It is yellowish, whitish or greenish discharge from vagina of female. Leucorrhea during pregnancy is considered normal. Leucorrhoea is normal condition occurring within several months to years of onset of menses in adolescent girls and also sometimes present in new born girl. It is a sign of infection especially when discharge is free, yellow and offensive of our. This discharge may occur from vagina ovaries Fallopian tubes or cervix. It may be caused by infection with yeast, bacteria, or microorganisms like sexually transmitted diseases these diseases lead to infection of cervix which tends to irritate the mucus which leads to secretion of infectious discharge with pus.
It is called ‘ shwet pradar’ it is caused mainly due to aggravation of Kafa dosha this aggravated kafa impair the rasa dhatu (nutrient plasma) present in vaginal tract which causes whitish, greenish yellowish painless discharge with vaginal itching, irritation.
TYPES OF LEUCORRHEA
1 Physiological leucorrhea
2 Inflammatory leucorrhea
IT acts as defence mechanism this whitish discharge helps to maintain the chemical balance. It also helps to lubricate vaginal area preserve the flexibility of vaginal tissues . It is whitish and sticky due to strong hormonal stimulation. It is considered normal at onset of puberty female infants and at different and at different stages of pregnancy.
It is due to infection which leads to inflammation of vaginal tissue. It is thick, yellow greenish and smelly it occurs due to sexually transmitted microorganism (fungus, candida albicans, protozoan trichomas vagibalis cercitis vulvitis etc
Diseases like diabetes , anaemia
Pain in low back pain, yellowish, greenish discharge
Irritation and itching in genital area