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Just 10 Posts About Living With Vaginal Discharge

There's a reason we go through so much underwear, and it's because vaginas KNOW WHAT THEY'RE DOING.

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1. This real talk:

That awkward moment when men think that cervical mucus is cum/ a girl being wet. Nah fam the vagina is self cleaning it happens.

📢 Tell 'em! 📢

2. This TIL:

I don't know if you knew or not, but you can track your "Cervical Mucus Quality" on your iPhone.

Cervical mucus tracking has been a feature of HealthKit since iOS 9. Tracking your cervical mucus is a good way to gauge your fertility, and even if you're not trying to get pregnant, understanding what's normal down there and what's not can help you stay healthy.

3. This straight up knowledge:

Via raya-de-sol.tumblr.com

Get those burritos, girl.

4. This necessary guidance:

Via Facebook: PlannedParenthood

There is *nothing* gross about vaginal discharge. If anyone knows what they're talking about, it's Planned Parenthood.

5. These life-saving cleaning tips:

Today is the day we will talk about your dirty underpants http://t.co/Nj2xVfmDew

Bleached-looking stains? Crusty buildup? Don't relegate those panties to your "period underwear" just yet.

7. This reassurance:

Via plannedparenthood.tumblr.com

When in doubt: use lube.

8. These warning signs:

Discharge is normal. Unless it's clumpy (like cottage cheese), yellow/green, and/or has a foul odor, pain associated with it.

Again: it's important to know what's normal for *you.* If you have a concern about your discharge or general reproductive health, always talk to a doctor.

9. This throwback video:

Via lacigreen.tumblr.com

All hail Laci Green. Skip to 2:04 for a primer on what vaginal discharge is (and what it shouldn't be.)

10. And finally, this awkward moment:

when people think vaginal discharge is unnatural or means that you're dirty i truly don't know what to say to them

Ain't nobody got time for a fundamental misunderstanding of reproductive organs. Seriously. How many other things in your life clean themselves? Your clothes? Your carpet? I didn't think so.

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