Vaginal discharge is normal, and will vary throughout your menstrual cycle. Abnormal vaginal discharge differs in color, consistency, smell or quantity compared to your usual discharge. Abnormal vaginal discharge may be a symptom of a bacterial imbalance, an infection or an STI, or in rare cases, cervical cancer. To keep your vagina healthy, avoid douching and use protection during sexual activity.
Mazumdar, MD The colour of the vaginal discharge varies in different conditions of the vagina, some physiological and some pathological. Although an accurate diagnosis is impossible to make based on the colour, a rough idea of the cause of the vaginal discharge can be postulated. Heavy, Mucous-like Vaginal Discharge without Odor and Itching This type of vaginal discharge is seen mainly in normal physiological causes of vaginal discharge: During Ovulation.
Is the color of your vaginal discharge telling you something important about your health? Normal vaginal discharge is milky or white and is odorless. But sometimes, an imbalance of bacteria in your vagina can cause your discharge to change color.