It's normal for women and older girls to have vaginal discharge, buta sudden change in your discharge could be a sign of a problem.

This page covers:

Normal vaginal discharge

Unusual vaginal discharge

When to get medical advice

Causes of unusual vaginaldischarge

Advice for young girls and postmenopausal women

Vaginaldischarge in pregnancy is covered separately.

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Medically Reviewed by a doctor on 4 Jan 2017