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A 18-year-old female asked:
I constantly get vaginal discharge so i have to wear a pad every day .. is there anything i can do to prevent this ? thanks
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ellen Altenburganswered
Pediatrics 33 years experience
See md: You need to see a physician to find out why you are having a discharge. Treatment depends on th cause
3.8k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Dr. Jane Van Disanswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 20 years experience
Yes: It's normal to have discharge on your panties every day, of course, if you have excess, then that can be bothersome. First I would make appt with doctor to make sure that you don't have an overgrowth of bacteria in your vagina. Best bacteria for vagina is lactobaccilli, the kind of bacteria in yogurt. Sometimes normal bacteria can 'overgrow' causing excess discharge. Diet may influence
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Last updated Nov 7, 2014
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