Increase in vaginal discharge

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Content updated on May 23, 2022

Description

it's normal for discharge to increase with sexual arousal and ovulation. Exercise, use of birth control pills, and emotional stress may also result in increased vaginal discharge. Abnormal vaginal discharge is usually caused by an infection.

When to See a Doctor

Seek professional care if you experience any of the following symptoms

  • Abdominal pain

  • Abnormal menstruation

  • Abdominal bloating sensation

Possible Causes

  • Candida vulvovaginitis

    This is a fungal infection by Candida that affects the vaginal area. Candida normally exists on skin linings with no issues. An infection occurs when the vaginal skin changes in character such that it promotes an overgrowth of Candida. People with weakened immune system or are on birth control pills may be at increased risk.

  • Bacterial vaginosis

    The human vagina in a healthy state contains several types of bacteria. When the balance of bacteria is disrupted, some types can overgrow and cause symptoms. Common triggers are vaginal washing, sexual intercourse, or use of an Intrauterine Device

  • Trichomoniasis

    Infection of the vagina by a parasite called Trichomonas. The disease is sexually transmitted, but does not cause any symptoms in men.

  • Pregnancy
  • Chlamydia infection
  • Vaginitis
  • Uterine cancer

Related Serious Diseases

  • Premature rupture of membranes

    Premature rupture of membranes (PROM) is a rupture of the membranes (amniotic sac) before labor begins, close to term. If membrane rupture occurs before 37 weeks' , it's called preterm PROM. PROM occurs in about 8% to 10% of all pregnancies. In most cases, the cause of PROM is unknown. Risk factors include infections of the uterus/ cervix/ vagina. or Increased amniotic fluid cauing too much stretching of the amniotic sac.

  • Pelvic inflammatory disease
  • Uterine adnexitis

Questions your doctor may ask about this symptom

Your doctor may ask these questions to check for this symptom

  • Have you experienced increased vaginal discharge recently?

  • Are you experiencing mental stress or physical exhaustion?

  • Have you had vaginal bleeding, brown or pink colored vaginal discharge outside of your periods? Or, after the menopause?

  • Have you experienced increased vaginal discharge recently?

  • Do you have a thick white vaginal discharge like cottage cheese or yogurt?

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