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Should I wear pads for a discharge?

Should I Wear Pads for a Discharge?

I'm 18 and since I was 14 I've had discharge every day (when I don't have my period). Meaning I've had to wear pads everyday! I really hate this and can't seem to tell my mum! Is there something wrong with me? Anything that could help, is it going to go away? Thankyou

Vaginal discharge is normal and is there to keep you healthy. It prevents infection and lubricates. Some girls have more than others. Pads are designed to absorb quite a bit of blood flow. Instead, try using a breathable liner changed every few hours. This should be enough to keep you feeling fresh and will allow a lot more air to circulate. However, if your discharge is really heavy and you are getting it every day, perhaps you should see your doctor for a check-up.