- Smell, discharge and wetnessMany women are worried that they smell 'down there' or notice a discharge and wonder if that's something to worry about. It’s normal for your vagina to have a certain smell. Don’t use soap, douches or perfumes to cover up your natural odour. They can irritate your vagina.Discharge – a yellow or white fluid that comes out of your vagina – is also perfectly normal. But get a medical check-up if you notice changes in smell, colour and consistency of your discharge. It could be as sign of a sexually transmitted infection.And when you’re aroused, it’s perfectly normal for your vagina to get wet. It needs to. It's a natural lubricant making it easier for the penis to slip inside.
- Vagina confidenceWomen who feel confident and comfortable about their vaginas have more intercourse and oral sex, a US study found. But being vagina-confident is not just about pleasure. It can save your life, too! Vagina confident women are more likely to see their gynaecologist regularly. This could help to diagnose and treat serious health conditions such as cervical cancer early.Find out how vagina confident you are here. And don't forget to schedule your next check-up!To know more about your vagina and other body parts, watch our animated video here!
Vagina: top five facts
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