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A vaginal discharge is common for most women. Discharge may be more
noticeable during the middle of the menstrual cycle (ovulation).
Some women even find it necessary to wear a pad or panty liner because of the
amount of discharge.
Normal vaginal discharge:
A change in your normal vaginal discharge may be a symptom of a
Teenage girls may have a large amount of a watery discharge caused by
high hormone levels during the teen years or by taking birth control
Current as of:
March 12, 2014
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
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