History of presenting complaint

History

Examination

Speculum examination

Tests

Normal physiological discharge

A non-offensive vaginal discharge may be a normal physiological discharge, many women do not understand that it is normal to have a clear, slightly milky discharge which is heavier at the time of ovulation and before a period.

Thrush

Trichomonas vaginalis

Bacterial vaginosis

Gonorrhoea

Chlamydia

Atrophic vaginitis

Caution

Management of bacterial infections