The vagina naturally produces mucus that keeps it moist, and protects it from infection. Normal vaginal discharge is usually white or clear, and doesn’t have a strong odour. In women of reproductive age, vaginal discharge may change throughout the month, becoming thinner and clearer around the time of ovulation (mid-cycle) , and thicker towards the second half of the month, as the next period draws closer. However, if there is a sudden or unexpected change in the colour, appearance, amount or smell of discharge, it may be a sign of an underlying issue, such as infection- so it is very important to see your doctor if this happens.
Mycoplasma Genitalium- a common STI that many people don't know about what is it? symptoms diagnosis treatment What is Mycoplasma Genitalium? Most people have heard of STIs such as Chlamydia, Gonorrhoea and Genital Herpes, but there is much less awareness about Mycoplasma Genitalium. However, we now know it’s [...]