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What are common vaginal infections?

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In brief: Vaginal infections

Itchiness, soreness and a vaginal discharge can be signs of infection.
However, it is quite normal and healthy for women of childbearing age to have a vaginal discharge. The quantity and colour of this can change during the menstrual cycle, sexual excitement and pregnancy. An abnormal discharge which is thick and white, green and foul-smelling, or blood stained suggests possible infection.

In brief: Vaginal infections

Itchiness, soreness and a vaginal discharge can be signs of infection.
However, it is quite normal and healthy for women of childbearing age to have a vaginal discharge. The quantity and colour of this can change during the menstrual cycle, sexual excitement and pregnancy. An abnormal discharge which is thick and white, green and foul-smelling, or blood stained suggests possible infection.
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