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  • Vicki, HELP!!!!!!!!!!!

    I am peeing so much lately and having discharge overloads, my pants are covered with sticky yellow, wet stuff all around my pad area, it even leaks through!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    HELP!!!!!!

    XOXO Alicia

    Discharge is a clear mucus that is produced by glands found at the entrance to the womb together with normal secretions found on the walls of the vagina.  It works to keep our vaginas clean and free of infection and it is normal for it to appear yellow when it dries out so try not to worry.  You might like to consider using pant liners and Lil-Lets teens Freshen-Up Wipes to help keep you feeling fresh and clean down there.  As for urinating more frequently than usual, you might have a urine infection so be sure to drink lots of water and talk to your mum or guardian about this.

  • I have been having my period for around half a year now and today when I wiped I got light brown discharge (the discharge was not my period) is it normal for discharge to be brown?

    Brown discharge can often present itself as a first period so be sure to ask your mum or guardian to buy some pads for you and see what happens over the coming weeks and months

  • Hi Vicki
    I started my period around 5 months ago and so far they have been pretty regular and normal. However, recently I have been releasing a lot of discharge - could there be something wrong?
    Jezabelle

    Hi Jezabelle, try not to worry as discharge can vary in colour, consistency and amount throughout the menstrual cycle.  Discharge is a clear mucus that is produced by glands found at the entrance to the womb together with normal secretions found on the walls of the vagina.  It works to keep our vaginas clean and free of infection.

  • Hi vicki so today I felt a pain around my vagina and pubic hair I thought it was discharge sticking so I checked and I just as I thought there was some discharge there and sticking but I was using a liner at the time what do u suggest

    You might like to consider using Lil-lets teens Freshen-Up Wipes as they will keep you feeling fresh and clean down there and help to prevent any discharge drying into your pubic hair.

  • Hey vicki! Thank u so much for ur last reply. But does white discharge cause itching? U just told me about the odour. Are u sure I m not having an infection. Thanks in advance.

    When discharge dries into pubic hair, it can cause an itch so you might like to consider using Lil-Lets teens Freshen-Up Wipes as they might help.  Try to remember that discharge is a clear mucus that is produced by glands found at the entrance to the womb together with normal secretions found on the walls of the vagina.  It works to keep our vaginas clean and free of infection and tells us that our bodies are getting ready for when our period arrives.

  • Hi, I know this is probably an awkward question but in my pants I see discharge but I also see this grey stuff- it looks like thos cotton bumps things you get on knitted jumpers! Its not causing me pain or anything I'm just curios to know

    This is most likely discharge that has clumped together and become discoloured in the process and nothing to be worried or anxious about.

  • Hi Vicki,
    Is having discharge everyday something to worry about?

    Not at all, in fact lots of girls notice discharge on a daily basis.

  • Hi Vicki,
    I have been getting discharged in my pants for about a year now and I haven't started my period. I'm 14 and I don't know if this is a bad thing or usual x(
    Thanks

    Discharge is a great sign that your period is not too far away and can often be noticed for longer than a year, so please try not to worry this is very normal.

  • Dear Vicki, I appreciate your reply! But lately I have been having very heavy discharge, but I am not sure if it is worth putting my liner on, as it has been about twice but very heavy. Thank you a lot, my name is Amber.

    Hi Amber, not everyone feels the need to wear a liner and if you prefer not to, this is fine. Discharge is easily washed out of underwear.

  • Hey Vicki
    I just can't seem to talk to my mum or send her a message an ecard or a note. I have had discharge for 10/11 months ish and I am really scared please help
    Many thanks

    Discharge is nothing to be scared of and is simply your body working to keep your vagina clean and free from infection. Why not read all the great stuff on our website, including my blogs and you will quickly see that puberty and periods are just part of your life and nothing to feel worried or anxious about.

  • Hi vicki. I am twelve and a half year old. I got my periods when I was 11. I ve noticed that these days my white discharge is a bit more and itchy and a bit smelly. I talked to my mother about it and she said dont think about it so much. But I am realy worried. Is this ok? Or am I having an infection? Please tell me!

    Discharge does have a slight odour from time to time and for this reason it is very important to wash this area thoroughly and wipe from front to back after visiting the toilet, as very often discharge mixed with sweat, urine or faeces can cause an offensive odour.

