3 years

White vaginal discharge with foul odor

Hi, want to ask abt thick white vagina discharge, with somewhat foul odor, what may be the cause the the procedure of consultation and treatment? Been goingon for a while

Dr Ramzdhan,

3 years

Thank you for your questions. The following answers regarding your current queries are just general descriptions due to the limited information provided by you. Click on this link (DoctorOnCall) for a private consultation with our doctors.

First and foremost, we truly understand your concerns regarding your symptoms and other health problems you might be facing. White vaginal discharge with foul odour can be due to serious or normal physiological changes. Therefore, in order for us to identify the cause to your vaginal discharge, we need information as from your complaints, we believe that your condition may have multifactorial causes such as:

  • Pregnancy
  • Age
  • Overweight and dietary intake
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Medications that contain hormone such as contraceptive pill
  • Stress and active lifestyle

White discharge can be due to multiple problem.

  • physiological discharge
  • Sexual transmitted disease
  • Candidal infection

If the discharge is causing you to feel itchy and the texture is like a cottage cheese, there is a possibility of it being an infection. Nevertheless, we need more information and more investigation to identify the type of infection you are facing.

In order for us to provide you with an accurate choice of treatment and management, we need additional details to explore further into your current complaints. Therefore, we greatly suggest that you refer this to your nearest medical doctor. You may also click on this link (DoctorOnCall) to speak with our doctors online. We assure you that our conversations are kept in confidentiality unless additional consultation needed with other medical parties. Thank you.


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