Reviewed by Varnada Karriem-Norwood on June 21, 2012

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Laura Corio, MD. Ob-Gyn, NYU Medical Center

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Narrator: When should I worry about vaginal discharge?

Laura Corio, MD: Vaginal discharge, per se is not abnormal. Only if it is itching, burning, odor or irritating to your vagina do I then say to you, you possibly could have an infection. But to have a vaginal discharge is normal and it's because you have hormones in your system that you have bacteria sharing your vagina area that are normal to that area.