it after ending my relationship because I would no longer be sexually active. About four weeks a...  Read Full »

Dr. Nadia Khan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Firstly, birth control pills do not have this kind of lasting effect which might be over or after a year, so the change in discharge is not because of pills. Secondly, changes in consistency of vaginal discharge over the cycle are totally normal. These changes are due ...  Read Full »

I have thick white and greenish vaginal discharge with itching. Is it yeast infection?

Query: Hello doctor, I think I might have an yeast infection, I have thick white discharge, itching, and today the discharge is a little greenish. What should I do?  Read Full »

Dr. Nadia Khan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to If its appearance is like curd, then probably it is yeast and you can take a single dose of tablet Canestein 150 mg to treat it.  Read Full »

Why am I having a lot of vaginal discharge?

Query: Hello doctor, I am producing a lot of vaginal discharge. The discharge does have a smell but it is not fishy, kind of smells sweet. I am not sure how to describe it. There is no burning or itchy feeling. It is just uncomfortable with how much I produce and I can smell it. It is also white and clear...  Read Full »

Dr. Nadia Khan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Sometimes, increased discharge is normal and is associated with the cycle. During mid-cycle discharge increases and it is clear and watery and non-odorous. If it is not itchy and does not have a smell like fishy odor then it can be observed for a few days. Otherwise,...  Read Full »

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