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Leucorrohoea: Everything you need to know!

January 22, 2022 by Dr. Manoj

What is Leukorrhea (or Leucorrohoea)?

Leucorrohoea or Leukorrhea is a thick, whitish, yellowish or greenish vaginal discharge. It is usually a non-pathological symptom. There are many causes of Leucorrohoea, the usual one being estrogen imbalance. The amount of discharge may increase due to vaginal infection and reappear from time to time. This discharge can keep occurring for years, in which case it becomes more yellow and strong. The best urologist in noida and delhi provides consultation related to female urology.

Causes of Leukorrhea(or Leucorrohoea)

  1. Indigestion or Constipation
  2. Anemia
  3. Inappropriate eating habits
  4. Waking up till late hours
  5. Hormonal disorder
  6. Abrasion produced by itching

Color of Vaginal Discharge and What It can Mean?

  1. CLEAR – i) Healthy Discharge ii) Pregnancy iii) Ovulation iv) Hormonal Imbalance
  2. WHITE- i) Healthy Discharge ii) Yeast Infection
  3. GRAY- Bacterial Vaginosis
  4. YELLOW OR GREEN- Sexually Transmitted Infection
  5. PINK- i) Cervical Bleeding ii) Vaginal Irritation iii) Implantation Bleeding
  6. RED- i) Menstruation ii) Cervical Infection iii) Cervical Polyp iv) Endometrial or Cervical Cancer

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