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Added August 01, 2013

Female Discharge: What Is That Stuff?

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Do you ever feel a bit of dampness in your underwear and think it's your period, only to find a white or yellowish spot on your underwear? This is vaginal discharge and it's totally normal.


You see, your body produces this female discharge to cleanse and moisten your vagina. And it's a good thing it does, because if the vaginal lining stayed dry, you would be susceptible to vaginal infections!


Female DischargeNormal Female Discharge
Normal discharge is clear, smooth, or creamy and has a very slight smell that can be described as sweet or soapy. Sometimes if it gets in your underwear and gets exposed to air it may turn a little crusty, but this is normal too. The only thing you should look out for is discharge that is itchy, irritating, discolored, or smelly, because this might be a sign of infection and a reason to see your doctor.


Female DischargeWhen Female Discharge Happens
You'll probably produce more discharge in the middle of your menstrual cycle a couple weeks after your period. This is when you're ovulating (your ovary is releasing an egg). If you're sexually active, you'll probably notice that when you're excited your body produces more discharge. This is your body's way of lubricating your vagina for intercourse.

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Posted August 25, 2014
i have had that for sometime now...well,atless i think i do..i mean i never ACTUALLY smelled myself or whatever but i think its me....any advice?
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Posted August 25, 2014
Posted July 29, 2014
Kittygirllove346, having discharge at a young age is normal. Since you just started getting discharge, you'll probably get your period within a year or so. You'll get your period at a perfectly average age. The discharge will keep coming, so I recommend wearing panty liners. Hope I helped:)
Posted August 12, 2014
if i was still a young teen girl i would have wished i knew all this information
Posted July 24, 2014
I had discharge for a almost a week now and I'm 10
Posted July 31, 2014
I don't know if i have it, today there was yellowish crust in my panties/underwear and i'm going to look tomorrow again to see if it keeps happening... then i'll need to have pantie-liners.
Posted May 24, 2014
I think I have discharge but it's ooy and gooy sometimes and it stains my pants. Since I just got on this sight about 1 month ago I found this article now and I think I have been having discharge sine 7 months ago! Help!!! Am I going to have my period soon???? Someone help!?
Posted June 07, 2014
aren't you supposed to were a pantiliner for discharge
Posted May 24, 2014
Listen up girls I had discharge for almost 5 years I'm less than a month away from being 13 and I just got my period now so it might take a while for it to come and when it does good luck
Posted June 30, 2014
@thebabe .com yes, you are supposed to wear a liner to help you feel fresh, and not wet! -anniegirl
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