What Are The Major Causes Of Vaginal Discharge

What Are The Major Causes Of Vaginal Discharge

All you women out there face hormonal issues at some point of time, especially during your puberty. Breast tenderness, chest pain and white discharge from the vagina are common. However, if the same goes for the prolonged period of time and shows some abnormal signs, a consultation with the doctor becomes a must. The problem of vaginal discharge is often experienced by the majority of women. However, they tend to ignore the same taking it as a natural process. But, the case is not so. A healthy white discharge is something different than the ones causing you problems. Hence, take a read below to know some major causes of vaginal discharge for which you must seek and expert consultation. [Also Read: What Are The Daily Underwear Mistakes Women Are Making]

Sexually Transmitted Disease:

Suffering from a Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) is the major cause of vaginal discharge. Having unprotected sex with an infected person can lead to foul-smelling vaginal discharge with itching sensations in the vagina.

Intrauterine Devices:

If you are using Intrauterine Device (IUD) as a method of contraception, then this is the possible cause of excessive discharge from your vagina. Sometimes, the IUD may react to your body or may also get expired which causes this problem. [Also Read: How To Get Rid Of Vaginal Odour Easily]

Reaction To Condoms:

If you are the one who uses the flavoured condoms to have a pleasure love-making, you might have invited trouble. These sweet aroma condoms may cause a reaction to you, resulting in vaginal discharge.

Yeast Infection:

Yeast infection is the primary cause of abnormal vaginal discharge. You get burning and itching sensation in your vagina with the discharge. Using public toilets and wearing dirty undergarments can cause bacteria in your vagina resulting in yeast infection.


Using lubricants, scented vaginal washes and washing panties in scented detergents can also lead to the vaginal discharge as there are possible reasons that can cause allergy in the vagina. [Also Read: What are the side effects of using tampons]

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