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I have a grainy vaginal discharge, any idea what it could

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I have a grainy vaginal discharge, any idea what it could be?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Wajid replied 6 years ago.
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Can you please tell me what colour the discharge is?
Is it foul smelling?
Did you have unprotected sex recntly?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
The color seems to be yellowish. The odor does not seem to be
fowl. Yes, I had unprotected sex about 3 mo. ago. I seem to have
an itch now.
Expert:  Dr. Wajid replied 6 years ago.
Vaginal discharge may be physiological the function of which is to clean and protect the vagina...

The color and consistency of vaginal discharge vary from whitish and sticky to clear and watery between your menstrual periods...

These variations correspond to the stage of your reproductive cycle. It's also normal to have some vaginal discharge during pregnancy...

Uncomfortable but usually harmless irritations and infections can cause an abnormal vaginal discharge...

An abnormal vaginal discharge also accompanies many sexually transmitted infections...

Other causes of vaginal discharge include:

Causes of vaginal discharge:

Bacterial vaginosis
Cervical cancer
Genital herpes
Genital warts
HPV infection
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)
Rectovaginal fistula
Sexually transmitted diseases
Vaginal atrophy
Vaginal cancer
Yeast infection

Abnormal signs that require your doctors attention include:

Greenish, yellowish, thick or cheesy vaginal discharge
Strong vaginal odor
Redness, itching, burning or irritation of your vagina or vulva
Bleeding or spotting unrelated to your period

If you have any other questions feel free to ask... Thank you
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