If the colour, consistency or smell of your discharge seems unusual, and/or is accompanied by vaginal itching, burning, or pain with urination, you may have an infection.
Some of the typical signs of infection include:
Some of the most common causes of abnormal vaginal discharge include:
If your discharge changes – for example, in smell, colour or texture – it might be a sign of an infection.
|Smells fishy||Bacterial vaginosis|
|Thick and white, like cottage cheese||Thrush/ Candida|
|Green, yellow or frothy||Trichomoniasis|
|With pelvic pain or bleeding||Chlamydia or Gonorrhoea|
|With blisters or sores||Genital Herpes|
If you have issues with abnormal vaginal discharge, it’s time to seek professional help. Here at Universal Clinic, we take a step-by-step approach to deal with your problem. Our doctors will speak with you regarding your symptoms and your sexual and health history. A sample of the discharge may be collected for lab examination.
The treatment for your abnormal discharge will vary depending on what is causing the problem. For example, bacterial vaginosis is treated with antibiotics and yeast infections are treated with antifungal mediations. Let our experienced doctors help resolve your abnormal discharge issues for a healthy and happy you.