What can your vaginal discharge say about your health?
All women occasionally notice underwear stains of various shades of white. They are associated with vaginal discharge, which is 100% normal. Wet discharge generally looks white or transparent and when it dries, the liquid evaporates from it, leaving a white or yellowish solid that can be covered with a crust. EmpressBody are always trying to normalize anything that happens in your undies! Your yoni is delicate and knows how to look after itself, sometimes it needs a little help, but its main means of cleansing itself is …. Discharge! Your yoni discharge fluctuates throughout the month, but what can different types and consistencies mean for your health?
Thick, White Discharge
If thick, white discharge goes along with other symptoms, such as itching, burning and irritation, it is probably due to a yeast infection. If not, it is normal discharge. You may also notice an increase in thick, white discharge before and after your period.
Yellow discharge is abnormal discharge, as this is a sign of a bacterial infection or sexually transmitted infection. There also may be an odor associated with it.
Brown discharge may be caused by irregular period cycles. If brown discharge keeps appearing, a patient should schedule an appointment with a provider to be evaluated. This could be a sign of uterine or cervical cancer. Additionally, during menopause, a woman should not have any type of vaginal bleeding, which is also a sign of uterine cancer.
Having green discharge is not normal. This is a sign of bacterial infection or a sexually transmitted infection, such as trichomoniasis. Anyone experiencing green discharge should see her provider. If you are diagnosed with trichomoniasis, you’ll be placed on antibiotics.
Yeast Infection Discharge
Yeast infection discharge is caused by an overgrowth of fungus in the vagina. Symptoms of yeast infection discharge include a thick, white, cottage cheese-like discharge, along with itching, redness, irritation and burning. Roughly 90 percent of women will have a yeast infection at some point in their life. Yeast infections are not contagious, and over-the-counter antifungal creams are available for a patient to use. But, if symptoms don’t improve with treatment or she has more than four yeast infections in a year, she should see her provider.
There is no cure for vaginal discharge – nor should there be! It’s usually helpful and produced for a reason. And even if it is an indication of something nasty, at least you have a clear sign from your yoni that she needs help regaining balance! EmpressBody produces products that are holistic, organic alternatives to more Westernized practices. For general intimate yoni health we recommend starting your detox journey with the EmpressBody Detox Pearls.
EmpressBody’s Yoni Pearls can help with a wide variety of feminine health issues. They can help prevent BV and yeast infections, help with endometriosis, PCOS, Fibroids, they can help break down cysts, ease irregular, heavy and painful cycles, help with fertility issues and generally create a healthier environment in the womb. To keep nasty infections away EmpressBody recommend using one Detox Pearl a month as a preventative measure.
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If you are worried about vaginal discharge and odour (although we wouldn’t recommend worrying about it!) you could try our Organic Panty liners from Natracare.
These are for any empress who may feel more comfortable with extra protection while they are detoxing or even when they are not detoxing with a breathable liner that helps keep the skin cool and dry. Organic products offer women comfortable reliable protection whilst restricting their contact with synthetic materials unnecessary chemicals and irritating additives and preservatives they also have minimum impact on our environment. Natracare sanitary towels are made from only pure and natural materials based on plant cellulose. They are not chlorine bleached and are free of rayon plastics and other similar synthetic materials that have a negative impact on our environment.
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We also recommend the EmpressBody Yoni Wash to help keep your delicate yoni area clean and healthy.
EmpressBody™ Yoni Wash (Vaginal wash) has 100% organic natural ingredients, which will help maintain a healthy pH Balance, support the natural acidity and aid in preventing bacteria build up or yeast infections. Safe for daily use and contains zero harsh chemicals or perfumes.
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