What does white discharge mean?
It's normal to have a white odorless vaginal discharge any time during your menstrual cycle. It may be more noticeable at different times of the month, such as around ovulation and/or before your period. BUT, it is not normal to have a vaginal odor or itching along with the discharge. This could mean that you have a yeast infection. See your health care provider if you are concerned or you have any new symptoms. Also, if you have had any sexual contact and have a discharge call your health care provider and get checked for STIs.
- Most girls notice a yellow or white stain on their underwear after they go through puberty. This is a normal fluid that helps clean and moisten your vagina. You are completely healthy and normal if your discharge is cloudy white has no odor or has a slightly salty odor, increases in amount and becomes "stringy" (like egg whites) during the middle of your menstrual cycle when you are ovulating...
- Symptoms vary for each STD, but they include sores or blisters on or around the genital area or in the mouth, pain or burning during urination, unusual discharge from the vagina or penis, itching, swelling, pain in or around the vagina or penis, pain in the pelvic area or abdomen (sometimes with fever or chills), or bleeding other than your menstrual period...