Vaginal discharge can be part of the normal cleaning process of the body. But sometimes, it is caused by infection (STIs or non-STIs) or even cancer.
Vaginal discharge can be part of the normal cleaning process of the body. But sometimes, it is caused by infection and Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) and even cancer.
Dr Sim will also discuss the different types of vaginal infections that can cause abnormal vaginal discharge.
They can be classified into 2 groups: Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI/STD) and non-Sexually Transmitted Infections (non-STI/STD).
Infections like Trichomoniasis, Chlamydia and Gonorrhoea are considered Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs), while infections such as Candidiasis and Bacterial Vaginosis are not considered sexually transmitted.
If you have noticed a change in your vaginal discharge or worried that it isn’t normal, see our partner doctors for further advice. If needed, swab tests can be performed to confirm the presence of any infections. Last but certainly not least, the majority of these infections are easily treatable.
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Need a Female Doctor?
Having Women’s Health concerns? Please visit our Partner Clinics or contact them at their Women’s Clinic in Singapore. They are open on weekends too.
1. Dr Tan and Partners @Duo Galleria
Main Doctor: Dr Michelle Chia
7 Fraser Street
B3-18, DUO Galleria (Bugis MRT)
Telephone: +65 6976 5023
Monday, Wednesday & Thursday
9.00am – 5.00pm
Tuesday & Friday
9.00am – 8.00pm
9.00 am – 1.00 pm
Sunday and Public Holidays – Closed
2. Dr Tan and Partners @Robertson
Main Doctor: Dr Grace Huang
(Anonymous HIV Testing is available daily too)
11 Unity Street,
#02-06/07, Robertson Walk
Telephone: +65 6238 7810
Monday – Friday
8.00am – 9.00pm
9.00 am – 9.00 pm
9.00 am – 2.00 pm
Public Holidays – Closed