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What is the normal vaginal discharge color supposed to be? because mine has always been a creamy yellow i can't tell sometimes if there is a green color in it or if its just a strong cream yellow..

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Hello. : Hello. Normal vaginal secretions are clear to white / creamy. The viscosity can change depending on when you ovulate, become pregnant etc. White discharge is leukorrhea which is made up of things like dead cells, dead white cells and normal secretions. It can turn slightly yellow when it dries in your underwear. Green or dark yellow, clumpy or malodorous discharge may be abnormal. If that were the case, would get it checked - especially if there is redness, swelling, itching or pain. Take care.
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