Facebook Pixel
EmpowHER Guest

Is it normal for discharge to be a light yellow/clear color?

By Anonymous September 2, 2010 - 8:08pm
Rate This

When i wipe, i notice that it feels kind of slimy, and it has one little dot of light yellow in the fluid. Is that ok? I'm not having sex.

Add a Comment1 Comments

Hi Anonymous,
Thanks for your question and for finding EmpowHER.
I believe the rule of thumb with vaginal discharge is if ou experience itching, burning, cramping, and a foul smelling discharge, then it may indicate a bacterial infection and you should see your doctor.
Monthly, your uterus lining (mucous) builds up, getting thicker in anticipation of a fertilized egg to implant and grow. At times throughout your cycle, the normal excess mucous may discharge as you may be experiencing. When no egg implants, the lining decomposes and is shed, evacuating through your cervix and vagina.
Here is more information about your vaginal discharge and what is normal:

September 3, 2010 - 9:34am
Enter the characters shown in the image.
By submitting this form, you agree to EmpowHER's terms of service and privacy policy
Add a Comment

All user-generated information on this site is the opinion of its author only and is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment for any medical conditions. Members and guests are responsible for their own posts and the potential consequences of those posts detailed in our Terms of Service.

Menstrual Cycle

Get Email Updates

Related Checklists

Menstrual Cycle Guide

HERWriter Guide

Have a question? We're here to help. Ask the Community.


Health Newsletter

Receive the latest and greatest in women's health and wellness from EmpowHER - for free!