7 Facts About Vaginal Discharge That You Need To Know

Today we are going to talk about something that not many people want to talk about: vaginal discharge. I know, I know, it’s a weird topic and you don’t really want to talk about it, but it’s something that basically every person with a vagina experiences and it’s important to know what’s going on in your body!  Obviously, every body is different, but most women experience vaginal discharge. Here is the low down on discharge: it is a mixture of bacteria and vaginal cells that can be anything from clear and sticky to white or yellow. It sounds gross, but I promise, it’s an important part of your body doing it’s thing. You might feel like a freak when there is stuff coming out of you, but I assure you, it happens to us all and it means your body is doing it’s job to clean you down there. Yay, bodies!

The number one thing you need to know about vaginal discharge is that it is normal.  Even though it’s normal, there are many different things that can affect your discharge: your menstrual cycle, exercising, and sexual activity can all play a factor in what’s going on down there. Even though it happens to everyone, there are important things about your discharge that you might not know. Take a look at these facts to learn a little bit more about your vagina in order for it to keep it doin’ it’s thing! 

 

Which of these facts surprised you the most? Tell us in the comments!

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