  • Viki
    I have been having white discharge for about a year and a half today the 2 days ago the substance got thicker and sticky and smelt very strong am I getting my period I have been having pains around my lower abdamen and I get a pain that's starts in my inner thigh and shoots up through my area and makes me almost cry

    Discharge can vary in colour and texture at varying times during the month, but it does not always mean your period is due any day soon. The cramps you have been noticing are generally caused by your reproductive organs maturing because just like you are noticing to the way you look externally, changes will be happening internally too.

  • Hi

    I have been having a whitish discharge for about a year and it's been getting a lot thicker now I can feel it coming out during class It dries yellow and smells bad my mom said it's because I don't wipe good I DO I don't know what to do

    -unsure girl

    Your mum might be correct as discharge does have a slight odour that is often made worse if you do not wipe thoroughy after visiting the toilet to urinate or release waste food. Consider using pant liners or wipes during the day to help reduce this odour.

  • I have had a yellowish goo in my panties. I have had it for about a year now and it smells really fishy. Could this be a sign on starting my period

    Yes, this could as this fluid is called discharge and you can find out all about it on our website under the Puberty tab.

  • Hi Vicki
    Now this may be a bit weird but im super worried
    Im 13 now and have not had any signs of discharge but ive had moodswings, some cramps and im going through puberty.
    Does this mean I will never have my period? as all of my friends started there discharge when they were like 10 and ive had no signs.
    Is this bad??

    A great many people never experience discharge, but this does not mean that their period will not arrive soon, we are all different you see, so please try not to worry.

  • Hi Vicki,

    Basically I wear a size 32a bra (my mum just guessed my size) it fits but when I sleep at night on my side it gets loose I don't know if this is because my breasts are being squashed but other that that during the day it fits me? I don't wanna get measured at the shops and I don't have a tape measure at home? What should I do?

    Thanks so much
    Girlinneedxx

    Hi, why not try going without a bra at night as there is no medical reason why you should wear a bra 24 hours a day.

  • Hi Vicki I'm 12 and I recently got my first period. Lately I've been having extremely bad PMS this involves mood swings and arguing with my parents. I feel as if my parents treat my like poo and my dad slaps me and saying I'm getting him angry all the time ( but with a lot more profanities). I feel as if they don't love me and they never give me TLC. I've tried several times talking to them but they just don't listen or understand.Please Help

    Hi, firstly these feelings you have noticed are most likely caused by puberty and not pre-menstrual syndrome and you may find my blog entitled Puberty and Hormones a useful read, along with our section on Emotions under the Puberty tab.

  • So the bras I wear right now are SOOOOOOOO TIGHT AND PAINFUL, there is spillage and the underwire is on top of my boobs and it leaves really bad marks but my mum will no way under any circumstances buy me a bigger bra, so shall I just not wear a bra at all, TRUST ME SHE WON'T BUY ME A NEW ONE NO MATTER WHAT, and I even have black lines on my boobs because of them, so shall I not wear a bra

    I would have another chat with your mum and if possible for the immediate future remove the wires from the bra for a little bit more comfort.

  • Hello,I am 14 and started my period when I was 12, now I know it is normal for discharge to vary in heaviness but I come on my period twice a month and when I am not on my period my discharge is honestly so heavy and feels so uncomfortable, it has been like this for so long now I am beginning to wonder whether this is normal? Thank you 😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁

    This is very normal as you are still in the phase of your life called puberty and it may continue in this way for several years to come. So consider wearing pant liners on a daily basis to leave you feeling clean and fresh throughout the day.

  • Hi vicki,

    I have been expecting very heavy flows of dischange lately and this happens for a few days a month. I know its common for this to happen but i cant seem to find much written about it so i would be highly appreciated if you could tell me a bit about it.
    Thanks x

    The type of discharge you experience is based on the level of hormones in your body at any one time and for this reason, during the middle of your menstrual cycle you may notice more clear runny discharge, which may be replaced by thicker creamy discharge when you are close to your period.  And these changes to colour and texture can occur even if your period is a few years away.

  • I started my period last August and I have had a jelly like discharge in my pants for the last two days it doesn't smell or itch what is it ??

    Discharge can often change in colour and texture from time to time and this jelly like substance is very normal and nothing to worry about.

  • I've got light brown discharge really irregularly like once every 2 months for example then another 3 but the rest is clear what does this mean?

    This brown discharge is almost certainly your period as menstrual fluid is often brown and not red in colour.

