Leucorrhoea, or, as it is also known as, leukorrhea or leucorrhea, is a normal and common condition in which discharge from the vagina becomes changes in color or consistency. This discharge is often caused by inflammation or infection within the vagina or cervix. Irritation of the membrane lining can also cause leucorrhoea to occur. This discharge may become thick or foul smelling, or increase in quantity around puberty or during sexual arousal. It is referred to as either cervical leucorrhoea or vaginal leucorrhoea, depending where the discharge originates.
Leucorrhoea commonly known as white discharge, refers to a whitish discharge from the female genitals(organs). Leucorrhoea is common among the women of almost all ages the world over.It could be embossing, painful and may cause lot of discomfort, stress and even affect the sexual preferences and libido. It may be mild to severe, and varies from person to person.
The vaginal discharge plays very important role in maintaining a healthy vagina. The secretions are designed to flush out bacteria and other tiny organisms to prevent infection. Normal vaginal discharge is odorless and a clear or pale milky color.