White water or white vaginal discharge is a part of every woman's menstrual cycle. This white discharge helps in cleaning, lubricating, and protecting the vagina from infection. The amount and type of white water coming depends on the fluctuations of the hormones happening in the body throughout the month. Doctors believe that white discharge from the vagina after periods is not a matter of concern.

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Today in this article we will discuss this topic and try to know why there is white discharge after the period.

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  1. Reasons for white discharge after period
  2. Is it safe to have white discharge after a period?
  3. When to see a doctor?
  4. Takeaway
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The answer to this is very simple, which we are explaining below in a sequential manner -

  • The reproductive system receives signals from the brain and ovaries during the menstrual cycle.
  • Due to this, the levels of female sex hormones estrogen and progesterone keep on fluctuating in each phase of the menstrual cycle.
  • At the same time, the fluid that comes out of the vagina, which is produced by the glands of the cervix and vagina, affects the change of these hormones.
  • Due to this, a few days after the end of menstrual bleeding, the level of estrogen starts increasing and there is a white discharge. Also, the body starts getting ready for ovulation.

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Yes, it is normal to have white or clear discharge. It is generally considered healthy, safe, and normal. White discharge indicates that the reproductive system of the woman is working properly. However, the amount and type of discharge depend on the hormonal changes in the body throughout the month and the menstrual cycle. The color and consistency of the white discharge keep changing due to the fluctuations of hormones.

In this regard, experts believe that girls start having white discharge one year before the onset of periods, but it is normal to have white discharge even after the onset of periods and the end of periods. White water works to clean and moisturize the vagina.

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Sometimes in some situations, white water can indicate a problem. In such a situation, it is important to keep some conditions in mind, such as -

  • When the white discharge looks like pus or foam.
  • When there is a strong and intolerable foul smell coming from the white water.
  • Burning, itchingswelling, and redness started in the vagina along with white water.
  • Severe pain started in the pelvic area or stomach.

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White discharge after a few days of periods is completely normal. During the menstrual cycle, the color, quantity, and pattern of vaginal discharge vary throughout the month. Sometimes it is milky white or slightly thick. Usually, the color of vaginal discharge is white, off-white, or light yellow. At the same time, during ovulation, the white water is very clear, sticky, and smooth. If other symptoms mentioned in this article are seen along with normal white water, then a doctor should be consulted immediately.

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