  • I have just gotten my first period, will I still get the large amounts of discharge I used to or just a little bit

    You will have to wait and see as it is normal for discharge to vary in consistency and amount throughout your menstrual cycle.

  • How long do you have discharge before having your period?

    It is normal to release discharge for between 6-12 months before your period arrives.

  • I have been getting some clear stuff in my pants is that normal? I started my period a while back by the way

    Yes, this is discharge and is often noticed in between periods and is your body's way of keeping your vagina clean and free from infection.

  • Why do I get discharge SINGLE day? I've only had my period twice a year ago

    Discharge can be noticed daily or every couple of days and can continue to be experienced throughout your teenage years. As for periods will they can be irregular with long gaps between each one and as your body works out the right menstrual cycle just for you.

  • hey Vicki,
    well basically im 12 and ive just started developing boobs. about 2-3 months ago I started noticing a whitish beigish colourd substance in my underwear. I havnt started my periods yet. I it discharge? I get it nearly everyday. is this normal?
    ~Q~ XX

    Discharge is a clear mucus that is produced by glands found at the entrance to the womb together with normal secretions found on the walls of the vagina.  It works to keep our vaginas clean and free of infection and also tells us that our bodies are getting ready for when our period arrives and this is usually within 6-12 months.  It is normal for discharge to vary in colour, consistency and amount throughout your menstrual cycle.

  • I usually on get discharge once a day and the past couple of days I keep getting it twice a day? What's that mean?

    Try not to worry as it's perfectly normal for your discharge to vary in amount, colour and consistency throughout your menstrual cycle.

  • Hiya, I'm 14 years old and started puberty but not my period. I have had terrible back pain latly and sharp stomach cramps and a little bit of brown stuff in my undies yesterday and when I wiped. However today I have completely nothing there but another stomach cramp was that my period? I'm really confused and hope you can help :(

    Try not to worry as brown discharge can often present itself as a first period so be sure to ask your mum or guardian for some pads and see what happens over the coming weeks and months. 

  • HI, TODAY I FOUND SOME BROWN DOTTS (POO/PERIOD?) IN MY KNICKERS ALONG WITH MY DISCHARGE (I HAVE HAD DISCHARGE A LONG TIME NOW)
    WHICH WAS REALY LIQUIDY AND SMELLY. DOES THIS MEAN THAT I HAVE STARTED MY PERIOD!!!
    I ALSO HAVE BEEN HAVING CRAMPS A LOT.
    I'VE JUST TURNED 12 YEARS OLD AND IM REALY SCARED WHAT IS IT PLEASE ANSWER MY QUESTION IT WOULD REALY HELP ME A LOT. X

    LOVE FROM'
    ELLA X

    Hi Ella, the presence of brown dots in your discharge could mean that you have started your period so be sure to ask your mum or guardian for some pads and see what happens over the coming weeks and months.

  • Hi Vicki
    I've had discharge for a couple of years now and sometimes it's so gooey that a pantiliner won't soak it up. Is this normal?
    Thanks

    Discharge can vary in colour, consistency and amount throughput your menstrual cycle.  You can try changing your pant liner more frequently and might like to consider using Lil-Lets teens Freshen-Up wipes to keep you feeling fresh and clean down there.

  • Hi Vicki, I recently went to the loo, and I noticed this really thick white discharge, I ahve had my discharge for over 12 months now, This substance wasn't like what Ive had before or any other day. I havn't started my periods and I just wanted to know if this really really thick white guncky stiff is a sighn of my period in the next few days?

    Many girls and women notice that their discharge becomes thicker just before their period arrives so I would guess that you haven't too much longer to wait.

  • Vicki please please please answer my question it would really help me because I'm really worried. So, I get discharge like all the time , even when I'm not on my period.like seriously all the time. Is this even normal? Am I the only one it happns to.? Lots of love, kirsty

    Hi Kirsty, discharge is often noticed in between periods and this is very normal and can continue into your twenties. Try to remember that this is a good thing and that this fluid is keeping your vagina clean and free from infection.

  • Hi Vicki I have this yellow stuff at the bottom of my undies but it dries in to my underwear and I don't know what it is please help p.s I'm 11 12 in may



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    This is discharge a fluid made by your body to keep your vagina clean and free from infection, it's very normal and you can find out more about this fluid by reading our section under the Puberty tab.