Vaginal Discharge (cont.)
When to Seek Medical Care
It is appropriate to seek medical care any time you have a change in the character (color, odor, consistency) or amount of vaginal discharge or if you have other symptoms such as pain, burning, or itching of the vaginal area.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 10/23/2014
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