Is it normal to still have a discharge even after a girl starts her period?
Yes. Discharge helps clean and moisten the vagina as well as prevent and fight infection. Normal discharge can vary in texture and color depending on where a girl is in her menstrual cycle.
There are times when discharge can be a sign of a problem, though. See your doctor if you notice any of the following:
Otherwise, don't worry about discharge — it's normal and healthy!
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