Leucorrhoea(white P/V Discharge)


Leucorrhoea is per vaginal white discharge, which could be physiological or pathological. This is the commonest symptom with which patient presents. Physiological Leucorrhoea Many a times women experience excessive mucoid discharge per vaginum in premenstrual or postmenstrual period, which is normal. It can also be seen in adolescent girls or infants & with sexual excitement. Pathological Leucorrhoea Common causes of pathological leucorrhoea are:
  • Vaginal infections are of following types:
    1. Bacterial–gonococci, tuberculosis, syphilis etc.
    2. Parasitic–Candidial, trichomonal.
    3. Non-specific–foreign body, senile etc.
  • Cervical erosion & cervicitis.
  • Uterine polyps, fibroids.